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Christine M Carr

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressP.O. Box MSC 300
288 MH MSC 300
Main Hospital - 169 Ashley Ave.
Phone843-792-5038
Fax843-792-9706
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    Dr. Carr is the Medical Director in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Carr undertook her undergraduate studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She earned her M.D. at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1992 and completed her internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Carr is board certified in Emergency Medicine.


    Dr. Carr is one of the original members of the Emergency Medicine faculty, joining the group in 1995. Dr. Carr is also a member of several organizations including the American College of Emergency Medicine. She sits on the ACEP Coding and Nomenclature Committee and the ACEP Reimbursement Committee. She has been active in the MUSC and AAMC Women in Medicine groups and serves as a mentor to medical students and women in medicine. Dr. Carr was instrumental in developing the framework for the Emergency Medicine Residency program which started its first class in July 2007. Dr. Carr's expertise includes process improvement and organizational change, coding/billing and emergency medicine practice management, and medical informatics/health information exchange.

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    Education, Coding and Billing, EM Practice Management, Quality and Patient Safety

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    1. Takx RAP, Vliegenthart R, Schoepf UJ, Nance JW, Bamberg F, Abro JA, Carr CM, Litwin SE, Apfaltrer P. Prognostic value of CT-derived left atrial and left ventricular measures in patients with acute chest pain. Eur J Radiol. 2017 Jan; 86:163-168. PMID: 28027742.
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    2. Melvin CL, Saef SH, Pierce HO, Obeid JS, Carr CM. Health Information Exchange in the ED: What Do ED Clinicians Think? South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):419-26. PMID: 27364028.
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    3. Carr CM, Saef SH, Zhang J, Su Z, Melvin CL, Obeid JS, Zhao W, Arnaud JC, Marsden J, Sendor AB, Lenert L, Moran WP, Mauldin PD. When Should ED Physicians Use an HIE? Predicting Presence of Patient Data in an HIE. South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):427-33. PMID: 27364029.
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    4. Saef SH, Carr CM, Bush JS, Bartman MT, Sendor AB, Zhao W, Su Z, Zhang J, Marsden J, Arnaud JC, Melvin CL, Lenert L, Moran WP, Mauldin PD, Obeid JS. A Comprehensive View of Frequent Emergency Department Users Based on Data from a Regional HIE. South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):434-9. PMID: 27364030.
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    5. Takx RA, Vliegenthart R, Schoepf UJ, Abro JA, Nance JW, Ebersberger U, Bamberg F, Carr CM, Apfaltrer P. Computed Tomography-Derived Parameters of Myocardial Morphology and Function in Black and White Patients With Acute Chest Pain. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Feb 01; 117(3):333-9. PMID: 26739395.
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    6. Saef SH, Melvin CL, Carr CM. Impact of a health information exchange on resource use and Medicare-allowable reimbursements at 11 emergency departments in a midsized city. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Nov; 15(7):777-85. PMID: 25493118; PMCID: PMC4251219.
    7. Carr CM, Gilman CS, Krywko DM, Moore HE, Walker BJ, Saef SH. Observational study and estimate of cost savings from use of a health information exchange in an academic emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb; 46(2):250-6. PMID: 24071033.
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    8. Carr CM, DiGioia CH, Wagner J, Saef SH. Primer in health information exchange for the emergency physician: benefits and barriers. South Med J. 2013 Jun; 106(6):374-8. PMID: 23736180.
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    9. Marciano R, Mullis DM, Jauch EC, Carr CM, Raney L, Martin RH, Walker BJ, Saef SH. Does targeted education of emergency physicians improve their comfort level in treating psychiatric patients? West J Emerg Med. 2012 Dec; 13(6):453-7. PMID: 23359642; PMCID: PMC3555590.
    10. Raney LH, Carr CM, Bush JS. A painful ankle for ten weeks. J Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 40(2):210-1. PMID: 19345545.
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    11. Mayeux PR, Mais DE, Carr C, Halushka PV. Human erythroleukemia cells express functional thromboxane A2/prostaglandin H2 receptors. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1989 Sep; 250(3):923-7. PMID: 2528631.
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