Clement J McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: Regenstrief Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Open Source software in medical informatics--why, how and what
    Clement J McDonald
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th St, RG5th Floor, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int J Med Inform 69:175-84. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint LOINC, a universal standard for identifying laboratory observations: a 5-year update
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Chem 49:624-33. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The Indiana network for patient care: a working local health information infrastructure. An example of a working infrastructure collaboration that links data from five health systems and hundreds of millions of entries
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1214-20. 2005
  4. pmc Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trial
    William M Tierney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, M200 OPW, Wishard Memorial Hospital, 1001 West 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:477-97. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure of computerized treatment suggestions to improve health outcomes of outpatients with uncomplicated hypertension: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:324-37. 2004
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Using information technology to improve the health care of older adults
    Michael Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:430-6. 2003
  8. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
  9. pmc A software tool for removing patient identifying information from clinical documents
    F Jeff Friedlin
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:601-10. 2008
  10. pmc Enabling international adoption of LOINC through translation
    Daniel J Vreeman
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 2000, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Biomed Inform 45:667-73. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Open Source software in medical informatics--why, how and what
    Clement J McDonald
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th St, RG5th Floor, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int J Med Inform 69:175-84. 2003
    ..This could produce a burst of innovation that would help solve the many problems of the health care system. We at the Regenstrief Institute are doing our part by moving all of our development to the open-source model...
  2. ncbi request reprint LOINC, a universal standard for identifying laboratory observations: a 5-year update
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Chem 49:624-33. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The Indiana network for patient care: a working local health information infrastructure. An example of a working infrastructure collaboration that links data from five health systems and hundreds of millions of entries
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1214-20. 2005
    ..The network includes and delivers laboratory, radiology, dictation, and other documents to a majority of Indianapolis office practices. The INPC began operation seven years ago and is one of the first and best examples of an LHII...
  4. pmc Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trial
    William M Tierney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, M200 OPW, Wishard Memorial Hospital, 1001 West 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:477-97. 2005
    ..Translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice has been inconsistent. We performed a randomized, controlled trial of guideline-based care suggestions delivered to physicians when writing orders on computer workstations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure of computerized treatment suggestions to improve health outcomes of outpatients with uncomplicated hypertension: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:324-37. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of evidence-based treatment suggestions for hypertension made to physicians and pharmacists using a comprehensive electronic medical record system...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Using information technology to improve the health care of older adults
    Michael Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:430-6. 2003
    ..Information systems that improve communication among providers during these transitions have the potential to improve safety and reduce costs...
  8. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
    ..Electronic information systems have been proposed as one means to reduce medical errors of commission (doing the wrong thing) and omission (not providing indicated care)...
  9. pmc A software tool for removing patient identifying information from clinical documents
    F Jeff Friedlin
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:601-10. 2008
    ..We conclude that MeDS successfully de-identified a wide range of medical documents from numerous sources and creates scrubbed reports that retain their interpretability, thereby maintaining their usefulness for research...
  10. pmc Enabling international adoption of LOINC through translation
    Daniel J Vreeman
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 2000, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Biomed Inform 45:667-73. 2012
    ..Distributing the standard and its many language translations at no cost worldwide accelerates LOINC adoption globally, and is an important enabler of interoperable health information exchange...
  11. 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)...
  12. pmc A comparison of the completeness and timeliness of automated electronic laboratory reporting and spontaneous reporting of notifiable conditions
    J Marc Overhage
    Regenstrief Institute, 410 W 10th St, Suite 2000, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:344-50. 2008
    ..We examined whether automated electronic laboratory reporting of notifiable-diseases results in information being delivered to public health departments more completely and quickly than is the case with spontaneous, paper-based reporting...
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of clinical information shared from another institution
    J Marc Overhage
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:14-23. 2002
    ..We demonstrate the feasibility and potential value of increased access to patients' clinical information from another hospital while they are receiving care in the emergency department...
  14. pmc Structure, functions, and activities of a research support informatics section
    Michael D Murray
    Health Care Data and Epidemiology Section, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, 1050 Wishard Boulevard RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:389-98. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Conceptual alignment of electronic health record data with guideline and workflow knowledge
    G Schadow
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Int J Med Inform 64:259-74. 2001
    ..This reuse is possible through a technique borrowed from natural language grammar and modal logic. The conceptual alignment of guidelines, WfM and the EHR could facilitate the sharing and deployment of guidelines in routine health care...
  16. pmc An evaluation of medical knowledge contained in Wikipedia and its use in the LOINC database
    Jeff Friedlin
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:283-7. 2010
    ..76%) were mis-matches. The current release of RELMA and LOINC include Wikipedia descriptions of LOINC parts obtained as a direct result of this project...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inpatient computer-based standing orders vs physician reminders to increase influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates: a randomized trial
    Paul R Dexter
    Department of Medicine, Wishard Memorial Hospital and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 292:2366-71. 2004
    ..Computerized reminder systems increase influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates, but computerized standing order systems have not been previously described or evaluated...
