Ula Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is all pain is treated equally? A multicenter evaluation of acute pain care by age
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, James J Peters VAMC, Bronx, NY, USA Electronic address
    Pain 155:2568-74. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Acute pain management in older adults in the emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:151-64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays to emergency care for bowel obstruction
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Surg 202:1-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:501-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine UH, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 18:527-38. 2011
  6. pmc The quality of emergency department pain care for older adult patients
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2122-8. 2010
  7. pmc Emergency department crowding and decreased quality of pain care
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1248-55. 2008
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of patient length of stay in 9 emergency departments
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1860-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Is all pain is treated equally? A multicenter evaluation of acute pain care by age
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, James J Peters VAMC, Bronx, NY, USA Electronic address
    Pain 155:2568-74. 2014
    ..Differences in pain care for older patients appear to be driven by the type of presenting pain...
  2. doi request reprint Acute pain management in older adults in the emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:151-64. 2013
    ..This article describes current knowledge regarding the assessment and treatment of acute pain in older adults...
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays to emergency care for bowel obstruction
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Surg 202:1-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine factors associated with delays to first treatment for emergency department (ED) patients diagnosed with small-bowel obstruction (SBO)...
  4. doi request reprint Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:501-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how ED patient volume itself is associated with laboratory TAT...
  5. doi request reprint Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine UH, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 18:527-38. 2011
    ..The objective was to conduct a systematic review of crowding measures and compare them in conceptual foundation and validity...
  6. pmc The quality of emergency department pain care for older adult patients
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2122-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether there are differences in emergency department (ED) pain assessment and treatment for older and younger adults...
  7. pmc Emergency department crowding and decreased quality of pain care
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1248-55. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of emergency department (ED) crowding factors with the quality of pain care...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of patient length of stay in 9 emergency departments
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1860-4. 2012
    ..Prolonged emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS) is linked to adverse outcomes, decreased patient satisfaction, and ED crowding. This multicenter study identified factors associated with increased LOS...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009
    ..The effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on these domains of quality has not been comprehensively evaluated...
  11. pmc A Multicenter Evaluation of Emergency Department Pain Care Across Different Types of Fractures
    Ammar Siddiqui
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
    Pain Med . 2016
    ..To identify differences in emergency department (ED) pain-care based on the type of fracture sustained and to examine whether fracture type may influence the more aggressive analgesic use previously demonstrated in older patients...
  12. doi request reprint Quality indicators for geriatric emergency care
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:441-9. 2009
    ..The project objective was to develop ED-specific quality indicators for older patients to help practitioners identify quality gaps and focus quality improvement efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on the management of pain in older adults with hip fracture
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:270-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults...
  14. pmc Characteristics of emergency department patients who receive a palliative care consultation
    Corita R Grudzen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:396-9. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Variations in crowding and ambulance diversion in nine emergency departments
    Daniel A Handel
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:941-6. 2011
    ..The primary study aim was to examine the variations in crowding when an emergency department (ED) initiates ambulance diversion...
  16. pmc A Multicenter Evaluation of the Impact of Sex on Abdominal and Fracture Pain Care
    Ammar Siddiqui
    Emergency Department, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY
    Med Care 53:948-53. 2015
    ..Previous studies examining sex-based disparities in emergency department (ED) pain care have been limited to a single pain condition, a single study site, and lack rigorous control for confounders...
  17. pmc Disparities in use of computed tomography for patients presenting with headache
    Ben Harris
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:333-6. 2009
    ..It is not known whether patient characteristics influence this decision. This study sought to identify patient demographic factors associated with CT evaluation for adult patients with headache...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Evolving Role of Geriatric Emergency Department Social Work in the Era of Health Care Reform
    Christine Hamilton
    a Department of Social Work Services, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 54:849-868. 2015
    ..This article will describe the pivotal and highly valued role of the ED social worker in contributing to the multidisciplinary accomplishments of GEDI WISE objectives in this new model of care...
  19. doi request reprint Characteristics of frequent geriatric users of an urban emergency department
    Ania Wajnberg
    Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, Department of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:376-81. 2012
    ..Characteristics of older adults that frequently use the ED have not been well studied, and prior studies have shown that lack of access to primary care may influence ED utilization...
  20. ncbi request reprint The geriatric emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1873-6. 2007
    ..The use of Geriatric Emergency Department Interventions, structural and process of care modifications addressing the special care needs of older patients, may help to address these challenges...
  21. doi request reprint What affects time to care in emergency room appendicitis patients?
    Nina A Bickell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 46:417-22. 2008
    ..Emergency departments (EDs) provide a safety net for seriously ill individuals. Little is known about factors that affect time to diagnosis and treatment of patients with time-sensitive conditions within the ED...
  22. doi request reprint Increased Identification of Emergency Department 72-hour Returns Using Multihospital Health Information Exchange
    Bradley D Shy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 23:645-9. 2016
    ..In this study, we tested the use of a health information exchange (HIE) to improve identification of 72-hour return visits compared to individual hospitals' site-specific data...
  23. pmc Usability Evaluation of a Clinical Decision Support System for Geriatric ED Pain Treatment
    Nicholas Genes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    Appl Clin Inform 7:128-42. 2016
    ..Unrelieved acute pain is associated with poor outcomes. Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) hold promise to improve patient care, but CDSS quality varies widely, particularly when usability evaluation is not employed...
  24. pmc The effect of surgical consult in the treatment of abdominal pain in older adults in the ED
    Eleanor S Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1062, New York, NY, 10029 Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 34:1524-7. 2016
    ..The objective was to determine whether need for surgical consult contributes to delayed or reduced analgesic administration in older adults presenting to the emergency department with abdominal pain...
  25. pmc Resident perceptions of palliative care training in the emergency department
    Nicholas Meo
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:548-55. 2011
    ..To characterize the level of formal training and perceived educational needs in palliative care of emergency medicine (EM) residents...
  26. pmc Regional Nerve Blocks Improve Pain and Functional Outcomes in Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Anesthesia, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, New York
    J Am Geriatr Soc . 2016
    ..To compared outcomes of regional nerve blocks with those of standard analgesics after hip fracture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reasons for using the emergency department: results of the EMPATH Study
    Deborah Fish Ragin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1158-66. 2005
    ..Emergency Medicine Patients' Access To Healthcare (EMPATH) was a cross-sectional, observational study conducted to identify the principal reasons why patients seek care in hospital emergency departments (EDs) in the United States...