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profilePeter Benjamin Smulowitz, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
Dept. of Emergency Medicine, West CC 2
One Deaconess Rd
Boston MA 02215
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Changes in emergency department use as a result of healthcare reform in Massachusetts
Summer, 06/15/09 - 08/14/09

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  1. Smulowitz PB, Dizitzer Y, Tadiri S, Thibodeau L, Jagminas L, Novack V. Impact of implementation of the HEART pathway using an electronic clinical decision support tool in a community hospital setting. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Aug 24. PMID: 28869099.
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  2. Ali NJ, McWilliams JM, Epstein SK, Smulowitz PB. Emergency Department Involvement in Accountable Care Organizations in Massachusetts: A Survey Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 70(5):615-620.e2. PMID: 28811123.
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  3. Smulowitz PB, Barrett O, Hall MM, Grossman SA, Ullman EA, Novack V. Physician Variability in Management of Emergency Department Patients with Chest Pain. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):592-600. PMID: 28611878.
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  4. Smulowitz PB, Cary C, Boyle KL, Novack V, Jagminas L. Variation in opioid prescribing patterns between ED providers. Intern Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 11(8):1121-1124. PMID: 27424280.
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  5. Ali NJ, Jesus J, Smulowitz PB. Observation Care: Ethical and Legal Considerations for the Emergency Physician. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 50(3):527-33.e1. PMID: 26803195.
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  6. Grossman AM, Volz KA, Shapiro NI, Salem R, Sanchez LD, Smulowitz P, Grossman SA. Comparison of 1-Day Emergency Department Observation and Inpatient Ward for 1-Day Admissions in Syncope Patients. J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 50(2):217-22. PMID: 26682847.
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  7. Smulowitz PB, O'Malley J, Yang X, Landon BE. Increased use of the emergency department after health care reform in Massachusetts. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Aug; 64(2):107-15, 115.e1-3. PMID: 24656759.
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  8. Weiner SG, Smulowitz PB. Preventable acute care spending for medicare patients. JAMA. 2013 Nov 13; 310(18):1984-5. PMID: 24219955.
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  9. Liu SW, Nagurney JT, Chang Y, Parry BA, Smulowitz P, Atlas SJ. Frequent ED users: are most visits for mental health, alcohol, and drug-related complaints? Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 31(10):1512-5. PMID: 24035051.
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  10. Bell SK, Smulowitz PB, Woodward AC, Mello MM, Duva AM, Boothman RC, Sands K. Disclosure, apology, and offer programs: stakeholders' views of barriers to and strategies for broad implementation. Milbank Q. 2012 Dec; 90(4):682-705. PMID: 23216427; PMCID: PMC3530738.
  11. Smulowitz PB, Honigman L, Landon BE. A novel approach to identifying targets for cost reduction in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 61(3):293-300. PMID: 22795188.
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  12. Smulowitz PB, Lipton R, Wharam JF, Adelman L, Weiner SG, Burke L, Baugh CW, Schuur JD, Liu SW, McGrath ME, Liu B, Sayah A, Burke MC, Pope JH, Landon BE. Emergency department utilization after the implementation of Massachusetts health reform. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 58(3):225-234.e1. PMID: 21570157.
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  13. Smulowitz P, Landon BE, Burke L, Baugh C, Gunn H, Lipton R. Emergency department use by the uninsured after health care reform in Massachusetts. Intern Emerg Med. 2009 Dec; 4(6):501-6. PMID: 19777165.
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  14. Smulowitz PB, Ngo L, Epstein SK. The effect of a CT and MR preauthorization program on ED utilization. Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Mar; 27(3):328-32. PMID: 19328378.
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  15. Smulowitz PB, Zeller J, Sanchez LD, Edlow JA. Myasthenia gravis: lessons for the emergency physician. Eur J Emerg Med. 2005 Dec; 12(6):324-6. PMID: 16276268.
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  16. Smulowitz PB, Epstein SK. The effect of a CT and MR preauthorization program on ED utilization. SAEM Regional Conference. 2005.
  17. Smulowitz P, Edlow J. Scrub Typhus. Disaster Medicine, ed. Ciottone (in press). 2005.
  18. Smulowitz P, Zeller J, Sanchez L, Edlow J. Myasthenia Gravis - Lessons for the Emergency Physician. European Journal of Emergency Medicine (in press). 2005.
  19. Smulowitz PB, Wolfe R. Who is affected by ED overcrowding?. SAEM Regional Conference. 2004.
  20. Jones BU, Serna DL, Smulowitz P, Connolly P, Farber A, Beckham G, Shrivastava V, Kahwaji C, Steward E, Purdy RE, Parker WL, Ages B, Milliken JC. Extended ex vivo myocardial preservation in the beating state using a novel polyethylene glycolated bovine hemoglobin perfusate based solution. ASAIO J. 2003 Jul-Aug; 49(4):388-94. PMID: 12918579.
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  21. Jones BU, Serna DL, Beckham GB, West JS, Smulowitz PB, Purdy R, Milliken JC. Recovery from cardiac ischemic insult after standard hypothermic storage versus preservation with PEG-Hb. ASAIO. 2001; 47(3):197-201.
  22. Jones BU, Serna DL, Beckham G, West J, Smulowitz P, Farber A, Kahwaji C, Connolly P, Steward E, Purdy RE, Milliken JC. Recovery of cardiac function after standard hypothermic storage versus preservation with Peg-hemoglobin. ASAIO J. 2001 May-Jun; 47(3):197-201. PMID: 11374756.
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  23. Serna DL, Powell LL, Kahwaji C, Wallace WC, West J, Cogert G, Smulowitz P, Steward E, Purdy RE, Milliken JC. Cardiac function after eight hour storage by using polyethylene glycol hemoglobin versus crystalloid perfusion. ASAIO J. 2000 Sep-Oct; 46(5):547-52. PMID: 11016504.
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  24. Smulowitz PB, Serna DL, Beckham GE, Milliken JC. Ex vivo cardiac allograft preservation by continuous perfusion techniques. ASAIO J. 2000 Jul-Aug; 46(4):389-96. PMID: 10926133.
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