Evan S Fieldston
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Children's hospitals do not acutely respond to high occupancyEvan S Fieldston
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 125:974-81. 2010..It is not known how children's hospitals acutely respond to high occupancy. The objective of this study was to describe the frequency, direction, and magnitude of children's hospitals' acute responses to high occupancy...
- Addressing inpatient crowding by smoothing occupancy at children's hospitalsEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Hosp Med 6:462-8. 2011..To quantify the difference in weekday versus weekend occupancy, and the opportunity to smooth inpatient occupancy to reduce crowding at children's hospitals...
- Resource utilization for observation-status stays at children's hospitalsEvan S Fieldston
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 131:1050-8. 2013..The goal of this study was to describe resource utilization characteristics for patients in observation and inpatient status in a national cohort of hospitalized children in the Pediatric Health Information System...
- Direct observation of bed utilization in the pediatric intensive care unitEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Hosp Med 7:318-24. 2012..Because the PICU is a crossroads for many patients, transfer or discharge delays can negatively impact a patient's clinical status and efficiency...
- Scheduled admissions and high occupancy at a children's hospitalEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Hosp Med 6:81-7. 2011..Variability from scheduling decisions may affect occupancy and be amenable to alteration...
- Local macroeconomic trends and hospital admissions for child abuse, 2000-2009Joanne N Wood
PolicyLab and General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market St, Room 1517, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 130:e358-64. 2012..To examine the relationship between local macroeconomic indicators and physical abuse admission rates to pediatric hospitals over time...