HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication (CHIC)
Michael Weiner, MD MPH
Chief, Health Services Research & Development
Principal Investigator & Director, VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication
Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Scientist, Center for Health Services Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
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. His 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.