David F Lobach

David Franklin Lobach

Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine

Development and evaluation of clinical decision support systems
Development and implementation of cliical practice guidelines
Computer-based Patient Record Systems
Human-computer interface design
Curriculum development for training in Medical Informatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine
  • Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Medicine
  • Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: (919) 438-2346
  • Email Address: david.lobach@duke.edu

Education

  • M.S. Duke University, 1994
  • M.D. Duke University, 1987
  • Ph.D. Duke University, 1986

Specialties

Computer Engineering

Representative Publications

  • Lobach, DF; Detmer, DE, Research challenges for electronic health records., American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol 32 no. 5 Suppl (2007), pp. S104-S111 [10.1016/j.amepre.2007.01.018] [abs].
  • Kawamoto, K; Lobach, DF, Proposal for fulfilling strategic objectives of the U.S. Roadmap for national action on clinical decision support through a service-oriented architecture leveraging HL7 services., Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, vol 14 no. 2 (2007), pp. 146-155 [10.1197/jamia.M2298] [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Kawamoto, K; Anstrom, KJ; Russell, ML; Woods, P; Smith, D, Development, deployment and usability of a point-of-care decision support system for chronic disease management using the recently-approved HL7 decision support service standard., Studies in health technology and informatics, vol 129 no. Pt 2 (2007), pp. 861-865 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Kawamoto, K; Anstrom, KJ; Kooy, KR; Eisenstein, EL; Silvey, GM; Willis, JM; Johnson, F; Simo, J, Proactive population health management in the context of a regional health information exchange using standards-based decision support., AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium (2007), pp. 473-477 [abs].
  • Kawamoto, K; Houlihan, CA; Balas, EA; Lobach, DF, Improving clinical practice using clinical decision support systems: a systematic review of trials to identify features critical to success., BMJ, vol 330 no. 7494 (2005) [10.1136/bmj.38398.500764.8F] [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Hasselblad, V; Wildemuth, BM, Evaluation of a tool to categorize patients by reading literacy and computer skill to facilitate the computer-administered patient interview., AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium (2003), pp. 391-395 [abs].
  • Kawamoto, K; Lobach, DF, Clinical decision support provided within physician order entry systems: a systematic review of features effective for changing clinician behavior., AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium (2003), pp. 361-365 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Low, R; Arbanas, JA; Rabold, JS; Tatum, JL; Epstein, SD, Defining and supporting the diverse information needs of community-based care using the web and hand-held devices., Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium (2001), pp. 398-402 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Kerner, N, A systematic process for converting text-based guidelines into a linear algorithm for electronic implementation., Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium (2000), pp. 507-511 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Gadd, CS; Hales, JW; Baskaran, P, Siegfried: System for Interactive Electronic Guidelines with Feedback and Resources for Instructional and Educational Development., Studies in health technology and informatics, vol 52 Pt 2 (1998), pp. 827-831 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Hammond, WE, Computerized decision support based on a clinical practice guideline improves compliance with care standards., The American Journal of Medicine, vol 102 no. 1 (1997), pp. 89-98 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF; Gadd, CS; Hales, JW, Structuring clinical practice guidelines in a relational database model for decision support on the Internet., Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association / . AMIA Annual Fall Symposium. AMIA Fall Symposium (1997), pp. 158-162 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF, Electronically distributed, computer-generated, individualized feedback enhances the use of a computerized practice guideline., Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association / . AMIA Annual Fall Symposium. AMIA Fall Symposium (1996), pp. 493-497 [abs].
  • Lobach, DF, A model for adapting clinical guidelines for electronic implementation in primary care., Proceedings / the ... Annual Symposium on Computer Application [sic] in Medical Care. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care (1995), pp. 581-585 [abs].