Kevin B. Johnson, M.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics Professor of Biomedical Informatics Cornelius Vanderbilt ChairProfessor of Pediatrics
M.S., Medicine/Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CaliforniaM.D., Medical Informatics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandB.S., Biology, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Office Address
402 Eskind Biomedical Library
TN 8340
Osborn CY, Rosenbloom ST, Stenner SP, Anders S, Muse S, Johnson KB, Jirjis J, Jackson GP. MyHealthAtVanderbilt: policies and procedures governing patient portal functionality. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2011 Dec; 18 Suppl 1: i18-23. PMID: 21807648, PMCID: PMC3241162, PII: amiajnl-2011-000184, DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000184, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Mulvaney SA, Hood KK, Schlundt DG, Osborn CY, Johnson KB, Rothman RL, Wallston KA. Development and initial validation of the barriers to diabetes adherence measure for adolescents. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract [print-electronic]. 2011 Oct; 94(1): 77-83. PMID: 21737172, PMCID: PMC3200487, PII: S0168-8227(11)00330-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.06.010, ISSN: 1872-8227.

Johnson KB, Unertl KM, Chen Q, Lorenzi NM, Nian H, Bailey J, Frisse M. Health information exchange usage in emergency departments and clinics: the who, what, and why. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Sep; 18(5): 690-7. PMID: 21846788, PMCID: PMC3168326, PII: amiajnl-2011-000308, DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000308, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Gadd CS, Ho YX, Cala CM, Blakemore D, Chen Q, Frisse ME, Johnson KB. User perspectives on the usability of a regional health information exchange. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2011 Sep; 18(5): 711-6. PMID: 21622933, PMCID: PMC3168324, PII: amiajnl-2011-000281, DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000281, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Johnson KB, Lee CK, Spooner SA, Davison CL, Helmke JS, Weinberg ST. Automated dose-rounding recommendations for pediatric medications. Pediatrics [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug; 128(2): e422-8. PMID: 21788218, PMCID: PMC3387858, PII: peds.2011-0760, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2011-0760, ISSN: 1098-4275.

McCormick MC, Flores G, Freed GL, Homer CJ, Johnson KB, DeFriese GH. Challenge to child health services research: report from the Committee on Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures. Acad Pediatr. 2011 Jul; 11(4): 257-9. PMID: 21764013, PII: S1876-2859(11)00132-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2011.05.002, ISSN: 1876-2867.

Rosenbloom ST, Denny JC, Xu H, Lorenzi N, Stead WW, Johnson KB. Data from clinical notes: a perspective on the tension between structure and flexible documentation. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 18(2): 181-6. PMID: 21233086, PMCID: PMC3116264, PII: jamia.2010.007237, DOI: 10.1136/jamia.2010.007237, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Stenner SP, Chen Q, Johnson KB. Impact of generic substitution decision support on electronic prescribing behavior. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Nov; 17(6): 681-8. PMID: 20962131, PMCID: PMC3000753, PII: 17/6/681, DOI: 10.1136/jamia.2009.002568, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Slagle JM, Gordon JS, Harris CE, Davison CL, Culpepper DK, Scott P, Johnson KB. MyMediHealth - designing a next generation system for child-centered medication management. J Biomed Inform. 2010 Oct; 43(5 Suppl): S27-31. PMID: 20937481, PII: S1532-0464(10)00091-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2010.06.006, ISSN: 1532-0480.

Unertl KM, Novak LL, Johnson KB, Lorenzi NM. Traversing the many paths of workflow research: developing a conceptual framework of workflow terminology through a systematic literature review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 May; 17(3): 265-73. PMID: 20442143, PMCID: PMC2995718, PII: 17/3/265, DOI: 10.1136/jamia.2010.004333, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Johnson KB, Harris C, Forstein M, Joffe A. Adolescent conversion disorder and the importance of competence discussing sexual orientation. Clin Pediatr (Phila) [print-electronic]. 2010 May; 49(5): 491-4. PMID: 20139108, PII: 0009922809354773, DOI: 10.1177/0009922809354773, ISSN: 1938-2707.

