Abel N Kho

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A regional informatics platform for coordinated antibiotic-resistant infection tracking, alerting, and prevention
    Abel N Kho
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:254-62. 2013
  2. pmc Use of diverse electronic medical record systems to identify genetic risk for type 2 diabetes within a genome-wide association study
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:212-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementing an animated geographic information system to investigate factors associated with nosocomial infections: a novel approach
    Abel Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:578-82. 2006
  4. pmc Use of a regional health information exchange to detect crossover of patients with MRSA between urban hospitals
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Affiliated Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:212-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Connecting the dots: creation of an electronic regional infection control network
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:213-7. 2007
  6. pmc An effective computerized reminder for contact isolation of patients colonized or infected with resistant organisms
    Abel N Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Med Inform 77:194-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Information technology in PBRNs: the Indiana University Medical Group Research Network (IUMG ResNet) experience
    Abel Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:196-203. 2007
  8. pmc Which observations from the complete blood cell count predict mortality for hospitalized patients?
    Abel N Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc
    J Hosp Med 2:5-12. 2007
  9. pmc An evaluation of the NQF Quality Data Model for representing Electronic Health Record driven phenotyping algorithms
    William K Thompson
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2012:911-20. 2012
  10. pmc The marginal value of pre-visit paper reminders when added to a multifaceted electronic health record based quality improvement system
    David W Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:805-11. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint A regional informatics platform for coordinated antibiotic-resistant infection tracking, alerting, and prevention
    Abel N Kho
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:254-62. 2013
    ..The 5 healthcare systems included 17 hospitals and associated clinics in the Indianapolis, Indiana, region...
  2. pmc Use of diverse electronic medical record systems to identify genetic risk for type 2 diabetes within a genome-wide association study
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:212-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify type 2 diabetes (T2D) cases and controls for a GWAS, using data captured through routine clinical care across five institutions using different electronic medical record (EMR) systems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementing an animated geographic information system to investigate factors associated with nosocomial infections: a novel approach
    Abel Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:578-82. 2006
    ..Two million Americans acquire an infection in the hospital each year, resulting in an estimated 88,000 patient deaths per year...
  4. pmc Use of a regional health information exchange to detect crossover of patients with MRSA between urban hospitals
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Affiliated Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:212-6. 2008
    ..A significant portion of patients already known to be colonized or infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may not be identified at admission by neighboring hospitals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Connecting the dots: creation of an electronic regional infection control network
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:213-7. 2007
    ..We created web-based data entry forms for ICPs to modify and enter new infection control data. This paper describes our design and initial implementation of a working electronic regional infection control network...
  6. pmc An effective computerized reminder for contact isolation of patients colonized or infected with resistant organisms
    Abel N Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Med Inform 77:194-8. 2008
    ..To improve contact isolation rates among patients admitted to the hospital with a known history of infection with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Information technology in PBRNs: the Indiana University Medical Group Research Network (IUMG ResNet) experience
    Abel Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:196-203. 2007
    ..Research in practice-based research networks (PBRNs) is hampered by difficulty managing, identifying, and enrolling potential subjects. Well-designed informatics applications can greatly improve these processes...
  8. pmc Which observations from the complete blood cell count predict mortality for hospitalized patients?
    Abel N Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc
    J Hosp Med 2:5-12. 2007
    ..Information on the prognostic utility of the admission complete blood count (CBC) and differential count is lacking...
  9. pmc An evaluation of the NQF Quality Data Model for representing Electronic Health Record driven phenotyping algorithms
    William K Thompson
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2012:911-20. 2012
    ..However, we also found areas in which the QDM could be usefully extended, such as representing information extracted from clinical text, and the ability to handle algorithms that do not consist of Boolean combinations of criteria...
  10. pmc The marginal value of pre-visit paper reminders when added to a multifaceted electronic health record based quality improvement system
    David W Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:805-11. 2011
    ..This study examined whether providing pre-visit paper quality reminders could further improve performance, especially for physicians whose performance had not improved much during the first year...
  11. pmc Identifying risk factors for healthcare-associated infections from electronic medical record home address data
    Jeffrey S Wilson
    Department of Geography, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:47. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Practical challenges in integrating genomic data into the electronic health record
    Abel N Kho
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Genet Med 15:772-8. 2013
    ..Successful integration of genomic data may require significant redesign of existing electronic health record systems...
  13. pmc High density GWAS for LDL cholesterol in African Americans using electronic medical records reveals a strong protective variant in APOE
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 5:394-9. 2012
    ..Use of median LDL-C extracted from EMR after exclusions for medications and comorbidities increased the percentage of trait variance explained by genetic variation...
  14. pmc Electronic medical records for genetic research: results of the eMERGE consortium
    Abel N Kho
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Sci Transl Med 3:79re1. 2011
    ..Efforts and incentives to increase the implementation of interoperable EMRs will markedly improve the availability of clinical data for genomics research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improving hypertension quality measurement using electronic health records
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:388-94. 2009
    ..Simple hypertension outcome measures may not indicate which patients receive poor care. This could be problematic as incentives increase...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health information technology's potential to improve care: what is the reality?
    Mark G Weiner
    Office of Human Research, VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    Tex Med 102:37-44. 2006