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Submissions from 2022

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Abortion bans and implications for physician-patient trust, Christene DeJong and Carolyn Delk MD

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Subcutaneous Endoscopic-Assisted Ligation of the Internal Ring for Inguinal Hernia Repair in Neonates Under Spinal Anesthesia, Meagan Derbyshire MD, Heather Grant MD, Antonio Lam DO, Gregory Banever MD, Victoria Pepper MD, David Tashjian MD, Kevin Moriarty MD, and Michael Tirabassi MD

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Etiology, Treatments, and Outcomes of Patients With Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia in a Large U.S. Sample, Sarah Haessler MD and Peter Lindenauer

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PAP therapy and readmission rates after in-hospital laboratory titration polysomnography in patients with hypoventilation, Karin Johnson MD, Vida Rastegar, Nicholas Scuderi, Douglas Johnson MD, and Paul Visintainer

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A response to COVID-19 school closures: the feasibility of a school-linked text message intervention as an adaptation to school-supervised asthma therapy, Peter Lindenauer

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Improving Outcomes Following a COPD Hospitalization; Lessons in Population Health from VA, Peter Lindenauer

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The Impact of Principal Diagnosis on Readmission Risk among Patients Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Peter Lindenauer

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Association of fluoroquinolones or cephalosporin plus macrolide with Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) after treatment for community-acquired pneumonia, Peter Lindenauer and Sarah Haessler MD

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Exploring Patient Experience with Noninvasive Ventilation: A Human-Centered Design Analysis to Inform Planning for Better Tolerance, Jill McCormick, Taylar Clark, Peter Lindenauer, Crystal Allen, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Jay Steingrub MD, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Exercise Prescription Methods and Attitudes in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A National Survey, Quinn Pack MD

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Comparison of Ratings of Perceived Exertion and Target Heart Rate-Based Exercise Prescription in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED PILOT STUDY, Quinn Pack MD and Patrick Schilling

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Implicit bias or selection bias? The need for rigorous methods when attempting to identify disparities in care, Aruna Priya

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"Just give them a choice": Patients' perspectives on starting medications for opioid use disorder in the ED, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Lauren Westafer DO, Jillian Tozloski, Abigail Girardin, and William Soares MD

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Death among patients hospitalized with symptomatic COVID-19: Implications for high-risk patients, Mihaela Stefan MD, Ahmed Eltanbedawi MD, Neil Devoe DO, Sabiha Khan MD, Ya Zhou MD, Taroob Latef MD, Anthony Esposito DO, Anum Fatima MD, and Alex Knee

Submissions from 2021

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Use of MASCC score in the inpatient management of febrile neutropenia: a single-center retrospective study, Prarthna Bhardwaj MD, Alex Knee, Fatima Ali MD, Ritika Walia MD, Prithwijit Roychowdhury, and Jackson Clark MD

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The Association Between Body Mass Index, Frailty and Long-term Clinical Outcomes in Hospitalized Older Adults, Prarthna Bhardwaj MD, Vida Rastegar, Rohini Meka MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Maura Brennan MD, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Evaluation of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise Risk Stratification Classification Tool Without Exercise Testing, Anusha Bhat MD, Heidi Szalai, Tara Lagu, Peter Lindenauer, Paul Visintainer, and Quinn Pack MD

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What are the clinical effects of the different emergency department imaging options for suspected renal colic? A scoping review, Erik Doty DO, Stephen DiGiacomo MD, Bridget Gunn, Lauren Westafer DO, and Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD

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Frequency of Hazardous and Binge Drinking Alcohol Among Hospitalized Cardiovascular Patients, Kyle Gobeil MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Peter Friedmann MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Return of the Banana Knife: An Alternative Instrument for Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy, Heather Grant MD, Gregory Banever MD, Kevin Moriarty MD, Victoria Pepper MD, David Tashjian MD, and Michael Tirabassi MD

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Metabolic and bariatric surgery is likely safe, but underutilized in adolescents aged 13-17 years, Heather Grant MD and Aixa Perez-Caraballo MD

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Content analysis of promotional material for asthma-related products and therapies on Instagram, Brent Heineman BA, Marcella Jewell MD, Michael Moran, Kolbi Bradley, Kerry Spitzer, and Peter Lindenauer

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Sleep Medicine Health-Care Worker Concerns About COVID-19: An Early Pandemic Survey, Karin Johnson MD and Vida Rastegar

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Physicians' Perceptions Of People With Disability And Their Health Care, Tara Lagu

