Russ Cucina, MD, MS

Title(s)Chief Health Info Officer, CEO
SchoolChancellor/EVC/FAS
Address350 Parnassus
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Stanford UniversityMS2004Biomedical Informatics
    Stanford UniversityBoard Certification2001Internal Medicine
    University of California, Davis, School of MedicineMD1998Medicine
    University of California, BerkeleyAB with Honor and High Distinction1994Molecular and Cell Biology
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    American Medical Informatics Association2010Distinguished Paper Award (senior author)
    Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems2010The AMDIS Award for excellence in applied clinical informatics
    The California Health Care Foundation2008Health Care Leadership Fellow

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    Dr Cucina is the Chief Health Information Officer and Vice President for Genetic and Genomic Services for the UCSF Health System, and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine. In addition to his clinical practice, he is responsible for UCSF Health’s analytics, software, and information infrastructure to advance the missions of UCSF and its partners, and the executive leadership of UCSF Health's genetics and genomics laboratories, patient and provider services, information technologies, and strategic partnerships.

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      1. Automating Measurement of Trainee Work Hours. J Hosp Med. 2021 Jul; 16(7):404-408. Soleimani H, Adler-Milstein J, Cucina RJ, Murray SG. PMID: 33929943.
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      2. Randomized Controlled Trials of Electronic Health Record Interventions: Design, Conduct, and Reporting Considerations. Ann Intern Med. 2020 06 02; 172(11 Suppl):S85-S91. Pletcher MJ, Flaherman V, Najafi N, Patel S, Rushakoff RJ, Hoffman A, Robinson A, Cucina RJ, McCulloch CE, Gonzales R, Auerbach A. PMID: 32479183.
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      3. 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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      4. 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.
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      5. 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.
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      6. An analysis of the usability of inpatient insulin ordering in three computerized provider order entry systems. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2011 Nov 01; 5(6):1427-36. Neinstein A, Cucina R. PMID: 22226260.
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      7. Mitral regurgitation and pulmonary edema. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Sep; 26(9):1075-6. Shah AD, Foster E, Cucina RJ. PMID: 21369771.
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      8. Addressing the business of discharge: building a case for an electronic discharge summary. J Hosp Med. 2011 Jan; 6(1):37-42. Mourad M, Cucina R, Ramanathan R, Vidyarthi AR. PMID: 20872869.
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      9. Ontology mapping and data discovery for the translational investigator. Summit Transl Bioinform. 2010 Mar 01; 2010:66-70. Wynden R, Weiner MG, Sim I, Gabriel D, Casale M, Carini S, Hastings S, Ervin D, Tu S, Gennari JH, Anderson N, Mobed K, Lakshminarayanan P, Massary M, Cucina RJ. PMID: 21347152.
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      10. UCare navigator: A dynamic guide to the hybrid electronic and paper medical record in transition. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 876. Bokser SJ, Cucina RJ, Love JS, Blum MS. PMID: 18693977.
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      11. Design and implementation of an inpatient physician documentation system using off-the-shelf components. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 919. Cucina RJ, Bokser SJ, Carter JT, McLaren KM, Blum MS. PMID: 18694019.
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      12. SynopSIS: integrating physician sign-out with the electronic medical record. J Hosp Med. 2007 Sep; 2(5):336-42. Sarkar U, Carter JT, Omachi TA, Vidyarthi AR, Cucina R, Bokser S, van Eaton E, Blum M. PMID: 17935249.
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      13. Improved identification of noun phrases in clinical radiology reports using a high-performance statistical natural language parser augmented with the UMLS specialist lexicon. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2005 May-Jun; 12(3):275-85. Huang Y, Lowe HJ, Klein D, Cucina RJ. PMID: 15684131.
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      14. Methods for semi-automated indexing for high precision information retrieval. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 Nov-Dec; 9(6):637-52. Berrios DC, Cucina RJ, Fagan LM. PMID: 12386114.
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      15. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. Information Retrieval Using UMLS-based Structured Queries. 2001; 902. Fagan LM, Berrios DC, Chan A, Cucina RJ, Datta A, Shah M, Surendran S.
      16. Empirical formulation of a generic query set for clinical information retrieval systems. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2001; 84(Pt 1):181-5. Cucina RJ, Shah MK, Berrios DC, Fagan LM. PMID: 11604729.
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