Julia Adler-milstein, PhD

PROFESSOR

Hospital Medicine, Hospital Medicine UCSF Health, CLIIR

Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics & Digital Transformation, and Director of the Center for Clinical Informatics & Improvement Research (CLIIR).

Dr. Adler-Milstein is a leading researcher in health IT policy, with a specific focus on electronic health records and interoperability. She has examined policies and organizational strategies that enable effective use of electronic health records and promote interoperability. She is also an expert in EHR audit log data and its application to studying clinician behavior. Her research – used by researchers, health systems, and policymakers – identifies obstacles to progress and ways to overcome them.

She has published over 200 influential papers, testified before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, been named one of the top 10 influential women in health IT, and won numerous awards, including the New Investigator Award from the American Medical Informatics Association and the Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award from AcademyHealth. She has served on an array of influential committees and boards, including the NHS National Advisory Group on Health Information Technology, the Health Care Advisory Board for Politico, and the Interoperability Committee of the National Quality Forum.

Dr. Adler-Milstein holds a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard and spent six years on the faculty at University of Michigan prior to joining UCSF as a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the inaugural director of the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research in 2017. She became the inaugural Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics and Digital Transformation in 2023.

Education
2021 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, UCSF
PhD, 06/2011 - Health Policy, Harvard University
AB, 06/2001 - Human Biology, Stanford University
Honors and Awards
  • Member, National Academy of Medicine, 2019
  • Don Eugene Detmer Award for Health Policy Contribution in Informatics, American Medical Informatics Association, 2018
  • Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award, Academy Health, 2017
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), 2017
  • Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research, American Journal of Managed Care, 2015
  • Henry Russel Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty, University of Michigan, 2015
  • New Investigator Award, American Medical Informatics Association, 2014
  • Top 10 Influential Women in Health IT, Fierce Health IT, 2014
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Academy Health, 2011
Websites
Publications
  1. Adler-Milstein J, Redelmeier DA, Wachter RM. The Limits of Clinician Vigilance as an AI Safety Bulwark. JAMA 2024. PMID: 38483397


  2. Barker W, Maisel N, Strawley CE, Israelit GK, Adler-Milstein J, Rosner B. A national survey of digital health company experiences with electronic health record application programming interfaces. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2024. PMID: 38281124


  3. Nong P, Adler-Milstein J, Kardia S, Platt J. Public perspectives on the use of different data types for prediction in healthcare. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2024. PMID: 38302616


  4. Lin SC, Adler-Milstein J, Hollingsworth JM, Ryan A. Alternative Payment Models and Patient-Reported Quality of Preparation for Discharge: A Retrospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Patient Experience 2024. PMID: 38524387


  5. Everson J, Hendrix N, Phillips RL, Adler-Milstein J, Bazemore A, Patel V. Primary Care Physicians' Satisfaction With Interoperable Health Information Technology. JAMA network open 2024. PMID: 38530309


  6. Rule A, Kannampallil T, Hribar MR, Dziorny AC, Thombley R, Apathy NC, Adler-Milstein J. Guidance For Reporting Analyses of Metadata on Electronic Health Record Use. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2023. PMID: 38123497


  7. Iott BE, Rivas S, Gottlieb LM, Adler-Milstein J, Pantell MS. Structured and unstructured social risk factor documentation in the electronic health record underestimates patients' self-reported risks. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2024. PMID: 38216127


  8. Holmgren AJ, Oakes AH, Miller A, Adler-Milstein J, Mehrotra A. National Trends in Billing Secure Messages as E-Visits. JAMA 2024. PMID: 38198195


  9. Paige Nong, Reema Hamasha, Karandeep Singh, Julia Adler-Milstein, Jody Platt. How Academic Medical Centers Govern AI Prediction Tools in the Context of Uncertainty and Evolving Regulation. 2024. PMID:


  10. Eriksen J, Monkman H, Adler-Milstein J, Tornbjerg Eriksen K, Nøhr C. Citizens' Access to Online Health Information - An International Survey of IMIA Member Countries. Studies in health technology and informatics 2024. PMID: 38270024


  11. Nong P, Adler-Milstein J, Platt J. How patients distinguish between clinical and administrative predictive models in health care. The American journal of managed care 2024. PMID: 38271580


  12. Adler-Milstein J, Linden A, Hsia RY, Everson J. Electronic connectivity between hospital pairs: impact on emergency department-related utilization. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2023. PMID: 37846192


  13. Thombley RL, Rogers SE, Adler-Milstein J. Developing electronic health record-based measures of the 4Ms to support implementation and evidence generation for Age-Friendly Health Systems. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2023. PMID: 38126964


  14. Holmgren AJ, Thombley R, Sinsky CA, Adler-Milstein J. Changes in Physician Electronic Health Record Use With the Expansion of Telemedicine. JAMA internal medicine 2023. PMID: 37902737


