Shan W Liu

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Established and novel initiatives to reduce crowding in emergency departments
    Shan W Liu
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    West J Emerg Med 14:85-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods study of the quality of care provided to patients boarding in the emergency department: comparing emergency department and inpatient responsibility models
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Zero Emerson, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:679-98. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequent ED users: are most visits for mental health, alcohol, and drug-related complaints?
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1512-5. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study examining undesirable events among emergency department-boarded patients awaiting inpatient beds
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:381-5. 2009
  5. pmc A conceptual model for assessing quality of care for patients boarding in the emergency department: structure-process-outcome
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:430-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint An empirical assessment of boarding and quality of care: delays in care among chest pain, pneumonia, and cellulitis patients
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1339-48. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergency department crowding and risk of preventable medical errors
    Stephen K Epstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, W CC 2, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 7:173-80. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Boarding is associated with higher rates of medication delays and adverse events but fewer laboratory-related delays
    Jiraporn Sri-On
    Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1033-6. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency department contrast practices for abdominal/pelvic computed tomography-a national survey and comparison with the american college of radiology appropriateness criteria(®)
    Joshua S Broder
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:423-33. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of redundant laboratory testing for transferred ED patients
    Jonathan G Rogg
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1121-3. 2013

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Publications10

  1. pmc Established and novel initiatives to reduce crowding in emergency departments
    Shan W Liu
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    West J Emerg Med 14:85-9. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the degree that ACEP-identified high-impact initiatives for ED crowding and vertical patient flow have been implemented in academic EDs in the United States (U.S.)...
  2. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods study of the quality of care provided to patients boarding in the emergency department: comparing emergency department and inpatient responsibility models
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Zero Emerson, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:679-98. 2012
    ..A theoretically better responsibility model may not deliver better care to boarded patients because of cultural, resource prioritization, and systems issues...
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequent ED users: are most visits for mental health, alcohol, and drug-related complaints?
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1512-5. 2013
    ..To determine whether frequent emergency department (ED) users are more likely to make at least one and a majority of visits for mental health, alcohol, or drug-related complaints compared to non-frequent users...
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study examining undesirable events among emergency department-boarded patients awaiting inpatient beds
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:381-5. 2009
    ..We describe the frequency of undesirable events among patients boarding at a single, urban, tertiary, teaching emergency department (ED) through retrospective chart abstraction...
  5. pmc A conceptual model for assessing quality of care for patients boarding in the emergency department: structure-process-outcome
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:430-5. 2011
    ..The goal of the conceptual model is to create a practical framework on which a research and policy agenda can be based to measure and improve quality of care for boarded patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint An empirical assessment of boarding and quality of care: delays in care among chest pain, pneumonia, and cellulitis patients
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1339-48. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge, no study has compared the quality of care of boarded and nonboarded patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergency department crowding and risk of preventable medical errors
    Stephen K Epstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, W CC 2, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 7:173-80. 2012
    ..Further study is needed to determine the generalizability of these results. Should such research confirm our findings, we would suggest that mitigating ED crowding may reduce the occurrence of preventable medical errors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Boarding is associated with higher rates of medication delays and adverse events but fewer laboratory-related delays
    Jiraporn Sri-On
    Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1033-6. 2014
    ..We compared the rate of delays and adverse events at the event level that occur while boarding in the ED vs while on an inpatient unit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency department contrast practices for abdominal/pelvic computed tomography-a national survey and comparison with the american college of radiology appropriateness criteria(®)
    Joshua S Broder
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:423-33. 2013
    ..Controversy exists regarding the need for contrast agents for emergency abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of redundant laboratory testing for transferred ED patients
    Jonathan G Rogg
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1121-3. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to calculate the frequency and estimated costs of repeat normal laboratory testing of patients transferred to a tertiary care emergency department (ED)...