Publications

Publications

The latest clinical research published using data from MEDIC

Manuscripts & Editorials

Kocher KE. From Evidence to Action for Emergency Department Chest Pain Hospitalization Practices. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2021 Jan 12.

Arora R, White EN, Niedbala D, Ravichandran Y, Sethuraman U, Radovic N, Watson K, Nypaver M. Reducing Computed Tomography Scan Utilization for Pediatric Minor Head Injury in the Emergency Department: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Dec 27.

Kocher KE & Macy ML. Emergency Department Patients in the Early Months of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic—What Have We Learned? JAMA Health Forum, 2020.

Kocher KE, Arora R, Bassin BS, Benjamin LS, Bolton M, Dennis BJ, Ham JJ, Krupp SS, Levasseur KA, Macy ML, O’Neil BJ, Pribble JM, Sherwin RL, Sroufe NS, Uren BJ, Nypaver MM. Baseline performance of real world clinical practice within a statewide emergency medicine quality network: the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC). Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2019;75(2):192-205.

Greenwood-Ericksen MB, Macy ML, Ham JJ, Nypaver MM, Zochowski M, Kocher KE. Are rural and urban emergency departments equally equipped to reduce avoidable admissions? Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2019;20(3):477-84.

Schechtman M, Kocher KE, Ham JJ, Nypaver MM, Zochowski M, Macy MM. Michigan emergency department leader attitudes toward and experiences with clinical pathways to guide admission decisions: a mixed-methods study. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2019;26(4):384-393.

Abstracts

Paxton J, White E, Macy ML, Ehrman R, O’Neil B, Krupp S, Kocher KE, Nypaver MM. “The Diagnostic Yield of Alternative Findings on Computed Tomography for Pulmonary Embolism.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Denver, CO; May 12-15, 2020.

Krupp S, Dennis B, Kocher KE, Nypaver MM, Bolton M, Macy ML, White E. “Adherence to Canadian CT Head Rule is Associated with Improved Hospital Performance Metrics.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Denver, CO; May 12-15, 2020.

Kocher KE, White E, Arora R, Benjamin L, Macy ML, Nypaver MM. “Effectiveness of the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC) Quality Network.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Denver, CO; May 12-15, 2020.

Krupp S, Szafranski J, Slezak M, Faraone H, Kocher KE, Griffith B, Bussa R, Tang A, Mitchell G, Nypaver MM, White E. “Implementing the Canadian CT Head Rule in an Urban US ED: A Retrospective Chart Review.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Denver, CO; May 12-15, 2020.

Nypaver MM, Macy ML, Arora R, Benjamin L, White E, Kocher KE. “Evaluation of the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC), an integrated adult and pediatric quality network, on reducing pediatric imaging.” Pediatric Academic Societies; Philadelphia, PA; May 2-5, 2020.

Kocher KE, Arora R, Bassin BS, Benjamin LS, Bolton M, Dennis BJ, Ham JJ, Krupp SS, Levasseur KA, Macy ML, O’Neil BJ, Pribble JM, Sherwin RL, Sroufe NS, Uren BJ, Nypaver MM. “Emergency Care Quality Imaging Benchmarks in a Statewide Collaborative: Estimated Excess and Associated Spending.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Las Vegas, NV; May 14-17, 2019.

Nypaver MM, Macy ML, Arora R, Benjamin LS, Bolton M, Borgialli D, Levasseur KA, Sherwin RL, Sroufe NS, White E, Kocher KE. “Factors Associated with Emergency Department Chest X-Ray Use in Children with Asthma, Bronchiolitis, and Croup.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Las Vegas, NV; May 14-17, 2019.

Nypaver M, Macy M, Arora R, Benjamin L, Bolton M, Borgialli D, Levasseur K, Sherwin R, Sroufe N, White E, Kocher K. “Factors Associated with Chest X-Ray Use in the Emergency Department for Children with Asthma, Bronchiolitis, and Croup: An Observational Study from the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC) Registry.” Pediatric Academic Societies; Baltimore, MD; April 24-May 1, 2019.

