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profileCharles Safran, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentMedicine
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Division of Clinical Informatics, Suite 400
1330 Beacon Street
Brookline MA 02446
Phone617/278-8150
Fax617/278-8188
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2014Morris F. Collen award for commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics
2013Don Detmer award for Public Policy

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Charles Safran is a primary care physician who has helped transform healthcare through the creative use of communication and information technologies. He has helped develop and deploy large institutional clinical computing systems, electronic health records, clinical decision support system to help patients with HIV/AIDS, telehealth systems to support parents with premature infants, and most recently eHealth solutions for families with fail elders.


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R18HS024869     (SAFRAN, CHARLES)Sep 30, 2016 - Aug 31, 2019
AHRQ
Leveraging a Social Network of Elders and Families To Improve Medication Safety at Transitions of Care
Role: Principal Investigator

R01HS021495     (SAFRAN, CHARLES)May 15, 2013 - Feb 28, 2018
AHRQ
InfoSAGE Information Sharing Across Generation and Environments
Role: Principal Investigator

R44CA088737     (SAFRAN, CHARLES)Sep 1, 2002 - Nov 12, 2004
NIH/NCI
Internet CareLink for Pediatric Home Chemotherapy
Role: Principal Investigator

R43DK061073     (SAFRAN, CHARLES)Jul 1, 2002 - Jun 30, 2003
NIH/NIDDK
Kidney Transplant CareLink
Role: Principal Investigator

R44CA091726     (SAFRAN, CHARLES)May 11, 2001 - Jun 30, 2005
NIH/NCI
Cancer CareLink for Patient Self Reports
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Pandolfe F, Crotty BH, Safran C. Medication Harmony: A Framework to Save Time, Improve Accuracy and Increase Patient Activation. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2016; 2016:1959-1966. PMID: 28269955.
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  2. Quintana Y, Crotty B, Fahy D, Orfanos A, Jain R, Kaldany E, Lipsitz L, Engorn D, Rodriguez J, Pandolfe F, Bajracharya A, Slack WV, Safran C. InfoSAGE: Use of Online Technologies for Communication and Elder Care. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017; 234:280-285. PMID: 28186055.
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  3. Crotty BH, Walker J, Dierks M, Lipsitz L, O'Brien J, Fischer S, Slack WV, Safran C. Information Sharing Preferences of Older Patients and Their Families. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Sep; 175(9):1492-7. PMID: 26147401.
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  4. Crotty BH, Mostaghimi A, O'Brien J, Bajracharya A, Safran C, Landon BE. Prevalence and Risk Profile Of Unread Messages To Patients In A Patient Web Portal. Appl Clin Inform. 2015; 6(2):375-82. PMID: 26171082; PMCID: PMC4493337.
  5. Quintana Y, Safran C. Global Challenges in People-Centered E-Health. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:977. PMID: 26262279.
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  6. Crotty BH, Tamrat Y, Mostaghimi A, Safran C, Landon BE. Patient-to-physician messaging: volume nearly tripled as more patients joined system, but per capita rate plateaued. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Oct; 33(10):1817-22. PMID: 25288428; PMCID: PMC4418542.
  7. Safran C. Reuse of clinical data. Yearb Med Inform. 2014 Aug 15; 9:52-4. PMID: 25123722; PMCID: PMC4287069.
  8. Safran C. Medicine based upon data. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Dec; 28(12):1545-6. PMID: 23838902; PMCID: PMC3832715.
  9. Geissbuhler A, Safran C, Buchan I, Bellazzi R, Labkoff S, Eilenberg K, Leese A, Richardson C, Mantas J, Murray P, De Moor G. Trustworthy reuse of health data: a transnational perspective. Int J Med Inform. 2013 Jan; 82(1):1-9. PMID: 23182430.
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  10. Durant KT, McCray AT, Safran C. Identifying gender-preferred communication styles within online cancer communities: a retrospective, longitudinal analysis. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49169. PMID: 23155460; PMCID: PMC3498295.
  11. Slack WV, Kowaloff HB, Davis RB, Delbanco T, Locke SE, Safran C, Bleich HL. Evaluation of computer-based medical histories taken by patients at home. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Jul-Aug; 19(4):545-8. PMID: 22237866; PMCID: PMC3384115.
  12. Gray JE, Feldman H, Reti S, Markson L, Lu X, Davis RB, Safran CA. Using Digital Crumbs from an Electronic Health Record to identify, study and improve health care teams. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011; 2011:491-500. PMID: 22195103; PMCID: PMC3243159.