Johnson KB, Ho YX, Cala CM, Davison C. Showing Your Work: Impact of annotating electronic prescriptions with decision support results. J Biomed Inform [print-electronic]. 2010 Apr; 43(2): 321-5. PMID: 19995617, PII: S1532-0464(09)00154-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2009.11.008, ISSN: 1532-0480.

Rosenbloom ST, Stead WW, Denny JC, Giuse D, Lorenzi NM, Brown SH, Johnson KB. Generating Clinical Notes for Electronic Health Record Systems. Appl Clin Inform. 2010 Jan 1/1/2010; 1(3): 232-43. PMID: 21031148, PMCID: PMC2963994, DOI: 10.4338/ACI-2010-03-RA-0019, ISSN: 1869-0327.

Xu H, Stenner SP, Doan S, Johnson KB, Waitman LR, Denny JC. MedEx: a medication information extraction system for clinical narratives. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jan; 17(1): 19-24. PMID: 20064797, PMCID: PMC2995636, PII: 17/1/19, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M3378, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Denny JC, Spickard A, Johnson KB, Peterson NB, Peterson JF, Miller RA. Evaluation of a method to identify and categorize section headers in clinical documents. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2009 Nov; 16(6): 806-15. PMID: 19717800, PMCID: PMC3002123, PII: M3037, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M3037, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Johnson KB, Serwint JR, Fagan LA, Thompson RE, Wilson ME, Roter D. Computer-based documentation: effects on parent-provider communication during pediatric health maintenance encounters. Pediatrics. 2008 Sep; 122(3): 590-8. PMID: 18762530, PII: 122/3/590, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2007-3005, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Rosenbloom ST, Miller RA, Johnson KB, Elkin PL, Brown SH. A model for evaluating interface terminologies. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2008 Jan; 15(1): 65-76. PMID: 17947616, PMCID: PMC2274877, PII: M2506, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M2506, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Denny JC, Miller RA, Johnson KB, Spickard A. Development and evaluation of a clinical note section header terminology. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 156-60. PMID: 18999303, PMCID: PMC2656032, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Johnson KB, Gadd CS, Aronsky D, Yang K, Tang L, Estrin V, King JK, Frisse M. The MidSouth eHealth Alliance: use and impact in the first year. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 333-7. PMID: 18999184, PMCID: PMC2656027, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Berutti TW, Starmer J, Johnson KB, Patel NR, Wheeler AP, Rice T. Promoting adherence to ventilator management and ventilator weaning protocols. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 877. PMID: 18999172, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Frisse ME, King JK, Rice WB, Tang L, Porter JP, Coffman TA, Assink M, Yang K, Wesley M, Holmes RL, Gadd C, Johnson KB, Estrin VY. A regional health information exchange: architecture and implementation. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 212-6. PMID: 18999138, PMCID: PMC2655967, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Johnson KB, Gadd C. Playing smallball: approaches to evaluating pilot health information exchange systems. J Biomed Inform [print-electronic]. 2007 Dec; 40(6 Suppl): S21-6. PMID: 17931981, PII: S1532-0464(07)00082-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2007.08.006, ISSN: 1532-0480.

Rosenbloom ST, Crow AN, Blackford JU, Johnson KB. Cognitive factors influencing perceptions of clinical documentation tools. J Biomed Inform [print-electronic]. 2007 Apr; 40(2): 106-13. PMID: 16904384, PII: S1532-0464(06)00078-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2006.06.006, ISSN: 1532-0480.

Johnson KB, Fitzhenry F. Case report: activity diagrams for integrating electronic prescribing tools into clinical workflow. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2006 Jul; 13(4): 391-5. PMID: 16622168, PMCID: PMC1513671, PII: M2008, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M2008, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Rosenbloom ST, Miller RA, Johnson KB, Elkin PL, Brown SH. Interface terminologies: facilitating direct entry of clinical data into electronic health record systems. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2006 May; 13(3): 277-88. PMID: 16501181, PMCID: PMC1513664, PII: M1957, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M1957, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Unertl KM, Weinger MB, Johnson KB. Applying direct observation to model workflow and assess adoption. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 794-8. PMID: 17238450, PMCID: PMC1839698, PII: 86281, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Joos D, Chen Q, Jirjis J, Johnson KB. An electronic medical record in primary care: impact on satisfaction, work efficiency and clinic processes. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 394-8. PMID: 17238370, PMCID: PMC1839545, PII: 86267, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Miller RA, Gardner RM, Johnson KB, Hripcsak G. Clinical decision support and electronic prescribing systems: a time for responsible thought and action. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2005 Jul; 12(4): 403-9. PMID: 15905481, PMCID: PMC1174885, PII: M1830, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M1830, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Johnson KB, Serwint JR, Fagan LM, Thompson RE, Wilson MH. Computer-based documentation: effect on parent and physician satisfaction during a pediatric health maintenance encounter. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Mar; 159(3): 250-4. PMID: 15753268, PII: 159/3/250, DOI: 10.1001/archpedi.159.3.250, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Johnson KB. Raising the bar of pediatric patient safety: report from the Institute of Medicine. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Nov; 4(6): 473-5. PMID: 15548096, DOI: 10.1367/1539-4409(2004)4<473:RTBOPP>2.0.CO;2, ISSN: 1530-1567.

