Morris Collen

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Name: Morris Frank Collen, MD

Elected ACMI Fellow: 1984. President ACMI, 1987-1988. Morris Collen Award, 1993.

Birthdate: 1913 (11-12-13) St. Paul, MN

Degrees: BEE 1934, MB 1938, MD 1939 U. Minn.

Current Position: Consultant, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA

Current email:

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Activities:

Honors and Awards: Elected to Institute of Medicine - NAS, 1971; Distinguished Practitioner, Natll Acad. of Practice in Med., 1983.;Johns Hopkins University Centennial Scholar, 1976.

Other Works: Wrote "History of Medical Informatics in the United States 1950-1990, 1995"

Other Information:

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Collen Curriculum Vitae (1986)

Selected Publications:

Rosie the Riveter's Wartime Medical Records.
Collen MF, Culp B, Debley T.
Perm J. 2008 Summer;12(3):84-9.
PMID: 21331218

Fifty years in medical informatics.
Collen MF.
Yearb Med Inform. 2006:174-9.
PMID: 17051312

Los Angeles County Hospital Hcuse Staff Manual, (Editor) Third Edition,

Interrelation of the Factors influencing Mortality in Diabetic Coma. Arch
Intern Med 1942;70(Sept):369.

Mortality in Diabetic Coma. Arch Intern Med 1942;70(Sept):347.

and Dybhahl GL.  Management of Pneumonia; A Review of 517 Cases.
Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1943; 1(July):14

and Hatschek G. Acuta Benign Cavitation in Pneumonia. Permnente
Foundation Med. ~u1l.l

Dybdahl GL, OtBrien GF. A Study of Pneumonia in the Shipbuilding
Industry. J Indust Hyg and Toxic 1944;26(Jan):1.

Stuart MM, Collen. Psychoses Associated with Sulfadiazine Therapy.
Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1944;2(0ct):153.

and Sellers AL. Penicillin Therapy of Pneumococcic Pneumonia.
Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1945;3(April):49.

and Phillips B. Optimum Dose of Sulfadiazine in Treatment of
Pneumococcic Pneumonia. Arch Intern Med 1945;76(July):22.

Seeberg VP, Collen. Calcium Carbonate as an Antacid for Oral Penicillin.
Science 1945;102(Aug 31) :225.

and Sellers AL, Dobson RL, Seeberg VP. Oral Administration of
Penicillin. Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1945;3(0ct):155.

Chu WC, Frese HJ, Cutting WC, Collen. Absorption of Penicillin from the
Nose and Alimentary Canal. Soc Exper Biol and Med 1945;60(0ct):159.

and Sellers AL, Kast EC. Combined Penicillin and Sulfadiazine Therapy in
Pneumococcic Pneumonia. Am J Med Sci 1946;211(Mar):299.

Raimondi PJ, Collen. Recurrence Rate of Symptoms in Peptic Ulcer
Patients on Conservative Medical Treatment. Gastroenterology
1946;3(Mar) :176.

Kuh JR, Kuh C, Collen. Metal Fume Fever. Permanente Foundation Med.
Bull. 1946;4(Nov):145.

The Treatment of Pneumococcic Pneumonia with Penicillin and Sulfadiazine.
Calif Med 1947:66(Feb):1.

Geier FM, Collen. Oral Penicillin in Pneumonia. Permanente Foundation
Med. Bull. l947;5(Mar) :43.

King RW, Collen. Thiouracil in the Treatment of Hyperthyroidism
Complicating Pregnancy. Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1947;5(Mar):15.

A Study of Pneumonia in Shipyard Workers, witb Special 3eference to
Welders. J Indust Hyg and Toxic 1947;29iMsr):113.

Feinfield A, Collen. Oral Penicillin in the Treatment of the Common
Cold. Permanente Foundation Wsd. Eull. 1947;5(July):81.

and Dobson L. Clinical Ev;llaiicjrt of the Treatment; or" Paeiunococcic Type
I11 Pneumonia. Am J Med 1948;q(Mar):383.

Treatment of Pneumococcic Pneumonia in the Adult. Permanente Foundation

and Raimondi PJ. The Variability of Penicillin Blood Concentrations When
Using Procaine Penicillin. Permanente Foundation Med. Bull.
1948;6(July) :175.