  13. Geva A, Wright SB, Baldini LM, Smallcomb JA, Safran C, Gray JE. Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a large tertiary NICU: network analysis. Pediatrics. 2011 Nov; 128(5):e1173-80. PMID: 22007011; PMCID: PMC3208963.
  14. Reti SR, Feldman HJ, Safran C. Online access and literacy in Maori New Zealanders with diabetes. J Prim Health Care. 2011 Sep 01; 3(3):190-1. PMID: 21892419.
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  15. Garrett NY, Mishra N, Nichols B, Staes CJ, Akin C, Safran C. Characterization of public health alerts and their suitability for alerting in electronic health record systems. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2011 Jan-Feb; 17(1):77-83. PMID: 21135665.
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  16. Reti SR, Feldman HJ, Ross SE, Safran C. Improving personal health records for patient-centered care. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Mar-Apr; 17(2):192-5. PMID: 20190063; PMCID: PMC3000780.
  17. Durant KT, McCray AT, Safran C. Social network analysis of an online melanoma discussion group. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2010 Mar 01; 2010:6-10. PMID: 21347134; PMCID: PMC3041535.
  18. Feldman H, Reti S, Kaldany E, Safran C. Deployment of a highly secure clinical data repository in an insecure international environment. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010; 160(Pt 2):869-73. PMID: 20841809.
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  19. Geissbuhler A, Talmon J, Safran C. IJMI special issues: a focus on current topics. Int J Med Inform. 2009 Dec; 78(12):785. PMID: 19796987.
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  20. Shortliffe EH, Bates DW, Bloomrosen M, Greenwood K, Safran C, Steen EB, Tang PC, Williamson JJ. Don E. Detmer and the American Medical Informatics Association: an appreciation. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):429-38. PMID: 19574463; PMCID: PMC2705244.
  21. Marin HF, Safran C. Celebrating health informatics--a sampling of MEDINFO 2007. Int J Med Inform. 2009 Apr; 78 Suppl 1:S1-2. PMID: 19347986.
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  22. Safran C. Informatics training for clinicians is more important than hardware and software. Yearb Med Inform. 2009; 164-5. PMID: 19855891.
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  23. Safran C, Shabot MM, Munger BS, Holmes JH, Steen EB, Lumpkin JR, Detmer DE. Program requirements for fellowship education in the subspecialty of clinical informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Mar-Apr; 16(2):158-66. PMID: 19074295; PMCID: PMC2649323.
  24. Aronsky D, Leong TY, Talmon J, Haux R, Safran C. Writing for publication in biomedical informatics. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 06; 1229-32. PMID: 18998799.
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  25. Reti SR, Feldman HJ, Safran C. Governance for personal health records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jan-Feb; 16(1):14-7. PMID: 18952939; PMCID: PMC2605603.
  26. Kanter AS, Wang AY, Masarie FE, Naeymi-Rad F, Safran C. Interface terminologies: bridging the gap between theory and reality for Africa. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008; 136:27-32. PMID: 18487703.
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  27. Safran C, Bloomrosen M, Hammond WE, Labkoff S, Markel-Fox S, Tang PC, Detmer DE. Toward a national framework for the secondary use of health data: an American Medical Informatics Association White Paper. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007 Jan-Feb; 14(1):1-9. PMID: 17077452; PMCID: PMC2329823.
  28. Miller RA, Groth T, Hasman A, Haux R, McCray AT, Safran C, Shortliffe EH. On exemplary scientific conduct regarding submission of manuscripts to biomedical informatics journals. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2006 Mar; 81(3):195-6. PMID: 16503365.
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  29. Miller RA, Groth T, Hasman A, Safran C, Shortliffe EH, Haux R, McCray AT. On exemplary scientific conduct regarding submission of manuscripts to biomedical informatics journals. Methods Inf Med. 2006; 45(1):1-3. PMID: 16482363.
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  30. Safran C, Detmer DE. Computerized physician order entry systems and medication errors. JAMA. 2005 Jul 13; 294(2):179; author reply 180-1. PMID: 16014589.
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  31. Safran C, Pompilio-Weitzner G, Emery KD, Hampers L. Collaborative Approaches to e-Health: Valuable for Users and Non-users. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2005; 116:879-84. PMID: 16160369.
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  32. Safran C, Pompilio-Weitzner G, Emery KD, Hampers L. A Medicaid eHealth program: an analysis of benefits to users and nonusers. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 659-63. PMID: 16779122; PMCID: PMC1560881.