Johnson KB, Ravich WJ, Cowan JA. Brainstorming about next-generation computer-based documentation: an AMIA clinical working group survey. Int J Med Inform. 2004 Sep; 73(9-10): 665-74. PMID: 15325323, PII: S1386505604001212, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2004.05.009, ISSN: 1386-5056.

Neilson EG, Johnson KB, Rosenbloom ST, Dupont WD, Talbert D, Giuse DA, Kaiser A, Miller RA, . The impact of peer management on test-ordering behavior. Ann. Intern. Med. 2004 Aug 8/3/2004; 141(3): 196-204. PMID: 15289216, PII: 141/3/196, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Johnson KB, Miller RA. The JAMIA Student Editorial Board: peer review education in biomedical informatics [editorial]. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2004 Jan; 11(1): 87-8. PMID: 14758815, PMCID: PMC305462, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Johnson KB, Davison CL. Information technology: its importance to child safety. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Jan; 4(1): 64-72. PMID: 14731089, PII: A03-093R, ISSN: 1530-1567.

Rosenbloom ST, Kiepek W, Belletti J, Adams P, Shuxteau K, Johnson KB, Elkin PL, Shultz EK. Generating complex clinical documents using structured entry and reporting. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 1): 683-7. PMID: 15360900, PII: D040004870, ISSN: 0926-9630.

Thornton, TA, Johnson KB. Perl Programming for Biologists. Book Review. J Am med Inform Assoc. 2004; 11((1)).

Co JP, Johnson KB, Duggan AK, Casella JF, Wilson M. Does a clinical pathway improve the quality of care for sickle cell anemia?. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2003 Apr; 29(4): 181-90. PMID: 12698808, ISSN: 1549-3741.

Rosenbloom ST, Awad J, Speroff T, Elkin PL, Rothman R, Spickard A, Peterson J, Bauer BA, Wahner-Roedler DL, Lee M, Gregg WM, Johnson KB, Jirjis J, Erlbaum MS, Carter JS, Lincoln MJ, Brown SH. Adequacy of representation of the National Drug File Reference Terminology Physiologic Effects reference hierarchy for commonly prescribed medications. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 569-78. PMID: 14728237, PMCID: PMC1480331, PII: D030003134, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Adler MD, Duggan A, Ogborn CJ, Johnson KB. Assessment of a computer-aided instructional program for the pediatric emergency department. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 6-10. PMID: 14728123, PMCID: PMC1480231, PII: D030002618, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Little DR, Zapp JA, Mullins HC, Zuckerman AE, Teasdale S, Johnson KB. Moving toward a United States strategic plan in primary care informatics: a White Paper of the Primary Care Informatics Working Group, American Medical Informatics Association. Inform Prim Care. 2003; 11(2): 89-94. PMID: 14567875, ISSN: 1476-0320.

Shultz E, Rosenbloom T, Kiepek W, Fitzhenry F, Adams P, Mahuli A, Shuxteau K, Culley A, Camp D, Luther M, Irani W, Johnson K. Quill: a novel approach to structured reporting. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 1074. PMID: 14728577, PMCID: PMC1480288, PII: D030003515, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Kim MI, Johnson KB. Personal health records: evaluation of functionality and utility. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 Mar; 9(2): 171-80. PMID: 11861632, PMCID: PMC344574, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Johnson KB, Cowan J. Clictate: a computer-based documentation tool for guideline-based care. J Med Syst. 2002 Feb; 26(1): 47-60. PMID: 11777311, ISSN: 0148-5598.

