Category Archives: baystate-research

Population Health Snapshot: Frailty Assessment and Discharge Disposition for Hospitalized Elderly

Frailty, a biological syndrome that reflects a state of decrease physiological reserve and vulnerability to stressors, has become a high priority theme due to the aging and increasingly complex...

SPOiLER: Towards Safer Prescribing of Legal Opioids from the Emergency Room

We interviewed William Soares, MD, MS, IHDPS Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UMMS-Baystate about his NIH K08 grant entitled, “SPOiLER: towards Safer...

Faculty Highlight: Dr. Esra Caylan, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Esra Caylan, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UMMS-Baystate, published an article in the June 2018 issue of The Journal of Pediatrics that compared the characteristics and severity of...

A Qualitative Analysis of Patients' Perceptions of Shared Decision-Making in the Emergency Department: “Let me know I have a choice”

We interviewed Elizabeth Schoenfeld, MD, MS, IHDPS Fellow, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine about her recent publication and accompanying editorial in the Journal...