Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Michael Kirshner, DDS, MPH

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Research Interests:
  • Use of information technologies (IT) to empower patients and enhance the patient-clinician relationship.
  • Psycho-social and behavioral aspects of shared decision making, patient empowerment, and patient-doctor communication.
Current Projects:


Selected Publications:

Bhargava, H and Kirshner, M (2002) “TradeOff Card: A Graphical Method for Interactive MultiCriteria TradeOff Analysis” (in review).

Kirshner, M.A. (2002) “Effects of targeted message on health plan choice” (in review)§ Kirshner, M.A. (2002) “Preliminary exploration of online social support and its affect on medication adherence among adults with asthma” (unpublished manuscript).

Jimison, H.B. and Kirshner, M.A. (2002) “Technologies and Strategies for Health Management in the Home” (submitted for conference presentation).

Kirshner, M.A. and Sittig, D.F. (2002) “A Preliminary Analysis of Secure Messaging and Traditional E-mail based on their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2001) “Online Decision Assistance: A Framework for Improved Health Plan Choice” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2001) “Designing Online Decision Aids” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2001) “Facilitating Informed Choice of Health Plans: An Analysis of Information Materials for Medicare Beneficiaries.” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2000) “Program Evaluation Design for SelexSys Decision Assistant Employee Health Plan Decision Aid at the University of Washington.” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2000) “Employee Satisfaction Assessment: Health Benefits Information Materials at the University of Washington.” (unpublished manuscript).

Kirshner, M.A. (2000) “Individual Consumer Health Plan Choice: A conceptual Model.” (unpublished manuscript).