Benjamin C Sun
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Effect of emergency department crowding on outcomes of admitted patientsBenjamin C Sun
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
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...
- Quality-of-life, health service use, and costs associated with syncopeBenjamin 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...
- Standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department syncope risk-stratification researchBenjamin 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...
- Hospital determinants of emergency department left without being seen ratesRenee 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...
- Direct medical costs of syncope-related hospitalizations in the United StatesBenjamin 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...
- A conceptual model for assessing quality of care for patients boarding in the emergency department: structure-process-outcomeShan 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...