  15. Schnipper JL, Raffel KE, Keniston A, Burden M, Glasheen J, Ranji S, Hubbard C, Barish P, Kantor M, Adler-Milstein J, John Boscardin W, Harrison JD, Dalal AK, Lee T, Auerbach A. Achieving diagnostic excellence through prevention and teamwork (ADEPT) study protocol: A multicenter, prospective quality and safety program to improve diagnostic processes in medical inpatients. Journal of hospital medicine 2023. PMID: 37888951


  16. Levy DR, Moy A, Apathy N, Adler-Milstein J, Rotenstein L, Nath B, Rosenbloom T, Kannampallil T, Mishuris RG, Alexanian A, Sieja A, Hribar MR, Patel JS, Sinsky C, Melnick ER. Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Implementing Core EHR Use Metrics for Ambulatory Care: Virtual Consensus Conference Proceedings. Applied clinical informatics 2023. PMID: 37802122


  17. Pantell MS, Holmgren AJ, Leary JC, Iott BE, Neuhaus J, Adler-Milstein J, Gottlieb LM. Social and Medical Care Integration Practices Among Children's Hospitals. Hospital pediatrics 2023. PMID: 37718963


  18. Ravi A, Arvisais-Anhalt S, Weia B, Khanna R, Adler-Milstein J, Auerbach AD. Governance of Electronic Health Record Modification at US Academic Medical Centers. Applied clinical informatics 2023. PMID: 37553071


  19. Adler-Milstein J, Krueger GN, Rosenthal SW, Rogers SE. Lost in Transition: Missed Opportunities for the 4 Ms to Support Post-Acute Care Transitions. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2023. PMID: 37451312


  20. Linfield GH, Patel S, Ko HJ, Lacar B, Gottlieb LM, Adler-Milstein J, Singh NV, Pantell MS, De Marchis EH. Evaluating the comparability of patient-level social risk data extracted from electronic health records: A systematic scoping review. Health informatics journal 2023. PMID: 37677012


  21. Adler-Milstein JR, Krueger GN, Rosenthal SW, Rogers SE, Lyles CR. Health system approaches and experiences implementing the 4Ms: Insights from 3 early adopter health systems. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2023. PMID: 37246845


  22. Maisel N, Thombley R, Overhage JM, Blake K, Sinsky CA, Adler-Milstein J. Physician Electronic Health Record Use After Changes in US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Documentation Requirements. JAMA health forum 2023. PMID: 37171799


  23. Iott BE, Adler-Milstein J, Gottlieb LM, Pantell MS. Characterizing the relative frequency of clinician engagement with structured social determinants of health data. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2022. PMID: 36545752


  24. Cross DA, Hogan TH, Adler-Milstein J. Perceptions of information continuity key to understanding quality of post-acute care transitions. Health care management review 2023. PMID: 36792957


  25. Holmgren AJ, Byron ME, Grouse CK, Adler-Milstein J. Association Between Billing Patient Portal Messages as e-Visits and Patient Messaging Volume. JAMA 2023. PMID: 36607621


  26. Grenon V, Szymonifka J, Adler-Milstein J, Ross J, Sarkar U. Factors Associated With Diagnostic Error: An Analysis of Closed Medical Malpractice Claims. Journal of patient safety 2023. PMID: 36631023


  27. Julia Adler-Milstein, Chantal Worzala, Brian E. Dixon. Chapter 21 Future directions for health information exchange. 2023. PMID:


  28. Julia Adler-Milstein, Courtney Lyles, Stephanie Rogers. HEALTH SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION, SCALING, AND IMPACT OF THE 4MS FRAMEWORK TO ADVANCE AGE-FRIENDLY CARE. Innovation in Aging 2022. PMID:


  29. Khanna RR, Murray SG, Wen T, Salmeen K, Illangasekare T, Benfield N, Adler-Milstein J, Savage L. Protecting reproductive health information in the post-Roe era: interoperability strategies for healthcare institutions. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2022. PMID: 36287823


  30. Rose C, Thombley R, Noshad M, Lu Y, Clancy HA, Schlessinger D, Li RC, Liu VX, Chen JH, Adler-Milstein J. Team is brain: leveraging EHR audit log data for new insights into acute care processes. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2022. PMID: 36303451


  31. Kannampallil T, Adler-Milstein J. Using electronic health record audit log data for research: insights from early efforts. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2022. PMID: 36173351


  32. Cross DA, Adler-Milstein J, Holmgren AJ. Management Opportunities and Challenges After Achieving Widespread Health System Digitization. Advances in health care management 2022. PMID: 36437617


  33. Herrel LA, Yan P, Modi P, Adler-Milstein J, Ryan AM, Hollingsworth JM. Association of Medicare Beneficiary and Hospital Accountable Care Organization Alignment With Surgical Cost Savings. JAMA health forum 2022. PMID: 36547947


  34. Iott BE, Pantell MS, Adler-Milstein J, Gottlieb LM. Physician awareness of social determinants of health documentation capability in the electronic health record. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2022. PMID: 36069887


