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Submissions from 2024

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Influence of Patient and Clinician Gender on Emergency Department HEART Scores: A Secondary Analysis of a Prospective Observational Trial, Rebecca Barron MD, Timothy Mader MD, Alex Knee, Donna M. Wilson, Jeannette Wolfe MD, Seth Gemme MD, and William Soares MD

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Transitions in health insurance among continuously insured patients with schizophrenia, Kimberley Geissler MD

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Daylight saving time and mortality-proceed with caution, Karin Johnson MD

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Do pulmonary rehabilitation programmes improve outcomes in patients with COPD posthospital discharge for exacerbation: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Peter Lindenauer

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Cardiac Arrest Following Drug Overdose in the United States: An Analysis of the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival, Timothy Mader MD

Submissions from 2023

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Characteristics of acute sexual assault care in New England emergency departments, Rebecca Barron MD, Erica Jessen MD, Tovy Kamine MD, and Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD

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Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Team in the Management of Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer Undergoing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy at a Community Cancer Center, Prarthna Bhardwaj MD, Holly Mason MD, Seth Kaufman MD, Paul Visintainer, and Grace Makari-Judson MD

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Parental substance use and home visiting programs: Implementation considerations for relationship-based treatment, Peter Friedmann MD and Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD

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Association of Postpartum Mental Illness Diagnoses with Severe Maternal Morbidity, Kimberley Geissler MD

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Barriers and Facilitators to Optimal Fluoride Varnish Application, Kimberley Geissler MD

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Pediatric Medical Clinicians' Application of Fluoride Varnish, Kimberley Geissler MD

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Pediatric Medical Clinicians' Application of Fluoride Varnish, Kimberley Geissler MD

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Intravenous to Oral Antibiotic Switch Therapy among Patients Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Thomas Higgins MD, Sarah Haessler MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Fifteen Patients Who Can Be Helped by Medicare: Insurance Policy Changes in the Coverage of CPAP Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Karin Johnson MD

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Electrocardiogram changes as predictors for new imaging findings in repeat transthoracic echocardiography, Anis Kadado MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Petal Elder MD, Ayman Battisha MD, Ritika Walia MD, William Hiser MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Association of random and observed urine drug screening with long-term retention in opioid treatment programs, Alex Knee, Donna M. Wilson, and Peter Friedmann MD

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Variation in Risk-Standardized Acute Admission Rates Among Patients With Heart Failure in Accountable Care Organizations: Implications for Quality Measurement, Peter Lindenauer, Mohammad Faridi, Aruna Priya, Penny Pekow, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Feasibility Trial of a Comprehensive, Highly Patient-Centered COPD Self-Management Support Program, Danielle McDermott and Peter Lindenauer

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Electronic Health Record-Based Algorithms as Part of the Solution for Improving Lung Cancer Screening, Eduardo Nunez MD and Peter Lindenauer

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What Goes into Patient Selection for Lung Cancer Screening? Factors Associated with Clinician Judgments of Suitability for Screening, Eduardo Nunez MD and Peter Lindenauer

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A New Era in Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery: Research Gaps, Questions, Strategies, and Priorities, Quinn Pack MD

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Effects of Exercise Testing and Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease on Fear and Self-Efficacy of Exercise: A Pilot Study, Quinn Pack MD

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Assisted ambulation to improve health outcomes for older medical inpatients (AMBULATE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Quinn Pack MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Stepped care versus center-based cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for older frail adults living in rural MA: Design of a feasibility randomized controlled trial, Quinn Pack MD and Peter Lindenauer

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Training home visitors in mentalization-based practice: A qualitative case study of clinical supervision in mothering from the inside out, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD, Maria Carolina Clark, and Michael Moran

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Adaptation of an evidence-based parenting intervention for integration into maternal-child home-visiting programs: Challenges and solutions, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD, Michael Moran, Maria Carolina Clark, and Peter Friedmann MD

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Racial Differences in 1-Year Mortality after Hospitalization for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the United States, Aruna Priya, Penny Pekow, and Peter Lindenauer

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"I just wanted nothing more than to get in a real shower": Patient Experience of the Inpatient Wait for a Heart Transplant, Colby Salerno DO, Quinn Pack MD, Briana Jurkowski, Kyle McAnally, and Christene DeJong

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Influenza Vaccinations Among Privately and Publicly Insured Children with Asthma, Meng-Shiou Shieh and Peter Lindenauer

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Use of Mechanical Ventilation Across 3 Countries, Meng-Shiou Shieh and Peter Lindenauer

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Treatment of Pediatric Behavioral Health Patients with Intravenous and Intramuscular Chemical Restraints: Results from a Nationwide Sample of Emergency Departments, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Penny Pekow, Kimball Prentiss MD, Peter Lindenauer, and Lauren Westafer DO

