Dustin W Ballard

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits
    Dustin W Ballard
    Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Med Care 48:58-63. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Is Associated With Increased Thrombolytic Administration for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:601-10. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Emergency physician perspectives on central venous catheterization in the emergency department: a survey-based study
    Dustin W Ballard
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA the Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:623-30. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Bleeding complications of central venous catheterization in septic patients with abnormal hemostasis
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:737-42. 2014
  5. pmc Implementation of an outpatient electronic health record and emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and office visits among patients with diabetes
    Mary Reed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94610, USA
    JAMA 310:1060-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Emergency physicians' knowledge and attitudes of clinical decision support in the electronic health record: a survey-based study
    Dustin W Ballard
    Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:352-60. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the setting of negative cranial computed tomography results: external validation of a clinical and imaging prediction rule
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:1-10.e1. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Pneumothorax is a rare complication of thoracic central venous catheterization in community EDs
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:60-6. 2015
  9. pmc Timing of discharge follow-up for acute pulmonary embolism: retrospective cohort study
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, California Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:55-61. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Emergency Department Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter and Patient Quality of Life at One Month Postvisit
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:646-654.e2. 2015

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits
    Dustin 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...
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Is Associated With Increased Thrombolytic Administration for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:601-10. 2015
    ..We seek to evaluate the effect of computerized physician order entry electronic health record implementation on process measures and short-term health outcomes for patients hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke...
  3. doi request reprint Emergency physician perspectives on central venous catheterization in the emergency department: a survey-based study
    Dustin W Ballard
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA the Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:623-30. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Bleeding complications of central venous catheterization in septic patients with abnormal hemostasis
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:737-42. 2014
    ..Central venous catheterization (CVC) is thought to be relatively contraindicated in patients with thrombocytopenia or coagulopathy. We measured the 24-hour incidence of bleeding in septic emergency department (ED) patients undergoing CVC...
  5. pmc Implementation of an outpatient electronic health record and emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and office visits among patients with diabetes
    Mary Reed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94610, USA
    JAMA 310:1060-5. 2013
    ..Although the use of EHRs has potential to improve patient health outcomes, the existing evidence has been limited and inconsistent...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency physicians' knowledge and attitudes of clinical decision support in the electronic health record: a survey-based study
    Dustin W Ballard
    Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:352-60. 2013
    ..The objective was to investigate clinician knowledge of and attitudes toward clinical decision support (CDS) and its incorporation into the electronic health record (EHR)...
  7. doi request reprint Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the setting of negative cranial computed tomography results: external validation of a clinical and imaging prediction rule
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:1-10.e1. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Pneumothorax is a rare complication of thoracic central venous catheterization in community EDs
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:60-6. 2015
    ..We undertook this multicenter study to estimate the incidence of immediate catheter-related pneumothorax in community EDs and to determine associations with site of access, failed access, and positive pressure ventilation...
  9. pmc Timing of discharge follow-up for acute pulmonary embolism: retrospective cohort study
    David R Vinson
    The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, California Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:55-61. 2015
    ..However, the optimal timing of follow up is unknown. We hypothesized that higher-risk patients with short length of stay (<24 hours from ED registration) would more commonly receive expedited follow up (≤3 days)...
  10. doi request reprint Emergency Department Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter and Patient Quality of Life at One Month Postvisit
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:646-654.e2. 2015
    ..We identify characteristics of patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter associated with favorable assessments of emergency department (ED) effectiveness and 30-day quality of life...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of patient costs and requests on emergency physician decisionmaking
    Dustin 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)...