The art and science of considering a patient with a health problem, future or present, and making a decision that maximizes what the patient values while conforming to or improving the workflow of clinicians.


BMI 704 - Data Science I: Data Science for Medical Decision Making


The Question of Care (Winter 2019)
The ability to use vast amounts of medical data for clinical decision making is reshaping patient care

Does the Dose Make the Poison? (October 2, 2017)
In most surgery patients, length of opioid prescription, number of refills spell highest risk for misuse

Mental Shortcuts (February 15, 2017)
Many physicians choose insomnia meds based on habit


Effect of Genetic Diagnosis on Patients with Previously Undiagnosed Disease (NEJM, 2018)

Characteristics of undiagnosed diseases network applicants: implications for referring providers (BMC Health Services Research, 2018)

Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naive patients and association with overdose and misuse: retrospective cohort study (BMJ, 2017)

Predictive Modeling of Physician-Patient Dynamics That Influence Sleep Medication Prescriptions and Clinical Decision-Making (Nature Scientific Reports, 2017)

Assessment of vibration of effects due to model specification can demonstrate the instability of observational associations  (Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2015)