A E Abouleish

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:608-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Caudal anesthesia for vascular access procedures in two extremely small premature neonates
    Amr E Abouleish
    Departments of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:749-51. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Longer surgical durations can lead to significant staffing costs to the anesthesiology department and hospital
    Amr E Abouleish
    Arch Surg 140:212; author reply 212. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and characteristics of incentive plans for clinical productivity among academic anesthesiology programs
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:493-501. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of the type of anesthesia provider on costs of labor analgesia to the Texas Medicaid program
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:991-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Addition of dextrose 3.5% to intrathecal sufentanil for labour analgesia reduces pruritus
    A E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0591, USA
    Can J Anaesth 47:1171-5. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Increasing the value of time reduces the lost economic opportunity of caring for surgeries of longer-than-average times
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1737-42, table of contents. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantifying net staffing costs due to longer-than-average surgical case durations
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:403-12. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of surgical case duration and type of surgery on hourly clinical productivity of anesthesiologists
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:833-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Labor costs incurred by anesthesiology groups because of operating rooms not being allocated and cases not being scheduled to maximize operating room efficiency
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1109-13, table of contents. 2003

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:608-15. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether these measurements would allow for meaningful comparisons when applied to multiple groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Caudal anesthesia for vascular access procedures in two extremely small premature neonates
    Amr E Abouleish
    Departments of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:749-51. 2005
    ..The operative field was ideal with adequate motor and sensory block with caudal anesthesia and both infants received only oxygen by nasal cannula...
  3. ncbi request reprint Longer surgical durations can lead to significant staffing costs to the anesthesiology department and hospital
    Amr E Abouleish
    Arch Surg 140:212; author reply 212. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and characteristics of incentive plans for clinical productivity among academic anesthesiology programs
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:493-501. 2005
    ..Most did vary payments on the basis of call and/or late rooms worked. Larger departments were more likely to use clinical incentive plans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of the type of anesthesia provider on costs of labor analgesia to the Texas Medicaid program
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:991-8. 2004
    ..The authors' goal was to determine the influence of anesthesia providers on labor analgesia costs billed to Medicaid...
  6. ncbi request reprint Addition of dextrose 3.5% to intrathecal sufentanil for labour analgesia reduces pruritus
    A E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0591, USA
    Can J Anaesth 47:1171-5. 2000
    ..To determine whether the addition of a low concentration (3.5%) of dextrose would minimize pruritus while maintaining the quality of analgesia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increasing the value of time reduces the lost economic opportunity of caring for surgeries of longer-than-average times
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1737-42, table of contents. 2004
    ..Both options increase the value of time and help compensate for the lost economic opportunity of longer-than-average surgical durations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantifying net staffing costs due to longer-than-average surgical case durations
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:403-12. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to demonstrate a method to quantify net anesthesia staffing costs due to longer-than-average surgical durations and evaluate the factors that influence staffing costs...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of surgical case duration and type of surgery on hourly clinical productivity of anesthesiologists
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:833-8. 2003
    ..The accurate prediction of both clinical and billing productivity requires inclusion of both base/case and surgical duration data. Anesthesiology groups should consider surgical duration when making strategic decisions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Labor costs incurred by anesthesiology groups because of operating rooms not being allocated and cases not being scheduled to maximize operating room efficiency
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1109-13, table of contents. 2003
    ..The group can then use these estimates when negotiating for subsidies with its hospital, medical school, or multispecialty medical group...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of longer-than-average anesthesia times on the billing of academic anesthesiology departments
    A E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:1537-43, table of contents. 2001
    ..A flat-fee system would adversely affect academic anesthesiology departments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement of individual clinical productivity in an academic anesthesiology department
    A E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesthesiology 93:1509-16. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Designing meaningful industry metrics for clinical productivity for anesthesiology departments
    A E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:309-12, 2nd contents page. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Organizational factors affect comparisons of the clinical productivity of academic anesthesiology departments
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:802-12, table of contents. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of turnover time does not influence identification of surgical services that over- and underutilize allocated block time
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0591, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:813-8, table of contents. 2003
    ..60); the average turnover time did not (r(2) = 0.002). Inclusion of turnover time did not change the services that were identified as under- and overutilizer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of reducing turnover times on staffing costs
    Franklin Dexter
    Anesth Analg 98:872. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Revenue gain for academic anesthesiology departments if the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provide full reimbursement to teaching physicians
    Amr E Abouleish
    Anesthesiology 100:754. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of operating room information system data to predict the impact of reducing turnover times on staffing costs
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:1119-26, table of contents. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Unintended consequences? Unanswered questions?
    Amr E Abouleish
    Anesth Analg 102:1908-9; author reply 1909-10. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Automated anesthesia charge capture and submission: wave of the future, or bridge to nowhere?
    Amr E Abouleish
    Anesthesiology 105:5-7. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Problem-based learning in a managed care seminar for all new residents at an academic medical center
    Amr E Abouleish
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Suite 2A, Galveston, TX 77555 0830, USA
    Tex Med 99:54-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that the small-group learning format is effective and enjoyable for the residents and their leaders. The format necessitates the training of 30 group leaders to increase their knowledge of managed care systems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Increasing operating room throughput: just buzzwords for this decade?
    Amr E Abouleish
    Anesthesiology 109:3-4. 2008