Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

Dean F. Sittig, PhD

Clinical Informatics Research Network
Northwest Permanente and Center for Health Research
Kaiser Permanente

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Research Interests:
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Information Retrieval
  • Medical Informatics
  • Computer-based Physician Order Entry
Current Projects:

Knowledge-based Information Retrieval System

Natural Language Processing to detect Smoking Cessation Advice

Virtual Informatics Communities website

Personal Health Records on the Internet

The Informatics Review

Selected Publications:

Neely AN, Sittig DF. Basic Microbiologic and Infection Control Information to Reduce the Potential Transmission of Pathogens to Patients via Computer Hardware. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2002; 9(5).

Sittig DF, Hazlehurst BL, Palen T, Hsu J, Jimision H, Hornbrook MC. A clinical information system research agenda for Kaiser Permanente, Part 2. The Permanente Journal. Summer 2002; 6(3):41-44.

Sittig DF, Hazlehurst BL, Palen T, Hsu J, Jimison H, Hornbrook MC. A clinical information system research landscape, Part 1. The Permanente Journal, Spring 2002; 6(2):62-68.

Gandhi TK, Sittig DF, Franklin M, Sussman AJ, Fairchild DG, Bates DW. Communication breakdown in the out-patient referral process. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2000; 15:626-631.

Sittig DF, Kaalaas-Sittig J. A quantitative ranking of the Biomedical Informatics serials. Methods of Information in Medicine. 1995;34(4):403-416.

Sittig DF, Stead WW. Computer-based Physician Order Entry: The state of the art. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 1994;1(2): 108-123.

Sittig DF. Grand Challenges in Medical Informatics? The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 1994: 1(5):412-413.

Sittig DF. Work-Sampling: A statistical approach to evaluation of the effect of computers on work patterns in healthcare. Methods of Information in Medicine 1993;32:167-174.

Factor M, Gelernter DH, Kolb C, Miller PL, Sittig DF. Real-time data fusion in the intensive care unit. IEEE Computer, 1991;24(11): 45-54.

Sittig DF, Pace NL, Gardner RM, Beck E, Morris AH. Implementation of a computerized patient advice system using the HELP clinical information system. Computers and Biomedical Research 1989;22(5):474-487.