  33. Chang BL, Bakken S, Brown SS, Houston TK, Kreps GL, Kukafka R, Safran C, Stavri PZ. Bridging the digital divide: reaching vulnerable populations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2004 Nov-Dec; 11(6):448-57. PMID: 15299002; PMCID: PMC524624.
  34. Brennan PF, Safran C. Patient safety. Remember who it's really for. Int J Med Inform. 2004 Aug; 73(7-8):547-50. PMID: 15246033.
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  35. Goldsmith D, McDermott D, Safran C. Improving cancer related symptom management with collaborative healthware. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 1):217-21. PMID: 15360806.
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  36. McClennen S, Nathanson LA, Safran C, Goldberger AL. ECG Wave-Maven: An Internet-based Electrocardiography Self-Assessment Program for Students and Clinicians. Med Educ Online. 2003 Dec; 8(1):4339. PMID: 28253171.
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  37. Brennan P, Safran C. Report of conference track 3: patient empowerment. Int J Med Inform. 2003 Mar; 69(2-3):301-4. PMID: 12810134.
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  38. Safran C. The collaborative edge: patient empowerment for vulnerable populations. Int J Med Inform. 2003 Mar; 69(2-3):185-90. PMID: 12810122.
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  39. Hasman A, Safran C, Takeda H. Quality of health care: informatics foundations. Methods Inf Med. 2003; 42(5):509-18. PMID: 14654885.
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  40. Hasman A, Safran C, Takeda H. Quality of health care: informatics foundations. Yearb Med Inform. 2003; (1):143-152. PMID: 27706336.
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  41. Safran C. Health care in the information society. Int J Med Inform. 2002 Nov 20; 66(1-3):23-4. PMID: 12453553.
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  42. Safran C. Presentation of Morris F. Collen Award to professors Howard Bleich and Warner Slack. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 Jul-Aug; 9(4):406-8. PMID: 12087123; PMCID: PMC403635.
  43. Goldsmith DM, Silverman LB, Safran C. Pediatric Cancer CareLink--supporting home management of childhood leukemia. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002; 290-4. PMID: 12463833; PMCID: PMC2244563.
  44. Safran C. Presentation of the Morris F. Collen award to Jean-Raoul Scherrer, MD. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2001 May-Jun; 8(3):291-3. PMID: 11320074; PMCID: PMC131037.
  45. Safran C. msJAMA. Electronic medical records: a decade of experience. JAMA. 2001 Apr 04; 285(13):1766. PMID: 11277836.
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  46. Goldberg HS, Morales A, Gottlieb L, Meador L, Safran C. Reinventing patient-centered computing for the twenty-first century. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2001; 84(Pt 2):1455-8. PMID: 11604967.
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  47. Sands DZ, Rind DM, Safran C. Dissemination of electronic patient records using primary care referrals as a vector for change. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2001; 84(Pt 1):685-9. PMID: 11604825.
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  48. Kim JH, Ferziger R, Kawaloff HB, Sands DZ, Safran C, Slack WV. A web-based rapid prototyping and clinical conversational system that complements electronic patient record system. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2001; 84(Pt 1):628-32. PMID: 11604813.
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  49. Nathanson LA, Safran C, McClennen S, Goldberger AL. ECG Wave-Maven: a self-assessment program for students and clinicians. Proc AMIA Symp. 2001; 488-92. PMID: 11825236; PMCID: PMC2243537.
  50. Gray JE, Safran C, Davis RB, Pompilio-Weitzner G, Stewart JE, Zaccagnini L, Pursley D. Baby CareLink: using the internet and telemedicine to improve care for high-risk infants. Pediatrics. 2000 Dec; 106(6):1318-24. PMID: 11099583.
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  51. Schoenberg R, Safran C. Internet based repository of medical records that retains patient confidentiality. BMJ. 2000 Nov 11; 321(7270):1199-203. PMID: 11073513; PMCID: PMC1118958.
  52. Safran C, Goldberg H. Electronic patient records and the impact of the Internet. Int J Med Inform. 2000 Nov; 60(2):77-83. PMID: 11154957.
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  53. Marin H, Bourie P, Safran C. [Development of an alarm system for the prevention of falls in hospitalized patients]. Rev Lat Am Enfermagem. 2000 Jul; 8(3):27-32. PMID: 11111686.