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Modulating short-term auditory memory with focal transcranial direct current stimulation applied to the supramarginal gyrus, Karl Lerud and Gottfried Schlaug MD

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Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - A Critical Look at Procalcitonin Testing in Pneumonia, Peter Lindenauer

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Association between Residential Segregation and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Performance on Improvement in Function among Ventilated Patients, Peter Lindenauer

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Association of Treatment Intensity With Survival in Older Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma, Peter Lindenauer

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outcomes at Veterans Affairs Versus Non-Veterans Affairs Hospitals, Peter Lindenauer

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Reply to: Informing Healthcare Decisions with Observational Research Assessing Causal Effect: An ATS Statement Not Ready for Implementation, Peter Lindenauer

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Protocol for a feasibility randomized trial of self-management support for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using lay health coaches, Peter Lindenauer and Danielle McDermott

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Caring for Families with Young Children Affected by Substance Use Disorder: Needed Changes, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD

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Mothering from the Inside Out: Addressing the Intersection of Addiction, Adversity, and Attachment with Evidence-Based Parenting Intervention, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD

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Engagement in perinatal outpatient services among women in recovery from opioid use disorders, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD and Peter Friedmann MD

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Evaluation of rapid telehealth implementation for prenatal and postpartum care visits during the COVID-19 pandemic in an academic clinic in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America, Neena Qasba MD, Colby Cayton, Shiva Niakan DO, Alex Knee, and Sarah Goff MD

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Frailty Recognition by Clinicians and its Impact on Advance Care Planning, Munther Queisi MD, Suheil Albert Atallah-Yunes, Farah Adamali MD, Nageshwar Jonnalagadda MD, Vida Rastegar, Maura Brennan MD, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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The Relationship Between Governing Board Composition and Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations Outcomes: an Observational Study, Kimberly Reimold, Mohammad Faridi, Penny Pekow, Joshua Erban, Colin Flannelly, Ysabella Luikart, Peter Lindenauer, Christene DeJong, and Tara Lagu

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Calculated blood loss at cesarean delivery in patients with preeclampsia with severe features on magnesium sulfate, Corina Schoen MD, Tiffany Corlin MD, and Alex Knee

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Documentation of Shared Decisionmaking in the Emergency Department, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD

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Feasibility and efficacy of a decision aid for emergency department patients with suspected ureterolithiasis: protocol for an adaptive randomized controlled trial, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Kye Poronsky, Lauren Westafer DO, Brianna DiFronzo, Paul Visintainer, and Peter Lindenauer

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"This is Part of Emergency Medicine Now" A Qualitative Assessment of Emergency Clinicians' Facilitators of and Barriers to Initiating Buprenorphine, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, William Soares MD, Emily Schaffer MD, and Lauren Westafer DO

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Variation in Pediatric Asthmonia Diagnosis and Outcomes among Hospitalized Children, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Penny Pekow, and Peter Lindenauer

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A Prospective Evaluation of Clinical HEART Score Agreement, Accuracy, and Adherence in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients, William Soares MD, Alex Knee, Seth Gemme MD, Stacy Dybas, Kye Poronsky, Shelby Mader, and Timothy Mader MD

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Evaluation of the Acceptability of a Proposed, Instagram-Based, Randomized Controlled Trial for People With Asthma: Survey Study, Kerry Spitzer, Brent Heineman BA, Marcella Jewell MD, Michael Moran, and Peter Lindenauer

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Association between Palliative Care, Days at Home, and Health Care Use in Patients with Advanced COPD: A Cohort Study, Mihaela Stefan MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Trends in Comorbidities and Complications Using ICD-9 and ICD-10 in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties, Mihaela Stefan MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Notice of Retraction and Replacement. Stefan et al. Association of antibiotic treatment with outcomes in patients hospitalized for an asthma exacerbation treated with systemic corticosteroids. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(3):333-340, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, and Peter Lindenauer

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Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Rehospitalizations in Patients Hospitalized with COPD, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Aruna Priya, Kerry Spitzer, Quinn Pack MD, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

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Update to the study protocol for an implementation-effectiveness trial comparing two education strategies for improving the uptake of noninvasive ventilation in patients with severe COPD exacerbation, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Jay Steingrub MD, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Karen Riska, Taylar Clark, and Peter Lindenauer

