Raman Khanna, MD, MAS

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address10 Koret Way, #319
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2011 Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Dr. Raman Khanna is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF and Medical Director of Inpatient Informatics at UCSF Health. He received his BA and MD, and subsequently completed his residency, at Northwestern University, following which he completed a research fellowship and Masters in Clinical Research at UCSF.

    Raman's work centers on the design and implementation of information technology applications in health care. He helped create CareWeb, a project to transform clinical communication within and between providers and their teams, and now co-chairs the Digital Diagnostics and Therapeutics Committee which seeks to improve and regulate access to the UCSF electronic Health Record via its increasingly robust APIs.

    Raman is the Program Director for the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program.

    For his clinical time Raman attends on the Medicine Teaching services.

    Areas of Specialization/Research Interests include:
    Inter-provider communication
    Information technology
    Decision support
    API Integration
    Venous Thromboembolism

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    1. Enhancing Health Care Communication With Large Language Models-The Role, Challenges, and Future Directions. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Mar 04; 7(3):e240347. Raghu Subramanian C, Yang DA, Khanna R. PMID: 38466311.
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    2. A Systematic Approach to the Design and Implementation of Clinical Informatics Fellowship Programs. Appl Clin Inform. 2023 10; 14(5):951-960. Lingham V, Chandwarkar A, Miller M, Baker C, Genes N, Hellems M, Khanna R, Mize D, Silverman H. PMID: 38057262; PMCID: PMC10700146.
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    3. Governance of Electronic Health Record Modification at U.S. Academic Medical Centers. Appl Clin Inform. 2023 10; 14(5):843-854. Ravi A, Arvisais-Anhalt S, Weia B, Khanna R, Adler-Milstein J, Auerbach A. PMID: 37553071; PMCID: PMC10599807.
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    4. Just-in-Time Digital Health Interventions-Start of a New Era With Much More to Do. JAMA Intern Med. 2023 08 01; 183(8):869-870. Khanna R, Auerbach A. PMID: 37459109.
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    5. Impact of standardized, language-concordant hospital discharge instructions on postdischarge medication questions. J Hosp Med. 2023 09; 18(9):822-828. Khoong EC, Sherwin EB, Harrison JD, Wheeler M, Shah SJ, Mourad M, Khanna R. PMID: 37490045; PMCID: PMC10530543.
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    6. Behavioral "nudges" in the electronic health record to reduce waste and misuse: 3 interventions. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2023 02 16; 30(3):545-550. Grouse CK, Waung MW, Holmgren AJ, Mongan J, Neinstein A, Josephson SA, Khanna RR. PMID: 36519951; PMCID: PMC9933068.
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    7. Protecting reproductive health information in the post-Roe era: interoperability strategies for healthcare institutions. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 12 13; 30(1):161-166. Khanna RR, Murray SG, Wen T, Salmeen K, Illangasekare T, Benfield N, Adler-Milstein J, Savage L. PMID: 36287823; PMCID: PMC9748529.
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    8. Using Technology to Enhance Communication. Med Clin North Am. 2022 Jul; 106(4):705-714. Sakumoto M, Khanna R. PMID: 35725235.
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    9. A single center evaluation of applicant experiences in virtual interviews across eight internal medicine subspecialty fellowship programs. Med Educ Online. 2021 Dec; 26(1):1946237. Huppert LA, Hsu G, Elnachef N, Flint L, Frank JA, Gensler LS, Hsiao EC, Khanna RR, Qasim A, Schwartz BS, Widera E, Zapata C, Babik JM. PMID: 34187346; PMCID: PMC8253192.
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    10. Designing and Implementing a Novel Virtual Rounds Curriculum for Medical Students' Internal Medicine Clerkship During the COVID-19 Pandemic. MedEdPORTAL. 2021 03 02; 17:11106. Sukumar S, Zakaria A, Lai CJ, Sakumoto M, Khanna R, Choi N. PMID: 33768143; PMCID: PMC7970635.
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    11. The emerging role of clinical informatics fellows in service learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 03 01; 28(3):487-493. Subash M, Sakumoto M, Bass J, Hong P, Muniyappa A, Pierce L, Purmal C, Ramaswamy P, Sono R, Uptegraft C, Feinstein D, Khanna R. PMID: 33164076; PMCID: PMC7717323.
