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Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.

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Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine, Pain Management

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Department: 336-716-2695

Email: hblumste@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 1990

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Acad of Emergency Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1801870209
Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.

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Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.

Professor, Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Emergency Service, Hospital; Emergency Medicine; Patient Admission; Patient Discharge; Teaching Rounds
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Department: 336-716-2695

Email: hblumste@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

What? A resident as an expert witness? [commentary]. Blumstein H.. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(9):1080-1081.

Weekday psychiatry faculty rounds on emergency department psychiatric patients reduces length of stay. Blumstein H, Singleton AH, Suttenfield CW, Hiestand BC.. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(5):498-502.

A survey of emergency physicians regarding due process, financial pressures, and the ability to advocate for patients. McNamara RM, Beier K, Blumstein H, Weiss LD, Wood J.. J Emerg Med. 2013;45(1):111-116.

Provider-directed imaging stress testing reduces health care expenditures in lower-risk chest pain patients presenting to the emergency department. Miller CD, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Mahler S, Diercks DB, Neiberg R, Hundley WG.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012;5(1):111-118.

In emergency department patients with acute chest pain, stress cardiac MRI observation unit care reduces 1-year cardiac-related health care expenditures: a randomized trial [abstract]. Miller C, Hwang W, Case D, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1187.

A randomized trial comparing stress cardiac MRI to conventional testing among observation unit patients with chest pain [abstract]. Miller CD, Hoekstra JW, Lefevbre C [sic] [Lefebvre C], Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Mahler S, Diercks DB, Neiberg RH, Hundley WG.. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18(Suppl 1):S12.

Stress CMR imaging observation unit in the emergency department reduces 1-year medical care costs in patients with acute chest pain: a randomized study for comparison with inpatient care. Miller CD, Hwang W, Case D, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Hundley WG.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011;4(8):862-870.

Performance of the maximum modified early warning score to predict the need for higher care utilization among admitted emergency department patients. Heitz CR, Gaillard JP, Blumstein H, Case D, Messick C, Miller CD.. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(1):E46-E52.

Stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with observation unit care reduces cost for patients with emergent chest pain: a randomized trial. Miller CD, Hwang W, Hoekstra JW, Case D, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hiestand B, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Hundley WG, et al.. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56(3):209-219.

President's message [newsletter item]. Blumstein H.. Common Sense (AAEM Newsl). 2010;17(2):1.

President's message: call for help [newsletter item]. Blumstein H.. Common Sense (AAEM Newsl). 2010;17(3):1.

Utility of radiography in suspected ventricular shunt malfunction. Blumstein H, Schardt S.. J Emerg Med. 2009;36(1):50-54.

Pneumonia core measures and blood cultures [letter]. Blumstein H, Nicks BA.. Acad Emerg Med. 2007;14(3):288-289.

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Professor, Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine, Pain Management
Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.

Howard A. Blumstein, M.D.

Professor, Emergency Medicine

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