Arjun K Venkatesh

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of observation care in US emergency departments, 2001 to 2008
    Arjun K Venkatesh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24326. 2011
  2. doi Emergency department observation units: A clinical and financial benefit for hospitals
    Christopher W Baugh
    Emergency Department Observation Unit, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:28-37. 2011
  3. ncbi 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
  4. doi Making greater use of dedicated hospital observation units for many short-stay patients could save $3.1 billion a year
    Christopher W Baugh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2314-23. 2012

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Use of observation care in US emergency departments, 2001 to 2008
    Arjun K Venkatesh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24326. 2011
    ..Our objective was to describe the 1) prevalence of OUs in United States (US) hospitals, 2) clinical conditions most frequently evaluated with observation, and 3) patient and hospital characteristics associated with use of observation...
  2. doi Emergency department observation units: A clinical and financial benefit for hospitals
    Christopher W Baugh
    Emergency Department Observation Unit, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:28-37. 2011
    ..As the population increases and ages, the growth rate for emergency department visits and the resulting admissions will exceed historical trends creating a surge in demand for inpatient beds...
  3. ncbi 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. ..
  4. doi Making greater use of dedicated hospital observation units for many short-stay patients could save $3.1 billion a year
    Christopher W Baugh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2314-23. 2012
    ..6 million, and national cost savings would be $3.1 billion. Future policies intended to increase the cost-efficiency of hospital care should include support for observation unit care as an alternative to short-stay inpatient admission...