Jeremiah D Schuur

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Where Do Freestanding Emergency Departments Choose to Locate? A National Inventory and Geographic Analysis in Three States
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of Medicare's imaging efficiency measure for emergency department patients with atraumatic headache
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:280-90.e4. 2012
  3. pmc Measuring quality of care in syncope: case definition affects reported electrocardiogram use but does not bias reporting
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:40-9. 2009
  4. pmc Critical pathways for post-emergency outpatient diagnosis and treatment: tools to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e52-63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Pregnancy testing in women of reproductive age in US emergency departments, 2002 to 2006: assessment of a national quality measure
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:449-457.e2. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effect of oral contrast for abdominal computed tomography on emergency department length of stay
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:267-73. 2010
  7. pmc The impact of Medicaid coverage and reimbursement on access to diagnostic mammography
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 115:5566-78. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The time burden of alcohol-based hand cleanser when using nonsterile gloves
    Joseph M Reardon
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:96-8. 2013
  9. pmc Access to In-Network Emergency Physicians and Emergency Departments Within Federally Qualified Health Plans in 2015
    Stephen C Dorner
    Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, Massachusetts Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    West J Emerg Med 17:18-21. 2016
  10. doi request reprint A mixed-methods study of the quality of care provided to patients boarding in the emergency department: comparing emergency department and inpatient responsibility models
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Zero Emerson, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:679-98. 2012

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Where Do Freestanding Emergency Departments Choose to Locate? A National Inventory and Geographic Analysis in Three States
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med . 2016
    ..We determine the number and location of freestanding emergency departments (EDs) across the United States and determine the population characteristics of areas where freestanding EDs are located...
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of Medicare's imaging efficiency measure for emergency department patients with atraumatic headache
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:280-90.e4. 2012
    ..We aim to determine the reliability, validity, and accuracy of OP-15...
  3. pmc Measuring quality of care in syncope: case definition affects reported electrocardiogram use but does not bias reporting
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:40-9. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Critical pathways for post-emergency outpatient diagnosis and treatment: tools to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e52-63. 2011
    ..Increased use of critical pathways after emergency care is a potential way to improve the value of emergency care...
  5. doi request reprint Pregnancy testing in women of reproductive age in US emergency departments, 2002 to 2006: assessment of a national quality measure
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:449-457.e2. 2010
    ..We assess performance and explore definitions for a new emergency department (ED) quality measure: the proportion of women aged 14 to 50 years who have abdominal pain and receive pregnancy testing (aimed at detecting ectopic pregnancy)...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of oral contrast for abdominal computed tomography on emergency department length of stay
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:267-73. 2010
    ..Adjusted LOS decreased from 324 min (312-337) to 297 min (285-309). Not routinely requiring oral contrast for CTAP in the ED is associated with a half-hour reduction in LOS among all patients undergoing CTAP...
  7. pmc The impact of Medicaid coverage and reimbursement on access to diagnostic mammography
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 115:5566-78. 2009
    ..The objective of the current study was to determine the association between reported insurance type (Medicaid vs Medicare), Medicaid reimbursement rate, and access to diagnostic mammography (DM)...
  8. doi request reprint The time burden of alcohol-based hand cleanser when using nonsterile gloves
    Joseph M Reardon
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:96-8. 2013
    ..We report gloving episodes per hour, gloving times with and without handrub, and handrub recommendations compliance. Handrub adds 46 seconds to each glove-use episode, and we provide national extrapolations...
  9. pmc Access to In-Network Emergency Physicians and Emergency Departments Within Federally Qualified Health Plans in 2015
    Stephen C Dorner
    Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, Massachusetts Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    West J Emerg Med 17:18-21. 2016
    ..The objective is to identify whether there are QHPs without in-network access to EPs using information available through the federal Marketplace and publicly available provider directories...
  10. doi request reprint A mixed-methods study of the quality of care provided to patients boarding in the emergency department: comparing emergency department and inpatient responsibility models
    Shan W Liu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Zero Emerson, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:679-98. 2012
    ..A theoretically better responsibility model may not deliver better care to boarded patients because of cultural, resource prioritization, and systems issues...
  11. doi request reprint Making greater use of dedicated hospital observation units for many short-stay patients could save $3.1 billion a year
    Christopher W Baugh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2314-23. 2012
    ..6 million, and national cost savings would be $3.1 billion. Future policies intended to increase the cost-efficiency of hospital care should include support for observation unit care as an alternative to short-stay inpatient admission...
  12. doi request reprint Infection and natural history of emergency department-placed central venous catheters
    Christopher H LeMaster
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:492-7. 2010
    ..We design a retrospective chart review methodology to determine bloodstream infection and duration of catheterization for central venous catheters placed in the ED...
  13. pmc Emergency Care Use and the Medicare Hospice Benefit for Individuals with Cancer with a Poor Prognosis
    Ziad Obermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:323-9. 2016
    ..To compare patterns of emergency department (ED) use and inpatient admission rates for elderly adults with cancer with a poor prognosis who enrolled in hospice to those of similar individuals who did not...
  14. doi request reprint Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in the Emergency Department Setting: Results of an Expert Panel
    Margaret B Greenwood-Ericksen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 67:755-764.e4. 2016
    ..An expert panel identified 18 recommendations that can be used by states and policymakers to improve prescription drug monitoring program design to increase use in the ED setting. ..
