Oanh Nguyen, MD, MAS

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nguyen’s research is focused on understanding and optimizing hospital care in safety-net settings and developing pragmatic approaches to addressing social determinants of health, particularly on the development and evaluation of transitional care strategies that address social vulnerabilities among individuals with complex medical needs.

Her current work, funded through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, seeks to develop strategies to predict, understand, and address coexisting social vulnerabilities among adults hospitalized with congestive heart failure or ischemic heart disease at high risk for readmission.
Education
BS, - Neuroscience & political science, University of California, Los Angeles
MD, - , University of California, San Diego
MAS, - Clinical Research with Specialization in Implementation Science, University of California, San Francisco
- Internship & Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Parkland Health & Hospital System
Publications
  1. The Clinical Course after Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Admission among Older Medicare Beneficiaries.
  2. Evidence-Based Medicine and the American Thoracic Society Guidelines-Reply.
  3. Improving Respiratory Rate Accuracy in the Hospital: A Quality Improvement Initiative.
  4. Comparison of Scheduled vs Emergency-Only Dialysis in Undocumented Immigrants With End-stage Renal Disease-Reply.
  5. The Impact of Block Ambulatory Scheduling on Internal Medicine Residencies: a Systematic Review.
  6. Evidence-Based Medicine and the American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  7. Association of Scheduled vs Emergency-Only Dialysis With Health Outcomes and Costs in Undocumented Immigrants With End-stage Renal Disease.
  8. Effect of Site-Neutral Payment Policy on Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Use.
  9. Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Use of Non-Mechanically Ventilated Hospitalized Older Adults.
  10. Shortcomings of Research Regarding Long-term Acute Care Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities-Reply.
  11. Predicting 30-Day Hospital Readmissions in Acute Myocardial Infarction: The AMI "READMITS" (Renal Function, Elevated Brain Natriuretic Peptide, Age, Diabetes Mellitus, Nonmale Sex, Intervention with Timely Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, and Low Systo
  12. The Influence of Financial Strain on Health Decision-Making.
  13. Factors Associated With Variation in Long-term Acute Care Hospital vs Skilled Nursing Facility Use Among Hospitalized Older Adults.
  14. Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Risk Prediction Models: A Systematic Review of Model Performance.
  15. What Are the Opportunity Costs of Self-Financing Medical Education?
  16. Roadmap for improving the accuracy of respiratory rate measurements.
  17. Is everyone really breathing 20 times a minute? Assessing epidemiology and variation in recorded respiratory rate in hospitalised adults.
  18. Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Hospital-Acquired Anemia.
  19. Predicting 30-Day Pneumonia Readmissions Using Electronic Health Record Data.
  20. An Evidence-Based Medicine Approach to Antihyperglycemic Therapy in Diabetes Mellitus to Overcome Overtreatment.
  21. Who Is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010.
  22. Predicting the Risk of Readmission in Pneumonia. A Systematic Review of Model Performance.
  23. Vital Signs Are Still Vital: Instability on Discharge and the Risk of Post-Discharge Adverse Outcomes.
  24. Further Limitations of the HOSPITAL Score in US Hospitals.
  25. Clinical Criteria to Identify Patients With Sepsis.
  26. Management of Hypertension in Primary Care Safety-Net Clinics in the United States: A Comparison of Community Health Centers and Private Physicians' Offices.
  27. National Use of Safety-Net Clinics for Primary Care among Adults with Non-Medicaid Insurance in the United States.
  28. Predicting all-cause readmissions using electronic health record data from the entire hospitalization: Model development and comparison.
  29. Relationship between hospital financial performance and publicly reported outcomes.
  30. Trends in Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Use in Texas from 2002-2011.
  31. Selecting the Optimal Design for Drug Discontinuation Trials in a Setting of Advanced, Life-Limiting Illness.
  32. Diagnostic accuracy and effectiveness of automated electronic sepsis alert systems: A systematic review.
  33. Use of cardiac biomarker testing in the emergency department.
  34. Understanding how to improve collaboration between hospitals and primary care in postdischarge care transitions: a qualitative study of primary care leaders' perspectives.
  35. Envisioning a social-health information exchange as a platform to support a patient-centered medical neighborhood: a feasibility study.
  36. What's cost got to do with it? Association between hospital costs and frequency of admissions among "high users" of hospital care.
  37. Identifying patients with diabetes and the earliest date of diagnosis in real time: an electronic health record case-finding algorithm.
  38. Hospital-initiated transitional care interventions as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
  39. Identification of a prion protein epitope modulating transmission of bovine spongiform encephalopathy prions to transgenic mice.