Kim MI, Ladenson P, Johnson KB. A situational approach to the design of a patient-oriented disease-specific knowledge base. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002; 385-9. PMID: 12463852, PMCID: PMC2244194, PII: D020001856, ISSN: 1531-605X.

Johnson KB. Barriers that impede the adoption of pediatric information technology. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Dec; 155(12): 1374-9. PMID: 11732959, PII: poa00607, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Johnson KB, Ravert RD, Everton A. Hopkins Teen Central: Assessment of an internet-based support system for children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatrics. 2001 Feb; 107(2): E24. PMID: 11158498, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Pusic M, Johnson K, Duggan A. Utilization of a pediatric emergency department education computer. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Feb; 155(2): 129-34. PMID: 11177085, PII: poa00056, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Blum JB, Kramer JM, Johnson KB. The palm as a real-time wide-area data-access device. Proc AMIA Symp. 2001; 52-6. PMID: 11833481, PMCID: PMC2243283, ISSN: 1531-605X.

Johnson KB, Blaisdell CJ, Eggleston PE, Walker A. Effectiveness of a critical pathway for inpatient asthma management. Pediatrics. 2001; (5)((106)): 1006-12.

Pusic MV, Johnson KB, Duggan AK. Utilization of a Pediatric Emergency Department Education Computer. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2001; (2)((155)): 129-34.

Johnson KB, Everton A, Ravert R. Hopkins Teen Central: Assessment of an Internet-based Support System for Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatrics. 2001; (2):((107)): E24.

Johnson, KB. Barriers that impede the adoption of pediatric information technology. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2001; ((155)): 1374-9.

Johnson KB, Blaisdell CJ, Walker A, Eggleston P. Effectiveness of a clinical pathway for inpatient asthma management. Pediatrics. 2000 Nov; 106(5): 1006-12. PMID: 11061767, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Adler MD, Johnson KB. Quantifying the literature of computer-aided instruction in medical education. Acad Med. 2000 Oct; 75(10): 1025-8. PMID: 11031152, ISSN: 1040-2446.

Johannes CB, Crawford SL, Woods J, Goldstein RB, Tran D, Mehrotra S, Johnson KB, Santoro N. An electronic menstrual cycle calendar: Comparison of data quality with a paper version]. Menopause. 2000; (3)((7)): 200-8.

Adler MD, Johnson KB. An analysis of the literature pertaining to CAI in the medical literature. Academic Medicine. 2000; ((75)): 1025-28.

Lehmann CU, Nguyen B, Kim GR, Johnson KB, Lehmann HP. Restricted natural language processing for case simulation tools. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 575-9. PMID: 10566424, PMCID: PMC2232792, PII: D005310, ISSN: 1531-605X.

Johnson KB, Ravert RD, Everton A. Internet TV set-top devices for web-based projects: smooth sailing or rough surfing?. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 535-9. PMID: 10566416, PMCID: PMC2232539, PII: D005757, ISSN: 1531-605X.

Johnson KB, Lehmann CU. Pediatrics and the Internet: A Case-based Perspective. Contemporary Pediatrics. 1999.

Lehmann CU, Wang DJ, Kim GR, Johnson KB. Utilization of a pediatric link collection by health professionals and lay persons. Medical Informatics. 1998; (1)((23)): 53-62.

Johnson KB, George EB. The rubber meets the road: integrating the Unified Medical Language System Knowledge Source Server into the computer-based patient record. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 17-21. PMID: 9357580, PMCID: PMC2233548, ISSN: 1091-8280.

Johnson KB. Weaving the web into pediatric practice. Pediatric Basics. 1997; 81: 14-9.

Johnson KB, Butta JK, Donohue PK, Glenn DJ, Holtzman NA. Discharging patients with prescriptions instead of medications: sequelae in a teaching hospital. Pediatrics. 1996 Apr; 97(4): 481-5. PMID: 8632932, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Johnson KB, Feldman MJ. Medical informatics and pediatrics. Decision-support systems. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995 Dec; 149(12): 1371-80. PMID: 7489077, ISSN: 1072-4710.