​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported​ by DARE and Community Health Grants

Emergency Medicine


Assessing frequency and predictors of under- and over-triage of pediatric emergency department patients
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Assessing the frequency and predictors of mis-triage among pediatric patients in the emergency department
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in the ED: Characteristics and Determinants of Length of Stay
Dale Cotton | CH | Completed

Characteristics of ED Patients Who Test Positive for SARS-CoV-2 in a Community Health Setting
Dale Cotton, Mary Reed | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Derivation and Testing of a Search Tool that Combines ICD Codes and Unstructured Clinical Data to Improve Accurate Case Identification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Evaluating the Incidence of Contrast Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Emergency Department Patients
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed

Imaging in suspected renal colic: retrospective validation of clinical decision rules to predict uncomplicated ureteral stone
Edward Durant | CH | Completed

Impact of Opioid Safety Initiative Education on Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing
Mamata Kene, Mary Reed | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Improving risk stratification of E.D. patients with acute heart failure: external validation of the STRATIFY tool
Dana Sax, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Improving stroke prevention for high-risk AFib by discharge redesign using electronic clinical decision support
David Vinson, Mary Reed | PRP | Completed | View Summary

In-hospital mortality among patients with non-traumatic intracranial hemorrhage: In a hub-and-spoke model of neuroscience care, are outcomes non-inferior following presentation to a spoke versus a hub medical center?
Dustin Mark | CH | Completed

KP-specific cardiac history and risk summaries: standardizing Emergency Work-ups Around Risk Data (STEWARD) Chest Pain Project - Phase 3
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Patterns and Impact of Chemical Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Completed

Patterns and Impact of Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Completed

Real-time decision support algorithms for pulmonary embolism in the ED
CREST Network, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Risk stratification of emergency department patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding: identifying patients who may be safe for outpatient management
Sean Bouvet | CH | Completed

Sustainability of Electronic Clinical Decision Support System Effects: an Evaluation of Two Use Cases
Dustin Ballard | CH | Completed

The Management of Stable Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in the Community Emergency Department Setting
Ian McLachlan | CH | Completed

Utility of Fluid Resuscitation in Low-Risk Patients with Severe Sepsis
Todd Seigel | CH | Completed

Utilization of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiograms at KPNC: Predictors of Higher Yield and Comparison to National Rates
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed


[2022 Continued Funding] Objective cardiac testing following emergency department evaluations for chest pain: associations between referral for non-invasive cardiac testing and 2-year adverse outcomes.
Dustin Mark | CH | Ongoing

Antenatal pulmonary embolism diagnostics (APED) in the COVID-19 era
David Vinson | CH | Ongoing

Comparative effectiveness of outcomes associated with video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) versus robot assisted thoracic surgery (RATS) for lobectomy in KPNC
Jeffery Velotta, Vinnie Liu | TAP | Ongoing

Improving management of emergency department patients with undifferentiated syncope; prospective validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score
David R. Vinson, MD | PRP | Ongoing

Improving Risk Stratification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure: Building and Testing a Machine-learning Platform for Personalized, Accurate, Real-time Risk Prediction
Dana Sax, Mary Reed | PRP | Ongoing

Non-endoscopic management of acute esophageal food impaction (EFI) in the emergency department
Linda Lee | CH | Ongoing

Reducing Variation in Hospitalization and Processes of Care in Emergency Department Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial
David Vinson, Mary Reed | DSGP | Ongoing

Trends in the use of computed tomographic cerebral angiography for emergency department patients with headache
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing