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profileAndrew Scott Karson, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Founders 7
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/726-5215
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  1. Bruckel J, Liu X, Hohmann SF, Karson AS, Mort E, Shahian DM. The denominator problem: national hospital quality measures for acute myocardial infarction. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Mar; 26(3):189-199. PMID: 26939870.
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  2. Emani S, Ting DY, Healey M, Lipsitz SR, Karson AS, Einbinder JS, Leinen L, Suric V, Bates DW. Physician beliefs about the impact of meaningful use of the EHR: a cross-sectional study. Appl Clin Inform. 2014; 5(3):789-801. PMID: 25298817; PMCID: PMC4187094.
  3. Baer HJ, Karson AS, Soukup JR, Williams DH, Bates DW. Documentation and diagnosis of overweight and obesity in electronic health records of adult primary care patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 23; 173(17):1648-52. PMID: 23835808.
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  4. Emani S, Yamin CK, Peters E, Karson AS, Lipsitz SR, Wald JS, Williams DH, Bates DW. Patient perceptions of a personal health record: a test of the diffusion of innovation model. J Med Internet Res. 2012 Nov 05; 14(6):e150. PMID: 23128775; PMCID: PMC3517342.
  5. Shahian DM, Meyer GS, Mort E, Atamian S, Liu X, Karson AS, Ramunno LD, Zheng H. Association of National Hospital Quality Measure adherence with long-term mortality and readmissions. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Apr; 21(4):325-36. PMID: 22389022.
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  6. Leung AA, Wright A, Pazo V, Karson A, Bates DW. Risk of thiazide-induced hyponatremia in patients with hypertension. Am J Med. 2011 Nov; 124(11):1064-72. PMID: 22017784.
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  7. Finn KM, Heffner R, Chang Y, Bazari H, Hunt D, Pickell K, Berube R, Raju S, Farrell E, Iyasere C, Thompson R, O'Malley T, O'Donnell W, Karson A. Improving the discharge process by embedding a discharge facilitator in a resident team. J Hosp Med. 2011 Nov; 6(9):494-500. PMID: 22042739.
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  8. Shahian DM, Nordberg P, Meyer GS, Mort E, Atamian S, Liu X, Karson AS, Zheng H. Predictors of nonadherence to national hospital quality measures for heart failure and pneumonia. Am J Med. 2011 Jul; 124(7):636-46. PMID: 21683830.
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  9. Schnipper JL, Liang CL, Hamann C, Karson AS, Palchuk MB, McCarthy PC, Sherlock M, Turchin A, Bates DW. Development of a tool within the electronic medical record to facilitate medication reconciliation after hospital discharge. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 May 01; 18(3):309-13. PMID: 21486889; PMCID: PMC3078655.
  10. Yamin CK, Emani S, Williams DH, Lipsitz SR, Karson AS, Wald JS, Bates DW. The digital divide in adoption and use of a personal health record. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 28; 171(6):568-74. PMID: 21444847.
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  11. Yu DT, Seger DL, Lasser KE, Karson AS, Fiskio JM, Seger AC, Bates DW. Impact of implementing alerts about medication black-box warnings in electronic health records. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011 Feb; 20(2):192-202. PMID: 21254291.
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  12. Dalal AK, Poon EG, Karson AS, Gandhi TK, Roy CL. Lessons learned from implementation of a computerized application for pending tests at hospital discharge. J Hosp Med. 2011 Jan; 6(1):16-21. PMID: 21241037.
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  13. Hug BL, Lipsitz SR, Seger DL, Karson AS, Wright SC, Bates DW. Mortality and drug exposure in a 5-year cohort of patients with chronic liver disease. Swiss Med Wkly. 2009 Dec 26; 139(51-52):737-46. PMID: 19924579.
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  14. Schnipper JL, Hamann C, Ndumele CD, Liang CL, Carty MG, Karson AS, Bhan I, Coley CM, Poon E, Turchin A, Labonville SA, Diedrichsen EK, Lipsitz S, Broverman CA, McCarthy P, Gandhi TK. Effect of an electronic medication reconciliation application and process redesign on potential adverse drug events: a cluster-randomized trial. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Apr 27; 169(8):771-80. PMID: 19398689.
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  15. Roy CL, Kachalia A, Woolf S, Burdick E, Karson A, Gandhi TK. Hospital readmissions: physician awareness and communication practices. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Mar; 24(3):374-80. PMID: 18982395; PMCID: PMC2642583.
  16. Kitch BT, Cooper JB, Zapol WM, Marder JE, Karson A, Hutter M, Campbell EG. Handoffs causing patient harm: a survey of medical and surgical house staff. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Oct; 34(10):563-70. PMID: 18947116.
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  17. Repper-DeLisi J, Stern TA, Mitchell M, Lussier-Cushing M, Lakatos B, Fricchione GL, Quinlan J, Kane M, Berube R, Blais M, Capasso V, Pathan F, Karson A, Bierer M. Successful implementation of an alcohol-withdrawal pathway in a general hospital. Psychosomatics. 2008 Jul-Aug; 49(4):292-9. PMID: 18621934.