  15. doi request reprint A top-five list for emergency medicine: a pilot project to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 174:509-15. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE Our TEP identified clinical actions that are of low value and within the control of ED health care providers. This method can be used to identify additional actionable targets of overuse in emergency medicine. ..
  16. doi request reprint Episodes of care: is emergency medicine ready?
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:351-7. 2012
    ..We then describe a meaningful role for emergency medicine in an episode of care setting...
  17. doi request reprint Predictors of hand hygiene in the emergency department
    Arjun K Venkatesh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1120-3. 2011
    ..7% over 5,865 opportunities. Observation unit, hallway or high-visibility location, glove use, and worker type predicted worse HH. Hallway location was the strongest predictor (relative risk, 88.9% [95% confidence interval, 85.9%-92.1%])...
  18. doi request reprint Parametric versus nonparametric statistical tests: the length of stay example
    Munirih Qualls
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1113-21. 2010
    ..The demonstration shows how inappropriate analysis of ED LOS increases the probability of type II errors...
  19. pmc Estimates of electronic medical records in U.S. Emergency departments
    Benjamin P Geisler
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9274. 2010
    ..We analyze data from a nationally representative sample of US EDs to ascertain the adoption of various EMR functionalities...
  20. doi request reprint Usability of the Massachusetts Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in the Emergency Department: A Mixed-methods Study
    Sabrina J Poon
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, MA
    Acad Emerg Med 23:406-14. 2016
    ..We evaluated the usability of the Massachusetts (MA) PDMP by emergency medicine providers (EPs), as a system's usability may affect how often it is used...
  21. pmc Implementation of a Risk Stratification and Management Pathway for Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department
    Christopher W Baugh
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 15:131-137. 2016
    ..Variation in diagnostic workup, risk stratification, and management may result in underuse, misuse, and/or overuse of resources...
  22. doi request reprint Hospital-level variation and predictors of admission after ED visits for atrial fibrillation: 2006 to 2011
    Michelle P Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, 10 Nathan D Perlman Place, New York, NY, 10003, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 34:2094-2100. 2016
    ..We aim to describe trends and predictors of hospital admission for atrial fibrillation and determine the variation in admission among US hospitals...
  23. pmc Trends in Hospital Admission and Surgical Procedures Following ED visits for Diverticulitis
    Margaret B Greenwood-Ericksen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    West J Emerg Med 17:409-17. 2016
    ..Our goal is to describe trends in admission and surgical procedures following ED visits for diverticulitis, and to determine which patient characteristics predict admission...
  24. pmc Skin infections and antibiotic stewardship: analysis of emergency department prescribing practices, 2007-2010
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    West J Emerg Med 15:282-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study is to describe antimicrobial treatment of skin infections in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) and analyze potential quality measures...
  25. doi request reprint Toward patient-centered care: a systematic review of older adults' views of quality emergency care
    Kalpana N Shankar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:529-550.e1. 2014
    ..Thus, we performed a systematic review to synthesize the current knowledge about the elderly patient's preferences and views of their emergency care...
  26. doi request reprint Variability of contact precaution policies in US emergency departments
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:310-2. 2014
    ..Emergency medicine departments and organizations should enact policies. ..
  27. doi request reprint Emergency department utilization after the implementation of Massachusetts health reform
    Peter B Smulowitz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:225-234.e1. 2011
    ..Our objective is to determine the relationship between health reform and ED use for low-severity conditions...
  28. doi request reprint Medication errors recovered by emergency department pharmacists
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:513-21. 2010
    ..We assess the impact of emergency department (ED) pharmacists on reducing potentially harmful medication errors...
  29. pmc Emergency department quality and safety indicators in resource-limited settings: an environmental survey
    Emily L Aaronson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 8:39. 2015
    ..Our objective was to systematically catalog and classify metrics that have been used to measure the quality of emergency care in resource-limited settings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Feasibility Testing of an Emergency Department Screening Tool To Identify Older Adults Appropriate for Palliative Care Consultation
    Kei Ouchi
    1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Palliat Med 20:69-73. 2017
    ..Seriously ill older adults in the emergency department (ED) may benefit from palliative care referral, yet little is known about how to identify these patients...
  31. doi request reprint Effects of Performance Feedback Reports on Adherence to Evidence-Based Guidelines in Use of CT for Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Trial
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:936-40. 2015
    ....
  32. pmc Variation in US hospital emergency department admission rates by clinical condition
    Arjun K Venkatesh
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 53:237-44. 2015
    ..We sought to describe variation in ED risk-standardized admission rates (RSAR) and the consistency between condition-specific ED admission rates within hospitals...
  33. doi request reprint Urinary catheter use and appropriateness in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2010
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA The Department of Medicine Emergency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:292-300. 2014
    ..The objective was to describe use of urinary catheters in U.S. EDs and determine the proportion that was potentially avoidable...
  34. doi request reprint Implementing the central venous catheter infection prevention bundle in the emergency department: experiences among early adopters
    Christopher H LeMaster
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:340-50.e1. 2014
    ..Systems factors in the emergency department (ED) present unique barriers to bundle adoption, and no guidelines exist for bundle implementation. We aim to identify barriers and facilitators to central line bundle adoption in EDs...
  35. doi request reprint The role of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine in the development of guidelines and performance measures
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:e130-40. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Can paramedics read ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction on prehospital 12-lead electrocardiograms?
    Ketan Trivedi
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:207-14. 2009
    ..Objective. To determine whether paramedics can accurately diagnose STEMI on a prehospital 12-lead ECG and decide to activate the cardiac catheterization laboratory appropriately...