  35. Adler-Milstein J, Aggarwal N, Ahmed M, Castner J, Evans BJ, Gonzalez AA, James CA, Lin S, Mandl KD, Matheny ME, Sendak MP, Shachar C, Williams A. Meeting the Moment: Addressing Barriers and Facilitating Clinical Adoption of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Diagnosis. NAM Perspectives 2022. PMID: 36713769


  36. Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Electronic Connectivity Among US Hospitals Treating Shared Patients. Medical care 2022. PMID: 36049157


  37. Dori Amelie Cross, Julia Adler-Milstein, Carolyn Tory Harper Hogan. Organizational Factors Associated with Perceptions of Continuity during Post-Acute Transitional Care. Academy of Management Proceedings 2022. PMID:


  38. Lehmann CU, Fultz Hollis K, Petersen C, DeMuro PR, Subbian V, Koppel R, Solomonides AE, Berner ES, Pan EC, Adler-Milstein J, Goodman KW. Selecting venues for AMIA events and conferences: guiding ethical principles. 2022. PMID: 35579334


  39. Chen Y, Adler-Milstein J, Sinsky C. Measuring and Maximizing Undivided Attention in the Context of Electronic Health Records. Applied clinical informatics 2022. PMID: 35790200


  40. Gupta K, Szymonifka J, Rivadeneira NA, Khoong EC, Adler-Milstein J, Ross J, Sarkar U. Factors Associated with Malpractice Claim Payout: An Analysis of Closed Emergency Department Claims. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety 2022. PMID: 35764489


  41. Julia Adler-Milstein, Urmimala Sarkar, Robert M Wachter. Opportunities to mine EHRs for malpractice risk management and patient safety. Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management 2022. PMID:


  42. Brian E. Dixon, A. Jay Holmgren, Julia Adler-Milstein, Shaun J. Grannis. Health Information Exchange and Interoperability. 2022. PMID:


  43. James Lim, Julia Adler-Milstein. 531 Telehealth, associated changes in EHR use patterns, and implications for physician burnout in the ambulatory care setting. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science 2022. PMID:


  44. Adler-Milstein J, Chen J, Dhaliwal G. Supporting Diagnosis With Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence-Reply. 2022. PMID: 35412568


  45. Cross DA, Adler-Milstein J. Progress Toward Digital Transformation in an Evolving Post-Acute Landscape. Innovation in Aging 2022. PMID: 35712324


  46. Everson J, Adler-Milstein JR, Hollingsworth JM, Lee SD. Dispersion in the hospital network of shared patients is associated with less efficient care. Health care management review 2020. PMID: 33298805


  47. Huilgol YS, Adler-Milstein J, Ivey SL, Hong JC. Opportunities to use electronic health record audit logs to improve cancer care. 2022. PMID: 35348298


  48. Adler-Milstein J, Linden A, Hollingsworth JM, Ryan AM. Association of Primary Care Engagement in Value-Based Reform Programs With Health Services Outcomes: Participation and Synergies. JAMA health forum 2022. PMID: 35977280


  49. Holmgren AJ, Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Association of Hospital Interoperable Data Sharing With Alternative Payment Model Participation. JAMA health forum 2022. PMID: 35977275


  50. Khoong EC, Sharma AE, Gupta K, Adler-Milstein J, Sarkar U. The Abrupt Expansion of Ambulatory Telemedicine: Implications for Patient Safety. 2022. PMID: 35048294


  51. Vest JR, Adler-Milstein J, Gottlieb LM, Bian J, Campion TR, Cohen GR, Donnelly N, Harper J, Huerta TR, Kansky JP, Kharrazi H, Khurshid A, Kooreman HE, McDonnell C, Overhage JM, Pantell MS, Parisi W, Shenkman EA, Tierney WM, Wiehe S, Harle CA. Assessment of structured data elements for social risk factors. 2022. PMID: 35049262


  52. Wang M, Pantell MS, Gottlieb LM, Adler-Milstein J. Documentation and review of social determinants of health data in the EHR: measures and associated insights. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 34549294


  53. Adler-Milstein J, Mehrotra A. Paying for Digital Health Care - Problems with the Fee-for-Service System. The New England journal of medicine 2021. PMID: 34449187


  54. Lyles CR, Adler-Milstein J, Thao C, Lisker S, Nouri S, Sarkar U. Alignment of Key Stakeholders' Priorities for Patient-Facing Tools in Digital Health: Mixed Methods Study. Journal of medical Internet research 2021. PMID: 34435966


  55. Apathy NC, Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J. A decade post-HITECH: Critical access hospitals have electronic health records but struggle to keep up with other advanced functions. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 34198342


  56. Khairat S, Zalla LC, Adler-Milstein J, Kistler CE. US Nursing Home Quality Ratings Associated with COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Introduction. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2021. PMID: 34454922


