Ernest Shen, PhD


Satisfaction With Care After Reducing Opioids for Chronic Pain

June 08, 2018

There is no significant association between unfavorable patient satisfaction and opioid reductions for chronic pain, but encounters with unestablished providers may slightly impair satisfaction when reducing opioids.

Improving Antibiotic Stewardship: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial

November 21, 2017

The authors assessed the effect of provider education and clinical decision support (CDS) on antibiotic prescribing for acute sinusitis. Education and CDS improved antibiotic stewardship and changed diagnosis patterns.