Michael J Ward

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Publications

  1. pmc The effect of electronic health record implementation on community emergency department operational measures of performance
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:723-30. 2014
  2. pmc Transient and sustained changes in operational performance, patient evaluation, and medication administration during electronic health record implementation in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:320-8. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Operational data integrity during electronic health record implementation in the ED
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1029-33. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for evaluation of suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1134-44. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Geographic access to US Neurocritical Care Units registered with the Neurocritical Care Society
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Room 1654H ML 0769, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Neurocrit Care 16:232-40. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The degree of bandemia in septic ED patients does not predict inpatient mortality
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:181-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Achieving efficiency in crowded emergency departments: a research agenda
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1303-12. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lower extremity compression ultrasound in emergency department patients with a high risk of hemodynamically stable pulmonary embolism
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:22-31. 2011
  9. pmc Performance of a multi-disciplinary emergency department observation protocol for acetaminophen overdose
    Gillian A Beauchamp
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0769, MSB 1654, Cincinnati, OH, 45206, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:235-41. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring value for low-acuity care across settings
    Sofie Rahman Morgan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e356-63. 2012

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Publications12

  1. pmc The effect of electronic health record implementation on community emergency department operational measures of performance
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:723-30. 2014
    ..We study the effect of an emergency department (ED) electronic health record implementation on the operational metrics of a diverse group of community EDs...
  2. pmc Transient and sustained changes in operational performance, patient evaluation, and medication administration during electronic health record implementation in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:320-8. 2014
    ..We quantify how the implementation of a comprehensive electronic health record was associated with metrics of operational performance, test ordering, and medication administration at a single-center ED...
  3. ncbi request reprint Operational data integrity during electronic health record implementation in the ED
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1029-33. 2013
    ..This study was done to assess operational data quality in an emergency department (ED) immediately before and after an EHR implementation...
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for evaluation of suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1134-44. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine the relative cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for SAH...
  5. doi request reprint Geographic access to US Neurocritical Care Units registered with the Neurocritical Care Society
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Room 1654H ML 0769, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Neurocrit Care 16:232-40. 2012
    ..In addition, we examined how mode of transportation (ground or air ambulance), and prehospital transport times affected population access to NCUs...
  6. doi request reprint The degree of bandemia in septic ED patients does not predict inpatient mortality
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:181-3. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the presenting band levels would be higher in septic patients who die in hospital compared with survivors...
  7. doi request reprint Achieving efficiency in crowded emergency departments: a research agenda
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1303-12. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lower extremity compression ultrasound in emergency department patients with a high risk of hemodynamically stable pulmonary embolism
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:22-31. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Performance of a multi-disciplinary emergency department observation protocol for acetaminophen overdose
    Gillian A Beauchamp
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0769, MSB 1654, Cincinnati, OH, 45206, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:235-41. 2013
    ..Most patients were successfully discharged from the OU. This evaluation identified both over- and under-utilization of the OU. OU treatment resulted in shorter median length of stay than inpatient admission...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring value for low-acuity care across settings
    Sofie Rahman Morgan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e356-63. 2012
    ..Aligning value among groups could allow stakeholders to influence each other and could guide rational change in the delivery of acute medical care for low-acuity conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using discrete event computer simulation to improve patient flow in a Ghanaian acute care hospital
    Allyson M Best
    University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Am J Emerg Med 32:917-22. 2014
    ..Using this modality, our objective was to identify operational interventions that could potentially improve patient throughput of one acute care setting in a developing country...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of strategies to reduce blood culture contamination in the emergency department: sterile collection kits and phlebotomy teams
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1021-8. 2014
    ..In addition to improving quality, implementing a sterile collection kit or phlebotomy team strategy is likely to result in net cost savings. ..