  57. Apathy NC, Vest JR, Adler-Milstein J, Blackburn J, Dixon BE, Harle CA. Corrigendum to: Practice and market factors associated with provider volume of health information exchange. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 33954750


  58. Apathy NC, Vest JR, Adler-Milstein J, Blackburn J, Dixon BE, Harle CA. Practice and market factors associated with provider volume of health information exchange. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 33674854


  59. Soleimani H, Adler-Milstein J, Cucina RJ, Murray SG. Automating Measurement of Trainee Work Hours. Journal of hospital medicine 2021. PMID: 33929943


  60. Pantell MS, Adler-Milstein J, Wang MD, Prather AA, Adler NE, Gottlieb LM. A reply to Shachak. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 33659993


  61. Burke RE, Phelan J, Cross D, Werner RM, Adler-Milstein J. Integration Activities Between Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities: A National Survey. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2021. PMID: 34062148


  62. Adler-Milstein J, Garg A, Zhao W, Patel V. A Survey Of Health Information Exchange Organizations In Advance Of A Nationwide Connectivity Framework. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2021. PMID: 33939510


  63. Eschenroeder HC, Manzione LC, Adler-Milstein J, Bice C, Cash R, Duda C, Joseph C, Lee JS, Maneker A, Poterack KA, Rahman SB, Jeppson J, Longhurst C. Associations of physician burnout with organizational electronic health record support and after-hours charting. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 33880534


  64. Holmgren AJ, Phelan J, Jha AK, Adler-Milstein J. Hospital organizational strategies associated with advanced EHR adoption. Health services research 2021. PMID: 33779993


  65. Everson J, Patel V, Adler-Milstein J. Information blocking remains prevalent at the start of 21st Century Cures Act: results from a survey of health information exchange organizations. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021. PMID: 33410891


  66. Adler-Milstein J, Linden A, Bernstein S, Hollingsworth J, Ryan A. Longitudinal participation in delivery and payment reform programs among US Primary Care Organizations. Health services research 2021. PMID: 33644870


  67. Noshad M, Rose CC, Thombley R, Chiang J, Corbin CK, Nguyen M, Liu VX, Adler-Milstein J, Chen JH. Context is Key: Using the Audit Log to Capture Contextual Factors Affecting Stroke Care Processes. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2021. PMID: 33936471


  68. Adler-Milstein J, Raphael K, O'Malley TA, Cross DA. Information Sharing Practices Between US Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to Support Care Transitions. JAMA network open 2021. PMID: 33443582


  69. Pantell MS, Adler-Milstein J, Wang MD, Prather AA, Adler NE, Gottlieb LM. A call for social informatics. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 33202020


  70. Holmgren AJ, Apathy NC, Adler-Milstein J. Barriers to hospital electronic public health reporting and implications for the COVID-19 pandemic: the authors' reply. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 33001154


  71. Levinson Z, Adler-Milstein J. A decade of experience for high-needs beneficiaries under Medicare Advantage. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2020. PMID: 33129177


  72. Holmgren AJ, Apathy NC, Adler-Milstein J. Barriers to Hospital Electronic Public Health Reporting and Implications for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32442266


  73. Adler-Milstein J, Raphael K, Bonner A, Pelton L, Fulmer T. Hospital adoption of electronic health record functions to support age-friendly care: results from a national survey. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32772089


  74. Adler-Milstein J, Thao C. Why real-world health information technology performance transparency is challenging, even when everyone (claims to) want it. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32915206


  75. Zheng K, Ratwani RM, Adler-Milstein J. Studying Workflow and Workarounds in Electronic Health Record-Supported Work to Improve Health System Performance. Annals of internal medicine 2020. PMID: 32479181


  76. Nouri SS, Adler-Milstein J, Thao C, Acharya P, Barr-Walker J, Sarkar U, Lyles C. Patient characteristics associated with objective measures of digital health tool use in the United States: A literature review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32364238


  77. Neinstein A, Thao C, Savage M, Adler-Milstein J. Early Insights from Health System Deployment of Patient-Facing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs): Progress and Opportunities. Journal of medical Internet research 2020. PMID: 31983680


  78. Adler-Milstein J, Zhao W, Willard-Grace R, Knox M, Grumbach K. Electronic health records and burnout: Time spent on the electronic health record after hours and message volume associated with exhaustion but not with cynicism among primary care clinicians. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32016375


  79. Sinsky CA, Rule A, Cohen G, Arndt BG, Shanafelt TD, Sharp CD, Baxter SL, Tai-Seale M, Yan S, Chen Y, Adler-Milstein J, Hribar M. Metrics for assessing physician activity using electronic health record log data. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2020. PMID: 32027360


  80. Villumsen S, Adler-Milstein J, Nøhr C. National monitoring and evaluation of eHealth: a scoping review. JAMIA Open 2020. PMID: 32607495


