Ali S Raja

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The use of decision support to measure documented adherence to a national imaging quality measure
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 20 Kent St 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:378-83. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Trauma in pregnancy
    Ali S Raja
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Neville House, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 30:937-48. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of computerized clinical decision support on the use and yield of CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging and Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Neville House 312 E, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 262:468-74. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Negative appendectomy rate in the era of CT: an 18-year perspective
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 256:460-5. 2010
  5. pmc Impact of IT-enabled intervention on MRI use for back pain
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:512-8.e1. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Variation in use of head computed tomography by emergency physicians
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 125:356-64. 2012
  7. pmc Journal club: Requiring clinical justification to override repeat imaging decision support: impact on CT use
    Stacy D O'Connor
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 20 Kent St, Second Fl, Brookline, MA 02445
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:W482-90. 2014
  8. pmc Examining clinical decision support integrity: is clinician self-reported data entry accurate?
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:23-6. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Does clinical decision support reduce unwarranted variation in yield of CT pulmonary angiogram?
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    Am J Med 126:975-81. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Impact of clinical decision support on head computed tomography use in patients with mild traumatic brain injury in the ED
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:320-5. 2015

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc The use of decision support to measure documented adherence to a national imaging quality measure
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 20 Kent St 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:378-83. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Trauma in pregnancy
    Ali S Raja
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Neville House, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 30:937-48. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Effect of computerized clinical decision support on the use and yield of CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging and Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Neville House 312 E, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 262:468-74. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of evidence-based clinical decision support (CDS) on the use and yield of computed tomographic (CT) pulmonary angiography for acute pulmonary embolism (PE) in the emergency department (ED)...
  4. doi request reprint Negative appendectomy rate in the era of CT: an 18-year perspective
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 256:460-5. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Impact of IT-enabled intervention on MRI use for back pain
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:512-8.e1. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a multifaceted, clinical decision support (CDS)-enabled intervention on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) use in adult primary care patients with low back pain...
  6. doi request reprint Variation in use of head computed tomography by emergency physicians
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 125:356-64. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that there was significant variation in the rates of physician head CT use, both overall and for patients diagnosed with atraumatic headaches...
  7. pmc Journal club: Requiring clinical justification to override repeat imaging decision support: impact on CT use
    Stacy D O'Connor
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 20 Kent St, Second Fl, Brookline, MA 02445
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:W482-90. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of requiring clinical justification to override decision support alerts on repeat use of CT...
  8. pmc Examining clinical decision support integrity: is clinician self-reported data entry accurate?
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:23-6. 2014
    ..Quality improvement methods, including academic detailing and improved integration between electronic medical record and CDS to minimize redundant data entry, may be necessary to optimize adoption of evidence presented through CDS. ..
  9. doi request reprint Does clinical decision support reduce unwarranted variation in yield of CT pulmonary angiogram?
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    Am J Med 126:975-81. 2013
    ..We evaluated clinical decision support effect on intra- and inter-physician variability in the yield of pulmonary embolism computed tomography (PE-CT) in this setting...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of clinical decision support on head computed tomography use in patients with mild traumatic brain injury in the ED
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:320-5. 2015
    ..We examined the impact of computerized clinical decision support (CDS) on head CT utilization in MTBI emergency department (ED) visits...
  11. pmc Effect of clinical decision support on documented guideline adherence for head CT in emergency department patients with mild traumatic brain injury
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:e347-51. 2014
    ..Implementation of the CDS was associated with a 56% relative increase in documented adherence to evidence-based guidelines for imaging in ED patients with MTBI. ..
  12. doi request reprint Radiology utilization in the emergency department: trends of the past 2 decades
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:355-60. 2014
    ..The objective of our study was to assess radiology utilization trends for emergency department (ED) patients from 1993 through 2012...
  13. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lower extremity compression ultrasound in emergency department patients with a high risk of hemodynamically stable pulmonary embolism
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:22-31. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Assessing 2 D-dimer age-adjustment strategies to optimize computed tomographic use in ED evaluation of pulmonary embolism
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1499-502. 2014
    ....
  15. pmc Using a medical simulation center as an electronic health record usability laboratory
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:558-63. 2014
    ..EHRs can be successfully integrated into existing simulation centers, which may provide realistic environments for usability testing, training, and evaluation of human-computer interactions. ..
  16. pmc Abdominal imaging utilization in the emergency department: trends over two decades
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:19. 2011
    ..To assess patterns of use of abdominal imaging in the emergency department (ED) from 1990 to 2009...
  17. doi request reprint Use of CT and MRI in emergency department patients with acute pancreatitis
    Atul B Shinagare
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 40:272-7. 2015
    ..Assess the utility of CT and MRI in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) presenting to emergency department (ED)...
  18. doi request reprint A top-five list for emergency medicine: a pilot project to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 174:509-15. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE Our TEP identified clinical actions that are of low value and within the control of ED health care providers. This method can be used to identify additional actionable targets of overuse in emergency medicine. ..
  19. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for evaluation of suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1134-44. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine the relative cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for SAH...
  20. doi request reprint The Boston Marathon bombing: after-action review of the Brigham and Women's Hospital emergency radiology response
    John Brunner
    From the Department of Radiology, Emergency Radiology Section J B, T C R, A A C, A s, Department of Emergency Medicine E G, A S R, and Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care J M H, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    Radiology 273:78-87. 2014
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Structured physician order entry for trauma CT: value in improving clinical information transfer and billing efficiency
    Jeremy R Wortman
    1 Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:1242-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of use of a structured physician order entry system for trauma CT on the communication of clinical information and on coding practices and reimbursement efficiency...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of patients on novel oral anticoagulant agents
    Ali S Raja
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Med Pract 15:1-18; quiz 18-9. 2013
    ..This review examines the evidence on the use and risks of enriched clotting factor preparations as well as the clinical and laboratory evaluation that will guide their management...
  23. pmc The hazard of software updates to clinical workstations: a natural experiment
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:e187-90. 2013
    ..Maintaining hazard analyses and rigorously testing all software updates to clinical workstations, including seemingly minor web-browser updates, are important to minimize the risk of unintended consequences...
  24. doi request reprint Referral of discharged emergency department patients to primary and specialty care follow-up
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:e151-5. 2012
    ..Emergency department (ED) patients often need urgent primary or specialty care follow-up, but access is particularly difficult for those without insurance...
  25. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of telemetry for hospitalized patients with low-risk chest pain
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:279-86. 2011
    ..Despite a low incidence of cardiac events, limited telemetry availability, and its questionable benefit, these patients are routinely admitted to a monitored setting...
  26. doi request reprint Early treatment for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome is associated with appropriate discharge care
    Gregory J Fermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0769, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:519-25. 2009
    ..Acute treatment is associated with improved in-hospital outcomes for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE ACS)...
  27. doi request reprint The use of penicillin skin testing to assess the prevalence of penicillin allergy in an emergency department setting
    Ali S Raja
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0769, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:72-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that ED-based testing is possible and that the false-positive rate of patients with self-reported penicillin allergy are greater than 90%...