Links to My Research Online


Adelgais KM, Brent A, Wathen J, Tong S, Massanari D, Deakyne S, Sills MR. Intranasal Fentanyl and Quality of Pediatric Acute Care. J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov;53(5):607-615.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2017.05.027. Epub 2017 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 28967529.

Jonas JA, Shah SS, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Sills MR, Bettenhausen J, Morse RB, Macy ML, Fieldston ES. Regional Variation in Standardized Costs of Care at Children’s Hospitals. J Hosp Med. 2017 Oct;12(10):818-825. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2729. Epub 2017 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 28991947.

Sills MR, Macy ML, Kocher KE, Sabbatini AK. Return Visit Admissions May Not Indicate Quality of Emergency Department Care for Children. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/acem.13324. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28960666.

Torres JM, Lawlor J, Colvin JD, Sills MR, Bettenhausen JL, Davidson A, Cutler GJ, Hall M, Gottlieb LM. ICD Social Codes: An Underutilized Resource for Tracking Social Needs. Med Care. 2017 Sep;55(9):810-816. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000764. PubMed PMID: 28671930.

Sills MR, Hall M, Cutler GJ, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Macy ML, Bettenhausen JL, Morse RB, Fieldston ES, Raphael JL, Auger KA, Shah SS. Adding Social Determinant Data Changes Children’s Hospitals’ Readmissions Performance. J Pediatr. 2017 Jul;186:150-157.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.03.056. Epub 2017 May 2. PubMed PMID: 28476461.

Walsh CG, Sills MR, Arnold DH. Time-dependent severity change during treatment of pediatric patients hospitalized for acute asthma exacerbations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 Feb;118(2):226-227. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2016.10.021. Epub 2016 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 27865715.

Brittan M, Richardson T, Kenyon C, Sills MR, Fieldston E, Hall M, Fox D, Shah S, Berry J. Association between Postdischarge Oral Corticosteroid Prescription Fills and Readmission in Children with Asthma. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan;180:163-169.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.09.034. Epub 2016 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 27769549.

Arnold DH, Sills MR, Walsh CG. The asthma prediction rule to decrease hospitalizations for children with asthma. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Jun;16(3):201-9. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0000000000000259. Review. PubMed PMID: 26918532; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5380119.

Sills MR, Hall M, Colvin JD, Macy ML, Cutler GJ, Bettenhausen JL, Morse RB, Auger KA, Raphael JL, Gottlieb LM, Fieldston ES, Shah SS. Association of Social Determinants With Children’s Hospitals’ Preventable Readmissions Performance. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr;170(4):350-8. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4440. PubMed PMID: 26881387.

Zonfrillo MR, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Colvin JD, Bettenhausen JL, Macy ML, Alpern ER, Cutler GJ, Raphael JL, Morse RB, Sills MR, Shah SS. Socioeconomic Status and Hospitalization Costs for Children with Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb;169:250-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.043. Epub 2015 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 26563534.

Kwan BM, Sills MR, Graham D, Hamer MK, Fairclough DL, Hammermeister KE, Kaiser A, de Jesus Diaz-Perez M, Schilling LM. Stakeholder Engagement in a Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measure Implementation: A Report from the SAFTINet Practice-based Research Network (PBRN). J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;29(1):102-15. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2016.01.150141. PubMed PMID: 26769882.

Brittan MS, Sills MR, Fox D, Campagna EJ, Shmueli D, Feinstein JA, Kempe A. Outpatient follow-up visits and readmission in medically complex children enrolled in Medicaid. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr;166(4):998-1005.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.022. Epub 2015 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 25641248.

Piña IL, Cohen PD, Larson DB, Marion LN, Sills MR, Solberg LI, Zerzan J. A framework for describing health care delivery organizations and systems. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr;105(4):670-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301926. Epub 2014 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 24922130; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4358211.

Brogan TV, Hall M, Sills MR, Fieldston ES, Simon HK, Mundorff MB, Fagbuyi DB, Shah SS. Hospital Readmissions Among Children With H1N1 Influenza Infection. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 Nov;4(6):348-58. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2014-0045. PubMed PMID: 25362076.