  81. Ruppel H, Bhardwaj A, Manickam RN, Adler-Milstein J, Flagg M, Ballesca M, Liu VX. Assessment of Electronic Health Record Search Patterns and Practices by Practitioners in a Large Integrated Health Care System. JAMA network open 2020. PMID: 32142128


  82. Lin SC, Yan PL, Moloci NM, Lawton EJ, Ryan AM, Adler-Milstein J, Hollingsworth JM. Out-Of-Network Primary Care Is Associated With Higher Per Beneficiary Spending In Medicare ACOs. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2020. PMID: 32011939


  83. Adler-Milstein J. Electronic Health Record Time Among Outpatient Physicians: Reflections on the Who, What, and Why. Annals of internal medicine 2020. PMID: 31931522


  84. Adler-Milstein J, Adelman JS, Tai-Seale M, Patel VL, Dymek C. EHR audit logs: A new goldmine for health services research? Journal of biomedical informatics 2019. PMID: 31821887


  85. Auerbach AD, Khanna R, Adler-Milstein J. Letting a Good Crisis Go to Waste. Journal of general internal medicine 2019. PMID: 31745851


  86. Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Sharing information electronically with other hospitals is associated with increased sharing of patients. Health services research 2019. PMID: 31721183


  87. Lin SC, Lyles CR, Sarkar U, Adler-Milstein J. Are Patients Electronically Accessing Their Medical Records? Evidence From National Hospital Data. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2019. PMID: 31682494


  88. Cross DA, McCullough JS, Banaszak-Holl J, Adler-Milstein J. Health information exchange between hospital and skilled nursing facilities not associated with lower readmissions. Health services research 2019. PMID: 31602639


  89. Adler-Milstein J, Nong P. Early experiences with patient generated health data: health system and patient perspectives. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2019. PMID: 31329886


  90. Adler-Milstein J. Health informatics and health services research: reflections on their convergence. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2019. PMID: 31529122


  91. Zheng K, Chen Y, Adler-Milstein J, Rosenberg AL, Wu DTY, Mei Q, Hanauer DA. How Do Healthcare Professionals Personalize Their Software? A Pilot Exploration Based on an Electronic Health Records Search Engine. Studies in health technology and informatics 2019. PMID: 31438158


  92. Adler-Milstein J, Longhurst C. Assessment of Patient Use of a New Approach to Access Health Record Data Among 12 US Health Systems. JAMA network open 2019. PMID: 31411708


  93. Senteio C, Adler-Milstein J, Richardson C, Veinot T. Psychosocial information use for clinical decisions in diabetes care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2019. PMID: 31329894


  94. Everson J, Hollingsworth JM, Adler-Milstein J. Comparing methods of grouping hospitals. Health services research 2019. PMID: 31197825


  95. Cohen GR, Friedman CP, Ryan AM, Richardson CR, Adler-Milstein J. Variation in Physicians' Electronic Health Record Documentation and Potential Patient Harm from That Variation. Journal of general internal medicine 2019. PMID: 31183688


  96. Longhurst CA, Davis T, Maneker A, Eschenroeder HC, Dunscombe R, Reynolds G, Clay B, Moran T, Graham DB, Dean SM, Adler-Milstein J. Local Investment in Training Drives Electronic Health Record User Satisfaction. Applied clinical informatics 2019. PMID: 31091545


  97. Sukul D, Hoffman GJ, Nuliyalu U, Adler-Milstein JR, Zhang B, Dimick JB, Ryan AM. Association Between Medicare Policy Reforms and Changes in Hospitalized Medicare Beneficiaries' Severity of Illness. JAMA network open 2019. PMID: 31050779


  98. Lin SC, Hollingsworth JM, Adler-Milstein J. Alternative payment models and hospital engagement in health information exchange. The American journal of managed care 2019. PMID: 30667611


  99. Cross DA, McCullough JS, Adler-Milstein J. Drivers of health information exchange use during postacute care transitions. The American journal of managed care 2019. PMID: 30667612


  100. Lin SC, Regenbogen SE, Hollingsworth JM, Funk R, Adler-Milstein J. Coordination of Care Around Surgery for Colon Cancer: Insights From National Patterns of Physician Encounters With Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of oncology practice 2018. PMID: 30550373


  101. Everson J, Adler-Milstein J, Ryan AM, Hollingsworth JM. Hospitals Strengthened Relationships With Close Partners After Joining Accountable Care Organizations. Medical care research and review : MCRR 2018. PMID: 30541401


  102. Adler-Milstein J, Nong P, Friedman CP. Preparing healthcare delivery organizations for managing computable knowledge. Learning health systems 2018. PMID: 31245601


  103. Cross DA, Nong P, Harris-Lemak C, Cohen GR, Linden A, Adler-Milstein J. Practice strategies to improve primary care for chronic disease patients under a pay-for-value program. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2018. PMID: 30197304


  104. Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Gaps in health information exchange between hospitals that treat many shared patients. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2018. PMID: 30010887


