• May 8 - 10, Scottsdale, AZ

    AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

    Evidence | Analytics | Best Practice

AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference Presentations

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


Quality in Action: Adapting Quality Measures for Realtime Guidance
A. Simms, Cognitive Medical Systems/University of Washington; R. Reston, Cognitive Medical Systems

From Pathway to Bedside: Integrating Clinical Informatics in Quality Improvement
E. Shelov, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

How am I doing? Online, Interactive Quality Measures for Clinicians
M. Weiner, E. Lee, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


Come Together: Lessons Learned from a Health System EHR Migration and Proposal for Sharing Implementation Best Practices
J. McGreevey, University of Pennsylvania Health System/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Seize the Moment: Promotion of Lean Principles in Moving from Paper to Electronic Provider Documentation at an Academic Medical Center
K. Xu, J. McGreevey, J. Betesh, University of Pennsylvania

Maintaining EHR Standards in a Complex Deployment
K. Woeltje, M. Lozovatsky, BJC HealthCare/Washington University School of Medicine; S. Bhayani, Washington University School of Medicine; T. Bryant, BJC HealthCare; G. Cislo, BJC HealthCare/Washington University School of Medicine; J. Krettek, BJC HealthCare; K. O'Bryan, BJC HealthCare/Washington University School of Medicine; M. Thomas, BJC HealthCare


Article Relationship Visualization to Support Evidence-based Practice & Knowledge Discovery
P. Yen, Washington University in St Louis/Goldfarb School of Nursing/BJC HealthCare; X. Ji, R. Machiraju, A. Ritter, The Ohio State University

Characterizing Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus with Meta-Analysis Using STARGEO
O. El-Sayed, University of Illinois at Chicago; L. Safeer, Baylor University; J. Aljabban, The Ohio State University; I. Aljabban, Pennsylvania State University; M. Panahiazar, I. Neuhaus, D. Hadley, University of California San Francisco

Digital Health Innovation System Integration Assessment: A Methodology for Streamlined Early-stage Evaluation
B. Griffin, L. Kelley, L. Desveaux, P. Agarwal, Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto; R. Bhatia, Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto University Health Network; T. Jamieson, Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto/St. Michael's Hospital

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Validating Clinic Workflow Models for Prediction
R. Fricks, Duke University; M. Veihl, H. Tseng, Duke University Health System; K. Trivedi, R. Barr, Duke University

Patient-specific Explanations from Risk Prediction Models
M. Tajgardoon, S. Visweswaran, University of Pittsburgh

Leveraging Electronic Health Record Data to Predict Surgery Cancellation
L. Liu, N. Zhang, Y. Ni, N. Pratap, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


Adapting Technology Into the Surgical Environment
A. Langerman, ExplORer Surgical

EHR Needs of the Surgical Subspecialist: Insights From System Selection
S. Haque, RTI International; E. Haque, Queen City Plastic Surgery

Challenges of Electronic Health Record Transition for Surgical Services: A Qualitative Observational Study of “Go Live”
M. Shroder, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine/Surgical Outcomes Center for Kids; K. Unertl, S. Anders, L. Novak, N. Lorenzi, G. Jackson, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


POKE-R: Reducing Patient Harm
J. McGlothlin, Fusion Consulting Inc./Loma Linda University Health System; E. Crawford, Fusion Consulting Inc.

The Clinical Informatics Fellowship Experience: A Qualitative Analysis (qACIF)
B. Orwoll, A. Chintalapani, J. Ash, Oregon Health & Science University

Interdisciplinary Development of Palliative Care EHR Decision Support
R. Bush, University of San Diego; C. Etland, University of San Diego/Sharp Health Care System; T. Baum, J. Georges, C. Connelly, University of San Diego

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Optimize Up: Using Analytics for Clinical Decision Support Optimization
A. Mohammad Sirajuddin, Memorial Hermann Health System; M. Stanosheck, Cerner Corporation

An Evaluation of Clinical Order Patterns Machine-learned From Clinician Cohorts Stratified by Observed Versus Expected 30-Day Mortality Rates
J. Wang, J. Hom, A. Schuler, N. Shah, M. Goldstein, M. Baiocchi, J. Chen, Stanford University

Developing a Learning Electronic Medical Record System
S. Visweswaran, University of Pittsburgh


