מחקר בטרם

Conference presentations

2016

1. Stoehr J, Southerland J, Zimmerman Deena DR. "The Trauma that does not get to the Emergency Department: Lacerations in Urgent Care in Israel," 20th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine in Israel, Tel Aviv, April 12, 2016 [Poster presentation] 
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2. Wohlgelernter J, Stoehr J, Southerland J, Zimmerman DR. "Otitis Externa in Urgent Care in Israel," 20th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine in Israel," Tel Aviv, April 12, 2016
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3. Zimmerman DR. "Head injuries in Children," 20th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine in Israel, Tel Aviv, April 12, 2016 [Oral presentation]
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4. Wimpfheimer Z, Zimmerman DR, Zlotnick D, Applebaum N. "Independent Organizational Self-Initiated Health Quality Indices Implementation," 4th Annual Conference of Transparency in the Medical System, sponsored by Israeli Ministry of Health, Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv, June 29, 2016 [Oral presentation]
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5. Applebaum N, Zimmerman DR. "Waiting Times in Urgent Care – Perception, Reality and Patient Satisfaction," 4th Annual Conference of Transparency in the Medical System, sponsored by Israeli Ministry of Health, Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv, June 29, 2016 [Poster presentation]
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2015


1. Sirat ES, Zalut T, Zimmerman DR. "Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Treatment of UTI in Children at Emergency Medical Centers," HIPAK Annual Conference of the Israel Clinical Pediatric Association, Tel Aviv, February 4, 2015  [Poster presentation] 
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2. Kranc H, Assouline E, Zimmerman DR. "Telemedicine under Fire: Medical Care by Paramedics with Long Distance Physician Supervision During Operation "Protective Edge," 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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3. Sirat ES, Zalut T, Zimmerman DR. "Not All Suspected Pyelonephritis Needs Hospitalization: Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Treatment of Pediatric UTI in Urgent Care Centers," 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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4. Zlotnick D, Zimmerman DR. "Educating Physicians for Work in Community Based Emergency Care," 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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5. Fricano M, Southerland J. "Frequency and Distribution of Chest X-Ray Findings in Suspected Pediatric Pneumonia," 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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6. Zimmerman DR, Southerland J, Yudborovski G. "Minor Pediatric Head Trauma: Does Pediatric Specialization Impact Discharge or Treatment?" 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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7. Zlotnick D, Berman RC. "Educating Physician Assistants in Community Based Emergency Care," 19th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 15, 2015 [Poster presentation]
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8. Zimmerman DR, Fuchs S, Bednizer A, Southerland JA. "Head Trauma in Children Discharged from Urgent Care Centers: A Preliminary Follow Up Study," First Annual Conference of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Israel (PEMI), Tel Aviv, November 11, 2015 [Poster presentation] 
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2014

1. Zimmerman DR, Berman RC, Zlotnick D, Pollack P. "Physician Assistants in Israeli Urgent Care," Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research, Tel Aviv, 21 May 2014 [Oral presentation]
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2. Pollack G, Kovalski N, Southerland J, Zimmerman DR, Zlotnick D. "Remote Medical Guidance and Consultation in the Digital Era," Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research, Tel Aviv, 21 May 2014 [E-poster presentation]
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3. Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Reducing Empiric Antibiotic treatment for Pediatric Pharyngitis," Israel Clinical Pediatric Association, Tel Aviv, February 2014 [Oral presentation]
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4. Applebaum YH, Wimpfheimer Z. "Knowledge amongst Nursing Staff of Recommended Delivery Site of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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5. Corem M, Yudvorovsky G, Bass Y, Wimpfheimer Z. "Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Cardiac Arrest in an Urgent Care Network, 2010-2013, Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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6. Zalut T, Alpert EA, Apple S, Southerland JA, Zimmerman DR. "An Evaluation of Referrals from Urgent Care Centers to an Emergency Department in Jerusalem," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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7. Zimmerman DR, Wimpfheimer Z. "Improving Resuscitation Knowledge among Community Physicians," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv [Poster presentation]
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8. Berman R, Malkiel A, Wimpfheimer Z. "A Pilot Program for Remote Gynecology Service," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv [Poster presentation]
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9. Applebaum YH, Wimpfheimer Z. "Experience Level in Management of VF Arrest and Endotracheal Intubation Amongst Physicians, Nurses, and Paramedics Working in an Urgent Care Network: the Case for Paramedic Presence in Urgent Care Centers," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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10. Zimmerman DR, Pekar M, Kovalski N. "Treatment of Head Trauma in Children in Urgent Care," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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11. Zimmerman DR, Southerland JA, Ben-Ari O, Friedman M. "A Report on Urgent Care Services to the Refugee Population in Tel Aviv," Annual Conference of The Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, April 2014. [Poster presentation]
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12. Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Reducing Empiric Antibiotic Treatment for Pediatric Pharyngitis," Israel Clinical Pediatric Association, Tel Aviv, February 2014 [Oral presentation]
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2013