  105. Dori Amelie Cross, Julia Adler-Milstein, Jane Banaszak-Holl, Jeffrey Scott McCullough. Electronic Information Sharing to Improve Post-Acute Care Transitions. Academy of Management Proceedings 2018. PMID:


  106. Lin SC, Jha AK, Adler-Milstein J. Electronic Health Records Associated With Lower Hospital Mortality After Systems Have Time To Mature. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2018. PMID: 29985687


  107. Klapman S, Sher E, Adler-Milstein J. A snapshot of health information exchange across five nations: an investigation of frontline clinician experiences in emergency care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2018. PMID: 29409028


  108. Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J, McCullough J. Are all certified EHRs created equal? Assessing the relationship between EHR vendor and hospital meaningful use performance. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2018. PMID: 29186508


  109. Idris Adjerid, Julia Adler-Milstein, Corey Angst. Reducing Medicare Spending Through Electronic Health Information Exchange: The Role of Incentives and Exchange Maturity. Information Systems Research 2018. PMID:


  110. Lin SC, Adler-Milstein J. The relationship between hospital and ehr vendor market dynamics on health information organization presence and participation. BMC medical informatics and decision making 2018. PMID: 29739410


  111. Mello MM, Adler-Milstein J, Ding KL, Savage L. Legal Barriers to the Growth of Health Information Exchange-Boulders or Pebbles? The Milbank quarterly 2018. PMID: 29504197


  112. Lin SC, Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Technology, Incentives, or Both? Factors Related to Level of Hospital Health Information Exchange. Health services research 2018. PMID: 29492959


  113. Senteio C, Veinot T, Adler-Milstein J, Richardson C. Physicians' perceptions of the impact of the EHR on the collection and retrieval of psychosocial information in outpatient diabetes care. International journal of medical informatics 2018. PMID: 29602438


  114. Dorr DA, Cohen DJ, Adler-Milstein J. Data-Driven Diffusion Of Innovations: Successes And Challenges In 3 Large-Scale Innovative Delivery Models. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2018. PMID: 29401031


  115. Carol Parker, Mathew Reeves, Michael Weiner, Julia Adler-Milstein. Health Information Exchange Organizations and Their Support for Research: Current State and Future Outlook. INQUIRY The Journal of Health Care Organization Provision and Financing 2017. PMID:


  116. Adler-Milstein J, Holmgren AJ, Kralovec P, Worzala C, Searcy T, Patel V. Electronic health record adoption in US hospitals: the emergence of a digital "advanced use" divide. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2017. PMID: 29016973


  117. Kullgren JT, Krupka E, Schachter A, Linden A, Miller J, Acharya Y, Alford J, Duffy R, Adler-Milstein J. Precommitting to choose wisely about low-value services: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial. BMJ quality & safety 2017. PMID: 29066616


  118. Holmgren AJ, Patel V, Adler-Milstein J. Progress In Interoperability: Measuring US Hospitals' Engagement In Sharing Patient Data. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2017. PMID: 28971929


  119. Adler-Milstein J, Embi PJ, Middleton B, Sarkar IN, Smith J. Crossing the health IT chasm: considerations and policy recommendations to overcome current challenges and enable value-based care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2017. PMID: 28340128


  120. Jordan Everson, Julia Adler-Milstein, John Hollingsworth, Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee. A Network Approach to Care Fragmentation: Impact on the Quality and Efficiency of Hospital Care. Academy of Management Proceedings 2017. PMID:


  121. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. HITECH Act Drove Large Gains In Hospital Electronic Health Record Adoption. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2017. PMID: 28784734


  122. Dori Amelie Cross, Paige Nong, Christy Harris Lemak, Genna Rebecca Cohen, Ariel Linden, Julia Adler-Milstein. Leveraging Learning, Motivation and Resources to Improve Primary Care for High-Needs Patients. Academy of Management Proceedings 2017. PMID:


  123. Ryan AM, Krinsky S, Adler-Milstein J, Damberg CL, Maurer KA, Hollingsworth JM. Association Between Hospitals' Engagement in Value-Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. JAMA internal medicine 2017. PMID: 28395006


  124. Everson J, Kocher KE, Adler-Milstein J. Health information exchange associated with improved emergency department care through faster accessing of patient information from outside organizations. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2017. PMID: 27521368


  125. Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J. Health Information Exchange in US Hospitals: The Current Landscape and a Path to Improved Information Sharing. Journal of hospital medicine 2017. PMID: 28272599


  126. Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK. Health Information Exchanges: The Authors Reply. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2017. PMID: 28264965


  127. Adler-Milstein J, Pfeifer E. Information Blocking: Is It Occurring and What Policy Strategies Can Address It? The Milbank quarterly 2017. PMID: 28266065


  128. Zelmer J, Ronchi E, Hyppönen H, Lupiáñez-Villanueva F, Codagnone C, Nøhr C, Huebner U, Fazzalari A, Adler-Milstein J. International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2017. PMID: 27554825