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    12. Virtual Interviews at Graduate Medical Education Training Programs: Determining Evidence-Based Best Practices. Acad Med. 2021 08 01; 96(8):1137-1145. Huppert LA, Hsiao EC, Cho KC, Marquez C, Chaudhry RI, Frank J, Goglin SE, Hsu G, Kathpalia P, Khanna R, Kompala T, Rao MN, Bower BA, Trafas V, Santhosh L, Schwartz BS, Babik JM. PMID: 33298691.
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    13. Completeness and quality of text paging for subspecialty consult requests. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Aug; 97(1150):511-514. Chu CD, Tuot DS, Harrison JD, Duong J, Luxenberg A, Khanna RR. PMID: 32820085; PMCID: PMC7895858.
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    14. Letting a Good Crisis Go to Waste. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 04; 35(4):1289-1291. Auerbach AD, Khanna R, Adler-Milstein J. PMID: 31745851; PMCID: PMC7174516.
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    15. The Best Laid Plans-Medication Reconciliation Optimization in Theory and Practice. J Hosp Med. 2019 10; 14(10):642-643. Jue VI, Khanna RR. PMID: 31577223.
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    16. Effectiveness of a Best Practice Alert to Reduce Telemetry Orders-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 06 01; 179(6):844-845. Najafi N, Cucina R, Khanna R. PMID: 31157847.
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    17. Predictive value of the present-on-admission indicator for hospital-associated hemorrhage. Thromb Res. 2019 Aug; 180:20-24. Ghazvinian R, White RH, Gage BF, Fang MC, Saeed R, Khanna RR. PMID: 31163300; PMCID: PMC6661180.
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    18. Differences in Narrative Language in Evaluations of Medical Students by Gender and Under-represented Minority Status. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 05; 34(5):684-691. Rojek AE, Khanna R, Yim JWL, Gardner R, Lisker S, Hauer KE, Lucey C, Sarkar U. PMID: 30993609; PMCID: PMC6502922.
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    19. Assessment of a Targeted Electronic Health Record Intervention to Reduce Telemetry Duration: A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 01 01; 179(1):11-15. Najafi N, Cucina R, Pierre B, Khanna R. PMID: 30535345; PMCID: PMC6583411.
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    20. Balancing Innovation and Safety When Integrating Digital Tools Into Health Care. Ann Intern Med. 2018 10 16; 169(8):592. Auerbach AD, Neinstein A, Khanna R. PMID: 30326099.
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    21. Electronic Order Volume as a Meaningful Component in Estimating Patient Complexity and Resident Physician Workload. J Hosp Med. 2018 12 01; 13(12):829-835. Groningen NV, Prasad PA, Najafi N, Rajkomar A, Khanna RR, Fang MC. PMID: 30156577.
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    22. Balancing Innovation and Safety When Integrating Digital Tools Into Health Care. Ann Intern Med. 2018 05 15; 168(10):733-734. Auerbach AD, Neinstein A, Khanna R. PMID: 29582072.
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    23. An NGO-Implemented Community-Clinic Health Worker Approach to Providing Long-Term Care for Hypertension in a Remote Region of Southern India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 12 28; 5(4):668-677. Sankaran S, Ravi PS, Wu YE, Shanabogue S, Ashok S, Agnew K, Fang MC, Khanna RA, Dandu M, Harrison JD. PMID: 29284700; PMCID: PMC5752612.
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    24. Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 12 01; 177(12):1863-1865. Murray SG, Yim JWL, Croci R, Rajkomar A, Schmajuk G, Khanna R, Cucina RJ. PMID: 29059280; PMCID: PMC5820725.
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    25. Efficiency and Interpretability of Text Paging Communication for Medical Inpatients: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1218-1220. Luxenberg A, Chan B, Khanna R, Sarkar U. PMID: 28628695; PMCID: PMC5818786.
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    26. Characterizing the Source of Text in Electronic Health Record Progress Notes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1212-1213. Wang MD, Khanna R, Najafi N. PMID: 28558106; PMCID: PMC5818790.
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    27. Automating Venous Thromboembolism Risk Calculation Using Electronic Health Record Data upon Hospital Admission: The Automated Padua Prediction Score. J Hosp Med. 2017 04; 12(4):231-237. Elias P, Khanna R, Dudley A, Davies J, Jacolbia R, McArthur K, Auerbach AD. PMID: 28411291.
