Saul B Blecker

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Saul B Blecker

Assistant Professor;
Departments of Population Health (Health & Beh) and Medicine (GIM Div)

Contact Info

Address
227 East 30th Street
Floor 6 Room 648
New York, NY 10016

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Medical Specialties

Internal Medicine

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Board Certification

2008 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Education

2005 — Tufts University, Medical Education
2005-2006 — NYU School of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Internship
2005-2008 — NYU Hospitals Center (No Value Specified), Internship
2007-2008 — NYU School of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
2008-2011 — Johns Hopkins University (Internal Medicine), Clinical Fellowships
2008-2011 — Johns Hopkins Hospital (No Value Specified), Clinical Fellowships

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Electronic health record use, intensity of hospital care, and patient outcomes
Blecker, S; Goldfeld, K; Park, N; Shine, D; Austrian, JS; Braithwaite, RS; Radford, MJ; Gourevitch, MN
2014 ;127(3):216-221, American journal of medicine
— id: 1021512, year: 2014, vol: 127, page: 216, stat: Journal Article,

Quality of care for heart failure patients hospitalized for any cause
Blecker, Saul; Agarwal, Sunil K; Chang, Patricia P; Rosamond, Wayne D; Casey, Donald E; Kucharska-Newton, Anna; Radford, Martha J; Coresh, Josef; Katz, Stuart
2014 Jan;63(2):123-130, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 759542, year: 2014, vol: 63, page: 123, stat: Journal Article,

OBSERVATION UNITS AS SUBSTITUTES FOR HOSPITALIZATION OR HOME DISCHARGE
Blecker, Saul; Goldfeld, Keith; Ladapo, Ioseph; Katz, Stuart
2014 APR;29:S157-S157, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 1268052, year: 2014, vol: 29, page: S157, stat: Journal Article,

Association of weekend continuity of care with hospital length of stay
Blecker, Saul; Shine, Daniel; Park, Naeun; Goldfeld, Keith; Scott Braithwaite, R; Radford, Martha J; Gourevitch, Marc N
2014 Jul;:551-563, International journal for quality in health care
— id: 1066022, year: 2014, vol: , page: 551, stat: Journal Article,

Anger Proneness, Gender, and the Risk of Heart Failure
Kucharska-Newton, Anna M; Williams, Janice E; Chang, Patricia P; Stearns, Sally C; Sueta, Carla A; Blecker, Saul B; Mosley, Thomas H
2014 Oct;:102303-102303, Journal of cardiac failure
— id: 1299662, year: 2014, vol: , page: 102303, stat: Journal Article,

Trends in inappropriate use of cardiac stress testing with imaging among primary care physicians and cardiologists in the United States
Ladapo, J; Blecker, S; Douglas, P
2014 01 Apr 2014;63(12):A1294-A1294, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 884512, year: 2014, vol: 63, page: A1294, stat: Journal Article,

Airflow Obstruction, Lung Function, and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Li, Jingjing; Agarwal, Sunil K; Alonso, Alvaro; Blecker, Saul; Chamberlain, Alanna M; London, Stephanie J; Loehr, Laura R; McNeill, Ann Marie; Poole, Charles; Soliman, Elsayed Z; Heiss, Gerardo
2014 Mar;129(9):971-980, Circulation
— id: 829302, year: 2014, vol: 129, page: 971, stat: Journal Article,

Heart failure-associated hospitalizations in the United States
Blecker, S; Paul, M; Taksler, G; Ogedegbe, G; Katz, S
2013 26 Mar 2013;61(12):1259-1267, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 349312, year: 2013, vol: 61, page: 1259, stat: Journal Article,

Monitoring the pulse of hospital activity: Electronic health record utilization as a measure of care intensity
Blecker, Saul; Austrian, Jonathan S; Shine, Daniel; Braithwaite, R Scott; Radford, Martha J; Gourevitch, Marc N
2013 Sep;8(9):513-518, Journal of hospital medicine
— id: 541762, year: 2013, vol: 8, page: 513, stat: Journal Article,

MONITORING THE PULSE OF HOSPITAL ACTIVITY: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD UTILIZATION AS A MEASURE OF CARE INTENSITY
Blecker, Saul; Austrian, Jonathan; Shine, Daniel; Braithwaite, R. Scott; Radford, Martha J.; Gourevitch, Marc N.
2013 JUN;28 1 1:S122-S122, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 883252, year: 2013, vol: 28 1 1, page: S122, stat: Journal Article,

Temporal trends in the utilization of echocardiography in ontario, 2001 to 2009
Blecker, Saul; Bhatia, R Sacha; You, John J; Lee, Douglas S; Alter, David A; Wang, Julie T; Wong, Hannah J; Tu, Jack V
2013 Apr;6(4):515-522, JACC: Cardiovascular imaging
— id: 301312, year: 2013, vol: 6, page: 515, stat: Journal Article,

Electronic health record utilization, intensity of hospital care, and patient outcomes
Blecker, Saul; Goldfeld, Keith; Park, Naeun; Shine, Daniel; Austrian, Jonathan S; Braithwaite, R Scott; Radford, Martha J; Gourevitch, Marc N
2013 Dec;:123-130, American journal of medicine
— id: 779932, year: 2013, vol: , page: 123, stat: Journal Article,

Heart Failure Associated Hospitalizations in the United States
Blecker, Saul; Paul, Margaret; Taksler, Glen; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Katz, Stuart
2013 Mar;61(12):1259-1267, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 254852, year: 2013, vol: 61, page: 1259, stat: Journal Article,