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  54. Schoenberg R, Safran C, Sands DZ. Studying clinician-computer interaction in Web-based systems. Proc AMIA Symp. 2000; 774-8. PMID: 11079989; PMCID: PMC2243806.
  55. Schoenberg R, Nathanson L, Safran C, Sands DZ. Weaving the Web into legacy information systems. Proc AMIA Symp. 2000; 769-73. PMID: 11079988; PMCID: PMC2243891.
  56. Patel VL, Cytryn KN, Shortliffe EH, Safran C. The collaborative health care team: the role of individual and group expertise. Teach Learn Med. 2000; 12(3):117-32. PMID: 11228898.
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  57. Safran C, Sands DZ, Rind DM. Online medical records: a decade of experience. Methods Inf Med. 1999 Dec; 38(4-5):308-12. PMID: 10805019.
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  58. Halamka JD, Osterland C, Safran C. CareWeb, a web-based medical record for an integrated health care delivery system. Int J Med Inform. 1999 Apr; 54(1):1-8. PMID: 10206425.
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  59. Goldsmith DM, Safran C. Using the Web to reduce postoperative pain following ambulatory surgery. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 780-4. PMID: 10566466; PMCID: PMC2232814.
  60. Schoenberg R, Sands DZ, Safran C. Making ICU alarms meaningful: a comparison of traditional vs. trend-based algorithms. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 379-83. PMID: 10566385; PMCID: PMC2232567.
  61. Dierks MM, Sands DZ, Safran C. Re-engineering the process of surgical informed consent. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 731-5. PMID: 10566456; PMCID: PMC2232657.
  62. Tuttle MS, Olson NE, Keck KD, Cole WG, Erlbaum MS, Sherertz DD, Chute CG, Elkin PL, Atkin GE, Kaihoi BH, Safran C, Rind D, Law V. Metaphrase: an aid to the clinical conceptualization and formalization of patient problems in healthcare enterprises. Methods Inf Med. 1998 Nov; 37(4-5):373-83. PMID: 9865035.
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  63. Meador CL, Freeman LG, Zimmermann EC, Safran C. The millennium bug: a patient-centered approach to diagnosis and treatment. MD Comput. 1998 Mar-Apr; 15(2):88-94. PMID: 9540320.
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  64. Safran C, Jones PC, Rind D, Bush B, Cytryn KN, Patel VL. Electronic communication and collaboration in a health care practice. Artif Intell Med. 1998 Feb; 12(2):137-51. PMID: 9520221.
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  65. Goldberg HS, Hsu C, Law V, Safran C. Validation of clinical problems using a UMLS-based semantic parser. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 805-9. PMID: 9929330; PMCID: PMC2232212.
  66. Jones PC, Silverman BG, Athanasoulis M, Drucker D, Goldberg H, Marsh J, Nguyen C, Ravichandar D, Reis L, Rind D, Safran C. Nationwide telecare for diabetics: a pilot implementation of the HOLON architecture. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 346-50. PMID: 9929239; PMCID: PMC2232089.
  67. Meador L, Zimmerman EC, Safran C. The millennium bug: a prescription for action. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 2:973-6. PMID: 10384605.
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  68. Gray J, Jones PC, Phillips M, Veroff D, Safran C. Telematics in the neonatal ICU and beyond: improving care, communication and information sharing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 1:294-7. PMID: 10384465.
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  69. Marin HF, Cunha IC, Safran C. Nurses' requirements for information technology in the next millennium. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 2:1314-7. PMID: 10384673.
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  70. Law V, Goldberg HS, Jones P, Safran C. A component-based problem list subsystem for the HOLON testbed. Health Object Library Online. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 411-5. PMID: 9929252; PMCID: PMC2232194.
  71. Halamka JD, Safran C. CareWeb, a web-based medical record for an integrated healthcare delivery system. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 1:36-9. PMID: 10384415.
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  72. Goldberg H, Goldsmith D, Law V, Keck K, Tuttle M, Safran C. An evaluation of UMLS as a controlled terminology for the Problem List Toolkit. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 1:609-12. PMID: 10384527.
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  73. Rind DM, Safran C. Confidentiality principles for medical records on the World Wide Web. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 2:1148-50. PMID: 10384639.
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  74. Silverman BG, Jones P, Safran C, Reis L, Ravichandar D, Andonyadis C, Goldberg H, Marsh J. HOLON: extending Web document libraries via objects in order to support the health information infrastructure. Health Object Library Online. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 406-10. PMID: 9929251; PMCID: PMC2232109.
