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Onur Asan, PhD

Instructor, Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Dr. Asan completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in human factors engineering. He also holds a minor degree in Applied Statistics. Dr Asan is primarily interested in the application of theory, methods, and design from the discipline of human factors engineering to understand and enhance health care systems; in particular, interaction between people and technology (socio-technical system) in health care.

He is especially interested in exploring new patient-centered health IT which can facilitate information sharing between patients and doctors and contribute to improving patient-centered care in inpatient and outpatient settings. He is also interested in designing and evaluating health IT interventions that will facilitate patient and care provider communication and contribute to patient-centered care. Dr Asan also conducts research on the impact of EHRs on workflow and patient safety, and how EHR use impacts cognitive workload of providers.

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