Ellen J Weber

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Implications of England's four-hour target for quality of care and resource use in the emergency department
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:699-706. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mandatory triage does not identify high-acuity patients within recommended time frames
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:137-42. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Emptying the corridors of shame: organizational lessons from England's 4-hour emergency throughput target
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:79-88.e1. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Are the uninsured responsible for the increase in emergency department visits in the United States?
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:108-15. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Does lack of a usual source of care or health insurance increase the likelihood of an emergency department visit? Results of a national population-based study
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:4-12. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study of factors associated with hospital admission among adults with acute asthma
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Med 113:371-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Author perception of peer review: impact of review quality and acceptance on satisfaction
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0208, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    JAMA 287:2790-3. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Pneumonia quality measures not associated with antibiotics for congestive heart failure patients
    Christopher Fee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:577-84. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of emergency department crowding on pneumonia admission care components
    Christopher Fee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:269-78. 2011
  10. pmc A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1318-23. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Implications of England's four-hour target for quality of care and resource use in the emergency department
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:699-706. 2012
    ..In 2005, England implemented a controversial target limiting patient stays in the emergency department (ED) to 4 hours. We determine the effect of the "4-hour target" on quality of care and resource use...
  2. doi request reprint Mandatory triage does not identify high-acuity patients within recommended time frames
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:137-42. 2011
    ..We determine whether mandatory formal triage of walk-in emergency department (ED) patients provides timely recognition of the most acutely ill...
  3. doi request reprint Emptying the corridors of shame: organizational lessons from England's 4-hour emergency throughput target
    Ellen J Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:79-88.e1. 2011
    ..Using a qualitative approach, we describe lessons learned from implementing the 4-hour emergency throughput target...
  4. doi request reprint Are the uninsured responsible for the increase in emergency department visits in the United States?
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:108-15. 2008
    ..The rise in emergency department (ED) use in the United States is frequently attributed to increased visits by the uninsured. We determine whether insurance status is associated with the increase in ED visits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does lack of a usual source of care or health insurance increase the likelihood of an emergency department visit? Results of a national population-based study
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:4-12. 2005
    ..We determined whether having a usual source of care or health insurance is associated with the likelihood of an emergency department (ED) visit...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study of factors associated with hospital admission among adults with acute asthma
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Med 113:371-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine patient characteristics associated with hospital admission after emergency treatment for asthma, and whether disposition guidelines are followed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Author perception of peer review: impact of review quality and acceptance on satisfaction
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0208, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    JAMA 287:2790-3. 2002
    ..To determine author perception of peer review and association between quality of review and author satisfaction...
  8. doi request reprint Pneumonia quality measures not associated with antibiotics for congestive heart failure patients
    Christopher Fee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:577-84. 2013
    ..Pneumonia antibiotic timing performance measures can result in unnecessary antibiotic administration to patients in whom a diagnosis of pneumonia remains possible but has not been confirmed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of emergency department crowding on pneumonia admission care components
    Christopher Fee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:269-78. 2011
    ..To determine pneumonia admission care components that are most affected by emergency department (ED) crowding...
  10. pmc A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1318-23. 2011
    ..A research agenda is proposed to understand mechanisms that may threaten equity during periods of crowding and design and test potential interventions that may ensure the equitable aspect of quality of care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identification of 90% of patients ultimately diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia within four hours of emergency department arrival may not be feasible
    Christopher Fee
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:553-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding and adverse outcomes: a prospective study
    Fernando S Velayos
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:485-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding and for significant adverse outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of emergency department crowding on time to antibiotics in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia
    Christopher Fee
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:501-9, 509.e1. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that emergency department (ED) volume and increased patient complexity are associated with lower quality of care, as measured by time to antibiotics for patients being admitted with community-acquired pneumonia...