Ari Benjamin Friedman, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of University of PENN
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Core Faculty, Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

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Department of Emergency Medicine
Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive, Room 408
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-5619
MS (Health Care Management and Economics)
The Wharton School, 2010.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
PhD (Health Care Management and Economics)
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 2016.
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Selected Publications

McCoy MS, Friedman AB, Hoffman AK: The Scope and Legal Implications of Tracking Technologies on Hospital Websites. JAMA Jul 2023.

Chaiyachati K, Shea J, Ward M, Nelson M, Ghosh M, Reilly J, Kelly S, Chisholm D, Barbati Z, Hemmons J, Abdel-Rahman D, Ebert J, Xiong R, Snider C, Lee K, Friedman A, Meisel Z, Kilaru A, Asch D, Delgado MK, Morgan A: Patient and clinician perspectives of a remote monitoring program for COVID-19 and lessons for future programs. BMC Health Serv Res 23(1): 698, Jun 2023.

Kilaru AS, Friedman AB, Delgado MK: Considering the Whole Person in Hospital Admission Decisions for Older Adults in the Emergency Department. JAMA Intern Med Jun 2023.

Seeburger EF, Gonzales R, South EC, Friedman AB, Agarwal AK: Qualitative Perspectives of Emergency Nurses on Electronic Health Record Behavioral Flags to Promote Workplace Safety. JAMA Network Open 6(4): e239057, Apr 2023.

Friedman AB, Merchant RM, Maley A, Farhat K, Smith K, Felkins J, Gonzales RE, Bauer L, McCoy MS: Widespread Third-Party Tracking On Hospital Websites Poses Privacy Risks For Patients And Legal Liability For Hospitals. Health Affairs 42(4): 508-15, Apr 2023.

Agarwal AK, Seeburger E, O'Neill G, Nwakanma CC, Marsh LE, Soltany KA, South EC, Friedman AB: Prevalence of Behavioral Flags in the Electronic Health Record Among Black and White Patients Visiting the Emergency Department. JAMA Netw Open 6(1): e2251734, Jan 2023.

Brooks ES, Mavroudis CL, Tong J, Wirtalla CJ, Friedman A, Kelz RR. : Health System Structure: An Opportunity to Address Structural Racism and Discrimination. Annals of Surgery 277(5): 854-8, 2023.

Chen A, Muralidharan M, Friedman AB: Algorithms Identifying Low Acuity Emergency Department Visits: A Review and Validation Study Health Serv Res 57(4): 979-989, Aug 2022.

Unachukwu I, Meisel ZF, South EC, Friedman AB: Racial Disparities in Imaging of Older Adults Presenting to the Emergency Department for Abdominal Pain. American Geriatrics Society Annual Conference May 2022.

Khatri U, Delgado K, South E, Friedman AB: Racial Disparities in the Management of Emergency Department Patients Presenting with Psychiatric Disorders SAEM22 May 2022.

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Last updated: 07/21/2023
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