Dustin W Ballard

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does primary stroke center certification change ED diagnosis, utilization, and disposition of patients with acute stroke?
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente Department of Emergency Medicine San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1152-62. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint EMTALA, two decades later: a descriptive review of fiscal year 2000 violations
    Dustin W Ballard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:197-205. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Influence of patient costs and requests on emergency physician decisionmaking
    Dustin W Ballard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, Fairfax, CA 94930, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:643-650. 2008
  4. pmc Risk of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head injury and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:140-5. 2013
  5. pmc Optimizing Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record. Clinical Characteristics Associated with the Use of a Decision Tool for Disposition of ED Patients with Pulmonary Embolism
    Dustin W Ballard
    Dustin W Ballard, 1600 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 220, San Rafael, CA 94903, Email
    Appl Clin Inform 7:883-98. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Emergency Department Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter and Patient Quality of Life at One Month Postvisit
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:646-654.e2. 2015
  7. pmc Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Is Associated With Increased Thrombolytic Administration for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:601-10. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the setting of negative cranial computed tomography results: external validation of a clinical and imaging prediction rule
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:1-10.e1. 2013
  9. pmc Immediate and delayed traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head trauma and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:460-8.e1-7. 2012
  10. pmc Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits
    Dustin W Ballard
    Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Med Care 48:58-63. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Does primary stroke center certification change ED diagnosis, utilization, and disposition of patients with acute stroke?
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente Department of Emergency Medicine San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1152-62. 2012
    ..We examined the impact of primary stroke center (PSC) certification on emergency department (ED) use and outcomes within an integrated delivery system in which EDs underwent staggered certification...
  2. ncbi request reprint EMTALA, two decades later: a descriptive review of fiscal year 2000 violations
    Dustin W Ballard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:197-205. 2006
    ..To determine to what extent cases sanctioned under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) reflect willful refusal of screening or stabilization...
  3. doi request reprint Influence of patient costs and requests on emergency physician decisionmaking
    Dustin W Ballard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, Fairfax, CA 94930, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:643-650. 2008
    ..We examine emergency physician knowledge of, attitudes about, and responses to patient cost-sharing in the emergency department (ED)...
  4. pmc Risk of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head injury and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:140-5. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Optimizing Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record. Clinical Characteristics Associated with the Use of a Decision Tool for Disposition of ED Patients with Pulmonary Embolism
    Dustin W Ballard
    Dustin W Ballard, 1600 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 220, San Rafael, CA 94903, Email
    Appl Clin Inform 7:883-98. 2016
    ..We sought to assess characteristics associated with clinician use of an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support system (CDSS)...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency Department Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter and Patient Quality of Life at One Month Postvisit
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:646-654.e2. 2015
    ..We identify characteristics of patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter associated with favorable assessments of emergency department (ED) effectiveness and 30-day quality of life...
  7. pmc Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Is Associated With Increased Thrombolytic Administration for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Dustin W Ballard
    Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael, CA Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 66:601-10. 2015
    ..We seek to evaluate the effect of computerized physician order entry electronic health record implementation on process measures and short-term health outcomes for patients hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke...
  8. doi request reprint Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the setting of negative cranial computed tomography results: external validation of a clinical and imaging prediction rule
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:1-10.e1. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Immediate and delayed traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head trauma and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:460-8.e1-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to address these gaps in knowledge...
  10. pmc Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits
    Dustin W Ballard
    Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Med Care 48:58-63. 2010
    ..The New York University Emergency Department (NYU ED) visit severity algorithm attempts to classify visits to the ED based on diagnosis, but it has not been formally validated...