Michael Weiner, MD
Professor of Medicine
Michael Weiner received his M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship training in General Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University. He received his M.P.H degree in Health Policy and Management from Johns Hopkins. He joined Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1999. Since 2010, he has been Chief of Health Services Research & Development at the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dr. Weiner is Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Director of the Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Director of Regenstrief Institute's William M. Tierney Center for Health Services Research, and Principal Investigator of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Center for Health Information and Communication.
Dr. Weiner's clinical and health-services research focuses on measuring and improving the quality, coordination, and delivery of health services, especially for older adults. He studies the effects of health information and information technology on behaviors, clinicians' practices, and patients' outcomes. He has conducted studies of specialty referral, patient-physician videoconferencing, and other forms of telecommunication to improve health care. Study methods have included cohort studies, clinical trials, surveys, and focus groups. Current research includes the development, implementation, and study of information systems to promote clinical handoffs, management of medications, patient-centered care, health information exchange, and clinical decision support.
General Internal Medicine
Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Regenstrief Institute 1101 W. 10th St
Indianapolis , IN 46202
Titles & Appointments
- Department of Medicine Investigator in Health Services Research
- Professor of Medicine
- Director, Health Services Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
- Director, IU Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research
- Director, VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication
Systematic Heuristic Evaluation of Computerized Consultation Order Templates: Clinicians' and Human Factors Engineers' Perspectives.
Health information exchange organizations and their support for research: current state and future outlook
Design and Evaluation of an Electronic Override Mechanism for Medication Alerts to Facilitate Communication Between Prescribers and Pharmacists.
"Respect the way I need to communicate with you": Healthcare experiences of adults on the autism spectrum.
Applying human factors principles to alert design increases efficiency and reduces prescribing errors in a scenario-based simulation.
Design of a medication reconciliation application: facilitating clinician-focused decision making with data from multiple sources.
Harnessing a health information exchange to identify surgical device adverse events for urogynecologic mesh.
Design and implementation of a hospital-based usability laboratory: insights from a Department of Veterans Affairs laboratory for health information technology.
Development and implementation of a proactive geriatrics consultation model in collaboration with hospitalists.
Perspectives of general practitioners towards evaluation and treatment of cardiovascular diseases among older people.
Concomitant use of anticholinergics with acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Medicaid recipients with dementia and residing in nursing homes.
A web-based generalist-specialist system to improve scheduling of outpatient specialty consultations in an academic center.
Using computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support to improve referring physicians' implementation of consultants' medical recommendations.
Defining the domain of geriatric medicine in an urban public health system affiliated with an academic medical center.
Using computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support to improve primary-care physicians 'implementation of consultants' medical recommendations.
Comparison of resource utilization for Medicaid dementia patients using nursing homes versus home and community based waivers for long-term care.
Patients' health literacy and experience with instructions: influence preferences for heart failure medication instructions.
Clinical information technology capabilities in four U.S. hospitals: testing a new structural performance measure.
Association of refill adherence and health care use among adults with hypertension in an urban health care system.
Limitation of a single clinical data source for measuring physicians' performance on quality indicators.
Improving medication knowledge among older adults with heart failure: a patient-centered approach to instruction design.
A pilot study of usefulness of clinician-patient videoconferencing for making routine medical decisions in the nursing home.
Pursuing integration of performance measures into electronic medical records: beta-adrenergic receptor antagonist medications.
Methodology of an ongoing, randomized, controlled trial to improve drug use for elderly patients with chronic heart failure.
Predictors of health resource use by disabled older female Medicare beneficiaries living in the community.
A practical method of linking data from Medicare claims and a comprehensive electronic medical records system.
Clinicians' and patients' experiences and satisfaction with unscheduled, nighttime, Internet-based video conferencing for assessing acute medical problems in a nursing facility.
Conducting a study of Internet-based video conferencing for assessing acute medical problems in a nursing facility.
Alzheimer's disease under managed care: implications from Medicare utilization and expenditure patterns.
A mutational analysis of the polypyrimidine tract of introns. Effects of sequence differences in pyrimidine tracts on splicing.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
American Medical Informatics Association
Gerontological Society of America
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
International Society for Gerontechnology
Society of General Internal Medicine