  75. Sands DZ, Rind DM, Vieira C, Safran C. Can a large institution go paperless? Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998; 52 Pt 1:60-3. PMID: 10384420.
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  76. Gray J, Pompilio-Weitzner G, Jones PC, Wang Q, Coriat M, Safran C. Baby CareLink: development and implementation of a WWW-based system for neonatal home telemedicine. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 351-5. PMID: 9929240; PMCID: PMC2232075.
  77. Bourie PQ, Ferrenberg VA, McKay M, Halamka JD, Safran C. Implementation of an on-line Emergency Unit nursing system. Proc AMIA Symp. 1998; 330-3. PMID: 9929236; PMCID: PMC2232054.
  78. Halamka JD, Szolovits P, Rind D, Safran C. A WWW implementation of national recommendations for protecting electronic health information. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 1997 Nov-Dec; 4(6):458-64. PMID: 9391933; PMCID: PMC61263.
  79. Safran C. Privatization of a journal. Science. 1997 Jul 18; 277(5324):299-300. PMID: 9518354.
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  80. Rind DM, Kohane IS, Szolovits P, Safran C, Chueh HC, Barnett GO. Maintaining the confidentiality of medical records shared over the Internet and the World Wide Web. Ann Intern Med. 1997 Jul 15; 127(2):138-41. PMID: 9230004.
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  81. Gray J, Jones PC, Phillips M, Gertman P, Veroff D, Safran C. Telematics in the neonatal ICU and beyond: improving care for high-risk newborns and their families. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 413-7. PMID: 9357659; PMCID: PMC2233440.
  82. Silverman BG, Moidu K, Clemente BE, Reis L, Ravichandar D, Safran C. HOLON: a Web-based framework for fostering guideline applications. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 374-8. PMID: 9357651; PMCID: PMC2233470.
  83. Einbinder JS, Klein DA, Safran CS. Making effective referrals: a knowledge-management approach. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 330-4. PMID: 9357642; PMCID: PMC2233417.
  84. Halamka JD, Safran C. Virtual consolidation of Boston's Beth Israel and New England Deaconess Hospitals via the World Wide Web. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 349-53. PMID: 9357646; PMCID: PMC2233422.
  85. Safran C. The electronic patient record: who is at risk? MD Comput. 1996 Jul-Aug; 13(4):300. PMID: 8754235.
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  86. Safran C, Gertman P. An update on speech recognition. MD Comput. 1996 May-Jun; 13(3):207-9. PMID: 8935997.
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  87. Seto TB, Taira DA, Davis RB, Safran C, Phillips RS. Effect of physician gender on the prescription of estrogen replacement therapy. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Apr; 11(4):197-203. PMID: 8744876.
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  88. Levine JB, Covino NA, Slack WV, Safran C, Safran DB, Boro JE, Davis RB, Buchanan GM, Gervino EV. Psychological predictors of subsequent medical care among patients hospitalized with cardiac disease. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 1996 Mar-Apr; 16(2):109-16. PMID: 8681155.
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  89. Safran C, Rind DM, Davis RB, Ives D, Sands DZ, Currier J, Slack WV, Cotton DJ, Makadon HJ. Effects of a knowledge-based electronic patient record in adherence to practice guidelines. MD Comput. 1996 Jan-Feb; 13(1):55-63. PMID: 11407412.
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  90. Kohane IS, van Wingerde FJ, Fackler JC, Cimino C, Kilbridge P, Murphy S, Chueh H, Rind D, Safran C, Barnett O, Szolovits P. Sharing electronic medical records across multiple heterogeneous and competing institutions. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1996; 608-12. PMID: 8947738; PMCID: PMC2233175.
  91. Degoulet P, Jean FC, Safran C. Multimedia Workstations: Electronic Assistants for Health-Care Professionals. Yearb Med Inform. 1996; (1):65-75. PMID: 27699311.
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  92. van Wingerde FJ, Schindler J, Kilbridge P, Szolovits P, Safran C, Rind D, Murphy S, Barnett GO, Kohane IS. Using HL7 and the World Wide Web for unifying patient data from remote databases. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1996; 643-7. PMID: 8947745; PMCID: PMC2233237.
  93. Safran C, Rind DM, Sands DZ, Davis RB, Wald J, Slack WV. Development of a knowledge-based electronic patient record. MD Comput. 1996 Jan-Feb; 13(1):46-54, 63. PMID: 8569464.
