Danielle Molloy McCarthy

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Research Interests

My current research focuses on increasing patients' comprehension of their own medical care by examining multiple aspects of health communication in the hectic Emergency Department environment.

Certifications and Licenses

Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

2010Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2012Fellowship, Northwestern University

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University

… → 2012

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 2006

Research interests

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Communications
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Services Research

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Hospital Emergency Service Medicine & Life Sciences
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Communication Medicine & Life Sciences
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Prescriptions Medicine & Life Sciences
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Physicians Medicine & Life Sciences
Inappropriate Prescribing Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2012 2020

Medication Errors
Primary Health Care
Electronic Health Records
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Text Messaging
Health Literacy

Research Output 2008 2019

A comparison of analgesic prescribing among ED back and neck pain visits receiving physical therapy versus usual care

Kim, H., Kaplan, S. H., McCarthy, D. M., Pinto, D., Strickland, K. J., Courtney, D. M. & Lambert, B. L., Jul 1 2019, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 37, 7, p. 1322-1326 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neck Pain
Back Pain
Opioid Analgesics

A Quality Improvement Initiative Featuring Peer-Comparison Prescribing Feedback Reduces Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing

Andereck, J. W., Reuter, Q. R., Allen, K. C., Ansari, S., Quarles, A. R., Cruz, D. S., VanZalen, L. A., Malik, S., McCarthy, D. M. & Kim, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Emergency Department-Based Palliative Interventions: A Novel Approach to Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Reuter, Q., Marshall, A., Zaidi, H., Sista, P., Powell, E. S., McCarthy, D. M. & Dresden, S. M., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 22, 6, p. 649-655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Palliative Care
Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Terminal Care

Implementation fidelity of patient-centered prescription label to promote opioid safe use

McCarthy, D. M., Russell, A. M., Eifler, M. R., Opsasnick, L. A., Lyden, A. E., Gravenor, S. J., Montague, E., Hur, S. I., Cameron, K. A., Curtis, L. M. & Wolf, M., Sep 1 2019, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 28, 9, p. 1251-1257 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics

Perceptions and expectations of health-related quality of life among geriatric patients seeking emergency care: A qualitative study

Dresden, S. M., McCarthy, D. M., Engel, K. G. & Courtney, D. M., Aug 5 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, 209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Emergency Medical Services
Hospital Emergency Service
Quality of Life
Focus Groups