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    28. Reducing the incidence of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism within a network of academic hospitals: Findings from five University of California medical centers. J Hosp Med. 2016 12; 11 Suppl 2:S22-S28. Jenkins IH, White RH, Amin AN, Afsarmanesh N, Auerbach AD, Khanna R, Maynard GA. PMID: 27925421.
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    29. Reimagining Electronic Clinical Communication in the Post-Pager, Smartphone Era. JAMA. 2016 Jan 05; 315(1):21-2. Khanna RR, Wachter RM, Blum M. PMID: 26746450.
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    30. Predictive value of the present-on-admission indicator for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism. Med Care. 2015 Apr; 53(4):e31-6. Khanna RR, Kim SB, Jenkins I, El-Kareh R, Afsarmanesh N, Amin A, Sand H, Auerbach A, Chia CY, Maynard G, Romano PS, White RH. PMID: 23552437.
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    31. Simulating Strategies for Improving Control of Hypertension Among Patients with Usual Source of Care in the United States: The Blood Pressure Control Model. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1147-55. Fontil V, Bibbins-Domingo K, Kazi DS, Sidney S, Coxson PG, Khanna R, Victor RG, Pletcher MJ. PMID: 25749880; PMCID: PMC4510247.
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    32. An automated telephone nutrition support system for Spanish-speaking patients with diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2014 Nov; 8(6):1115-20. Khanna R, Stoddard PJ, Gonzales EN, Villagran-Flores M, Thomson J, Bayard P, Palos Lucio AG, Schillinger D, Bertozzi S, Gonzales R. PMID: 25239122; PMCID: PMC4455455.
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    33. Tablet computers for hospitalized patients: a pilot study to improve inpatient engagement. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun; 9(6):396-9. Greysen SR, Khanna RR, Jacolbia R, Lee HM, Auerbach AD. PMID: 24523051; PMCID: PMC4043916.
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    34. Incidence of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolic codes in medical patients hospitalized in academic medical centers. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr; 9(4):221-5. Khanna R, Maynard G, Sadeghi B, Hensley L, Medvedev S, Danielsen B, White RH. PMID: 24497463.
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    35. Internal medicine rounding practices and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education core competencies. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr; 9(4):239-43. Shoeb M, Khanna R, Fang M, Sharpe B, Finn K, Ranji S, Monash B. PMID: 24493566.
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    36. Computerized physician order entry: promise, perils, and experience. Neurohospitalist. 2014 Jan; 4(1):26-33. Khanna R, Yen T. PMID: 24381708; PMCID: PMC3869307.
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    37. Physician underutilization of effective medications for resistant hypertension at office visits in the United States: NAMCS 2006-2010. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 29(3):468-76. Fontil V, Pletcher MJ, Khanna R, Guzman D, Victor R, Bibbins-Domingo K. PMID: 24249113; PMCID: PMC3930772.
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    38. "Nebs no more after 24": a pilot program to improve the use of appropriate respiratory therapies. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 23; 173(17):1647-8. Moriates C, Novelero M, Quinn K, Khanna R, Mourad M. PMID: 23877555.
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    39. Missed opportunities for treatment of uncontrolled hypertension at physician office visits in the United States, 2005 through 2009. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Sep 24; 172(17):1344-5. Khanna RR, Victor RG, Bibbins-Domingo K, Shapiro MF, Pletcher MJ. PMID: 22869238.
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    40. Performance of an online translation tool when applied to patient educational material. J Hosp Med. 2011 Nov; 6(9):519-25. Khanna RR, Karliner LS, Eck M, Vittinghoff E, Koenig CJ, Fang MC. PMID: 22034196.
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    41. Unintended consequences of a standard admission order set on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and patient outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Mar; 27(3):318-24. Khanna R, Vittinghoff E, Maselli J, Auerbach A. PMID: 21948203; PMCID: PMC3286563.
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    42. The association between night or weekend admission and hospitalization-relevant patient outcomes. J Hosp Med. 2011 Jan; 6(1):10-4. Khanna R, Wachsberg K, Marouni A, Feinglass J, Williams MV, Wayne DB. PMID: 21241035.
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