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  94. Davis RB, Iezzoni LI, Phillips RS, Reiley P, Coffman GA, Safran C. Predicting in-hospital mortality. The importance of functional status information. Med Care. 1995 Sep; 33(9):906-21. PMID: 7666705.
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  95. Safran C, Rind DM, Davis RB, Ives D, Sands DZ, Currier J, Slack WV, Makadon HJ, Cotton DJ. Guidelines for management of HIV infection with computer-based patient's record. Lancet. 1995 Aug 05; 346(8971):341-6. PMID: 7623532.
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  96. Safran C, Rind D, Citroen M, Bakker AR, Slack WV, Bleich HL. Protection of confidentiality in the computer-based patient record. MD Comput. 1995 May-Jun; 12(3):189-92. PMID: 11644706.
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  97. Safran C, Rind D, Citroen M, Bakker AR, Slack WV, Bleich HL. Protection of confidentiality in the computer-based patient record. MD Comput. 1995 May-Jun; 12(3):187-92. PMID: 7596248.
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  98. Degoulet P, Jean FC, Safran C. The health care professional multimedia workstation: development and integration issues. Int J Biomed Comput. 1995 Apr; 39(1):119-25. PMID: 7601524.
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  99. Safran C, Chute CG. Exploration and exploitation of clinical databases. Int J Biomed Comput. 1995 Apr; 39(1):151-6. PMID: 7601529.
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  100. Rind DM, Davis R, Safran C. Designing studies of computer-based alerts and reminders. MD Comput. 1995 Mar-Apr; 12(2):122-6. PMID: 7700124.
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  101. McCray AT, Scherrer JR, Safran C, Chute CG. Concepts, knowledge, and language in health-care information systems. Methods Inf Med. 1995 Mar; 34(1-2):1-4. PMID: 9082118.
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  102. Safran C. Searching for answers on a clinical information system. Methods Inf Med. 1995 Mar; 34(1-2):79-84. PMID: 9082142.
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  103. Sands DZ, Safran C. Patient precautions: a forgotten piece of the electronic patient record. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1995; 77-80. PMID: 8563394; PMCID: PMC2579059.
  104. Safran C, Rind DM, Davis RB, Sands DZ, Caraballo E, Rippel K, Wang Q, Rury C, Makadon HJ, Cotton DJ, et al. A clinical trial of a knowledge-based medical record. Medinfo. 1995; 8 Pt 2:1076-80. PMID: 8591371.
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  105. Wald JS, Rind D, Safran C, Kowaloff H, Barker R, Slack WV. Patient entries in the electronic medical record: an interactive interview used in primary care. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1995; 147-51. PMID: 8563255; PMCID: PMC2579073.
  106. Safran C. Another reason to go to Paris. MD Comput. 1995 Jan-Feb; 12(1):8. PMID: 7854082.
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  107. Zelingher J, Rind DM, Caraballo E, Tuttle MS, Olson NE, Safran C. Categorization of free-text problem lists: an effective method of capturing clinical data. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1995; 416-20. PMID: 8563314; PMCID: PMC2579126.
  108. Slack WV, Safran C, Kowaloff HB, Pearce J, Delbanco TL. A computer-administered health screening interview for hospital personnel. MD Comput. 1995 Jan-Feb; 12(1):25-30. PMID: 7854075.
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  109. Sands DZ, Libman H, Safran C. Meeting information needs: analysis of clinicians' use of an HIV database through an electronic medical record. Medinfo. 1995; 8 Pt 1:323-6. PMID: 8591186.
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  110. Einbinder JS, Rury C, Safran C. Outcomes research using the electronic patient record: Beth Israel Hospital's experience with anticoagulation. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1995; 819-23. PMID: 8563406; PMCID: PMC2579208.
  111. Safran C. Electronic Patient Records and Clinical Research. Yearb Med Inform. 1995; (1):98-102. PMID: 27668774.
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  112. Safran C. Online medical records save time & energy. Healthc Inform. 1994 Oct; 11(10):81-2, 84. PMID: 10137327.
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  113. Rind DM, Safran C, Phillips RS, Wang Q, Calkins DR, Delbanco TL, Bleich HL, Slack WV. Effect of computer-based alerts on the treatment and outcomes of hospitalized patients. Arch Intern Med. 1994 Jul 11; 154(13):1511-7. PMID: 8018007.
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  114. Safran C, Gladstone S, Lo E, Boro JE, Slack WV. Trends in computer applications in medical care. MD Comput. 1994 May-Jun; 11(3):155-9. PMID: 8057789.
