Brain Concussion; Health Services Research; Medical Informatics; Quality of Health Care
Public Health Interests
- The association between physician empathy and variation in imaging use. Melnick ER, O'Brien EG, Kovalerchik O, Fleischman W, Venkatesh AK, Taylor RA. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jun 25. doi: 10.1111/acem.13017. [Epub ahead of print]
- Financial Ties Between Emergency Physicians and Industry: Insights From Open Payments Data. Fleischman W, Ross JS, Melnick ER, Newman DH, Venkatesh AK. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Mar 10. pii: S0196-0644(16)00024-X. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.01.014. [Epub ahead of print]
- Prediction of In-hospital Mortality in Emergency Department Patients With Sepsis: A Local Big Data-Driven, Machine Learning Approach. Taylor RA, Pare JR, Venkatesh AK, Mowafi H, Melnick ER, Fleischman W, Hall MK. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;23(3):269-78. doi: 10.1111/acem.12876. Epub 2016 Feb 13.
- Comparative Effectiveness Research: Alternatives to "Traditional" Computed Tomography Use in the Acute Care Setting. Moore CL, Broder J, Gunn ML, Bhargavan-Chatfield M, Cody D, Cullison K, Daniels B, Gans B, Kennedy Hall M, Gaines BA, Goldman S, Heil J, Liu R, Marin JR, Melnick ER, Novelline RA, Pare J, Repplinger MD, Taylor RA, Sodickson AD. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Nov 17. doi: 10.1111/acem.12831. [Epub ahead of print]
- Understanding Overuse of Computed Tomography for Minor Head Injury in the Emergency Department: A Triangulated Qualitative Study. Melnick ER, Shafer K, Rodulfo N, Shi J, Hess EP, Wears RL, Qureshi RA, Post LA. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;22(12):1474-83. doi: 10.1111/acem.12824. Epub 2015 Nov 14.
- How to make less more: empathy can fill the gap left by reducing unnecessary care. Melnick ER. BMJ. 2015 Nov 4;351:h5831. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h5831
- Improving emergency physician performance using audit and feedback: a systematic review. Rogers RL, Narvaez Y, Venkatesh AK, Fleischman W, Hall MK, Taylor RA, Hersey D, Sette L, Melnick ER. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Oct;33(10):1505-14.
- Back to the Bedside: Developing a Bedside Aid for Concussion and Brain Injury Decisions in the Emergency Department. Melnick ER, Lopez K, Hess EP, Abujarad F, Brandt CA, Shiffman RN, Post LA. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2015 Jun 29;3(2):1136. doi: 10.13063/2327-9214.1136. eCollection 2015.
- Redefining Overuse to Include Costs: A Decision Analysis for Computed Tomography in Minor Head Injury. Melnick ER, Keegan J, Taylor RA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41(7):313-2
- ACEP Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Seizures. Huff JS, Melnick ER, Tomaszewski CA, Thiessen ME, Jagoda AS, Fesmire FM. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2014;63:437-447.
- Melnick ER. An outdated solution. The New York Times. January 21, 2014:D6. URL: http://nyti.ms/1jpBOQm
- Overuse of CT for mild traumatic brain injury. Melnick ER, Szlezak CM, Bentley SK, Dziura JD, Kotlyar S, Post LA. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2012;38:483-489.
- The predictive value of self-report questions in a clinical decision rule for pediatric lead poisoning screening. Kaplowitz SA, Perlstadt H, D’Onofrio G, Melnick ER, Baum C, Kirrane BM, Post LA. Public Health Reports. 2012;127:375-382.
- Delphi consensus on the feasibility of translating the ACEP clinical policies into computerized clinical decision support. Melnick ER, Nielson JA, Finnell JT, Bullard MJ, Cantrill SV, Cochrane DG, Halamka JD, Handler JA, Holroyd BR, Kamens D, Kho A, McClay J, Shapiro JS, Teich J, Wears RL, Patel SJ, Ward MF, Richardson LD. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Oct;56(4):317-20.
- Knowledge translation of the American College of Emergency Physicians' clinical policy on syncope using computerized clinical decision support. Melnick ER, Genes NG, Chawla NK, Akerman M, Baumlin KM, Jagoda A. Int J Emerg Med. 2010 Jun 1;3(2):97-104.
- Portable ultrasound for remote environments, Part I: feasibility of field deployment. Nelson BP, Melnick ER, and Li J. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2011;40:190-7.
- Portable ultrasound for remote environments, Part II: current indications. Nelson BP, Melnick ER, and Li J. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2011;40:313-21.