Maria Raven, MD, MPH

Biography: 

Maria Raven, MD, MPH, MSc, a practicing emergency medicine physician and health services researcher, is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF as well as a Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine for the UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine. Prior to joining the UCSF faculty in 2011, Dr. Raven completed her residency and a research fellowship at NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center, and oversaw one of six New York State Department of Health-funded Chronic Illness Demonstration Projects for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and New York State Medicaid. Dr. Raven is co-PI for the San Francisco Whole Person Care Pilot evaluation, focused on improving care for chronically homeless high users of health and social care services. She is also the evaluator for a Santa Clara County Pay for Success program providing permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless frequents users of the County health system and jail. Dr. Raven works clinically in the Emergency Department at Moffitt-Long, and conducts research related to emergency medicine payment policy and frequent users of the health and social care system. She consults with the San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) on program implementation and evaluation related to their highest cost health plan members and the Health Homes Program. She is a course director for Program Evaluation in the UCSF Institute for Health Policy and Hastings Law School Health Policy and Law master’s degree course.

Publications: 

Association between Methamphetamine Use and Psychiatric Hospitalization, Chemical Restraint, and Emergency Department Length of Stay.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Murphy CE, Wang RC, Coralic Z, Lai AR, Raven M

Correlation Between N95 Extended Use and Reuse and Fit Failure in an Emergency Department.

JAMA

Degesys NF, Wang RC, Kwan E, Fahimi J, Noble JA, Raven MC

Emergency department preparation for COVID-19: accelerated care units.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Noble J, Degesys NF, Kwan E, Grom E, Brown C, Fahimi J, Raven M

Violence and Emergency Department Use among Community-Recruited Women Who Experience Homelessness and Housing Instability.

Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Riley ED, Vittinghoff E, Kagawa RMC, Raven MC, Eagen KV, Cohee A, Dilworth SE, Shumway M

Part I: A Quantitative Study of Social Risk Screening Acceptability in Patients and Caregivers.

American journal of preventive medicine

De Marchis EH, Hessler D, Fichtenberg C, Adler N, Byhoff E, Cohen AJ, Doran KM, Ettinger de Cuba S, Fleegler EW, Lewis CC, Lindau ST, Tung EL, Huebschmann AG, Prather AA, Raven M, Gavin N, Jepson S, Johnson W, Ochoa E, Olson AL, Sandel M, Sheward RS, Gottlieb LM

Part II: A Qualitative Study of Social Risk Screening Acceptability in Patients and Caregivers.

American journal of preventive medicine

Byhoff E, De Marchis EH, Hessler D, Fichtenberg C, Adler N, Cohen AJ, Doran KM, Ettinger de Cuba S, Fleegler EW, Gavin N, Huebschmann AG, Lindau ST, Tung EL, Raven M, Jepson S, Johnson W, Olson AL, Sandel M, Sheward RS, Gottlieb LM

Frequent Emergency Department Users: Focusing Solely On Medical Utilization Misses The Whole Person.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Kanzaria HK, Niedzwiecki M, Cawley CL, Chapman C, Sabbagh SH, Riggs E, Chen AH, Martinez MX, Raven MC

Past Frequent Emergency Department Use Predicts Mortality.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Niedzwiecki MJ, Kanzaria HK, Montoy JC, Hsia RY, Raven MC

Mobile Phone, Computer, and Internet Use Among Older Homeless Adults: Results from the HOPE HOME Cohort Study.

JMIR mHealth and uHealth

Raven MC, Kaplan LM, Rosenberg M, Tieu L, Guzman D, Kushel M

Frequent Users of 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Services: Sign of Success or Symptom of Impending Failure?

Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors

Brown JF, Raven MC, Tangherlini NL, Kennedy Hall M

Frequent Emergency Department Users: A Statewide Comparison Before And After Affordable Care Act Implementation.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

McConville S, Raven MC, Sabbagh SH, Hsia RY

Homelessness and Emergency Medicine: Where Do We Go From Here?