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  115. Bingen E, Rangaraj M, Safran C. Ribotyping differentiates relapse from reinfection in the treatment failures of Escherichia coli urinary tract infections in children. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1994 Apr; 18(4):263-5. PMID: 7924224.
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  116. Sands DZ, Safran C. Closing the loop of patient care--a clinical trial of a computerized discharge medication program. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1994; 841-5. PMID: 7950043; PMCID: PMC2247756.
  117. Locke SE, Kowaloff HB, Hoff RG, Safran C, Popovsky MA, Cotton DJ, Finkelstein DM, Page PL, Slack WV. Computer interview for screening blood donors for risk of HIV transmission. MD Comput. 1994 Jan-Feb; 11(1):26-32. PMID: 8145632.
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  118. Safran C. Defining clinical 'workstation'. Int J Biomed Comput. 1994 Jan; 34(1-4):261-5. PMID: 8125637.
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  119. Degoulet P, Safran C, Bowers GH. Design and processing issues for the health care professional workstation: summary and recommendations. Int J Biomed Comput. 1994 Jan; 34(1-4):241-7. PMID: 8125635.
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  120. Safran C. Using information technology to fight AIDS. MD Comput. 1993 Sep-Oct; 10(5):292-3. PMID: 8231743.
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  121. Safran C. Defining clinical workstation. MD Comput. 1993 May-Jun; 10(3):145-6, 192. PMID: 8515704.
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  122. Rind DM, Safran C. Real and imagined barriers to an electronic medical record. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993; 74-8. PMID: 8130574; PMCID: PMC2248479.
  123. Safran C, Rind DM, Davis RM, Currier J, Ives D, Sands DZ, Slack WV, Makadon H, Cotton D. An electronic medical record that helps care for patients with HIV infection. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993; 224-8. PMID: 8130466; PMCID: PMC2248507.
  124. Slack WV, Safran C, Kowaloff HB, Pearce J, Delbanco TL. Be well!: a computer-based health care interview for hospital personnel. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993; 12-6. PMID: 8130446; PMCID: PMC2248467.
  125. Sands DZ, Safran C, Slack WV, Bleich HL. Use of electronic mail in a teaching hospital. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993; 306-10. PMID: 8130484; PMCID: PMC2248523.
  126. Locke SE, Kowaloff HB, Hoff RG, Safran C, Popovsky MA, Cotton DJ, Finkelstein DM, Page PL, Slack WV. Computer-based interview for screening blood donors for risk of HIV transmission. JAMA. 1992 Sep 09; 268(10):1301-5. PMID: 1507376.
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  127. Herrmann FR, Safran C, Levkoff SE, Minaker KL. Serum albumin level on admission as a predictor of death, length of stay, and readmission. Arch Intern Med. 1992 Jan; 152(1):125-30. PMID: 1728907.
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  128. Safran C, Rury C, Rind DM, Taylor WC. A computer-based outpatient medical record for a teaching hospital. MD Comput. 1991 Sep-Oct; 8(5):291-9. PMID: 1749339.
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  129. Ginsburg GS, Safran C, Pasternak RC. Frequency of low serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in hospitalized patients with "desirable" total cholesterol levels. Am J Cardiol. 1991 Jul 15; 68(2):187-92. PMID: 2063780.
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  130. Safran C. The Fibonacci numbers. MD Comput. 1991 Jul-Aug; 8(4):204-7. PMID: 1921664.
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  131. Safran C. Using routinely collected data for clinical research. Stat Med. 1991 Apr; 10(4):559-64. PMID: 1905417.
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  132. Safran C, Rury C, Rind DM, Taylor WC. Outpatient medical records for a teaching hospital: beginning the physician-computer dialogue. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1991; 114-8. PMID: 1807568; PMCID: PMC2247506.
  133. Rind DM, Safran C, Phillips RS, Slack WV, Calkins DR, Delbanco TL, Bleich HL. The effect of computer-based reminders on the management of hospitalized patients with worsening renal function. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1991; 28-32. PMID: 1807605; PMCID: PMC2247489.
  134. Herrmann FR, Safran C. Exploring a hospital-wide database: integrating statistical functions with ClinQuery. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1991; 583-7. PMID: 1807670; PMCID: PMC2247598.
  135. Safran C. The mouse-waving principle. MD Comput. 1991 Jan-Feb; 8(1):4. PMID: 2011057.
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  136. Safran C, Herrmann F, Rind D, Kowaloff HB, Bleich HL, Slack WV. Computer-based support for clinical decision making. MD Comput. 1990 Sep-Oct; 7(5):319-22. PMID: 2243548.
