William N Southern

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Increased risk of mortality and readmission among patients discharged against medical advice
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 125:594-602. 2012
  2. pmc Longer lengths of stay and higher risk of mortality among inpatients of physicians with more years in practice
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 124:868-74. 2011
  3. pmc Hospitalist care and length of stay in patients requiring complex discharge planning and close clinical monitoring
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Weiler Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1825 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1869-74. 2007
  4. pmc The effect of erroneous computer interpretation of ECGs on resident decision making
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:372-6. 2009
  5. pmc Postoperative Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Surgery 148:24-30. 2010
  6. pmc Hepatitis C testing practices and prevalence in a high-risk urban ambulatory care setting
    W N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Viral Hepat 18:474-81. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The impact of ethnicity and obesity on the course of colonic diverticulitis
    Konika P Bose
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:160-4. 2013
  8. pmc Hypoglycemia-associated mortality is not drug-associated but linked to comorbidities
    Laura Boucai
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Med 124:1028-35. 2011
  9. pmc Understanding and preventing wrong-patient electronic orders: a randomized controlled trial
    Jason S Adelman
    Departments of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:305-10. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Primary care-based interventions are associated with increases in hepatitis C virus testing for patients at risk
    Alain H Litwin
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 44:497-503. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc Increased risk of mortality and readmission among patients discharged against medical advice
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 125:594-602. 2012
    ..Approximately 500,000 patients are discharged from US hospitals against medical advice annually, but the associated risks are unknown...
  2. pmc Longer lengths of stay and higher risk of mortality among inpatients of physicians with more years in practice
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 124:868-74. 2011
    ..More physician years in practice have been associated with less frequent guideline adherence, but it is unknown whether years in practice are associated with patient outcomes...
  3. pmc Hospitalist care and length of stay in patients requiring complex discharge planning and close clinical monitoring
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Weiler Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1825 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1869-74. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether patients with specific diagnoses or discharge needs account for the association between hospitalist care and reduced LOS...
  4. pmc The effect of erroneous computer interpretation of ECGs on resident decision making
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:372-6. 2009
    ..The use of computer interpretations of electrocardiograms(ECGs) as an aid to physician interpretations is widespread. Computer misinterpretations are common and negatively affect physician interpretations...
  5. pmc Postoperative Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Surgery 148:24-30. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to discern pre-operative factors associated with postoperative CDAD, examine outcomes after postoperative CDAD, and compare outcomes of postoperative versus medical CDAD...
  6. pmc Hepatitis C testing practices and prevalence in a high-risk urban ambulatory care setting
    W N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Viral Hepat 18:474-81. 2011
    ..In a high-risk urban population, a significant proportion of patients were tested for HCV and the prevalence of HCV infection was high. Physicians appear to use a risk-based screening strategy to identify HCV infection...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of ethnicity and obesity on the course of colonic diverticulitis
    Konika P Bose
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:160-4. 2013
    ..Little research has been performed on the impact of race/ethnicity and obesity on the course of diverticulitis...
  8. pmc Hypoglycemia-associated mortality is not drug-associated but linked to comorbidities
    Laura Boucai
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Med 124:1028-35. 2011
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  9. pmc Understanding and preventing wrong-patient electronic orders: a randomized controlled trial
    Jason S Adelman
    Departments of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:305-10. 2013
    ..To evaluate systems for estimating and preventing wrong-patient electronic orders in computerized physician order entry systems with a two-phase study...
  10. doi request reprint Primary care-based interventions are associated with increases in hepatitis C virus testing for patients at risk
    Alain H Litwin
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 44:497-503. 2012
    ..S. Effective treatment is available, but approximately 50% of patients are not aware that they are infected. Optimal testing strategies have not been described...
  11. pmc Ischemic colitis has a worse prognosis when isolated to the right side of the colon
    John Sotiriadis
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Moses Division of Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2247-52. 2007
    ..In general, ischemic colitis has a very good prognosis, but there is concern that when ischemia affects the right side of the colon in an isolated fashion, the prognosis may not be so favorable...