Publications/Presentations

 

Mesh choice in ventral hernia repair: so many choices, so little time.  Le D, Funk SE, Reaven NR, McGaughey KJ, Deveney CW, Martindale RG . Presented by Robert Martindale, MD to the Northwest Pacific Surgical Association, November 10, 2012.

Comparative Outcomes: Complications and Costs of Complex Ventral Hernia Repairs. Reaven NR, Funk SE. Presented at: American College of Surgeons 2012 Clinical Congress - October, 20127

The Price of Avoiding a $20 million Loss: Operational Costs and Contamination Events in Endoscope Reprocessing. Reaven NR, Funk SE. Presented at: Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. 39th Annual Course - May, 2012

Immediate 1-stage vs. tissue expander postmastectomy implant breast reconstructions: A retrospective real-world comparison over 18 months Singh N, Reaven NL, Funk SE.  Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.  2012 Jul;65(7):917-23. Epub 2012 Feb 18. DOI information: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.12.040

Brain Injury and Fever: Hospital Length of Stay and Cost Outcomes Reaven NL, Lovett JE, Funk SE. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2009 Mar-Apr;24(2):131-9. Epub 2009 Feb 2.

Cost analysis of intubation-related tracheal injury using a national database Bhati NI, Mohyuddin A, Reaven N, Funk SE, Laeeq K, Pandian V, Mirski M, Feller-Kopman D.  Otolaryngoly Head and Neck Surgery 2010 Jul;143(1):31-6.

Brain Injury and Fever: Hospital Length of Stay and Cost Outcomes Reaven NL, Lovett JE, Funk SE. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2009 Mar-Apr;24(2):131-9. Epub 2009 Feb 2.

Frequency of Electrocardiographic Recordings in Patients Presenting with Angina Pectoris (from the Investigation of National Coronary Disease Identification [INCIDENT] Li J, Reaven NL, Funk SE, Lovett JE, DeMaria AN American Journal of Cardiology 2009 Feb 1;103(3):312-5. Epub 2008 Nov 12.

Impact of fever on outcome in patients with stroke and neurologic injury: a comprehensive meta-analysis Greer DM, Funk SE, Reaven NL, Ouzounelli M, Uman GC. Stroke. 2008 Nov;39(11):3029-35. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Ejection Fraction Assessment in Post-MI Patients: Results from the Investigation of National Coronary Disease Identification (INCIDENT) Malik S, Reaven N, Funk S, Lovett J. Presented at: European Society of Cardiology Congress September, 2007

Use of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Heart Failure in the United States Shaista Malik, MD, PhD, Nancy Reaven, MA, Susan Funk, MBA, Joseph Lovett, PhD, James Li, MD; Claudio Marelli, MD, Jagat Narula, MD, PhD. Presented at European Society of Cardiology Echo Meeting.December, 2007

How Influential are Clinical Guidelines for the Evaluation of Acute Cardiac Symptoms? Methodology for the Investigation of National Coronary Disease Identification (INCIDENT) Li J, Reaven N, Funk S, Lovett J, DeMaria A. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomic Research (ISPOR) Annual Meeting - May, 2007

Patients With Acute Anginal Symptoms Frequently Do Not Receive Initial Electrocardiography: Results From the Investigation of National Coronary Disease Identification (INCIDENT) Li J, Reaven N, Funk S, Lovett J, DeMaria A. Presented at: American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting - March, 2007

Coronary Intervention Rates Following Coronary Angiography Without Prior Stress Testing: Results From the Investigation of National Coronary Disease Identification (INCIDENT) Li J, Reaven N, Funk S, Lovett J, DeMaria A.Presented at: American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting. - March, 2007

Elevated Body Temperature Independently Contributes to Increased Length of Stay in Neurologic Intensive Care Unit patients. Diringer MN, Reaven NL, Funk SE, Uman GC. Critical Care Medicine, 2004, Vol 32, No 7: 1489-1495

Health Care Executives of Southern California Annual Conference 2003. Funk SE, Moderator.

Innovations in Technology for Disease Management Programs: The Power of Information in Identifying and Managing Disease. Funk SE. Presented at: URAC National Quality Summit, March 2000.

Contracting Wars: Observations from the Front Lines. Funk SE. TIPS on Managed Care, the IPA Association of America in Oakland, California. November/December 2000.

Visualizing Performance Improvement Goals. Funk SE. Presented at: American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Board Retreat, March 1999.

Building Dynamic Relationships. Funk SE. Workshop, presented for: American Heart Association - Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, 1998

Product-Centered Consulting. Funk SE. Presented at:Managed Care Consultants Association, Los Angeles, CA, October 1999.

Building Effective Teams. Funk SE. Presented at: Healthcare Management Council Program Coordinators Conference, 1995 and 1996.

CQI in diagnostic imaging. Ovieda J, Ross E, Funk S. Administrative Radiology. 1992 Jul;11(7):27-9. 

 

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