1. Collins C, Gabai H, Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR. "Immunization Clinics and Urgent Care: Can They Travel Together?" Annual Meeting of Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases, Yehuda Hotel, Jerusalem, December 11, 2013 [Poster presentation] 
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2. Lipczer D, Kovalski N, Greenwald B, Zimmerman DR.."Improving Quality of Care through use of Computer Program for Relative Staffing of Clinics," Conference of Israeli Association for Quality in Medicine, Tel Aviv, November 20, 2013 [Poster presentation] 
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3. Zimmerman DR, Zlotnick D, Evans J, Ishkarov E, Melamed M, Wimpfheimer Z., "Implications of Extreme Leukocytosis in Young Children Treated in Urgent Care," Research Forum of American College of Emergency Physicians ACEP, Seattle, Washington, October 15, 2013 [Poster presentation]
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4. Zimmerman DR, Greuner J, Kovalski N., "Learn Global – Act Local: Occult Pneumonia in Children is still Common in Israel," 2013 Summer Conference of CHIPA Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association in Conjunction with the 4thECPCP European Congress of Primary Care Pediatricians Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, July 3-5, 2013 [Poster presentation] 
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5. Zimmerman DR, Evans J, Ishkarov E, Melamed M, Kovalski N. "Significance of Extreme leukocytosis (EL) in Young Children – Depends Where You Are," 2013 Summer Conference of CHIPA Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association in Conjunction with the 4thECPCP European Congress of Primary Care Pediatricians Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, July 3-5, 2013 [Poster presentation]
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6. Kovalski N, Zlotnick D, Applebaum N. "Real Time Quality Insurance Via Remote Digital Oversight," Annual Conference of Israel Association for Medical Informatics, Tel Aviv, June 2013 [Oral presentation] 
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7. Zimmerman DR, Ivancovsky M, Frydman E, Kovalski N. "Policy Decisions Need Accurate Information: The Example of an Expanded Measure of Pediatric Injury," 5th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy, Jerusalem, June 2013 [ePoster presentation] 
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8. Zimmerman DR."The Care of the Extremely Old in Urgent Care," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Oral presentation]
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9. Wimpfheimer Z. "Electronic Medical Record Integration of Hand-held Device Photo Documentation in Urgent Care Center," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Oral presentation]
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10. Kovalski N, Singer B, Zimmerman DR. "Verifying Renal Status before Prescribing NSAIDS to Elderly Patients in an Urgent Care Center," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Prize for best poster]
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11. Scheir E, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Afebrile Pneumonia,"  Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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12. Berman RC, Wimpfheimer Z. "Electrocardiogram (EKG) Images Transmitted by Smartphone Can be Used to Accurately Detect ST Elevation," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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13. Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR, Zlotnick D. "Supervision by Senior Physicians in the Virtual Age," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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14. Zimmerman DR, Greuner J, Kovalski N. "Learn Global – Act Local: Occult Pneumonia in Children is Still Common in Israel," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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15. Zimmerman DR, Kitsberg J. "Neither Tonsilar Exudates nor Cervical Adenitis Accurately Predict Streptococcal Pharyngitis," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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16. Greuner J, Zimmerman DR, Schanfield S, Lipshitz J, Kovalski N. "The Use of Diazepam to Treat Anxiety in Urgent Care: Effects of Age and Presenting Symptoms," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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17. Zimmerman DR, Evans J, Ishkarov E, Kovalski N. "Extreme Leukocytosis (EL) in Young Children Presenting to Urgent care," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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18. Berman RC, Zlotnick D, Zimmerman DR. "Physician Assistants in Israeli urgent care," Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference, Airport City, March 2013 [Poster presentation]
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19. Zimmerman DR, Evans J, Ishkarov E, Kovalski N. "Extreme leukocytosis (EL) in Young Children to Urgent care," Israel Association of Clinical Pediatrics (HIPAK) Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, February, 2013 [Oral presentation]
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20. Zimmerman DR, Kitsberg J. "Time to Discourage Empiric Treatment of Pharyngitis in Children," Israel Association of Clinical Pediatrics (HIPAK) Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, February, 2013 [Oral presentation]
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21. Zimmerman DR, Scheier E, Kovalski N. "Pediatric Pneumonia in the Absence of any History or Clinic Finding of Fever," Israel Association of Clinical Pediatrics (HIPAK) Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, February, 2013 [Poster presentation]
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2012

