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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Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER

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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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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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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,

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,

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,