Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Medicine
+1 415 476-9562

Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research (CLIIR).

Dr. Adler-Milstein is an internationally-recognized expert on policy and management issues related to the use of IT in healthcare delivery. Her research assesses the progress of health IT adoption; the impact of such adoption on healthcare costs and quality; and the relationships between market, organizational, and team structure and health IT use. A core focus of her work is on health information exchange and interoperability.

Publications: 

Gaps in health information exchange between hospitals that treat many shared patients.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Everson J, Adler-Milstein J

Legal Barriers to the Growth of Health Information Exchange-Boulders or Pebbles?

The Milbank quarterly

Mello MM, Adler-Milstein J, Ding KL, Savage L

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

Senteio C, Veinot T, Adler-Milstein J, Richardson C

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

Klapman S, Sher E, Adler-Milstein 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

Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J, McCullough J

Electronic health record adoption in US hospitals: the emergence of a digital "advanced use" divide.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Adler-Milstein J, Holmgren AJ, Kralovec P, Worzala C, Searcy T, Patel V

Precommitting to choose wisely about low-value services: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial.

BMJ quality & safety

Kullgren JT, Krupka E, Schachter A, Linden A, Miller J, Acharya Y, Alford J, Duffy R, Adler-Milstein J

Progress In Interoperability: Measuring US Hospitals' Engagement In Sharing Patient Data.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Holmgren AJ, Patel V, Adler-Milstein 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

Adler-Milstein J, Embi PJ, Middleton B, Sarkar IN, Smith J

HITECH Act Drove Large Gains In Hospital Electronic Health Record Adoption.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK

Association Between Hospitals' Engagement in Value-Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program.

JAMA internal medicine

Ryan AM, Krinsky S, Adler-Milstein J, Damberg CL, Maurer KA, Hollingsworth JM

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

Everson J, Kocher KE, Adler-Milstein J

Health Information Exchanges: The Authors Reply.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK

International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Zelmer J, Ronchi E, Hyppönen H, Lupiáñez-Villanueva F, Codagnone C, Nøhr C, Huebner U, Fazzalari A, Adler-Milstein J

Outcomes For High-Needs Patients: Practices With A Higher Proportion Of These Patients Have An Edge.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Lemak CH, Adler-Milstein J

Sustained participation in a pay-for-value program: impact on high-need patients.

The American journal of managed care

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Harris Lemak C, Adler-Milstein J

A Novel Survey to Examine the Relationship between Health IT Adoption and Nurse-Physician Communication.

Applied clinical informatics

Holmgren AJ, Pfeifer E, Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J

US hospital engagement in core domains of interoperability.

The American journal of managed care

Holmgren AJ, Patel V, Charles D, 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

Cross DA, Adler-Milstein J

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

Downing NL, Adler-Milstein J, Palma JP, Lane S, Eisenberg M, Sharp C

Using health information exchanges to calculate clinical quality measures: A study of barriers and facilitators.

Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Massoudi BL, Marcial LH, Tant E, Adler-Milstein J, West SL

Health Care Performance Indicators for Health Information Systems.

Studies in health technology and informatics

Hyppönen H, Ronchi E, Adler-Milstein J

Meaningful use care coordination criteria: Perceived barriers and benefits among primary care providers.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Cohen GR, Adler-Milstein J

Electronic Health Record Adoption In US Hospitals: Progress Continues, But Challenges Persist.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Kralovec P, Foster G, Worzala C, Charles D, Searcy T, Jha AK

Improving EHR Capabilities to Facilitate Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination Criteria.

AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Nong P, Day AV, Vibbert D, Naraharisetti R, Adler-Milstein J

EHR Adoption and Hospital Performance: Time-Related Effects.

Health services research

Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY

Assessing payer perspectives on health information exchange.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Cross DA, Lin SC, Adler-Milstein J

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Health Care Provider Communication: A Mixed-Method Protocol.

JMIR research protocols

Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J, Harrod M, Sales A, Hofer TP, Saint S, Krein SL

The Impact of HIT on Cost and Quality in Patient-Centered Medical Home Practices.

AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR, Markovitz A, Paustian M

Leveraging EHRs to improve hospital performance: the role of management.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J, Woody Scott K, Jha AK

The 3 key themes in health information technology.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J

Electronic health records: the authors reply.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK

A comparison of how four countries use health IT to support care for people with chronic conditions.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, Sarma N, Woskie LR, Jha AK

Despite substantial progress In EHR adoption, health information exchange and patient engagement remain low in office settings.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Furukawa MF, King J, Patel V, Hsiao CJ, Adler-Milstein J, 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)

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Furukawa MF, Worzala C, Charles D, Kralovec P, Stalley S, Jha AK

Sequencing of EHR adoption among US hospitals and the impact of meaningful use.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY

Health information exchange among U.S. hospitals: who's in, who's out, and why?

Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK

Implementing the IT infrastructure for health reform: adoption of health IT among patient-centered medical home practices.

AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR

The impact of electronic health record use on physician productivity.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J, Huckman RS

Effect of electronic health records on health care costs: longitudinal comparative evidence from community practices.

Annals of internal medicine

Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Newhouse JP, Bates DW

Early results from the hospital Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J, Furukawa MF, King J, Jha AK

Healthcare's "big data" challenge.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK

The impact of electronic health records on ambulatory costs among Medicaid beneficiaries.

Medicare & medicaid research review

Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Bates DW

Benchmarking health IT among OECD countries: better data for better policy.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Adler-Milstein J, Ronchi E, Cohen GR, Winn LA, 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

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK

Health information exchange among US hospitals.

The American journal of managed care

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Jha AK

Residents' and nurses' perceptions of team function in the medical intensive care unit.

Journal of critical care

Adler-Milstein J, Neal K, Howell MD

Characteristics associated with regional health information organization viability.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Adler-Milstein J, Landefeld J, Jha AK

U.S. Regional health information organizations: progress and challenges.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK

Fledgling firms offer hope on health costs.

Harvard business review

Adler-Milstein J, Jha A

Medicare disease management in policy context.

Health care financing review

Linden A, Adler-Milstein J

The state of regional health information organizations: current activities and financing.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Adler-Milstein J, McAfee AP, Bates DW, Jha AK

The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia.

Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association

Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW

The cost of information technology-enabled diabetes management.

Disease management : DM

Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Bates DW, Middleton B

Benefits of information technology-enabled diabetes management.

Diabetes care

Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Adler-Milstein J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Cusack CM, Bates DW, Middleton B

The value of healthcare information exchange and interoperability in New York state.

AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Hook JM, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Walker J

The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia.

AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW

The value of health care information exchange and interoperability.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Walker J, Pan E, Johnston D, Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Middleton B