Blood Cholesterol Studies in Coronary Artery Disease. Permanente
Foundation Med. Bull. 1949;8(July):55.

and De Kruif D, Geier F. Plasma Cholesterol Concentrations Following
Ingestion of Five Grams of Cholesterol in Patients with Coronary Artery
Disease. Permanente Foundation Med. Bull. 1949;7(July):60.
Kuh C, Collen. Mass Penicillin Prophylaxis. JAMA 1949;140(Aug 27):1324.

Problems in the Treatment of Virus Pneumonia. Permanente Foundation Med.
Bull. 1952;10(Aug):237.

and Linden C. Screening in a Group Practice Prepaid Medical Care Plan.
J Chronic Di s 1955;2(0ct):400.

and Rubin L, Neyman J, Dantzig.G, Baer R, Siegelaub A. Automated
Multiphasic Screening and ~iagnosis. Am J Public Health 1964 ;54(May) :74 1.

Machine Diagnosis from a Multiphasic Screening Program. 5th IBM Medical
Symposium, Endicott, New York, Oct 1963.

Periodic Physical Examinations and Multiphasic Screening. Group Zealth
Institute, Detroit, May 1963.

and Morgenstern L, Rao YR. Automation in Der Analytischien Chemic. Intern.
Technicon Symposium, Frankfurt, 1964.

Multiphasic Screening as a Diagnostic Method in Preventive Medicine.
Methods Inform Med 1965;4(June);71.

and Rubin L, Davis L. Computers in Multiphasic Screening. Chapter 14.
: Stacy RW, Waxman BD, eds. Computers in Biomedical Research, Vol 1.
New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1965.

Computers in Preventive Health Services Research. 7th IBM Medical
Symposium, Poughkeepsie , Oct 27, 1 965.

Periodic Health Examinations Using an Automated Multitest Laboratory. JLIA
1966;195(Mar 7):830-833. Also, Editorial in Arch Environ Health

A Multiphasic Screening Programme. Colloquium on Surveillance and Early
Diagnosis in General Practice, Oxford, July 7, 1965.
Office of Health Economics, London, May 1966.

Statement in Detection and Prevention of Chronic Disease Utilizing
Multiphasic Health Screening Techniques, Hearings before the Sub-committee
on Health of the Elderly of the Special Committee on Aging of the United
States Senate. 214-223, September 20-22, 1966. U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C.

Bassis M, Collen. Normal Chemistry Values in an Automated Multiphasic
Screening Program. In: Automation in Analytical Chemistry. Technicon
Co., New York, Oct 1966.

Computer Medicine, Its Application Today and Tomorrow. Minn Med

Rubin L, Collen, Goldman GE. Frequency Decision Approach to Automated
Medical Diagnosis. In: LeCam L, Neyman J, eds. Fifth Berkeley Symposium
on Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Vol. IV. Berkeley, University
of California Press, 1967.

Computer Analyses in Preventive Health Research. Method Inform Med

The Multitest Laboratory in Health Care of the Future. Hospitals

Automated Multiphasic Screening and Occupational Data. Arch Environ Health

Davis LS, Collen, Rubin L, Van Brunt EE. Computer-Stored Medical Record.
Computers & Biomedical Research 1968 ;
(May) : 1,5.

Automated Multiphasic Screening. In: Sharp C, Keen A, eds.
Presymptomatic Detection and Early Diagnosis. London: Pitman Med Pub Co,
Ltd, 1968.

Kidd PH, Feldman R, Cutler JL. Cost Analysis of A Multiphasic Screening
Program. N Engl J Med 1969;280(May 8):1043-1045.

Cutler JL, Siegelaub AB, Cella RL. Reliability of a Self-Administered
Medical Questionnaire. Arch Intern Med 1969;123(June).

and Davis LS. The Multitest Laboratory in Health Care. J Occup Med
1969;2( July) :7.

Development of Health Systems-11. In: Dickson James F 111, Brown JHU,
eds. Future Goals of Engineering in Biology and Medicine. New York:
Academic Press, 1969.

Planning and Operations Requirements of an Automated Multiphasic Screening
Program. Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of Gerontology,
Vol. 1, 1969.

and Siegelaub AB, cutler JL, Goldberg R. Aspects of Normal Values in
Medicine. Ann NY Acad Sci 1969;161/2(Sept 30):572.

Cutler JL, Collen, Siegelaub AB, Feldman R. Normal Values for Multiphasic
Screening Tests. Technicon Internatl Congress, Chicago, 1

Cutler JL, Collen, Siegelaub AB, Feldman R. Determination of Normal Values
for Blood Chemistry Tests. Pathologist 1969;Oct.