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  18. Pippins JR, Gandhi TK, Hamann C, Ndumele CD, Labonville SA, Diedrichsen EK, Carty MG, Karson AS, Bhan I, Coley CM, Liang CL, Turchin A, McCarthy PC, Schnipper JL. Classifying and predicting errors of inpatient medication reconciliation. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Sep; 23(9):1414-22. PMID: 18563493; PMCID: PMC2518028.
  19. Karson AS, Campbell EJ, Panagou CM, Gurevich P, Chang Y. Using computerized provider order entry application to improve compliance with co-signature of verbal orders. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 1004. PMID: 18694103.
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  20. Poon EG, Blumenfeld B, Hamann C, Turchin A, Graydon-Baker E, McCarthy PC, Poikonen J, Mar P, Schnipper JL, Hallisey RK, Smith S, McCormack C, Paterno M, Coley CM, Karson A, Chueh HC, Van Putten C, Millar SG, Clapp M, Bhan I, Meyer GS, Gandhi TK, Broverman CA. Design and implementation of an application and associated services to support interdisciplinary medication reconciliation efforts at an integrated healthcare delivery network. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006 Nov-Dec; 13(6):581-92. PMID: 17114640; PMCID: PMC1656965.
  21. Lasser KE, Seger DL, Yu DT, Karson AS, Fiskio JM, Seger AC, Shah NR, Gandhi TK, Rothschild JM, Bates DW. Adherence to black box warnings for prescription medications in outpatients. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Feb 13; 166(3):338-44. PMID: 16476875.
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  22. Gurjar R, Li Q, Bugbee D, Colecchi J, Sperling M, Karson A, Sequist T, Hongsermeier T, Poon EG. Design and implementation of a clinical rule editor for chronic disease reminders in an electronic medical record. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 936. PMID: 17238555; PMCID: PMC1839309.
  23. Roy CL, Poon EG, Karson AS, Ladak-Merchant Z, Johnson RE, Maviglia SM, Gandhi TK. Patient safety concerns arising from test results that return after hospital discharge. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jul 19; 143(2):121-8. PMID: 16027454.
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  24. Sequist TD, Gandhi TK, Karson AS, Fiskio JM, Bugbee D, Sperling M, Cook EF, Orav EJ, Fairchild DG, Bates DW. A randomized trial of electronic clinical reminders to improve quality of care for diabetes and coronary artery disease. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2005 Jul-Aug; 12(4):431-7. PMID: 15802479; PMCID: PMC1174888.
  25. Gandhi TK, Poon EG, Sequist TD, Johnson R, Pizziferri L, Karson AS, Bates DW. Primary care clinician attitudes towards ambulatory computerized physician order entry. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 961. PMID: 16779248; PMCID: PMC1560812.
  26. Solomon DH, Brookhart MA, Gandhi TK, Karson A, Gharib S, Orav EJ, Shaykevich S, Licari A, Cabral D, Bates DW. Adherence with osteoporosis practice guidelines: a multilevel analysis of patient, physician, and practice setting characteristics. Am J Med. 2004 Dec 15; 117(12):919-24. PMID: 15629730.
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  27. Poon EG, Gandhi TK, Sequist TD, Murff HJ, Karson AS, Bates DW. "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Nov 08; 164(20):2223-8. PMID: 15534158.
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  28. Feifer C, Fifield J, Ornstein S, Karson AS, Bates DW, Jones KR, Vargas PA. From research to daily clinical practice: what are the challenges in "translation"? Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2004 May; 30(5):235-45. PMID: 15154315.
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  29. Wang SJ, Bates DW, Chueh HC, Karson AS, Maviglia SM, Greim JA, Frost JP, Kuperman GJ. Automated coded ambulatory problem lists: evaluation of a vocabulary and a data entry tool. Int J Med Inform. 2003 Dec; 72(1-3):17-28. PMID: 14644303.
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  30. Gandhi TK, Sequist TD, Poon EG, Karson AS, Murff H, Fairchild DG, Kuperman GJ, Bates DW. Primary care clinician attitudes towards electronic clinical reminders and clinical practice guidelines. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 848. PMID: 14728353; PMCID: PMC1480099.
  31. Abookire SA, Karson AS, Fiskio J, Bates DW. Use and monitoring of "statin" lipid-lowering drugs compared with guidelines. Arch Intern Med. 2001 Jan 08; 161(1):53-8. PMID: 11146698.
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  32. Karson AS, Bates DW. Screening for adverse events. J Eval Clin Pract. 1999 Feb; 5(1):23-32. PMID: 10468381.
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  33. Kuperman GJ, Fiskio JM, Karson A. A process to maintain the quality of a computerized knowledge base. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 87-91. PMID: 10566326; PMCID: PMC2232755.
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