G. Octo Barnett

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Name: G. Octo Barnett, MD

Elected ACMI Fellow: 1984. President ACMI 1990-1992. Morris Collen award: 1996

Birthdate: 1930, Chula Vista CA

Degrees: MD harvard Medical School, 1956

Current Position: Senior Scientific Director Lab Computer Science Massachusetts General Hospital

Current email: obarnett@partners.org

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Honors and Awards: Elected to IOM 1989

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Curriculum Vitae:

Selected Publications:

The introduction of a diagnostic decision support system (DXplainbvice for diagnostically challenging 
Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs).
Elkin PL, Liebow M, Bauer BA, Chaliki S, Wahner-Roedler D, Bundrick J, Lee M, Brown SH, Froehling D, 
Bailey K, Famiglietti K, Kim R, Hoffer E, Feldman M, Barnett GO.
Int J Med Inform. 2010 Nov;79(11):772-7. Epub 2010 Oct 14. Review.
PMID: 20951080

Senior Member Presentation Proposal. DXplain--20 years later--what have we learned?
Barnett GO, Hoffer EP, Feldman MJ, Kim RJ, Famiglietti KT.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:1201-2. No abstract available.
PMID: 18999061

Just-in-time knowledge management and patient care.
Barnett GO, Chueh H.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006:1165-6. No abstract available.
PMID: 17238782

Improving pulmonary artery catheter waveform interpretation.
Chang J, Thompson T, Lavieri M, Lau K, Ollendieck M, Barnett O.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006:876.
PMID: 17238496

Evaluation of the Clinical Assessment project: a computer-based multimedia tool to assess
problem-solving ability in medical students.
Feldman MJ, Barnett GO, Link DA, Coleman MA, Lowe JA, O'Rourke EJ.
Pediatrics. 2006 Oct;118(4):1380-7.
PMID: 17015526  Free Article

DXplain: Patterns of Use of a Mature Expert System.
Hoffer EP, Feldman MJ, Kim RJ, Famiglietti KT, Barnett GO.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:321-5.
PMID: 16779054

Randomized controlled trial of an informatics-based intervention to increase statin prescription
for secondary prevention of coronary disease.
Lester WT, Grant RW, Barnett GO, Chueh HC.
J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Jan;21(1):22-9.
PMID: 16423119

Report to the National Institutes of Health Division of Research Grants Computer Research Study Section on computer applications
in medical communication and information retrieval systems as related to the improvement of patient care and the medical
record--September 26, 1966.
Barnett GO.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006 Mar-Apr;13(2):127-35; discussion 136-7. Epub 2005 Dec 15. No abstract available.
PMID: 16357348

Overcoming information overload: an information system for the primary care physician.
Barnett GO, Barry MJ, Robb-Nicholson C, Morgan M.
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004;107(Pt 1):273-6.
PMID: 15360817

Facilitated lipid management using interactive e-mail: preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial.
Lester WT, Grant R, Barnett GO, Chueh H.
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004;107(Pt 1):232-6.
PMID: 15360809

Distribution of a primary care office information system.
Barnett GO, Hoffer EP, Schneider E, Morgan M, Knowles CM, Levin E, Lee A.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003:61-5.
PMID: 14728134

Internal medicine resident satisfaction with a diagnostic decision support system (DXplain)
introduced on a teaching hospital service.
Bauer BA, Lee M, Bergstrom L, Wahner-Roedler DL, Bundrick J, Litin S, Hoffer E, Kim RJ,
Famiglietti K, Barnett GO, Elkin PL.
Proc AMIA Symp. 2002:31-5.
PMID: 12463781

Medical Intensive Care: Indications, Intervetions, and Outcomes
Thibault, George e. Albert G. Mulley, Richard L. Goldstein, Victoria A. Reder, Ellen L. Sherman and Erik R. Skinner
New England Journal of Medicine 302 (24 April 1980) 938-42

F.J. van WIngerde, Jin, S. Peter, K. Peter S, Charles, S, David R., Shawn, M, G. Octo Barnett and Isaac S. K. 1996
Using HL7 and the World Wide Web for Unifiying Patient Data from remote Databases
Proceedings 1996 Fall AMIA 643-647
Lowe, Henry J. and G. Octo Barnett (1994) Understanding and using the medical subject headings (MeSH) vocabulary
to perform literature searches.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 271(4) pp1103-1108.

E.H. Shortliffe, V.I. Patel, J.J. Cimino, G. Octo Barnett, R. A. Greenes
A study of collaboration among medical infomatics research laboratories
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 12:2 (1998)

Ohno-Machado L., Gennari JH, Murphy SN, Jain NL, Tu SW, Oliver D, Pattison-Gordon E, Greenes RA, Shortliffe EH, Octo Barnette G.
The guideline interchange format: a model for representing guidelines
J. Am Med Inform Assoc 1998: 5, 357-72

David M. Rind, Isaac S. Kohane, Peter Szolovits, Charles Safrain, Henry C. Chueh, and G. Octo Barnett
Maintaining the confidentiality of medical records shared over the internet and the world wide web
Annals of internal medicine, 127(2):138-141, 1997


RxDx: Advanced Problems in Cardiac Arrhythmias [CD-ROM]
Edward P. Hoffer (Author), G. Octo Barnett (Author)

RxDx: Arrhythmias Tutorial, Part I (Pt.1)
Edward P. Hoffer (Author), G. Octo Barnett (Author)

Experience with a model of sequential diagnosis 
George Anthony Gorry (Author), G Octo Barnett (Author)

RxDx: Arrhythmias: Case Studies in Management [CD-ROM]
Edward P. Hoffer (Author), G. Octo Barnett (Author)

RxDx: Hyperlipidemia [CD-ROM]
Edward P. Hoffer (Author), G. Octo Barnett (Author)

RXDX Training by Computer: Hypertension Management [Audio CD]
Edward P. Hoffer (Author), G. Octo Barnett (Author)

Additional Media:
Dr. Barnett is described by collegues (Robert Greenes, Harvard, Anthony Gorry, MIT, Dr._Homer_R._Warner, LDSH Utah, Dr._Morris_Collen, Kaiser Permanente - from youtube)


1997 JAMIA article on presentation of Collen award to Dr. Barnett

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