Automated Multiphasic Screening Clinics. Southern Medical Bulletin of
Southern Medical Association 1969;57(Sept):3.

Preventive Medicine and .Automated Multiphasic Screening. 9th IBM Medical
Symposium. Burlington, Vermont, October 24-26, 1969.

Van Brunt EE, Collen, Davis LS, Besag E, Singer SJ. A Pilot Data System
for a Medical Center. Proceedings of the IEEE 1969;57(Nov):11.

Comments on Health Planning: Problems of Concepts and Methods1. 'In:
Attinger: Global Systems Dynamics. Karger, New York, 1970;281-286.

and Feldman R, Siegelaub A, Crawford D. Dollar Cost per Positive Test for
Automated Multiphasic Screening. N Engl J Med 1970;283(Aug):459-463.

Editor. Proceedings of a Conference on Medical Information Systems.
Jan. 1970. San Francisco. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington,
D. C.

Editor. Provisional Guidelines for Automated Multiphasic Health Testing
and Services. Vol. 2. Operational Manual. July 1970. U.S. Government
Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

General Requirements for a medical Information System. Comp and Biomed Res

Van Brunt EE, Davis LS, Terdiman J, Singer S, Besag E, Collen. Current
Status of a Medical Information System. Method Info Med 1970;9:149-160.

Problems with Presentation of Computer Data. In: Information Processing
of Medical Records. North-Holland 1970.

Information Processing of Physical Examinations for Computerized Medical
Records. In: Information Processing of Medical Records. North-Holland

Implementation of an AHT System. Hospitals 1971;45(Mar):49-58.

and Davis LS, Van Brunt EE. The Computer Medical Record in Health
Screening. Methods Info Med 1971;:O(Julyj:138-142.

Friedman GD, Collen, Harris LE, Van Brunt EE, Davis LS. Experience in
Monitoring Drug Reactions in Outpatients. JAMA 1971;217(Aug 2):567-572.
Kodlin D, Collen. Automated Diagnosis in Multiphasic Screening. Sixth

Berkeley Symposium on Math. Stat. and Prob. J. Neyman, ed., Vol IV, U.C.
Press, Berkeley, CA, 1971.

Friedman GD, Collen. A Method for Monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions.
Sixth Berkeley Symposium on Math Stat and Prob. J. Neyman, cd., Vol VI,
U.C. Press, Berkeley, CA, 1971.

Guidelines for Multiphasic Health Checkup. Arch Intern Med

Multiphasic Systems in Health Care. Arch Med Mutualistica, Rome, 1970.

Ramcharan S, et al. Kaiser Permanente Multiphasic Health Checkup
Evaluation Project: 2. Disability and Chronic Disease After Seven Years
[Abstract]. APHA 1971(0ct 12).

Research with a Defined Population. In: Somers A, ed. The Kaiser
Permanente Medical Care Program, A Symposium. NYC, The Commonwealth Fund,
1971:Chapter XII.

Friedman GD, Goldberg M, Ahuja JN, Siegelaub AB, Bassis ML, Collen.
Biochemical Screening Tests: Effect of Panel Size on Medical Care. Arch
Intern Med 1972;129:91-97.

Friedman GD, Seltzer CC, Siegelaub AB, Feldman R, Collen. Smoking Among
White, Black and Yellow, Men and Women: Kaiser Permanente Multiphasic

Health Examination Data, 1964-1968. Am J Epidemiol 1972;96:23-35.
Gleser MA, Collen. Towards Automated Medical Decisions. Comp and Biomed
Res 1972;5:180-189.

Editor. Technology and Health Care Systems in the 1980's. DHEW Pub (HSM)
73-30 16 , 1972.

Data Processing Techniques for Multitest Screening and Hospital
Facilities. Chapter 6. In: Bekey G, Schwartz M, eds. Hospital
Information Systems. Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1972.

A Systems Approach to Health Maintenance for the Future. In: Technicon
Int Cong. New York City, 1972(June).

Hospital Computer Systems: Reasons for Failures and Factors Making for
Success, in Public Health in Europe. 1. Health Planning and Organization
of Medical Care. WHO, Copenhagen, 1972.

History and Organization of the Kaiser Foundation Medical Checkup. Intntl
Congress Series #285, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Proc. of VI I I  World
Congress of Anatomic & Clinicai Pathology. Munich, Sept 12-16, 1972.
Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam.