Using a Cloud-based Collaboration and Dissemination Platform to Support the Implementation of an Evidence-based Clinical Pathway Program Across a Multi-Entity Academic Healthcare System
N. Mull, E. Flores, B. Leas, M. Mitchell, J. Lavenberg, N. Patel, A. Williams, C. Umscheid, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Built-in Care Pathways and Optimization of Electronic Medical Record System for Efficient Throughput at a High-Volume Academic Medical Institution
R. Ohkuma, P. Krishna, S. Sigurdsson, A. Wilson, M. Armand, Stanford Health Care; A. Lu, N. Tang, Stanford Health Care/Stanford University School of Medicine

Evaluation of a Peer Training Model for Electronic Health Record System Implementation
W. Lancaster, D. Mize, C. Lehmann, N. Patel, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Digital Drawing Platform for Early Dementia Screening
K. Tsoi, M. Lam, M. Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Increasing Efficiency and Enabling Innovation by Implementing Secure Text Messaging Application for Communication and Coordinating Patient Care
N. Patel, K. Choi, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Practical Apps: A Framework to Assess the Quality of Mobile Health Apps for Chronic Disease Management
P. Agarwal, Women's College Hospital; J. Griffith, Women's College Hospital, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto; X. Yin, Women's College Hospital/Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; J. Shaw, O. Bhattacharyya, Women's College Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; T. Jamieson, Women's College Hospital; R. Bhatia, Women's College Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Governing Predictive and Prescriptive Models: Adding the Right People and Processes to Technology
F. Ahmed, J. Fahrenbach, M. Churpek, The University of Chicago Medicine; E. Lowder, Comer Children's Hospital; H. Nelson, M. Wall, The University Of Chicago Medicine

Using a Validated Predictive Analytics Model for Early Detection of Patients with Sepsis
G. Moyer, C. Hu, Legacy Health

Progression of a Quality Scorecard Leveraging Informatics Tools
M. Connolly, M. Springman, M. Wall, University of Chicago Medicine


Application of an Evidence-based Adoption Framework: Practical Implementation Tools for Clinical Operations
B. Lesselroth, VA Portland Healthcare System/Oregon Health Sciences University; K. Adams, VA Portland Healthcare System; G. Mastarone, VA Portland Healthcare System/Oregon Health Sciences University; V. Church, VA Portland Healthcare System; P. Holahan, Stevens Institute of Technology; T. Lovejoy, VA Portland Healthcare System/Oregon Health Sciences University

Creating the Data Infrastructure to Support Mobile Health and Telehealth Initiatives
C. Hollweg, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Use Cases for a WiFi Connected Internet of Things Button in an Academic Medical Center
H. Zhang, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; P. Chai, E. Boyer, A. Landman, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Improving Care Coordination for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Defining Care Team Members’ Information Needs
J. ORourke, L. Nowinski, Y. Howe, C. McDougle, MGH, Harvard Medical School

Challenges to Care Coordination for Children with Special Health Care Needs: Potential Solutions
A. Lyles, E. Reifsnider, Arizona State University; D. Bailey, Arizona Department of Health Services; G. Caputo, G. Lamb, Arizona State University; W. Bernatavicius, Phoenix Children’s Hospital; B. Doebbeling, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic

Accuracy of Patient Self-report of 90-day Post-discharge Healthcare Utilization and Complications: Relevance to Value Based Care
B. Rosner, HealthLoop, Inc., Kaiser Permanente; M. Gottlieb, Anthem, Inc.; W. Anderson, Independent Consultant

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


Cancer Patient Trial Matching Assisted by An Efficient Automated Pre-Screening Application
H. Le, J. Zeng, C. Beer, S. Montez, D. Sanders, J. Gong, Y. Jiang, S. Yanga, K. Marcelo, D. Hong, F. Meric-Bernstam, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Power of Two: Rapid Screening and Intervening Combining Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Tools and Nurse-driven Protocols to Effectively Evaluate Patients for High Risk Conditions and Potential Interventions at Hospital Admission
C. Mallozzi, J. McGreevey, D. Stabile, University of Pennsylvania Health System

