Donald Simborg

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Name: Donald W. Simborg, MD

Elected ACMI Fellow: 1984


Degrees: BS University of Illinois, 1962; MD 1966, Johns Hopkins

Current Position: Cofounder and Board Member, HL7; Chairman, Executive Team, Anti-Fraud Project office of NCHIT

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There is no neutral position on fraud!
Simborg DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Sep-Oct;18(5):675-7. Epub 2011 Jul 4.
PMID: 21727205

Consumer empowerment versus consumer populism in healthcare IT.
Simborg DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jul-Aug;17(4):370-2.
PMID: 20595301

Crime and punishment. Can the NHIN reduce the cost of healthcare fraud?
Parente ST, Mandelbaum K, Hanson SP, Cassidy BS, Simborg DW.
J Healthc Inf Manag. 2008 Summer;22(3):42-51.
PMID: 19267031

The limits of free speech: the PHR problem.
Simborg DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 May-Jun;16(3):282-3. Epub 2009 Mar 4. 
PMID: 19261930

Shifts in health information.
Simborg DW.
N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 10;359(2):209-10; author reply 210. 
PMID: 18618953

Healthcare fraud: whose problem is it anyway?
Simborg DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2008 May-Jun;15(3):278-80. Epub 2008 Feb 28. 
PMID: 18308977

Promoting electronic health record adoption. Is it the correct focus?
Simborg DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2008 Mar-Apr;15(2):127-9. Epub 2007 Dec 20.
PMID: 18096904

Will the wave finally break? A brief view of the adoption of electronic medical  records in the United States.
Berner ES, Detmer DE, Simborg D.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2005 Jan-Feb;12(1):3-7. Epub 2004 Oct 18.
PMID: 15492029


Healthcare Information Management Systems, ed 1995, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.

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