"Choosing Wisely" imaging recommendations: initial implementation in New England emergency departments.
The western journal of emergency medicine.
Attitude of Health Personnel, Choice Behavior, Emergency Medicine, Health Care Surveys, Health Expenditures, Health Services Research, Humans, New England, Practice Patterns, Physicians', Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Unnecessary Procedures
INTRODUCTION: In June 2016, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Emergency Quality Network began its
METHODS: This survey study was exempt from institutional review board review. In 2015, we mailed surveys to 195 hospital-affiliated EDs in all six New England states to determine whether they had implemented
RESULTS: A total of 169/195 (87%) of New England EDs responded, with all individual state response rates >80%. Overall, 101 (60%) of responding EDs had implemented an intervention for at least one
CONCLUSION: One year after release of the ACEP
Raja, Ali S; Venkatesh, Arjun K; Mick, Nathan; Zabbo, Cristopher P; Hasegawa, Kohei; Espinola, Janice A; Bittner, Jane C; and Camargo, Carlos A, ""Choosing Wisely" imaging recommendations: initial implementation in New England emergency departments." (2017). Maine Medical Center. 600.