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Update to the study protocol for an implementation-effectiveness trial comparing two education strategies for improving the uptake of noninvasive ventilation in patients with severe COPD exacerbation, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Jay Steingrub MD, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Karen Riska, Taylar Clark, and Peter Lindenauer

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A scoring system derived from electronic health records to identify patients at high risk for noninvasive ventilation failure, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aruna Priya, Penny Pekow, Jay Steingrub MD, Tara Lagu, Karthik Raghunathan MD, Anusha Bhat MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Rethinking hiker preparedness: Association of carrying "10 essentials" with adverse events and satisfaction among day-hikers, Peter St. Marie and Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD

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Diagnostic Testing Differences Between Advanced Practice Providers and Physicians, Lauren Westafer DO

Submissions from 2020

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Hypertensive urgency or emergency? The use of intravenous medications in hospitalized hypertensive patients without organ dysfunction, Joshua Allgaier DO, Megan Emmich, Vida Rastegar, Mihaela Stefan MD, and Tara Lagu

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Risk factors, management, and outcomes of legionella pneumonia in a large nationally-representative sample, Joshua Allgaier DO, Tara Lagu, and Sarah Haessler MD

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An Integrated Mobile Acute Care Service Enhances Value, Andrew Artenstein MD, Nathan Stanaway, Amy Roy, Lauren Westafer DO, Peter Lindenauer, and Adrienne Seiler MD

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Parental beliefs and willingness to pay for reduction in their child's asthma symptoms: A joint estimation approach, Sylvia Brandt

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A Triple Threat: Parents in Recovery During COVID-19, Maria Carolina Clark and Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD

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An audit of oxygen supplementation in a large tertiary hospital - We should treat oxygen as any other drug, Neil Devoe DO, Periklis Kyriazis, Ahmed Eltanbedawi MD, Anisha Contractor DO, Anthony Esposito DO, Muhammad Khan MD, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Cardiac rehabilitation in Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Predictors of utilization and effects of exercise training, Kyle Gobeil MD, Kevin White, Anusha Bhat MD, Heidi Szalai, Tara Lagu, and Quinn Pack MD

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Development and pilot testing of an adaptable protocol to address postpartum depression in pediatric practices serving lower-income and racial/ethnic minority families: contextual considerations, Sarah Goff MD and Michael Moran

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De-escalation of Empiric Antibiotics Following Negative Cultures in Hospitalized Patients With Pneumonia: Rates and Outcomes, Sarah Haessler MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Stopping the Routine Use of Contact Precautions for Management of MRSA and VRE at Three Academic Medical Centers: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis, Sarah Haessler MD and Mary Ellen Scales

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Assessment of the Accuracy of Using ICD-9 Diagnosis Codes to Identify Pneumonia Etiology in Patients Hospitalized With Pneumonia, Thomas Higgins MD, Sarah Haessler MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescribing in Children Hospitalised for Asthma Exacerbation: A Retrospective National Cohort Study, Marcella Jewell MD, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Penny Pekow, Mihaela Stefan MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Cardiovascular and Somatic Comorbidities and Sleep Measures Using Three Hypopnea Criteria in Mild Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Sex, Age and Body Mass Index Differences in a Retrospective Sleep Clinic Cohort, Karin Johnson MD, Douglas Johnson MD, Vida Rastegar, and Paul Visintainer

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep medicine practices, Karin Johnson MD, Afua Nti, and Vida Rastegar

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep medicine practices, Karin Johnson MD, Afua Nti, and Vida Rastegar

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Accommodating patients with obesity and mobility difficulties: Observations from physicians, Tara Lagu

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Barriers to Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Adults in the United States: A Systematic Review with a Focus on Age, Tara Lagu

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The Importance of Compassion as the Default in Times of Crisis: The Curious Case of "Vertical Interdiction"., Tara Lagu

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Fool Me Twice: The Role for Hospitals and Health Systems in Fixing the Broken PPE Supply Chain, Tara Lagu and Andrew Artenstein MD

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Apparent Increase in COPD Mortality Likely an Artifact of Changes in Documentation and Coding, Peter Lindenauer

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COVID-19: An Emerging Threat to Antibiotic Stewardship in the Emergency Department, Peter Lindenauer

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First-line treatment in older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare population-based study, Peter Lindenauer

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Use of Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid, and Thiamine in Adults with Septic Shock, Peter Lindenauer

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Spirometry Utilization Among Patients With Asthma, Peter Lindenauer, Alex Knee, and Tara Lagu