  129. Cross DA, Cohen GR, Lemak CH, Adler-Milstein J. Outcomes For High-Needs Patients: Practices With A Higher Proportion Of These Patients Have An Edge. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2017. PMID: 28264949


  130. Cross DA, Cohen GR, Harris Lemak C, Adler-Milstein J. Sustained participation in a pay-for-value program: impact on high-need patients. The American journal of managed care 2017. PMID: 28245662


  131. Holmgren AJ, Pfeifer E, Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J. A Novel Survey to Examine the Relationship between Health IT Adoption and Nurse-Physician Communication. Applied clinical informatics 2016. PMID: 27999841


  132. Holmgren AJ, Patel V, Charles D, Adler-Milstein J. US hospital engagement in core domains of interoperability. The American journal of managed care 2016. PMID: 27982673


  133. J. Zelmer, J. Adler-Milstein. ISQUA16-2431HOW NATIONS COMPARE: BENCHMARKING USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CARE. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2016. PMID:


  134. Cross DA, Adler-Milstein J. Investing in Post-Acute Care Transitions: Electronic Information Exchange Between Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2016. PMID: 27639335


  135. Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Engagement In Hospital Health Information Exchange Is Associated With Vendor Marketplace Dominance. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2016. PMID: 27385246


  136. Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK. The Number Of Health Information Exchange Efforts Is Declining, Leaving The Viability Of Broad Clinical Data Exchange Uncertain. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2016. PMID: 27385245


  137. Downing NL, Adler-Milstein J, Palma JP, Lane S, Eisenberg M, Sharp C, Longhurst CA. Health information exchange policies of 11 diverse health systems and the associated impact on volume of exchange. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2016. PMID: 27301748


  138. Massoudi BL, Marcial LH, Tant E, Adler-Milstein J, West SL. Using health information exchanges to calculate clinical quality measures: A study of barriers and facilitators. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2016. PMID: 27343159


  139. Idris Adjerid, Alessandro Acquisti, Rahul Telang, Rema Padman, Julia Adler-Milstein. The Impact of Privacy Regulation and Technology Incentives: The Case of Health Information Exchanges. Management Science 2016. PMID:


  140. Everson J, Lee SD, Adler-Milstein J. Achieving Adherence to Evidence-Based Practices: Are Health IT and Hospital-Physician Integration Complementary or Substitutive Strategies? Medical care research and review : MCRR 2016. PMID: 26739594


  141. Julia Adler-Milstein, Brian E. Dixon. Chapter 16 Future Directions in Health Information Exchange. 2016. PMID:


  142. Carol J. Parker, Julia Adler-Milstein. Errors Related to Health Information Exchange. Safety of Health IT 2016. PMID:


  143. Hyppönen H, Ronchi E, Adler-Milstein J. Health Care Performance Indicators for Health Information Systems. Studies in health technology and informatics 2016. PMID: 27198102


  144. Cohen GR, Adler-Milstein J. Meaningful use care coordination criteria: Perceived barriers and benefits among primary care providers. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2015. PMID: 26567327


  145. Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Kralovec P, Foster G, Worzala C, Charles D, Searcy T, Jha AK. Electronic Health Record Adoption In US Hospitals: Progress Continues, But Challenges Persist. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2015. PMID: 26561387


  146. Cross DA, Cohen GR, Nong P, Day AV, Vibbert D, Naraharisetti R, Adler-Milstein J. Improving EHR Capabilities to Facilitate Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination Criteria. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2015. PMID: 26958177


  147. Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY. EHR Adoption and Hospital Performance: Time-Related Effects. Health services research 2015. PMID: 26473506


  148. Cross DA, Lin SC, Adler-Milstein J. Assessing payer perspectives on health information exchange. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2015. PMID: 26142424


  149. Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J, Harrod M, Sales A, Hofer TP, Saint S, Krein SL. The Effect of Health Information Technology on Health Care Provider Communication: A Mixed-Method Protocol. JMIR research protocols 2015. PMID: 26068442


  150. Jordan Everson, Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee, Julia Adler-Milstein. The Dependent Effect of Health IT and Hospital-Physician Integration on Evidence Based Practices. Academy of Management Proceedings 2015. PMID:


  151. Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR, Markovitz A, Paustian M. The Impact of HIT on Cost and Quality in Patient-Centered Medical Home Practices. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2014. PMID: 25954324


  152. Adler-Milstein J, Woody Scott K, Jha AK. Leveraging EHRs to improve hospital performance: the role of management. The American journal of managed care 2014. PMID: 25811825


  153. Adler-Milstein J. The 3 key themes in health information technology. The American journal of managed care 2014. PMID: 25811822


  154. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Electronic health records: the authors reply. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 25288435


  155. Adler-Milstein J, Sarma N, Woskie LR, Jha AK. A comparison of how four countries use health IT to support care for people with chronic conditions. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 25201660


