Erica Shelton, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S., F.A.C.E.P.

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

Testing the effectiveness of a community health worker intervention with the aim of improving attainment of post emergency department follow up care, decreasing repeat visits and reducing costs associ

Erica Shelton, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S., F.A.C.E.P.
 

Research Description

Testing the effectiveness of a community health worker intervention with the aim of improving attainment of post emergency department follow up care, decreasing repeat visits and reducing costs associated.

Research Impact

The goal of Dr. Shelton's study is to adopt a proven community health worker/patient-partnership model for people at high risk of frequent emergency department reutilization. Through a randomized clinical trial, Dr. Shelton will test the effectiveness of such a model compared in improving attainment of post emergency department follow-up care, decreasing repeat visits and reducing costs associated with visits among high-risk patients.

 
 

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Education

 

 M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 2006 

Awards

  • Principal Investigator: Collaborative Commitment to Emergency Department Follow-Up Care: A Community-Based Approach to Patient Engagement, Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Award
  • Adherence to Follow-Up Care Instructions after the Emergency Department Visit: Infusing the Patient Perspective; Sponsor, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute
  • Regional Community Health Partnership Task Force of Baltimore: Healthcare Transformation Program, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission and Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Papers

Carpenter C, Shelton E, Fowler S, Suffoletto B, Platts-Mills T, Rothman R, Hogan T. Risk Factors & Screening Instruments to Predict Adverse Outcomes for Undifferentiated Older Emergency Department Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Academic Emergency Medicine. January 2015. PMID: 25565487

Gibbons MC, Wilson RF, Samal L, Lehmann CU, Dickersin K, Lehmann HP, Aboumatar H, Finkelstein J, Shelton E, Sharma R, Bass EB. Consumer Health Informatics: Results of a Systematic Evidence Review and Evidence Based Recommendations. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research. 1(1):72-82. March 2011. PMID: 24073033

Gibbons MC, Wilson RF, Samal L, Lehmann CU, Dickersin K, Lehmann HP, Aboumatar H, Finkelstein J, Shelton E, Sharma R, Bass EB. Impact of Consumer Health Informatics Applications. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 188. AHRQ Publication No. 09(10)-E019. Rockville, MD. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. October 2009. PMID: 20629477

Wolff T, Shelton E, Sessions C, and Miller T. Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 150 (10):710-716. May 19, 2009. PMID: 19451578