Kocher KE, Arora R, Benjamin LS, Dennis B, Ham J, Macy M, Pribble JM, Sroufe NS, Uren BJ, Nypaver MM. “Measuring Baseline Performance and Practice Variation in a Novel, Statewide, Physician-Payer Quality Network Partnership for Opportunities to Improve Emergency Care Quality: Benchmarking the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC).” AcademyHealth; Seattle, WA; June 24-26, 2018.

Kocher K, Arora R, Benjamin L, Dennis B, Ham J, Macy M, Pribble J, Sroufe N, Uren B, Nypaver M. “Measuring Baseline Performance and Practice Variation within a Novel, Statewide, Physician-Payer Quality Network Partnership for Opportunities to Improve Emergency Care Quality and Cost Effectiveness: Benchmarking the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 15-18, 2018.

Nypaver M, Arora R, Benjamin L, Levasseur K, Macy M, Sroufe N, Kocher K. “Practice Variation in Emergency Department Chest X-ray Use for Children with Common Respiratory Illnesses: Baseline Performance from the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative, a Clinical Registry of Children’s and General Hospitals.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 15-18, 2018.

Nypaver M, Arora R, Benjamin L, Levasseur K, Macy M, Sroufe N, Kocher K. “Practice Variation in Emergency Department Chest X-ray Use for Children with Common Respiratory Illnesses: Baseline Performance from the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC), a Clinical Registry of Children’s and General Hospitals.” Pediatric Academic Societies; Toronto, CA; May 5-8, 2018.

Kocher KE, Pribble JM, Uren BJ, Macy ML, Ham JJ, Proudlock AL, Didyk JS, White EN, Nypaver MM. “Creating a Regional Quality Collaborative in Emergency Medicine: the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative.” American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting; Washington, DC; October 29-November 1, 2017.

Nypaver M, Macy M, Pribble J, Uren B, Levine G, Kocher K. “The Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC): A Novel Model for Implementing Large Scale Change in Pediatric Emergency Care.” American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL; September 15-19, 2017.

Greenwood-Ericksen M, Kocher K, Nypaver M, Ham J, Zochowski M, Macy M. “Are Rural and Urban EDs Equally Equipped to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations?: A Statewide Survey of Michigan Emergency Departments.” AcademyHealth; New Orleans, LA; June 25-27, 2017.

Kocher KE, Nypaver M, Ham J, Zochowski M, Macy M. “An Assessment of Needs and Resources Related to Developing Alternatives to Hospitalization: A Statewide Survey of Michigan Emergency Departments.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL; May 17-20, 2017.

Greenwood-Ericksen M, Kocher KE, Nypaver M, Ham J, Zochowski M, Macy M. “Are Rural and Urban Emergency Departments Equally Equipped to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations?: A Statewide Survey of Michigan Emergency Departments.” Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL; May 17-20, 2017.

MEDIC in the News

Kocher K, Cutter C, Li K, Solnick R, Kullgren J, Singer D, Solway E, Kirch M, Malani P. Emergency Department Use Among Older Adults: Experiences & Perspectives. University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging. December 2020. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/163714 .

Urban, K. “Costs, COVID-19 risk and delays top older adults’ concerns about seeking emergency care, poll finds.” IHPI News, 2020.

Urban, K. “Use of Emergency Departments Plummets During COVID-19.” M Health Lab Blog, 2020.

Urban, K. “Emergency Departments Across Michigan Collaborate on COVID-19 Response.” M Health Lab Blog, 2020.

Brooks, D. Michigan EDs Collaborative to Reduce Excess Use of Certain Imaging Tests. ED Management, 2019; 31(10):113-115.

Urban, K. “Reducing Overtesting in the Emergency Department Could Save Millions.” M Health Lab Blog, 2019.

BCBSM Value Partnerships. “Reducing excessive imaging in the emergency room can save millions, per CQI study.” Value Partnerships Blog, 2019.