  156. Furukawa MF, King J, Patel V, Hsiao CJ, Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Despite substantial progress In EHR adoption, health information exchange and patient engagement remain low in office settings. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 25104827


  157. Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Furukawa MF, Worzala C, Charles D, Kralovec P, Stalley S, Jha AK. More than half of US hospitals have at least a basic EHR, but stage 2 criteria remain challenging for most. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 25104826


  158. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. No evidence found that hospitals are using new electronic health records to increase Medicare reimbursements. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 25006156


  159. Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY. Sequencing of EHR adoption among US hospitals and the impact of meaningful use. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2014. PMID: 24853066


  160. Lammers EJ, Adler-Milstein J, Kocher KE. Does health information exchange reduce redundant imaging? Evidence from emergency departments. Medical care 2014. PMID: 24374414


  161. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Health information exchange among U.S. hospitals: who's in, who's out, and why? Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2014. PMID: 26250086


  162. Adler-Milstein J, Kvedar J, Bates DW. Telehealth among US hospitals: several factors, including state reimbursement and licensure policies, influence adoption. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2014. PMID: 24493762


  163. Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR. Implementing the IT infrastructure for health reform: adoption of health IT among patient-centered medical home practices. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2013. PMID: 24551318


  164. Adler-Milstein J, Huckman RS. The impact of electronic health record use on physician productivity. The American journal of managed care 2013. PMID: 24511889


  165. Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Newhouse JP, Bates DW. Effect of electronic health records on health care costs: longitudinal comparative evidence from community practices. Annals of internal medicine 2013. PMID: 23856682


  166. Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. Operational health information exchanges show substantial growth, but long-term funding remains a concern. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2013. PMID: 23840051


  167. Adler-Milstein J, Furukawa MF, King J, Jha AK. Early results from the hospital Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs. The American journal of managed care 2013. PMID: 23919447


  168. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Healthcare's "big data" challenge. The American journal of managed care 2013. PMID: 23919417


  169. Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Bates DW. The impact of electronic health records on ambulatory costs among Medicaid beneficiaries. Medicare & medicaid research review 2013. PMID: 24753965


  170. Adler-Milstein J, Ronchi E, Cohen GR, Winn LA, Jha AK. Benchmarking health IT among OECD countries: better data for better policy. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2013. PMID: 23721983


  171. Adler-Milstein J, Green CE, Bates DW. A survey analysis suggests that electronic health records will yield revenue gains for some practices and losses for many. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2013. PMID: 23459736


  172. Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Organizational complements to electronic health records in ambulatory physician performance: the role of support staff. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2012. PMID: 22517802


  173. Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Jha AK. Health information exchange among US hospitals. The American journal of managed care 2011. PMID: 22084896


  174. Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. A survey of health information exchange organizations in the United States: implications for meaningful use. Annals of internal medicine 2011. PMID: 21576534


  175. Julia Adler-Milstein, Sara J. Singer, Michael Toffel. SPEAKING UP CONSTRUCTIVELY: MANAGERIAL PRACTICES THAT ELICIT SOLUTIONS FROM FRONT-LINE EMPLOYEES. 2011. PMID:


  176. Adler-Milstein J, Neal K, Howell MD. Residents' and nurses' perceptions of team function in the medical intensive care unit. Journal of critical care 2010. PMID: 20646901


  177. Julia Adler-Milstein, David W. Bates. Paperless healthcare: Progress and challenges of an IT-enabled healthcare system. Business Horizons 2010. PMID:


  178. Adler-Milstein J, Landefeld J, Jha AK. Characteristics associated with regional health information organization viability. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2010. PMID: 20064803


  179. Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. U.S. Regional health information organizations: progress and challenges. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2009. PMID: 19276008


  180. Ashish N. Dwivedi, Julia Adler-Milstein, Ariel Linden. The Use and Evaluations of IT in Chronic Disease Management. 2009. PMID:


  181. Adler-Milstein J, Jha A. Fledgling firms offer hope on health costs. Harvard business review 2008. PMID: 18411963


  182. Linden A, Adler-Milstein J. Medicare disease management in policy context. Health care financing review 2008. PMID: 18567239


  183. Adler-Milstein J, McAfee AP, Bates DW, Jha AK. The state of regional health information organizations: current activities and financing. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2007. PMID: 18073225


  184. Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW. The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia. Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association 2007. PMID: 17973611


  185. Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Bates DW, Middleton B. The cost of information technology-enabled diabetes management. Disease management : DM 2007. PMID: 17590142


  186. Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Adler-Milstein J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Cusack CM, Bates DW, Middleton B. Benefits of information technology-enabled diabetes management. Diabetes care 2007. PMID: 17322483


  187. Hook JM, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Walker J. The value of healthcare information exchange and interoperability in New York state. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2006. PMID: 17238572


  188. Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW. The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium 2005. PMID: 16779406


  189. Walker J, Pan E, Johnston D, Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Middleton B. The value of health care information exchange and interoperability. Health affairs (Project Hope) 2005. PMID: 15659453