James Killeen

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Emergency Medical Services
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Dr. James Killeen is a UCSD Clinical Professor for both the Emergency Department and Hyperbaric Medicine Department. He is Director of Information Technology Services for the UCSD Emergency Department. Chief Medical Officer for the San Diego Health Connect. He completed his medical school education at USC and training in Louisiana at Charity Hospital in 1999. His accomplishments include the design & implementation of the first UCSD Health Information Exchange (HIE) that links community clinics with UCSD for clinical records and medical homes; the design & implementation of the San Diego EMS Hub that links EMS patient records & EKGs to hospitals in real-time; and the lead architect for the ONC funded San Diego Beacon Project which has established first San Diego Regional Health Information Exchange. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer for San Diego Health Connect and UCSD Clinical Informatics Fellowship Director.

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    1. Clinical and financial outcome impacts of comprehensive geriatric assessment in a level 1 geriatric emergency department. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 09; 71(9):2704-2714. Haynesworth A, Gilmer TP, Brennan JJ, Weaver EH, Tolia VM, Chan TC, Killeen JP, Castillo EM. PMID: 37435746.
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    2. Development and Validation of a Respiratory-Responsive Vocal Biomarker-Based Tool for Generalizable Detection of Respiratory Impairment: Independent Case-Control Studies in Multiple Respiratory Conditions Including Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and COVID-19. J Med Internet Res. 2023 04 14; 25:e44410. Kaur S, Larsen E, Harper J, Purandare B, Uluer A, Hasdianda MA, Umale NA, Killeen J, Castillo E, Jariwala S. PMID: 36881540; PMCID: PMC10131712.
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    3. The Implementation of an Emergency Medicine Telehealth System During a Pandemic. J Emerg Med. 2021 04; 60(4):548-553. Tresenriter M, Holdaway J, Killeen J, Chan T, Dameff C. PMID: 33423835; PMCID: PMC7789960.
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    4. Cyber Disaster Medicine: A New Frontier for Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 05; 75(5):642-647. Dameff C, Farah J, Killeen J, Chan T. PMID: 31959537.
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    5. Prevalence of Benzodiazepine and Benzodiazepine-Receptor Agonist Use in a Geriatric Emergency Department Population. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 06; 67(6):1309-1311. Minns AB, Kreshak A, Dunlay R, Castillo E, Clark RF, Killeen J, Tolia V. PMID: 30802936.
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    6. Clinical Cybersecurity Training Through Novel High-Fidelity Simulations. J Emerg Med. 2019 02; 56(2):233-238. Dameff CJ, Selzer JA, Fisher J, Killeen JP, Tully JL. PMID: 30553562.
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    7. National Survey of Emergency Physicians Concerning Home-Based Care Options as Alternatives to Emergency Department-Based Hospital Admissions. J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 53(5):623-628.e2. Stuck AR, Crowley C, Killeen J, Castillo EM. PMID: 28939397.
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    8. Survey and Chart Review to Estimate Medicare Cost Savings for Home Health as an Alternative to Hospital Admission Following Emergency Department Treatment. J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 51(6):643-647. Crowley C, Stuck AR, Martinez T, Wittgrove AC, Zeng F, Brennan JJ, Chan TC, Killeen JP, Castillo EM. PMID: 27692839.
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    9. Inpatient Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits within 30 Days of a Hospital Admission. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 16(7):1025-9. Brennan JJ, Chan TC, Killeen JP, Castillo EM. PMID: 26759647; PMCID: PMC4703150.
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    10. Identifying frequent users of emergency department resources. J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 47(3):343-7. Castillo EM, Brennan JJ, Killeen JP, Chan TC. PMID: 24813059.
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    11. Author reply. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013 Dec; 28(6):647. Chan TC, Griswold WG, Killeen JP. PMID: 24524165.
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    12. Impact of wireless electronic medical record system on the quality of patient documentation by emergency field responders during a disaster mass-casualty exercise. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2011 Aug; 26(4):268-75. Chan TC, Griswold WG, Buono C, Kirsh D, Lyon J, Killeen JP, Castillo EM, Lenert L. PMID: 21993045.
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    13. Effect of mandated nurse-patient ratios on patient wait time and care time in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 May; 17(5):545-52. Chan TC, Killeen JP, Vilke GM, Marshall JB, Castillo EM. PMID: 20536811.
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    14. Impact of an express admit unit on emergency department length of stay. J Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):669-73. Buckley BJ, Castillo EM, Killeen JP, Guss DA, Chan TC. PMID: 19237258.
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    15. Impact of an internet-based emergency department appointment system to access primary care at safety net community clinics. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 54(2):279-84. Chan TC, Killeen JP, Castillo EM, Vilke GM, Guss DA, Feinberg R, Friedman L. PMID: 19070939.
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    16. Improving service quality by understanding emergency department flow: a White Paper and position statement prepared for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):70-9. Eitel DR, Rudkin SE, Malvehy MA, Killeen JP, Pines JM. PMID: 18514465.
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    17. Comparison of the effectiveness of wireless electronic tracking devices versus traditional paper systems to track victims in a large scale disaster. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 886. Buono CJ, Chan TC, Killeen J, Huang R, Brown S, Liu F, Palmer D, Griswold W, Lenert L. PMID: 18693987.
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    18. Can urine dipstick be used as a surrogate for serum creatinine in emergency department patients who undergo contrast studies? J Emerg Med. 2007 Aug; 33(2):119-22. Firestone D, Wos A, Killeen JP, Chan TC, Guluma K, Davis DP, Vilke GM. PMID: 17692759.
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    19. The impact of a pneumatic tube and computerized physician order management on laboratory turnaround time. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Feb; 51(2):181-5. Guss DA, Chan TC, Killeen JP. PMID: 17467118.
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    20. A wireless first responder handheld device for rapid triage, patient assessment and documentation during mass casualty incidents. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 429-33. Killeen JP, Chan TC, Buono C, Griswold WG, Lenert LA. PMID: 17238377; PMCID: PMC1839472.
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    21. Role-tailored software systems for coordinating care at disaster sites: enhancing collaboration between the base hospitals with the field. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 867. Buono C, Huang R, Brown S, Chan TC, Killeen J, Lenert L. PMID: 17238487; PMCID: PMC1839388.
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    22. Tablet computing for disaster scene managers. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 875. Chan TC, Buono CJ, Killeen JP, Griswold WG, Huang R, Lenert L. PMID: 17238495; PMCID: PMC1839733.
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    23. Impact of rapid entry and accelerated care at triage on reducing emergency department patient wait times, lengths of stay, and rate of left without being seen. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Dec; 46(6):491-7. Chan TC, Killeen JP, Kelly D, Guss DA. PMID: 16308060.
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