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Addressing the rising trend of high-risk pulmonary embolism mortality: Clinical and research priorities, Lauren Westafer DO

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Managing Pulmonary Embolism, Lauren Westafer DO

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The role of emergency physicians in the fight against health misinformation: Implications for resident training, Lauren Westafer DO

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The Role of Graduate Medical Education in the Fight Against Health Misinformation, Lauren Westafer DO

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Barriers and Facilitators to the Outpatient Management of Low-risk Pulmonary Embolism From the Emergency Department, Lauren Westafer DO, Erica Jessen MD, Michael Zampi MD, Eric Boccio MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Barriers and Facilitators to the Outpatient Management of Low-risk Pulmonary Embolism from the Emergency Department, Lauren Westafer DO, Erica Jessen MD, Michael Zampi MD, Eric Boccio MD, and Peter Lindenauer

Submissions from 2022

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The effect of delay of excisional biopsy on upstage rate for atypical ductal hyperplasia, flat epithelial atypia, intraductal papilloma, and radial scar, Jesse Casaubon, Shiva Niakan DO, Aixa Perez Coulter, and Holly Mason MD

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Participation, Anisha Contractor DO, Kevin O'Sullivan, Quinn Pack MD, Kyle McAnally, Christene DeJong, Briana Jurkowski, Peter Lindenauer, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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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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Identifying themes to inform nursing decisions when caring for patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on noninvasive ventilation: A qualitative descriptive study, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Christine Callahan, Karen Riska, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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Relation of Patient's Opinion of Alcohol's Health Effects and Drinking Habits Among Hospitalized Patients With Cardiovascular Disease, Kyle Gobeil MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Peter Friedmann MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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The effect of a training webinar on decreasing inter-observer variability in making a radiologic diagnosis of bronchiectasis, O'Neil Green MD, Alex Knee, Angelica Patino MD, Lucy Modahl MD, and Sybille Liautaud 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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Derivation and validation of a risk assessment model for drug-resistant pathogens in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia, Sarah Haessler MD, Peter Lindenauer, and Thomas Higgins MD

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Clinician perspectives on pediatric COVID-19 vaccination: A qualitative study in central and western, Massachusetts, Sophia Hermann

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Influenza Testing and Treatment Among Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Thomas Higgins MD, Sarah Haessler MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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A risk model to identify Legionella among patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia: A retrospective cohort study, Thomas Higgins 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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American Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Pilots Report to Work Despite High Rates of Sleepiness, Tovy Kamine MD, Hiba Dhanani, Edward Kelly, Reginald Alouidor MD, Kristina Kramer MD, Yamuna Carey MD, Gabriel Ryb MD, Tyler Putnam MD, and Eleanor Winston MD

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Strategies to Improve Enrollment and Participation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation Following a Hospitalization for COPD: RESULTS OF A NATIONAL SURVEY, Rajashree Kotejoshyer, Julianna Eve, Aruna Priya, Penny Pekow, Quinn Pack MD, and Peter Lindenauer

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Use of letrozole to augment height outcome in pubertal boys: a retrospective chart review, Snigdha Likki, Holley Allen MD, Alex Knee, and Ksenia Tonyushkina MD

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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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Care Quality for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Readmission Penalty Era, Peter Lindenauer

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COPD: Providing the right treatment for the right patient at the right time, 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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Impact of Wire Sensor Location on Coronary Physiological Measurement, Amir Lotfi, Ali Haider MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Anis Kadado MD, Marcos Bachman, and Jose Rodriguez-Arciniega

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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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INCIDENCE AND PATTERNS OF FALLS IN CARDIAC REHABILITATION, Maryam Naser MD, Patrick Schilling, Heidi Szalai, Paul Visintainer, and Quinn Pack 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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Relationship-Based Home Visiting Services for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders: A Qualitative Study, Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers MD, Maria Carolina Clark, and Peter Friedmann MD

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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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A Qualitative Study of Clinicians' Perspectives on a Law That Allows for a 12-month Supply of Short-Acting Contraceptives in Massachusetts: Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation, Neena Qasba MD, Patrick Dowd, and Elyse Bianchet

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Analysis of shared cognitive tasks in the application of non-invasive ventilation to patients with COPD exacerbation, Karen Riska, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Peter Lindenauer, and Mihaela Stefan MD

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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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Promoting Participation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation following Hospitalization for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Strategies of Top-performing Systems: A Qualitative Study, Kerry Spitzer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aruna Priya, Quinn Pack MD, Penny Pekow, Tara Lagu, Victor Pinto-Plata, Kolbi Bradley, Brent Heineman BA, and Peter Lindenauer

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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