Fieldston ES, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Colvin JD, Gottlieb L, Macy ML, Alpern ER, Morse RB, Hain PD, Sills MR, Frank G, Shah SS. Community household income and resource utilization for common inpatient pediatric conditions. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):e1592-601. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-0619. Epub 2013 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 24276839.

Morse RB, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Goodman DM, Berry JG, Gay JC, Sills MR, Srivastava R, Frank G, Hain PD, Shah SS. Children’s hospitals with shorter lengths of stay do not have higher readmission rates. J Pediatr. 2013 Oct;163(4):1034-8.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.03.083. Epub 2013 May 15. PubMed PMID: 23683748.

Rappaport LD, Deakyne S, Carcillo JA, McFann K, Sills MR. Age- and sex-specific normal values for shock index in National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008 for ages 8 years and older. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 May;31(5):838-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.01.014. Epub 2013 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 23478110.

Bagdure D, Rewers A, Campagna E, Sills MR. Epidemiology of hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome in children hospitalized in USA. Pediatr Diabetes. 2013 Feb;14(1):18-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-5448.2012.00897.x. Epub 2012 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 22925225.

Sills MR, Kwan BM, Yawn BP, Sauer BC, Fairclough DL, Federico MJ, Juarez-Colunga E, Schilling LM. Medical home characteristics and asthma control: a prospective, observational cohort study protocol. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2013 Dec 18;1(3):1032. doi: 10.13063/2327-9214.1032. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 25848577; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4371502.

Sills MR, Ginde AA, Clark S, Camargo CA Jr. Multicenter analysis of quality indicators for children treated in the emergency department for asthma. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):e325-32. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-3302. Epub 2012 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 22250025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3269108.

Sills MR, Fairclough DL, Ranade D, Mitchell MS, Kahn MG. Emergency department crowding is associated with decreased quality of analgesia delivery for children with pain related to acute, isolated, long-bone fractures. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec;18(12):1330-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01136.x. PubMed PMID: 22168199.

Morse RB, Hall M, Fieldston ES, McGwire G, Anspacher M, Sills MR, Williams K, Oyemwense N, Mann KJ, Simon HK, Shah SS. Hospital-level compliance with asthma care quality measures at children’s hospitals and subsequent asthma-related outcomes.JAMA. 2011 Oct 5;306(13):1454-60. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.1385. PubMed PMID: 21972307.

Fieldston ES, Hall M, Shah SS, Hain PD, Sills MR, Slonim AD, Myers AL, Cannon C, Pati S. Addressing inpatient crowding by smoothing occupancy at children’s hospitals. J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct;6(8):462-8. doi: 10.1002/jhm.904. Epub 2011 May 24. PubMed PMID: 21612012; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3163108.

Sills MR, Fairclough D, Ranade D, Kahn MG. Emergency department crowding is associated with decreased quality of care for children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Sep;27(9):837-45. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31822c1382. PubMed PMID: 21926882.

Sills MR, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Hain PD, Simon HK, Brogan TV, Fagbuyi DB, Mundorff MB, Shah SS. Inpatient capacity at children’s hospitals during pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;17(9):1685-91. doi: 10.3201/eid1709.101950. PubMed PMID: 21888795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3320222.

Sills MR, Fairclough D, Ranade D, Kahn MG. Emergency department crowding is associated with decreased quality of care for children with acute asthma. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Mar;57(3):191-200.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.08.027. PubMed PMID: 21035903.

Sills MR, Hall M, Simon HK, Fieldston ES, Walter N, Levin JE, Brogan TV, Hain PD, Goodman DM, Fritch-Levens DD, Fagbuyi DB, Mundorff MB, Libby AM, Anderson HO, Padula WV, Shah SS. Resource burden at children’s hospitals experiencing surge volumes during the spring 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Feb;18(2):158-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00992.x. PubMed PMID: 21314775.

Sills MR, Ginde AA, Clark S, Camargo CA Jr. Multicenter study of chronic asthma severity among emergency department patients with acute asthma. J Asthma. 2010 Oct;47(8):920-8. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2010.504878. PubMed PMID: 20831467.

Fieldston ES, Hall M, Sills MR, Slonim AD, Myers AL, Cannon C, Pati S, Shah SS. Children’s hospitals do not acutely respond to high occupancy. Pediatrics. 2010 May;125(5):974-81. doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-1627. Epub 2010 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 20403931; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2913552.

