Dustin W Ballard
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visitsDustin W Ballard
Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
Med Care 48:58-63. 2010..The New York University Emergency Department (NYU ED) visit severity algorithm attempts to classify visits to the ED based on diagnosis, but it has not been formally validated...
- Influence of patient costs and requests on emergency physician decisionmakingDustin W Ballard
Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, Fairfax, CA 94930, USA
Ann Emerg Med 52:643-650. 2008..We examine emergency physician knowledge of, attitudes about, and responses to patient cost-sharing in the emergency department (ED)...