William M. Fleischman

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INTRODUCTION/OBJECTIVES Health Information Exchange (HIE) efforts face challenges with data quality and performance, and this becomes especially problematic when data is leveraged for uses beyond primary clinical use. We describe a secondary data infrastructure focusing on patient-encounter, nonclinical data that was built on top of a functioning HIE(More)
OBJECTIVE  To examine the association between payments made by the manufacturers of pharmaceuticals to physicians and prescribing by physicians within hospital referral regions. DESIGN  Cross sectional analysis of 2013 and 2014 Open Payments and Medicare Part D prescribing data for two classes of commonly prescribed, commonly marketed drugs: oral(More)
Conflicts of interest are unavoidable in dentistry. A set of five questions is offered to help sort through such conflicts. The potential harm and the likelihood of such harm caused by secondary interests (the potentially conflicting ones) must be considered against the potential harm and the likelihood of damage caused by withholding services in which(More)
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