No Evidence of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Noninvasive Evaluation of Patients for Coronary Heart Disease in the United States
Ladapo, Joseph A; Blecker, Saul; Douglas, Pamela S
2013 NOV 26;128(22):?-?, Circulation
— id: 1015492, year: 2013, vol: 128, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Physician Decision-Making and Trends in Use of Cardiac Stress Testing to Diagnose Coronary Heart Disease in The United States
Ladapo, Joseph A; Blecker, Saul; Douglas, Pamela S
2013 NOV 26;128(22):?-?, Circulation
— id: 1015482, year: 2013, vol: 128, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical implications of referral bias in the diagnostic performance of exercise testing for coronary artery disease
Ladapo, Joseph A; Blecker, Saul; Elashoff, Michael R; Federspiel, Jerome J; Vieira, Dorice L; Sharma, Gaurav; Monane, Mark; Rosenberg, Steven; Phelps, Charles E; Douglas, Pamela S
2013 Dec;2(6):e000505-e000505 e000505, Journal of the American Heart Association
— id: 740962, year: 2013, vol: 2, page: e000505, stat: Journal Article,

Diabetes and risk of fracture-related hospitalization: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
Schneider, Andrea L C; Williams, Emma K; Brancati, Frederick L; Blecker, Saul; Coresh, Josef; Selvin, Elizabeth
2013 May;36(5):1153-1158, Diabetes care
— id: 349172, year: 2013, vol: 36, page: 1153, stat: Journal Article,

Trends in heart failure associated hospitalizations in the United States, 2001-2009
Blecker, S; Paul, M; Ogedegbe, G; Taksler, G; Katz, S
2012 July 2012;27:S339-S340, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 783172, year: 2012, vol: 27, page: S339, stat: Journal Article,

Comorbid diabetes and end-of-life expenditures among medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
Blecker, Saul; Herbert, Robert; Brancati, Frederick L
2012 Jan;18(1):41-46, Journal of cardiac failure
— id: 158267, year: 2012, vol: 18, page: 41, stat: Journal Article,

Hospice care and resource utilization in Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
Blecker, Saul; Anderson, Gerard F; Herbert, Robert; Wang, Nae-Yuh; Brancati, Frederick L
2011 Nov;49(11):985-991, Medical care
— id: 159041, year: 2011, vol: 49, page: 985, stat: Journal Article,

High-normal albuminuria and risk of heart failure in the community
Blecker, Saul; Matsushita, Kunihiro; Kottgen, Anna; Loehr, Laura R; Bertoni, Alain G; Boulware, L Ebony; Coresh, Josef
2011 Jul;58(1):47-55, American journal of kidney diseases
— id: 159039, year: 2011, vol: 58, page: 47, stat: Journal Article,

Incidence of potentially avoidable urgent readmissions and their relation to all-cause urgent readmissions
van Walraven, Carl; Jennings, Alison; Taljaard, Monica; Dhalla, Irfan; English, Shane; Mulpuru, Sunita; Blecker, Saul; Forster, Alan J
2011 Oct;183(14):E1067-E1072, CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)
— id: 159040, year: 2011, vol: 183, page: E1067, stat: Journal Article,

Left ventricular dysfunction as a risk factor for cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in African Americans
Blecker, Saul; Matsushita, Kunihiro; Fox, Ervin; Russell, Stuart D; Miller, Edgar R 3rd; Taylor, Herman; Brancati, Frederick; Coresh, Josef
2010 Sep;160(3):488-495, American heart journal
— id: 159035, year: 2010, vol: 160, page: 488, stat: Journal Article,

Quality of care for heart failure among disabled Medicaid recipients with and without severe mental illness
Blecker, Saul; Zhang, Yiyi; Ford, Daniel E; Guallar, Eliseo; Dosreis, Susan; Steinwachs, Donald M; Dixon, Lisa B; Daumit, Gail L
2010 May-Jun;32(3):255-261, General hospital psychiatry
— id: 159032, year: 2010, vol: 32, page: 255, stat: Journal Article,

The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
Matsushita, Kunihiro; Blecker, Saul; Pazin-Filho, Antonio; Bertoni, Alain; Chang, Patricia P; Coresh, Josef; Selvin, Elizabeth
2010 Aug;59(8):2020-2026, Diabetes
— id: 159034, year: 2010, vol: 59, page: 2020, stat: Journal Article,

Meta-analysis 101: what you want to know in the era of comparative effectiveness
Jones, J B; Blecker, Saul; Shah, Nirav R
2008 Apr;1(3):38-43, American health & drug benefits
— id: 1131992, year: 2008, vol: 1, page: 38, stat: Journal Article,

Angiotensin and renal disease: the jury is still out
Blecker, Saul; Shah, Nirav R
2007 Mar;49(3):497; author reply 497-497; author reply 497, American journal of kidney diseases
— id: 116480, year: 2007, vol: 49, page: 497; author reply 497, stat: Journal Article,

Losartan reduced cardiovascular morbidity and mortality more than atenolol in patients with diabetes and essential hypertension
Blecker, David; Blecker, Saul B
2002 Nov-Dec;137(3):87-87, ACP journal club
— id: 159010, year: 2002, vol: 137, page: 87, stat: Journal Article,

Losartan reduced strokes and new-onset diabetes more than atenolol in essential hypertension
Blecker, David; Blecker, Saul B
2002 Nov-Dec;137(3):86-86, ACP journal club
— id: 159009, year: 2002, vol: 137, page: 86, stat: Journal Article,