1. Admon T, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. “Use of Digital System for Report and Oversight of Risk Management Cases,” 19th Annual Convention of Israel Society for Quality in Health Care, November 2012 [Oral presentation] 
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2. Kovalski N, Zlotnick D, Applebaum N. “Use of Remote Digital System for Quality Control in Real Time,” 19th Annual Convention of  Israel Society for Quality in Health Care, November 2012 [Poster presentation]
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3. Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR, Fields S, Greenwald B, Noiman S. "It's the Format, Silly": Terem's Experience with Factors for Speeding Review of Imaging Studies," Israeli National PACS conference, Jerusalem, June 2012 [Download  presentation]
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4. Zimmerman DR, Nahir B, Kovalski N. “Will New Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Clinical Practice Guidelines Cause Excessive Antibiotic Use?” Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting Boston, April 2012 [Poster presentation]
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5. Rosenzweig J, Zimmerman D, Lieberman Z, Kovalski N. “Fever in Elderly Patients who Visit a Community Emergent Care Center - Reliable Indicator of Serious Illness?"Israel Association of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, March 2012 [Oral presentation]
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6. Ivankovsky M, Zimmerman DR, Friedman E, Kovalski N. ”Estimation of the Pediatric Injury Rate of Jerusalem Residents,” Israel Association of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, March 2012 [Oral presentation]
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7. Admon T, Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR. "Interventions to Increase Mandated Reporting," Israel Clinical Pediatrics Association) Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, February 2012 [Poster presentation]
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8. Weiner LK., Shipiliti S, Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR. “The Frequency of Positive Strep Throat Cultures in Children under Age Five,”  Israel Association of Clinical Pediatrics in Israel) Annual Conference,  Tel Aviv, February 2012 [Oral presentation]
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2011

1. Reich P, Manning A, Wimpfheimer Z, Fields S, Zimmerman DR. “Image Interpretation Discrepancies between Clinicians and Radiologists and their Clinical Significance in Urgent Care,"RSNA, Chicago, December, 2011 [Oral presentation]
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2. Kovalski, N, Zimmerman DR. "Computer Based Tools for the Improvement of Quality of Care in Urgent Care Centers," Quality in Medicine Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, November, 2011 [Poster presentation]
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3. Kovalski N. “Updates in Terem: Online High Resolution Plain Films, Online Echocardiogram Viewer,” Israeli National PACS conference, Jerusalem, June 2011 [Oral presentation]
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4. Zimmerman D, Kovalski N, Hain B, Hamawi A, Lipsitz J. “Urgent Fever Leads to Urgent Care,” First International Congress of Primary Care, Tel Aviv, May, 2011 [Oral presentation]
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5. Manning A, Wimpheimer Z, Zimmerman DR. "Significance of Radiology Discrepancies Between Treating Physicians and Radiologists in an Urgent Care Setting," Israel Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, March, 2011 [Poster presentation]
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6. Applebaum Y, Zalut T, Hammel RD, Zimmerman DR. “From Urgent Care to Emergency Department – Who Doesn’t Go?” Israel Association for Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv, March, 2011 [Oral presentation]
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2010

1. Zimmerman DR, Miron D, Lumelsky D et al. “Clinical Diagnosis of Pneumonia May Lead to Overdiagnosis,” Israel Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Tel Aviv, July 2010 [Oral presentation]
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2. Hammel R, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Development of an X-ray Teaching Tool for Primary Care," Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association Conference, Tel Aviv, June 2010 [Oral presentation] Prize for best abstract
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3. Nahir B, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N, et al., "Rethinking Clinical Diagnosis of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children," WONCA Family Medicine Conference, Cancun, Mexico, May 2010 [Oral presentation]
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4. Kovalski N, Fields S, Zimmerman D, Hochberg A, Ilan Y. “VMedico - TeleVideoMedicine Enables Realtime Consulting and Offline Full Study Review," Israeli National PACS Conference, Jerusalem, May, 2010 [Oral presentation]
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5. Zimmerman DR, Dresner Y, Wimpfheimer Z et al. “Teaching Emergency Management of Life Threatening Situations to Outpatient Practitioners,” Israel Association of Family Medicine Physicians Ben Meir Conference, Beer Sheva, March, 2010 [Oral presentation]
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6. Nahir B, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N  et al. “Rethinking Clinical Diagnosis of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children,” Israel Association of Family Medicine Physicians Ben Meir Conference, Beer Sheva, March, 2010 [Oral presentation]
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7. Nahir B. “Occult Pneumonia in Children – the Israeli Experience,” Israel Clinical Pediatrics Association , Tel Aviv, February 2010 [Poster presentation]
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8. Zimmerman DR, Miron D, Lumelsky D, Kovalski N. “There is Significant Over-treatment When Pneumonia is Diagnosed without X-ray Confirmation,” Israel Clinical Pediatrics Association,  Tel Aviv, February, 2010 [Poster presentation]
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2009