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  137. Seward SJ, Safran C, Marton KI, Robinson SH. Does the mean corpuscular volume help physicians evaluate hospitalized patients with anemia? J Gen Intern Med. 1990 May-Jun; 5(3):187-91. PMID: 2187961.
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  138. Safran C, Porter D, Rury CD, Herrmann FR, Lightfoot J, Underhill LH, Bleich HL, Slack WV. ClinQuery: searching a large clinical database. MD Comput. 1990 May-Jun; 7(3):144-53. PMID: 2190058.
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  139. Safran C. Computing across the Atlantic. MD Comput. 1990 Mar-Apr; 7(2):68-9. PMID: 2336019.
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  140. Safran C, Porter D, Lightfoot J, Rury CD, Underhill LH, Bleich HL, Slack WV. ClinQuery: a system for online searching of data in a teaching hospital. Ann Intern Med. 1989 Nov 01; 111(9):751-6. PMID: 2802433.
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  141. Bleich HL, Safran C, Slack WV. Departmental and laboratory computing in two hospitals. MD Comput. 1989 May-Jun; 6(3):149-55. PMID: 2755327.
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  142. Safran C, Slack WV, Bleich HL. Role of computing in patient care in two hospitals. MD Comput. 1989 May-Jun; 6(3):141-8. PMID: 2755326.
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  143. Phillips RS, Safran C, Aronson MD, Taylor WC. Should women be tested for gonococcal infection of the cervix during routine gynecologic visits? An economic appraisal. Am J Med. 1989 Mar; 86(3):297-302. PMID: 2493192.
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  144. Safran C, Phillips RS. Interventions to prevent readmission. The constraints of cost and efficacy. Med Care. 1989 Feb; 27(2):204-11. PMID: 2493114.
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  145. Levkoff SE, Safran C, Cleary PD, Gallop J, Phillips RS. Identification of factors associated with the diagnosis of delirium in elderly hospitalized patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988 Dec; 36(12):1099-104. PMID: 3192888.
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  146. Safran C, Greenes RA, Bynum TE, Kierstead ML. Diagnosis of cholestasis: an analytic view. Med Decis Making. 1988 Apr-Jun; 8(2):102-9. PMID: 3283489.
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  147. Phillips RS, Safran C, Cleary PD, Delbanco TL. Predicting emergency readmissions for patients discharged from the medical service of a teaching hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 1987 Nov-Dec; 2(6):400-5. PMID: 3694300.
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  148. Safran C, Porter D, Slack WV, Bleich HL. Diagnosis-related groups. A critical assessment of the provision for comorbidity. Med Care. 1987 Oct; 25(10):1011-4. PMID: 3121946.
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  149. Phillips RS, Aronson MD, Taylor WC, Safran C. Should tests for Chlamydia trachomatis cervical infection be done during routine gynecologic visits? An analysis of the costs of alternative strategies. Ann Intern Med. 1987 Aug; 107(2):188-94. PMID: 3300458.
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  150. Barbash GI, Safran C, Ransil BJ, Pollack MA, Pasternak RC. Need for better severity indexes of acute myocardial infarction under diagnosis-related groups. Am J Cardiol. 1987 May 01; 59(12):1052-6. PMID: 3107366.
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  151. Safran C. Issues in medical information science. Med Inform (Lond). 1984 Jul-Dec; 9(3-4):217-8. PMID: 6503449.
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  152. Safran C, Greenes RA, Bynum TE. Diagnostic strategy for obstructive jaundice. Ann Intern Med. 1983 Oct; 99(4):571-2. PMID: 6625401.
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  153. Rutherford CJ, Desforges JF, Barnett AI, Safran C, Davies B. The decision between single- and combined-modality therapy in Hodgkin's disease. Am J Med. 1982 Jan; 72(1):63-70. PMID: 7058825.
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  154. Safran C, Tsichlis PN, Bluming AZ, Desforges JF. Diagnostic planning using computer assisted decision-making for patients with Hodgkin's disease. Cancer. 1977 Jun; 39(6):2426-34. PMID: 872042.
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  155. Safran C, Desforges JF, Tsichlis PN, Bluming AZ. Decision analysis to evaluate lymphangiography in the management of patients with Hodgkin's disease. N Engl J Med. 1977 May 12; 296(19):1088-92. PMID: 850519.
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