  18. ncbi request reprint A simple error classification system for understanding sources of error in automatic speech recognition and human transcription
    Atif Zafar
    School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, 1001 West 10th Street, RG5 Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int J Med Inform 73:719-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of classifying errors into categories is to understand the underlying processes that generate these errors, so that measures can be taken to improve these processes...
  19. pmc Indianapolis I3: the third generation Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems
    Julie J McGowan
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 92:179-87. 2004
    ....
  20. pmc Using National Drug Codes and drug knowledge bases to organize prescription records from multiple sources
    Linas Simonaitis
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:1743-53. 2009
    ..The utility of National Drug Codes (NDCs) and drug knowledge bases (DKBs) in the organization of prescription records from multiple sources was studied...
  21. ncbi request reprint Computerization can create safety hazards: a bar-coding near miss
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Ann Intern Med 144:510-6. 2006
    ..Researchers should continue to study real-world implementation of computerized systems to understand their benefits and potential harms, and administrators and providers should seek ways to anticipate these harms and mitigate them...
  22. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of usefulness of clinician-patient videoconferencing for making routine medical decisions in the nursing home
    Mark R Laflamme
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1380-5. 2005
    ..To pilot and assess the role of videoconferencing in clinicians' medical decision-making and their interactions with nursing home residents (NHRs)...
  23. pmc Presentation of the Morris F. Collen Award to Clement J. McDonald, MD
    J Marc Overhage
    Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:241-4. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint A practical method of linking data from Medicare claims and a comprehensive electronic medical records system
    Michael Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Health Center, 1050 Wishard Blvd, 6th Fl, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Int J Med Inform 71:57-69. 2003
    ..Linking US Medicare data with large databases used for everyday clinical practice is seldom described in detail in medical literature...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist care for patients with reactive airways disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Morris Weinberger
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JAMA 288:1594-602. 2002
    ..It is not known whether patient outcomes are enhanced by effective pharmacist-patient interactions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of osteoporosis in women, based on detection of vertebral compression fractures on chest radiography
    Philip J Kroth
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:112-8. 2004
    ..Although radiographs taken for reasons other than evaluating the possibility of osteoporosis may suggest the presence of fracture, such fractures often go undetected and effective treatments are not implemented...
  27. pmc Representing Patient Assessments in LOINC®
    Daniel J Vreeman
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2010:832-6. 2010
    ..We continue adding to this "master question file" to further enable interoperable exchange, storage, and processing of assessment data...
  28. pmc Controlled trial of direct physician order entry: effects on physicians' time utilization in ambulatory primary care internal medicine practices
    J M Overhage
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Regenstrief Health Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:361-71. 2001
    ..The authors hypothesized that physicians using the Gopher would not spend any more time writing orders than physicians using paper-based methods...
  29. ncbi request reprint Electronic laboratory reporting: barriers, solutions and findings
    J M Overhage
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 7:60-6. 2001
    ....
  30. pmc Demonstrating the effects of an IAIMS on health care quality and cost
    W M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 4:S41-6. 1997
    ..Demonstrating the beneficial effects of integrated EMR systems will facilitate their incorporation into everyday clinical care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hickam 2000: the maturation of, and linkages between, medical informatics and bioinformatics
    C J McDonald
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 138:359-66. 2001
    ..We will participate in this effort and look forward to bending the EMR we developed for clinical use to bioinformatics uses as well...
  32. pmc The barriers to electronic medical record systems and how to overcome them
    C J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 4:213-21. 1997
    ..We just have to embrace them. One remaining problem is the efficient capture of physician information in a coded form. Research is still needed to solve this last problem...
  33. ncbi request reprint A computerized reminder system to increase the use of preventive care for hospitalized patients
    P R Dexter
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:965-70. 2001
    ..4 percent vs. 27.6 percent, P<0.001). CONCLUSIONS: A majority of hospitalized patients in this study were eligible for preventive measures, and computerized reminders significantly increased the rate of delivery of such therapies...
  34. pmc Pursuing integration of performance measures into electronic medical records: beta-adrenergic receptor antagonist medications
    M Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:99-106. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Canopy computing: using the Web in clinical practice
    C J McDonald
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 280:1325-9. 1998
    ....
  36. pmc Physicians, information technology, and health care systems: a journey, not a destination
    Clement J McDonald
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:121-4. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint A system for sharing routine surgical pathology specimens across institutions: the Shared Pathology Informatics Network
    Thomas A Drake
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, avid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Hum Pathol 38:1212-25. 2007
    ..With the addition of associated clinical and outcome information, this system could vastly expand the pool of annotated tissues available for cancer research as well as other diseases...
  38. 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Indiana Program of Excellence in Biomedical Computing
    Clement McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2004
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