This is a product of “Quality and Efficiency of Emergency Care Across the Continuum: A Systems Approach” consensus conference, sponsored by American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and held in Boston, MA, in October 2009.
Critical Pathways for Post–Emergency Outpatient Diagnosis and Treatment: Tools to Improve the Value of Emergency Care
Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2011
© 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 18, Issue 6, pages e52–e63, June 2011
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Schuur, J. D., Baugh, C. W., Hess, E. P., Hilton, J. A., Pines, J. M. and Asplin, B. R. (2011), Critical Pathways for Post–Emergency Outpatient Diagnosis and Treatment: Tools to Improve the Value of Emergency Care. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18: e52–e63. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01096.x
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HS018114-01 from the AHRQ. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Dr. Schuur did not receive any funding to produce this paper. He receives grant funding from the Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (NIH Award UL1 RR 025758 and financial contributions from Harvard University and its affiliated academic health care centers) for research on observation care. Additionally he receives grant funding from AHRQ for unrelated work. He is a member of the Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Scientific Advisory Board for United Health Care. Dr. Baugh is a co-investigator for an ongoing study involving the use of observation for patients with syncope, which is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Hess is a recipient of the Fellow-to-Faculty transition award from the American Heart Association, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Emergency Medicine Foundation and also receives grant funding from the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. Dr. Pines receives grant funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Abbott Point-of-Care for unrelated work. Dr. Asplin did not receive any funding to produce this paper.
Supervising Editor: Manish N. Shah, MD.
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