1. Kovalski N. “Generation Of An X-ray Teaching File Via Direct Links Into An Electronic Health Record System,” Israeli National PACS Conference, Jerusalem, June, 2009 [Oral presentation]
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2. Stewart-Freedman, Kovalski N, Zimmerman DR.  “Computer-aided Continuity of Care in Emergent Care,” 19th Israeli Medical Association World’s Fellowship International Conference, Jerusalem, April, 2009 [Oral presentation]
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2008

1. Zimmerman DR, Miron D, Lumelsky D, et al. “Clinical Diagnosis of Pneumonia May Lead to Overuse of Antibiotics,” Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association Conference, Lod, July, 2008 [Oral presentation] Prize for best abstract
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2. Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. “Use of a Data Warehouse for Clinical Epidemiology,” Computers in Medicine Conference, Tel Aviv, July, 2008 [Oral presentation]
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3. Kovalski N. “Updates in Terem: Mobile Viewing, Remote Reporting Dicom Worklist,” Israeli National PACS conference, Jerusalem, July, 2008 [Oral presentation]
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4. Kovalski N. “Digital Medicine in Modern Medical Management,” Association of Academics in Political Science and Medical Management, Eilat, July 2008 [Oral presentation]
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5. Zimmerman DR, Fields S, Kovalski N. “Diagnosis of Pneumonia by Non Pediatricians vs. Pediatricians in an Urgent Care Setting,” Israel Association of Emergency Medicine Conference, Tel Aviv, June, 2008 [Poster presentation]
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6. Kovalski N.“The Nokia E-61 Mobile Phone is as Effective as a Remote Viewing Station for Consultations on Orthopedic Cases,” Israeli National PACS Conference, Jerusalem, April 2008 [Oral presentation]
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7. Stewart-Friedman B, Kovalski N. “Computerized Notification to Improve Continuity of Care in Community Based Pediatrics,” Israel Association of Family Physicans Conference, Haifa, April, 2008 [Oral presentation]
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8. Gayer Y, Stewart-Friedman B. “Management of Cellulitis in an Urgent Care Setting,” Israel Association of Family Physicans Conference, Haifa, April, 2008 [Oral presentation]
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9. Yerushalmi S, Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Fever as a Reason for Presentation to Urgent Care by Children," International Nursing Rsearch Conference, Jerusalem, July, 2008 [Poster presentation]
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2007

1. Stewart-Freedman B, Zimmerman DR. “A New Model for the Delivery of Remote Medical Care,” presented to Health Minister, government of Kenya, October, 2007 [Oral presentation]
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2. Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N, Carol F, Fields S. "Outpatient Treatment of Pneumonia in a Free Standing Urgent Care Facility," Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, July, 2007 [Oral presentation]
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3. Kovalski N. “Clinical Productivity Gains via Integration of an Open Source PACS System into an Electronic Medical Record,” Israeli National PACS conference, Jerusalem, June, 2007 [Oral presentation]
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4. Zimmerman DR, Fields S, Kovalski N. “Diagnosis of Wrist Fractures by Non-Orthopedists  in an Urgent Care Setting,” Israeli Association of Emergency Medicine Conference, Tel Aviv, June, 2007 [Poster presentation]
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2006

1. Kovalski N. “The TEREM Experience with Commercial and Open Sources PACS Systems for Viewing, Distributing and Archiving Radiological Studies,” Israeli National PACS Conference, Jerusalem, April, 2006 [Oral presentation]
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2. Kovalski N. “A New Model for Urgent Care Delivery in the Community,” Conference, Urgent Care Association of America, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, March, 2006 [Oral presentation]
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3. Zimmerman DR, Kovalski N. "Pediatric Use of a 24 Hour Urgent Care Center ('Moked Cherum'),'" Israel Clinical Pediatric Association Meeting, Tel Aviv, February, 2006 [Poster presentation]
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