Inpatient Daily Labs
- A multifaceted hospitalist quality improvement intervention: Decreased frequency of common labs
- Residents’ self-report on why they order perceived unnecessary inpatient laboratory tests
- High-value care in the surgical intensive care unit: effect on ancillary resources.
- Reducing unnecessary blood work in the neurological ICU.
Emergency Department Labs
- Reducing unnecessary blood chemistry testing in the emergency department: implementation of Choosing Wisely
- Reducing excess cardiac biomarker testing at an academic medical center.
- Financial Impact of a targeted reduction in cardiac enzyme testing at a community hospital
- CK-MB for suspected acute coronary syndrome
- Best Practices for Monitoring Cardiac Troponin in Detecting Myocardial Injury
- Overdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection in the Molecular Test Era
- Inappropriate Clostridium difficile Testing and Consequent Overtreatment and Inaccurate Publicly Reported Metrics.
Complete Blood Count and Basic Metabolic Panel
- Toward High-Value Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Unnecessary Repeat Complete Blood Counts and Basic Metabolic Panels on a Pediatric Hospitalist Service.
- A high-value cost conscious approach to minimize heparin induced thrombocytopenia antibody (HITAb) testing using the 4T score.
- Cost-Effectiveness of Primary HPV Testing, Cytology and Co-testing as Cervical Cancer Screening for Women Above Age 30 Years.
- Clinical adherence to thrombophilia screening guidelines at a major tertiary care hospital.
- Analysis of Thrombophilia Test Ordering Practices at an Academic Center: A Proposal for Appropriate Testing to Reduce Harm and Cost
- Inpatient inherited thrombophilia testing
- Hematuria as a Marker of Occult Urinary Tract Cancer: Advice for High-Value Care From the American College of Physicians.
- Urinary Fractional Excretion Indices in the Evaluation of Acute Kidney Injury
- Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment.
- Diagnosing colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease in primary care: The usefulness of tests for faecal haemoglobin, faecal calprotectin, anaemia and iron deficiency. A prospective study
- Faecal haemoglobin and faecal calprotectin as indicators of bowel disease in patients presenting to primary care with bowel symptoms.
- Is there an added value of faecal calprotectin and haemoglobin in the diagnostic work-up for primary care patients suspected of significant colorectal disease? A cross-sectional diagnostic study.