Schilling LM, Crane LA, Kempe A, Main DS, Sills MR, Davidson AJ. Perceived frequency and impact of missing information at pediatric emergency and general ambulatory encounters. Appl Clin Inform. 2010 Sep 15;1(3):318-30. doi: 10.4338/ACI-2010-04-RA-0022. Print 2010. PubMed PMID: 23616844; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3631895.

Weiss SJ, Ernst AA, Sills MR, Quinn BJ, Johnson A, Nick TG. Development of a novel measure of overcrowding in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Sep;23(9):641-5. PubMed PMID: 17876254.

Sills MR, Shetterly S, Xu S, Magid D, Kempe A. Association between parental depression and children’s health care use.Pediatrics. 2007 Apr;119(4):e829-36. PubMed PMID: 17403826.

Gutierrez G, Sills M, Bublitz CD, Westfall JM. Sports-related injuries in the United States: who gets care and who does not. Clin J Sport Med. 2006 Mar;16(2):136-41. PubMed PMID: 16603883.

Sills MR, Libby AM, Orton HD. Prehospital and in-hospital mortality: a comparison of intentional and unintentional traumatic brain injuries in Colorado children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Jul;159(7):665-70. PubMed PMID: 15997001.

Valuck RJ, Libby AM, Sills MR, Giese AA, Allen RR. Antidepressant treatment and risk of suicide attempt by adolescents with major depressive disorder: a propensity-adjusted retrospective cohort study. CNS Drugs. 2004;18(15):1119-32. PubMed PMID: 1558138

Libby AM, Sills MR, Thurston NK, Orton HD. Costs of childhood physical abuse: comparing inflicted and unintentional traumatic brain injuries. Pediatrics. 2003 Jul;112(1 Pt 1):58-65. PubMed PMID: 12837868.

Newman K, Ponsky T, Kittle K, Dyk L, Throop C, Gieseker K, Sills M, Gilbert J. Appendicitis 2000: variability in practice, outcomes, and resource utilization at thirty pediatric hospitals. J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Mar;38(3):372-9; discussion 372-9. PubMed PMID: 12632352.

Sills MR, Bland SD. Summary statistics for pediatric psychiatric visits to US emergency departments, 1993-1999. Pediatrics. 2002 Oct;110(4):e40. PubMed PMID: 12359813.

Sills MR, Huang ZJ, Shao C, Guagliardo MF, Chamberlain JM, Joseph JG. Pediatric Milliman and Robertson length-of-stay criteria: are they realistic? Pediatrics. 2000 Apr;105(4 Pt 1):733-7. PubMed PMID: 10742312.

Sills MR, Chamberlain JM, Teach SJ. The associations among pediatricians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding emergency contraception. Pediatrics. 2000 Apr;105(4 Pt 2):954-6. PubMed PMID: 10742353.

Sills MR, Boenning D. Chloramphenicol. Pediatr Rev. 1999 Oct;20(10):357-8. PubMed PMID: 10512892.

Sills MR. Mommy here. Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Aug;34(2):290-1. PubMed PMID: 10424939.

Sills MR. Cinderella’s road map. Ann Emerg Med. 1998 Jun;31(6):788-9. PubMed PMID: 9624326.

Sills MR. Frontline footage. Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Dec;30(6):834-5. PubMed PMID: 9398788.

Sills MR, Zinkham WH. Methylene blue-induced Heinz body hemolytic anemia. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1994 Mar;148(3):306-10. Review. PubMed PMID: 8130867.

CV and Biosketch

My NCBI Bibliography lists my PubMed-linked peer-reviewed publications.  My Google Scholar profile gives another perspective on this list, and my ResearchGate site provides a third.

My SciENcv Biosketch lists a recent NIH Biosketch version of my research.  My ORCID site provides another online overview of my research. My LinkedIn profile gives another angle on my C

My University of Colorado profile, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute profile and Children’s Hospital Colorado profile are also online. A less formal University bio is here

Other Sites for My Research Online

My SlideShare site hosts some of my talks’ slide decks, posters and abstracts.

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