Benjamin C Sun

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Priorities for emergency department syncope research
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:649-55.e2. 2014
  2. pmc Randomized clinical trial of an emergency department observation syncope protocol versus routine inpatient admission
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:167-75. 2014
  3. pmc Effect of emergency department crowding on outcomes of admitted patients
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:605-611.e6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Quality-of-life, health service use, and costs associated with syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:370-5. 2013
  5. pmc Standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department syncope risk-stratification research
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:694-702. 2012
  6. pmc Is emergency department crowding associated with increased "bounceback" admissions?
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Center for Healthcare Evaluation, Menlo Park Department of Biostatistics, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Department of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
    Med Care 51:1008-14. 2013
  7. pmc Hospital determinants of emergency department left without being seen rates
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:24-32.e3. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Emergency department crowding predicts admission length-of-stay but not mortality in a large health system
    Stephen F Derose
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena Department of Medicine, University of California Department of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
    Med Care 52:602-11. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of admission after emergency department discharge in older adults
    Gelareh Z Gabayan
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Department of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:39-45. 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of syncope-related hospitalizations in the United States
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:668-71. 2005

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Priorities for emergency department syncope research
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:649-55.e2. 2014
    ..The First International Workshop on Syncope Risk Stratification in the Emergency Department identified key research questions and methodological standards essential to advancing the science of ED-based syncope research...
  2. pmc Randomized clinical trial of an emergency department observation syncope protocol versus routine inpatient admission
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:167-75. 2014
    ..Current admission patterns are costly, with little evidence of benefit. We hypothesize that an ED observation syncope protocol will reduce resource use without adversely affecting patient-oriented outcomes...
  3. pmc Effect of emergency department crowding on outcomes of admitted patients
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:605-611.e6. 2013
    ..We assess the association of ED crowding with subsequent outcomes in a general population of hospitalized patients...
  4. doi request reprint Quality-of-life, health service use, and costs associated with syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:370-5. 2013
    ..4 billion per year in the United States. Improved diagnostic and treatment algorithms are urgently needed to improve patient quality-of-life, reduce health service use, and lower costs related to the evaluation of syncope...
  5. pmc Standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department syncope risk-stratification research
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:694-702. 2012
    ..These included 10 items for study eligibility, 23 items for outcomes, nine items for ECG abnormalities, and 50 items for candidate predictors. Adherence to these guidelines should facilitate comparison of future research in this area...
  6. pmc Is emergency department crowding associated with increased "bounceback" admissions?
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Center for Healthcare Evaluation, Menlo Park Department of Biostatistics, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Department of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
    Med Care 51:1008-14. 2013
    ..We sought to determine if ED crowding during the index visit was associated with these "bounceback" admissions...
  7. pmc Hospital determinants of emergency department left without being seen rates
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:24-32.e3. 2011
    ..We seek to determine whether hospital-level socioeconomic status case mix or hospital structural characteristics are predictive of ED left without being seen rates...
  8. doi request reprint Emergency department crowding predicts admission length-of-stay but not mortality in a large health system
    Stephen F Derose
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena Department of Medicine, University of California Department of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
    Med Care 52:602-11. 2014
    ..Emergency department (ED) crowding has been identified as a major threat to public health...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of admission after emergency department discharge in older adults
    Gelareh Z Gabayan
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Department of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:39-45. 2015
    ..To identify predictors of hospital inpatient admission of older Medicare beneficiaries after discharge from the emergency department (ED)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of syncope-related hospitalizations in the United States
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:668-71. 2005
    ..4 billion (95% confidence interval [CI] $2.2 to $2.6 billion), with a mean cost of $5,400 (95% CI $5,100 to $5,600) per hospitalization. Efforts to safely decrease syncope-related admissions may result in substantial costs savings...
  11. 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...