Zachary F Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Blockley Hall, University of Pennsylvania
423 Guardian Drive, Room 413
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4865
Office: 215-746-5618
Fax: 215-573-2701
Education:
BA (History)
Columbia College, Columbia University, 1993.
MPH (Public Health in Health Policy and Management)
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1998.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1999.
MS (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania , 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Narrative Medicine, Health Services Research, Emergency Care Access and Utilization, Patient Safety, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Journalism, Medical Writing, Communication, Dissemination and Translation of Health Services Research Results, Comparative Effectiveness Research Funding and Federal Policy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Emergency Medicine, Quality Assurance, Prehospital Care

Description of Other Expertise

Medical Journalism, Healthcare Writing

Selected Publications

Schwartz M, Banerjee R, Mamtani M, Meisel ZF, Myers JS: The Use of Narratives to Improve Resident Perceptions Related to Feedback Around Patient Safety Events. 2018 Integrating Quality Conference June 2018.

Bores SA, Pajerowski W, Carr BG, Holena D, Meisel ZF, Mechem CC, Band RA: The Association of Prehospital Intravenous Fluids and Mortality in Patients with Penetrating Trauma. J Emerg Med Feb 2018.

Delgado MK, Shofer FS, Patel MS, Halpern S, Edwards C, Meisel ZF, Perrone J.: Association between Electronic Medical Record Implementation of Default Opioid Prescription Quantities and Prescribing Behavior in Two Emergency Departments. J Gen Intern Med(epub ahead of print), Jan 2018.

Graves RL, Goldshear J, Perrone J, Ungar L, Klinger E, Meisel ZF, Merchant RM: Patient narratives in Yelp reviews offer insight into opioid experiences and the challenges of pain management. Pain Management 2018 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Schaffer JT, Hess EP, Hollander JE, Kline JA, Torres CA, Diercks DB, Jones R, Owen KP, Meisel ZF, Demers M, Leblanc A, Inselman J, Herrin J, Montori VM, Shah ND: Impact of a Shared Decision Making Intervention on Health Care Utilization: A Secondary Analysis of the Chest Pain Choice Multicenter Randomized Trial. Acad Emerg Med(epub ahead of print), December 2017.

Schaffer JT, Hess EP, Hollander JE, Kline JA, Torres CA, Diercks DB, Jones R, Owen KP, Meisel ZF, Demers M, Leblanc A, Inselman J, Herrin J, Montori VM, Shah ND: Impact of a Shared Decision Making Intervention on Healthcare Utilization: A Secondary Analysis of the Chest Pain Choice Multicenter Randomized Trial. Acad Emerg Med December 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/acem.13355

Gollust S, Meisel ZF, Grande D: Is Twitter the Key to Translating Health Services Research? AcademyHealth.org Sept 2017 Notes: http://www.academyhealth.org/blog/2017-09/twitter-key-translating-health-services-research.

Grande D, Meisel ZF, Merchant RM, Seymour J, Gollust SE: Twitter Accounts Followed by Congressional Health Staff. Am J Manag Care 23(7): e238-e244, July 2017 Notes: Am J Manag Care. 2017;23(7):e238-e244.

Rising, KL, Hollander JE, Schaffer JT, Kline JA, Torres CA, Diercks DB, Jones R, Owen KP, Meisel ZF, Demers M, LeBlanc A, Shah ND, Inselman J, Herrin J, Montori VM, Hess EP: Effectiveness of a Decision Aid in Potentially Vulnerable Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Chest Pain Choice Multicenter Randomized Trial. Medical Decision Making May 2017.

Carpenter CR, Meisel ZF: Overcoming the Tower of Babel in Medical Science by Finding the "EQUATOR": Research Reporting Guidelines. Acad Emerg Med May 2017.

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Last updated: 04/06/2018
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