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Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation After Hospitalization for COPD and 1-Year Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries, Peter Lindenauer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Aruna Priya, Kerry Spitzer, Tara Lagu, Quinn Pack MD, and Victor Pinto-Plata

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Development of a Simple Clinical Tool for Predicting Early Dropout in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A SINGLE-CENTER RISK MODEL, Quinn Pack MD, Paul Visintainer, Michel Farah, Grace LaValley, Heidi Szalai, Peter Lindenauer, and Tara Lagu

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Shared Decision Making in Patients With Suspected Uncomplicated Ureterolithiasis: A Decision Aid Development Study, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Connor Houghton MD, Pooja Patel DO, Leanora Merwin DO, Kye Poronsky, and Peter Lindenauer

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Missed Opportunities to Save Lives-Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder After Overdose, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Lauren Westafer DO, and William Soares MD

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Use of Vasoactive Medications after Cardiac Surgery in the United States, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Penny Pekow, and Peter Lindenauer

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The Impact of a Medical Education Research Faculty Development Program on Career Development, Through the Lens of Social Cognitive Career Theory, William Soares MD

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Safety Assessment of a Noninvasive Respiratory Protocol for Adults with COVID-19, William Soares MD, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Paul Visintainer, Tala Elia MD, Venkatrao Medarametla MD, Ashley Deutsch MD, Doug Salvador MD, Diane Dietzen MD, Mark Tidswell MD, Peter A. Depergola, Peter St. Marie, and Lauren Westafer DO

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"You Leave There Feeling Part of Something": A Qualitative Study of Hospitalized COPD Patients' Perceptions of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Kerry Spitzer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aubri Drake, Quinn Pack MD, Tara Lagu, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

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A geographic analysis of racial disparities in use of pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalization for COPD exacerbation, Kerry Spitzer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aruna Priya, Quinn Pack MD, Penny Pekow, Tara Lagu, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

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Improving stamina and mobility with preop walking in surgical patients with frailty traits -OASIS IV: randomized clinical trial study protocol, Mihaela Stefan MD

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A clinical investigation into the benefits of using charge codes in perioperative and critical care epidemiology: A retrospective cohort database study, Mihaela Stefan MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Bleeding After Musculoskeletal Surgery in Hospitals That Switched From Hydroxyethyl Starch to Albumin Following a Food and Drug Administration Warning, Mihaela Stefan MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Does Adherence to GOLD Recommendations Regarding Inhaler Therapy Lead to Better Patient Outcomes?: Insights from the LOTT Trial, Mihaela Stefan MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Protocol for Two-Arm Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Hybrid Implementation-Effectiveness Trial Comparing Two Education Strategies for Improving the Uptake of Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Severe COPD Exacerbation, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Jay Steingrub MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Pandemic as a Catalyst for Rapid Implementation: How Our Hospital Became a Learning Health System Overnight, Mihaela Stefan MD, Doug Salvador MD, and Tara Lagu

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Uncertainty as a critical determinant of antibiotic prescribing in patients with an asthma exacerbation: a qualitative study, Mihaela Stefan MD, Kerry Spitzer, Sehar Zulfiqar MD, Brent Heineman BA, Lauren Westafer DO, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

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Deconstructing the Network Meta-analysis, Lauren Westafer DO

A Transdisciplinary COVID-19 Early Respiratory Intervention Protocol: An Implementation Story, Lauren Westafer DO, Tala Elia MD, Venkatrao Medarametla MD, and Tara Lagu

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Provider Perspectives on the Use of Evidence-based Risk Stratification Tools in the Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism: A Qualitative Study, Lauren Westafer DO, Ashley Kunz MD, Mihaela Stefan MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Outpatient Management of Patients Following Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism, Lauren Westafer DO, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Penny Pekow, Mihaela Stefan MD, and Peter Lindenauer

Submissions from 2019

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Utility of ICD Codes for Stress Cardiomyopathy in Hospital Administrative Databases: What Do They Signify?, Anusha Bhat MD, Katharine White MD, Kyle Gobeil MD, Tara Lagu, Peter Lindenauer, and Quinn Pack MD

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An Acute Care for Elders Quality Improvement Program for Complex, High-Cost Patients Yields Savings for the System, Maura Brennan MD, Alex Knee, Erin Leahy MD, Mike Ehresman, Heidi-Ann Courtney, Patricia Coffelt, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Estimating the Financial Impact of Reducing Primary Cesareans, Susan DeJoy, Matthew Bohl, Kathleen Mahoney MD, and Connie Blake