Benjamin Rosner, MD, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address10 Koret Way
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Cornell University, Ithaca, NYBS05/1993Biomechanical Engineering
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MNMD, PhD05/2003Medicine and Biochemical Engineering

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    Dr. Rosner is an Associate Professor of Medicine and an informaticist and digital health researcher in the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research (CLIIR).

    Dr. Rosner is a nationally recognized researcher and entrepreneur in digital with a focus on patient generated health data (PGHD). Between 2008-2010, Dr. Rosner worked in health economics and outcomes research as a Medical Director at Archimedes, Inc., performing in silico clinical trials, publishing in the peer-reviewed literature, and influencing policy and clinical practice guidelines. Between 2011-2018, he was the founding Chief Medical Information Officer of a digital patient engagement company where he created automated remote patient guidance and monitoring technologies. In that capacity, he worked with C-suite health system leaders throughout the country, and top leadership at the Centers for Medicare & medicaid Services. He was the lead author of CMS' Merit Based Incentive Payment System's Improvement Activity IA-BE-14, Engage Patients and Families to Guide Improvement in the System of Care. Dr. Rosner also led the Patient Engagement and Empowerment Reporting national consortium to develop quality measures associated with engaging and empowering the patient.

    Dr. Rosner serves as a digital health medical advisor to several nationally digital health not-for-profit organizations, and continues to work in policy related to digital health. His research at UCSF involves evaluation of digital health tools, understanding user behavior through the audit logs of the electronic health records, and using digital health tools to improve patient engagement and the pillars of the quadruple aim.

    Dr. Rosner holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and spent a decade as a part time Hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente prior to joining UCSF.
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    1. NODE.Health Meeting Report and Panel Discussion - The FDA's Changing Regulatory Landscape for Digital Health Technologies and Digital Health Innovation during COVID-19: A Discussion with eric Topol and Bakul Patel, Moderated by Aenor Sawyer. Digital Biomarkers. 2020; 4 (3):128-133. Andoni A, Ramedani S, Rosner BI, Sawyer A. View Publication.
    2. Digital Health, Telehealth, and Primary Care Post-COVID: A Discussion with Kim Boyd and Joe Kvedar, Moderated by Benjamin Rosner. Digital Biomarkers. 2020; 4 (3):123-127. Rosner BI, Morozov M, Andoni A. View Publication.
    3. Digital Health, Telehealth, and Primary Care Post-COVID: A Discussion with Kim Boyd and Joe Kvedar, Moderated by Benjamin Rosner. Digit Biomark. 2020 Sep-Dec; 4(3):123-127. Rosner BI, Morozov M, Andoni A. PMID: 33442574.
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    4. NODE. Health Meeting Report and Panel Discussion - The FDA's Changing Regulatory Landscape for Digital Health Technologies and Digital Health Innovation during COVID-19: A Discussion with Eric Topol and Bakul Patel, Moderated by Aenor Sawyer. Digit Biomark. 2020 Sep-Dec; 4(3):128-133. Andoni A, Ramedani S, Rosner BI, Sawyer A. PMID: 33442575.
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    5. Leveraging a Digital Care Platform to Drive Quality Improvement in Postoperative Opioid Medication Use. Journal of the American College of Surgeons General Surgery. 2020; 231, S2E19(4). Stulberg Jonah Huang Reiping Chao Susan Y Wickline Victoria N Schafer Willemjin Ko Clifford Y Rosner Benjamin . . View Publication.
    6. Quality of Life after Radioembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using a Digital Patient-Reported Outcome Tool. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 Feb; 31(2):311-314.e1. Salem R, Hassan S, Lewandowski RJ, Grace K, Martin RCG, Sichlau MJ, Fung J, Kim E, Chao S, Rosner BI. PMID: 31732223.
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    7. Navigating the Digital Health Ecosystem to Bridge the Gap from Innovation to Transformation: A NODE. Health Perspective on Digital Evidence. Digit Biomark. 2019 May-Aug; 3(2):83-91. Van Winkle B, Solad Y, Vaswani N, Rosner BI. PMID: 32095768.
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    8. Accuracy of Internet-Based Patient Self-Report of Postdischarge Health Care Utilization and Complications Following Orthopedic Procedures: Observational Cohort Study. J Med Internet Res. 2018 07 20; 20(7):e10405. Rosner BI, Gottlieb M, Anderson WN. PMID: 30030212.
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    9. Effectiveness of an Automated Digital Remote Guidance and Telemonitoring Platform on Costs, Readmissions, and Complications After Hip and Knee Arthroplasties. J Arthroplasty. 2018 04; 33(4):988-996.e4. Rosner BI, Gottlieb M, Anderson WN. PMID: 29229238.
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    10. Mandating Value: Medical Conversations in B Major. Journal of General Practice. 2016; (4):242. Benjamin Rosner. . View Publication.
    11. Physicians' actions and influence, such as aggressive blood pressure control, greatly improve the health of diabetes patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jan; 31(1):140-9. Gray B, Schuetz CA, Weng W, Peskin B, Rosner B, Lipner RS. PMID: 22232104.
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    12. Health benefits and cost-effectiveness of primary genetic screening for Lynch syndrome in the general population. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Jan; 4(1):9-22. Dinh TA, Rosner BI, Atwood JC, Boland CR, Syngal S, Vasen HF, Gruber SB, Burt RW. PMID: 21088223.
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    13. Schwann cell behavior in three-dimensional collagen gels: evidence for differential mechano-transduction and the influence of TGF-beta 1 in morphological polarization and differentiation. Exp Neurol. 2005 Sep; 195(1):81-91. Rosner BI, Hang T, Tranquillo RT. PMID: 15890339.
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    14. Rational design of contact guiding, neurotrophic matrices for peripheral nerve regeneration. Ann Biomed Eng. 2003 Dec; 31(11):1383-401. Rosner BI, Siegel RA, Grosberg A, Tranquillo RT. PMID: 14758929.
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