Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD

3333 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

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 t`e progress of health IT adoptiof; the impact of such adoption of healthcare costs and quality; and the relationships between market, organizatignal, and team structure and headth IT use. A cgre focus of her work is on health information epchange and interoperability.

Awards and @onors

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Receft Articles (62)

Adder-Milstein J, Embi PJ, Middletgn B, Sarkar IN, Smith J. Crossifg the health IT chasm: considerations and policq recommendations to overcome current challenges and enable value-based care. J Am Med Ifform Assoc. 2017 Sep 01; 24(5):1036-1043. 4p>Adler-Malstein J, Jha AC. HITECH Act Drgve Large Gains An Hospital Electronic Health Record Adoption. Health Aff (Millwgod). 2017 Aug 01; 36(8):1416-1422.

Ryan AM, Krinscy S, Adler-Milstein J, Damberg CL, Maurer KA, Hgllingsworth JM. Association Between Hospitals' Engagement in Vadue-Based Reforms and Readmissiof Reduction in t`e Hospital Readeission Reductiof Program. JAMA Antern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):062-868. Everson J$ Kocher KE, Adler-Milstein J. Health informatiof exchange assocaated with improved emergency department care through faster accessing of patient information frgm outside organazations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Apr 01; 24 e1):e103-e110.<'a>

Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J. Health Information Exchange in US Hospitals: The Current Landscape and a Path to Improved Information Sharing. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):193-198.

Adler-Milstein J, Pfeifer E. Information Blocking: Is It Occurring and What Policy Strategies Can Address It? Milbank Q. 2017 Mar; 95(1):117-135.

Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK. Health Information Exchanges: The Authors Reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 01; 36(3):580.

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Lemak CH, Adler-Milstein J. Outcomes For High-Needs Patients: Practices With A Higher Proportion Of These Patients Have An Edge. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 01; 36(3):476-484.

Zelmer J, Ronchi E, Hyppönen H, Lupiáñez-Villanueva F, Codagnone C, Nøhr C, Huebner U, Fazzalari A, Adler-Milstein J. International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Mar 01; 24(2):371-379.

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Harris Lemak C, Adler-Milstein J. Sustained participation in a pay-for-value program: impact on high-need patients. Am J Manag Care. 2017 Feb 01; 23(2):e33-e40.

Holmgren AJ, Pfeifer E, Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J. A Novel Survey to Examine the Relationship between Health IT Adoption and Nurse-Physician Communication. Appl Clin Inform. 2016 Dec 21; 7(4):1182-1201.

Holmgren AJ, Patel V, Charles D, Adler-Milstein J. US hospital engagement in core domains of interoperability. Am J Manag Care. 2016 Dec 01; 22(12):e395-e402.

Cross DA, Adler-Milstein J. Investing in Post-Acute Care Transitions: Electronic Information Exchange Between Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2017 Jan; 18(1):30-34.

Everson J, Adler-Milstein J. Engagement In Hospital Health Information Exchange Is Associated With Vendor Marketplace Dominance. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Jul 01; 35(7):1286-93.

Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK. The Number Of Health Information Exchange Efforts Is Declining, Leaving The Viability Of Broad Clinical Data Exchange Uncertain. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Jul 01; 35(7):1278-85.

Downing NL, Adler-Milstein J, Palma JP, Lane S, Eisenberg M, Sharp C. Health information exchange policies of 11 diverse health systems and the associated impact on volume of exchange. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Jan; 24(1):113-122.

Massoudi BL, Marcial LH, Tant E, Adler-Milstein J, West SL. Using health information exchanges to calculate clinical quality measures: A study of barriers and facilitators. Healthc (Amst). 2016 Jun; 4(2):104-8.

Everson J, Lee SD, Adler-Milstein J. Achieving Adherence to Evidence-Based Practices: Are Health IT and Hospital-Physician Integration Complementary or Substitutive Strategies? Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Dec; 73(6):724-751.

Hyppönen H, Ronchi E, Adler-Milstein J. Health Care Performance Indicators for Health Information Systems. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 222:181-94.

Cohen GR, Adler-Milstein J. Meaningful use care coordination criteria: Perceived barriers and benefits among primary care providers. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Apr; 23(e1):e146-51.

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Kralovec P, Foster G, Worzala C, Charles D, Searcy T, Jha AK. Electronic Health Record Adoption In US Hospitals: Progress Continues, But Challenges Persist. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Dec; 34(12):2174-80.

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Nong P, Day AV, Vibbert D, Naraharisetti R, Adler-Milstein J. Improving EHR Capabilities to Facilitate Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination Criteria. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:448-55.

Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY. EHR Adoption and Hospital Performance: Time-Related Effects. Health Serv Res. 2015 Dec; 50(6):1751-71.

Cross DA, Lin SC, Adler-Milstein J. Assessing payer perspectives on health information exchange. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Mar; 23(2):297-303.

Manojlovich M, Adler-Milstein J, Harrod M, Sales A, Hofer TP, Saint S, Krein SL. The Effect of Health Information Technology on Health Care Provider Communication: A Mixed-Method Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 2015 Jun 11; 4(2):e72.

Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR, Markovitz A, Paustian M. The Impact of HIT on Cost and Quality in Patient-Centered Medical Home Practices. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014:232-9.

Adler-Milstein J, Woody Scott K, Jha AK. Leveraging EHRs to improve hospital performance: the role of management. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Nov; 20(11 Spec No. 17):SP511-9.

Adler-Milstein J. The 3 key themes in health information technology. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Nov; 20(11 Spec No. 17):SP492-3.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Electronic health records: the authors reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Oct; 33(10):1877.