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Doran KM, Raven MC

Emergency Psychiatric Care: The Authors Reply.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Raven MC, Hsia RY, Kanzaria HK

Persistent Frequent Emergency Department Use: Core Group Exhibits Extreme Levels Of Use For More Than A Decade.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Kanzaria HK, Niedzwiecki MJ, Montoy JC, Raven MC, Hsia RY

Emergency Department Use in a Cohort of Older Homeless Adults: Results From the HOPE HOME Study.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Raven MC, Tieu L, Lee CT, Ponath C, Guzman D, Kushel M

Out-of-Network Emergency Department Use among Managed Medicaid Beneficiaries.

Health services research

Raven MC, Guzman D, Chen AH, Kornak J, Kushel M

Out-of-Network Emergency Department Use Among Managed Medicaid Beneficiaries

Health Services Research. Forthcoming.

Raven MC, Guzman D, Chen A, Kornak J, Kushel M.

The Effectiveness of Emergency Department Visit Reduction Programs: A Systematic Review.

Annals of emergency medicine

Raven MC, Kushel M, Ko MJ, Penko J, Bindman AB

Predicting cost of care using self-reported health status data.

BMC health services research

Boscardin CK, Gonzales R, Bradley KL, Raven MC

Medicaid dental coverage alone may not lower rates of dental emergency department visits.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Fingar KR, Smith MW, Davies S, McDonald KM, Stocks C, Raven MC

Reasons for emergency department use: do frequent users differ?

The American journal of managed care

Doran KM, Colucci AC, Wall SP, Williams ND, Hessler RA, Goldfrank LR, Raven MC

EMS-STARS: Emergency Medical Services "Superuser" Transport Associations: An Adult Retrospective Study.

Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors

Hall MK, Raven MC, Hall J, Yeh C, Allen E, Rodriguez RM, Tangherlini NL, Sporer KA, Brown JF

Presenting quality data to vulnerable groups: charts, summaries or behavioral economic nudges?

Journal of health services research & policy

Elbel B, Gillespie C, Raven MC

Emergency department use: the authors reply.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Billings J, Raven MC

Barriers to utilization of pre-hospital emergency medical services among residents in Libreville, Gabon: A qualitative study

African Journal of Emergency Medicine

Bosson N, Redlener MA, Foltin GL, Raven MC, Foran MP, Wall SP

Reducing emergency department utilization: is this the answer?

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Foley M, Legome E, Raven M

Can targeted messaging encourage PCP contact before ED visits?

The American journal of managed care

Raven MC, Kotchko SM, Gould DA

Time and Again: Frequent Users of Emergency Department Services in New York City

Issue Brief: United Hospital Fund

Raven, MC and Gould, DA.

Vulnerable patients' perceptions of health care quality and quality data.

Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

Raven MC, Gillespie CC, DiBennardo R, Van Busum K, Elbel B

An intervention to improve care and reduce costs for high-risk patients with frequent hospital admissions: a pilot study.

BMC health services research

Raven MC, Doran KM, Kostrowski S, Gillespie CC, Elbel BD

Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Pines JM, Asplin BR, Kaji AH, Lowe RA, Magid DJ, Raven M, Weber EJ, Yealy DM

Factors associated with frequent utilization of crisis substance use detoxification services.

Journal of addictive diseases

Carrier E, McNeely J, Lobach I, Tay S, Gourevitch MN, Raven MC

Substance use treatment barriers for patients with frequent hospital admissions.

Journal of substance abuse treatment

Raven MC, Carrier ER, Lee J, Billings JC, Marr M, Gourevitch MN

Medicaid patients at high risk for frequent hospital admission: real-time identification and remediable risks.

Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Raven MC, Billings JC, Goldfrank LR, Manheimer ED, Gourevitch MN

Images in emergency medicine. Acute left-sided rectus sheath hematoma.

Annals of emergency medicine

Raven MC, Hoffman RS

Emergency physicians' perspectives on smallpox vaccination.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kwon N, Raven MC, Chiang WK, Moran GJ, Jui J, Carter RA, Goldfrank L