StartSmartTM: Decision Support Technology for Prenatal Screening
B. Gance-Cleveland, University of Colorado; K. Gilbert, HeartSmartKids LLC; J. Leiferman, Colorado School of Public Health; M. Ozkaynak, H. Aldrich, T. Hernandez, University of Colorado


Tracking and Managing Abnormal Mammograms with SMART
C. Cusack, Veterans Health Administration/Insight Informatics; C. Williams, Veterans Health Administration; A. Puleo, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Integrating Evidence to Inform Lab Test Selection Into a Knowledge Management Framework
S. DesAutels, M. Zutter, A. Williams, D. Giuse, Z. Fox, M. Youngblood, W. Stead, N. Giuse, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Cleaning House: EHR Order Set Innovation and Transformation at Penn Medicine
J. McGreevey, University of Pennsylvania Health System/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; J. Resnic, AllSpire Health Partners


Verbal Orders: Root Cause Analysis of Co-signature Authentication Timeframes
T. Powell, M. Windsor, K. Donovan, K. Abram, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Quality Standards for Virtual Care: The Roles and Responsibilities of Stakeholders for Advancing Care Quality in an Online Environment
K. Smith, L. Ide, Zipnosis

Using Qualitative Techniques to Classify Medication Reconciliation Errors
R. Tarrago, Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington; W. Paul, N. Deam, Seattle Children's Hospital

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.


Patient Generated Safety Data in the Hospital Setting: Trust, Transparency and Learning
S. Collins, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; B. Couture, J. Snyder, E. Gershanik, Brigham and Women's Hospital; J. Benneyan, Northeastern University; K. Fiumara, M. Fagan, Brigham and Women's Hospital; R. Boxer, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; A. Sheikh, The University of Edinburgh; D. Bates, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health

Building and Evaluating a Patient-facing Intervention to Deliver Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator Remote Monitoring Data to Patients via MyChart: Patient and Provider Perceptions
M. Mirro, C. Daley, Parkview Health/Indiana University; S. Wagner, Parkview Health; R. Rohani Ghahari, Parkview Health; T. Toscos, Parkview Health/Indiana University

Predictors of Average Adherence to the use of Home Telehealth Devices in Veterans with Heart Failure
J. Guzman, Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System/UCLA,/VA GLAHS HSR&D COIN; M. Yefimova, UCLA/VA; B. Viernes, VA; M. Lee, M. Farmer, VA GLAHS HSR&D COIN; B. Wakefield, VA CADRE; T. Hahn, VA GLAHS/UCLA


Building a Pharmacist Prioritization Tool Using Pharmacy-specific Data and Readmission Risk
S. Kabue, Kaiser Permanente

A Data Mining Approach to Detect Medication Order Near Misses Associated with Electronic Order Sets
R. Li, J. Chen, Stanford University School of Medicine

Detecting Post-approval Adverse Drug Events within EHR Data: A Case Study Correlating Lipophilic Beta-blockers with the Subsequent Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease
H. Zhang, G. Jetley, University of South Florida; K. Raghavan, J. Philius, HealthAxis; R. Houser, University of South Florida; C. Spiro, HealthAxis


Developing Methods for Standardized Patient Cohort Deduplication Across the Carolinas Collaborative, A Regional Data Research Network
R. Bradford, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J. Brittingham, Health Sciences South Carolina; S. Evans, Duke University; B. Ostasiewski, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; W. Yang, K. Bradford, A. Ashok Krishnamurthy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Practical Clinical Phenotype Definitions With SNOMED CT
L. Chu, V. Kannan, D. Willett, University of Texas Southwestern Health System

Supporting Disparities Research by Increasing the Collection of Social Determinants of Health Data through EHRs
L. Hovey, J. Leonard, K. Heaney-Huls, P. Dullabh, NORC at the University of Chicago

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


Disrupt and Adjust: Insights from a Contextual Inquiry of a Novel Documentation and Workflow Tool for Inpatient Providers
S. Airan-Javia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System; E. Orenstein, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Categorization of EHR Design Problems Using Usability Heuristics
B. Duncan, L. Zheng, Arizona State University; B. Doebbeling, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic; A. Solomon, Arizona State University; S. Furniss, A. Grando, M. Burton, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic; K. Poterack, T. Miksch, R. Helmers, Mayo Clinic; D. Kaufman, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic

An Eye-tracking Study to Enhance Usability of Molecular Diagnostics Reports in Cancer Precision Medicine
S. Madhavan, Georgetown University


Improving Point of Care Information Workflow with EHR Embedded Search
B. Harris, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System; J. Williams, MedSocket; K. Kochendorfer, T. Kannampallil, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System; A. Goben, University of Illinois at Chicago; J. Hickner, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Preoperative Nursing Workflow and Problem Solving
L. Zheng, B. Duncan, Arizona State University; B. Doebbeling, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic; A. Solomon, Arizona State University; S. Furniss, A. Grando, M. Burton, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic; K. PoterackT. Miksch, R. Helmers, Mayo Clinic; D. Kaufman, Arizona State University/Mayo Clinic

Integration of Patient Controlled Analgesic Infusion Forms Into the Electronic Medical Record (the eAIF Project)
M. Connor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/New York University; V. Malhotra, S. Brown, K. Begonia, D. Tan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Implementation of a Learning Healthcare System for Sickle Cell Disease
R. Miller, E. Coyne, D. Eckrich, R. Villanueva, J. Wadman, R. Gresh, E. Crowgey, E. Kolb, H. Bunnell, Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

The Veterans Health Administration’s Reproductive Health Project
C. Cusack, Veterans Health Administration/Insight Informatics; L. Zephyrin, R. Silverman, Veterans Health Administration; R. Ruff, US Department of Veterans Affairs

Leveraging Technology to Reduce Unnecessary Post Procedure Office Visits for Chemo Port Placement
C. VanZandbergen, M. Dagli, Penn Medicine

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.


Translating Evidence into Practice: Effect of an Evidence-based Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool on Provider Ordering for Venous Catheters
E. Flores, K. Williams, K. Bowles, A. Buttenheim, University of Pennsylvania Health System; P. Sockolow, Drexel University; A. Norris, C. VanZandbergen, M. Epps, A. Hanlon, J. Chittams, C. Umscheid, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Clinical Pathway Regret Risk Differences Between Affluent and Underserved Populations
R. Aarhus, George Mason University

Development and Validation of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Mobile App Framework: From What-to-Do Into What-to-Know
J. Park, Columbia University Medical Center; C. Sarabu, Stanford Children's Hospital


Capturing Medical Complications Data for Inclusion in National Registries: A Needs Assessment
N. Sanchez, S. Chopra, M. Friedman, J. Revalee, Z. Yang, University of Cincinnati; A. France, K. Brown, K. Clarke-Myers, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; S. Hanke, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati; D. Wu, H. Jung, University of Cincinnati

A Clinical Informatics Consult Service to use Aggregate Patient Data at the Bedside
S. Gombar, A. Callahan, K. Jung, V. Polony, J. Banda, N. Shah, Stanford University

The Winning Health IT Engagement Model of an ACO in a Value-based Setting
D. Swieskowski, Mercy ACO, Iowa

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Patient Portal Proxy Access for Adolescents: Preserving Confidential Care While Enhancing Parent Proxy Access
M. Punch, Michigan Medicine

Do Community Clinic Patients Have Internet Access for Patient Portal Use?
R. Bush, H. Barlow, A. Perez, B. Vazquez, J. Mack, C. Connelly, University of San Diego

Development of a Taxonomy of Secure Messages from an Inpatient Portal
C. Sieck, J. Hefner, D. Walker, T. Huerta, A. McAlearney, The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Institution of a Pop-up Reminder Decreases Opioid Prescriptions for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department
M. Van Cain, A. Capraro, Boston Children's Hospital

Radiation Therapy Data Curation: Utilizing Interdisciplinary Expert Knowledge via an Iterative Tool-based Process
T. Schuler, Royal North Shore Hospital/Macquarie University; B. Gallego, Macquarie University; J. Kipritidis, M. Perez, K. Grimberg, K. Richardson, S. Evill, B. Evans, A. Kneebone, G. Hruby, T. Eade, Royal North Shore Hospital

Developing a Visual Annotation Tool to Rapidly Collect Expert-annotated Weight Errors in Pediatric Growth Charts
P. Van Camp, University of Cincinnati; M. Newcomb, E. Kirkendall, A. Spooner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; D. Wu, University of Cincinnati