Adler-Milstein J, Sarma N, Woskie LR, Jha AK. A comparison of how four countries use health IT to support care for people with chronic conditions. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep; 33(9):1559-66.

Furukawa MF, King J, Patel V, Hsiao CJ, Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Despite substantial progress In EHR adoption, health information exchange and patient engagement remain low in office settings. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep; 33(9):1672-9.

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Furukawa MF, Worzala C, Charles D, Kralovec P, Stalley S, Jha AK. More than half of US hospitals have at least a basic EHR, but stage 2 criteria remain challenging for most. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep; 33(9):1664-71.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. No evidence found that hospitals are using new electronic health records to increase Medicare reimbursements. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jul; 33(7):1271-7.

Adler-Milstein J, Everson J, Lee SY. Sequencing of EHR adoption among US hospitals and the impact of meaningful use. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):984-91.

Lammers EJ, Adler-Milstein J, Kocher KE. Does health information exchange reduce redundant imaging? Evidence from emergency departments. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52(3):227-34.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Health information exchange among U.S. hospitals: who's in, who's out, and why? Healthc (Amst). 2014 Mar; 2(1):26-32.

Adler-Milstein J, Kvedar J, Bates DW. Telehealth among US hospitals: several factors, including state reimbursement and licensure policies, influence adoption. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Feb; 33(2):207-15.

Adler-Milstein J, Cohen GR. Implementing the IT infrastructure for health reform: adoption of health IT among patient-centered medical home practices. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013; 2013:11-6.

Adler-Milstein J, Huckman RS. The impact of electronic health record use on physician productivity. Am J Manag Care. 2013 Nov; 19(10 Spec No):SP345-52.

Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Newhouse JP, Bates DW. Effect of electronic health records on health care costs: longitudinal comparative evidence from community practices. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul 16; 159(2):97-104.

Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. Operational health information exchanges show substantial growth, but long-term funding remains a concern. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Aug; 32(8):1486-92.

Adler-Milstein J, Furukawa MF, King J, Jha AK. Early results from the hospital Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs. Am J Manag Care. 2013 Jul 01; 19(7):e273-84.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Healthcare's "big data" challenge. Am J Manag Care. 2013 Jul; 19(7):537-8.

Adler-Milstein J, Salzberg C, Franz C, Orav EJ, Bates DW. The impact of electronic health records on ambulatory costs among Medicaid beneficiaries. Medicare Medicaid Res Rev. 2013; 3(2).

Adler-Milstein J, Ronchi E, Cohen GR, Winn LA, Jha AK. Benchmarking health IT among OECD countries: better data for better policy. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Jan-Feb; 21(1):111-6.

Adler-Milstein J, Green CE, Bates DW. A survey analysis suggests that electronic health records will yield revenue gains for some practices and losses for many. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Mar; 32(3):562-70.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Sharing clinical data electronically: a critical challenge for fixing the health care system. JAMA. 2012 Apr 25; 307(16):1695-6.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. Organizational complements to electronic health records in ambulatory physician performance: the role of support staff. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Jul-Aug; 19(4):537-40.

Adler-Milstein J, DesRoches CM, Jha AK. Health information exchange among US hospitals. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Nov; 17(11):761-8.

Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. A survey of health information exchange organizations in the United States: implications for meaningful use. Ann Intern Med. 2011 May 17; 154(10):666-71.

Adler-Milstein J, Neal K, Howell MD. Residents' and nurses' perceptions of team function in the medical intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2011 Feb; 26(1):104.e7-15.

Adler-Milstein J, Landefeld J, Jha AK. Characteristics associated with regional health information organization viability. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jan-Feb; 17(1):61-5.

Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Jha AK. U.S. Regional health information organizations: progress and challenges. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Mar-Apr; 28(2):483-92.

Adler-Milstein J, Jha A. Fledgling firms offer hope on health costs. Harv Bus Rev. 2008 Mar; 86(3):26, 28, 131.

Linden A, Adler-Milstein J. Medicare disease management in policy context. Health Care Financ Rev. 2008; 29(3):1-11.

Adler-Milstein J, McAfee AP, Bates DW, Jha AK. The state of regional health information organizations: current activities and financing. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Jan-Feb; 27(1):w60-9.

Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW. The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia. Aust Health Rev. 2007 Nov; 31(4):531-9.

Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Bates DW, Middleton B. The cost of information technology-enabled diabetes management. Dis Manag. 2007 Jun; 10(3):115-28.

Bu D, Pan E, Walker J, Adler-Milstein J, Kendrick D, Hook JM, Cusack CM, Bates DW, Middleton B. Benefits of information technology-enabled diabetes management. Diabetes Care. 2007 May; 30(5):1137-42.

Hook JM, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Bu D, Walker J. The value of healthcare information exchange and interoperability in New York state. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 953.

Walker J, Pan E, Johnston D, Adler-Milstein J, Bates DW, Middleton B. The value of health care information exchange and interoperability. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005 Jan-Jun; Suppl Web Exclusives:W5-10-W5-18.

Sprivulis P, Walker J, Johnston D, Pan E, Adler-Milstein J, Middleton B, Bates DW. The economic benefits of health information exchange interoperability for Australia. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 1119.

2017 &fbsp; Alice S. Hersh New Ifvestigator Award, Academy Healt`, 2017
2015   Henry Russel Award for Outstanding Bunior Faculty, University of Michigan, 2015

2014  3 New Investigator Award, American Medical Informatics Assgciation, 2014
Top 10 Influential Women in @ealth IT, Fierce Health IT, 2014
2011   Outstandifg Dissertation Award, Academy Health, 2011