Applied Clinical Informatics

Peter Kleinschmidt, MD, is a general internist who practices in primary care. His research investigates applications of clinical informatics to improving patient safety and provider efficiency.

Dr. Peter Kleinschmidt, MD

The Implementation and Impact of Health Information Technology

Dr. Kleinschmidt investigates the application of new health information technology to improve patient care and improve provider well-being. His work focuses on implementation and impacts of system changes at UW Health.

Dr. Kleinschmidt in the lab.


Active Projects

  • RxFill: An Innovative Approach to Support Medication Adherence (NCPDP)
  • Implementing standardized note templates to reduce progress note length and generation time while facilitating ease of clinical review
  • The impact of CancelRx, a prescription communication standard to improve accuracy of prescription discontinuations between clinics and pharmacies
  • The value of using problem concept maps to streamline display of clinical data and reduce cognitive burden in the management of chronic disease

Funding Support

Dr. Kleinschmidt's research is currently funded by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP).

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Help Us Transform Medicine

You can help support research by making a gift to the Department of Medicine's General Internal Medicine Greatest Needs Fund.