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Gordon Schiff, MD
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Temporary Academic, MHQS, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Womens Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
General Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Location: A Building


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Research Narrative:

Studies on patient safety, diagnosis errors, test result follow-up, drug safety, formulary decision-making, linking laboratory and pharmacy data, , and promoting more conservative prescribing


Education:
Rush Medical College of Rush University, 1976, MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Lambert BL, Galanter W, Liu KL, Falck S, Schiff G, Rash-Foanio C, Schmidt K, Shrestha N, Vaida AJ, Gaunt MJ. Automated detection of wrong-drug prescribing errors. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Aug 07.

2. Aaronson EL, Quinn GR, Wong CI, Murray AM, Petty CR, Einbinder J, Schiff GD. Missed diagnosis of cancer in primary care: Insights from malpractice claims data. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2019 Jul 23.

3. Salazar A, Karmiy SJ, Forsythe KJ, Amato MG, Wright A, Lai KH, Lambert BL, Liebovitz DM, Eguale T, Volk LA, Schiff GD. How often do prescribers include indications in drug orders? Analysis of 4 million outpatient prescriptions. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019 Jun 18; 76(13):970-979.

4. Schiff GD, Kroenke K, Lambert BL, Sanders L, Sheikh A. Ten Principles for More Conservative, Care-Full Diagnosis. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 04; 170(11):823-824.

5. Adelman JS, Applebaum JR, Schechter CB, Berger MA, Reissman SH, Thota R, Racine AD, Vawdrey DK, Green RA, Salmasian H, Schiff GD, Wright A, Landman A, Bates DW, Koppel R, Galanter WL, Lambert BL, Paparella S, Southern WN. Effect of Restriction of the Number of Concurrently Open Records in an Electronic Health Record on Wrong-Patient Order Errors: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019 05 14; 321(18):1780-1787.

6. Schiff GD, Tripathi JB, Galanter W, Paek JL, Pontikes P, Fanikos J, Matta L, Lambert BL. Drug formulary decision-making: Ethnographic study of 3 pharmacy and therapeutics committees. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019 04 08; 76(8):537-542.

7. Garabedian PM, Wright A, Newbury I, Volk LA, Salazar A, Amato MG, Nathan AW, Forsythe KJ, Galanter WL, Kron K, Myers S, Abraham J, McCord SK, Eguale T, Bates DW, Schiff GD. Comparison of a Prototype for Indications-Based Prescribing With 2 Commercial Prescribing Systems. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Mar 01; 2(3):e191514.

8. Jack HE, Schiff G. Morbidity and mortality conferences as medical student learning tools. Clin Teach. 2018 Nov 11.

9. Schiff G, Mirica MM, Dhavle AA, Galanter WL, Lambert B, Wright A. A Prescription For Enhancing Electronic Prescribing Safety. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 11; 37(11):1877-1883.

10. Schiff GD, Klinger E, Salazar A, Medoff J, Amato MG, John Orav E, Shaykevich S, Seoane EV, Walsh L, Fuller TE, Dykes PC, Bates DW, Haas JS. Screening for Adverse Drug Events: a Randomized Trial of Automated Calls Coupled with Phone-Based Pharmacist Counseling. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Feb; 34(2):285-292.