Woodrbow KM, Friedman GD, Siegelaub AB, Collen. Pain Tolerance:
Differences According to Age, Sex and Race. Psychosomatic Medicine
1972 ;34( Nov-Dec 1 :6, 548-556.

Introduction to Multiphasic Health Testing Form. Prev Med 1973;2 :

Cutler JL, Ramcharan S, Feldman R, Siegelaub AB, Campbell B, Friedman G,
Dales L, Collen. Multiphasic Checkup Evaluation Study: 1. Methods and
Population. Prev Med 1973;2:197-206.

Ramcharan S, Cutler JL, Feldman R, Siegelaub AB, Campbell B, Friedman G,
Dales L, Collen. Multiphasic Checkup Evaluation Study: 2. Disability and
Chronic Disease After Seven Years of Multiphasic Health Checkups. Prev Med

Dales L, Friedman G, Siegelaub AB, Campbell B, Feldman R, Collen.
Multiphasic Checkup Evaluation Study: 3. Outpatient Clinic Utilization,
Hospitalization, and Mortality Experience After Seven Years. Prev Med

Dales LC, Friedman GD, Flagle CD, Feldman R, Siegelaub AB. Multiphasic
Health Checkup Evaluation Study. 4. Preliminary Cost Benefit Analysis for
Middle-Aged Men. Prev Med 1973;2:236-246.

and Terdiman J. Technology of Multiphasic Screening. In: Annual Review
of Biophysics & Bioengineering, Vol 2, 103-114. Ann. Rev., Inc., Palo
Alto, CA, 1973.

Levatin P, Prasloski PF, Collen. The Swinging Flashlight Test in
Multiphasic Screening for Eye Disease. Canad J Ophthal 1973;8(April):356.

Friedman GD, Siegelaub AB, Seltzer CC, Feldman R, Collen. Smoking Habits
and the Leukocyte Count. Arch Environ Health 1973;26(March):137-143.

How Automated Health Testing Aids the Physician in Doing a Better Job for a
Greater Number of Patients. pp. 19-32, Automation in Medicine. Futura Pub
Co, Mt .  Kisco, New York 1973.

and Soghikian K, Van Brunt EE. Multiphasic Health Examinations Using
Computer Systems. Journees dfInformatique Medicale 1973, I.R.I.A.
Symposium on Medical Data Processing. Toulouse, France, March 1973.

and Davis LS. Computerized Medical Records in Multiphasic Testing.
Computer 1973;23-27.

Oakes TW, Syme SL, Feldman R, Friedman GD, Siegelaub AB, Collen. Social
Factors in Newly Discovered Elevated Blood Pressure. J Health & Social
Behavior 1973; 14(Sept).

Measurements of Effectiveness of Health Evaluation Systems. In: Health
Evaluation An Entry to the Health Care System. Intercontinental Med Book
Corp. New York City 1973;23-26.

and Soghikian K, Feldman R, Cella R. Implementation of a New Medical Care
Delivery System Model. In: Collen MF, ed. An International Conference on
Health Technology Systems. O.R.S.A. Publications 1974;136-144.

Multiphasic Testing as a Triage to Medical Care. In: Ingelfinger, et al.
Controversy in Internal Medicine 11. Saunders, 1974;85-9.

Dales L, Siegelaub A, Feldman R, Friedman G, Seltzer C, Collen. Racial
Differences in Serum and Urine Glucose after Glucose Challenge. Diabetes

Syme S, Oakes T, Friedman G, Feldman R, Siegelaub A, Collen. Social Class
and Racial Differences in Blood Pressure. AJPH 1974;64:6(~une):619-620.

Hospital Computer Systems. (Editor), John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1974.

Dales LG, Friedman GD, Collen. Evaluation of a Periodic Multiphasic Health
Checkup. Methods Inform Med 1974;13:3(July):140-146.

Van Brunt EE, Collen. Nursing Station Subsystem. In: Collen M, ed.
Hospital Computer Systems. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1974.

Van Brunt EE, Davis L, Collen. Kaiser Permanente Hospital Computer
Systems. In: Collen M, ed. Hospital Computer Systems. New York: John
Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1974.

Terdiman J, Van Brunt EE, Davis L, Collen. A Pilot Computer System for
Health Care Delivery to a Community. Int. Fed. for Inform. Processing
Conf., Stockholm, 1974(Aug).

Soghikian K, Richart R, Feldman R, Garfield S, Cella R, Collen. A New
Medical Care Delivery System - Summation of Results. In: An International
Conference on Health,Technology Systems. ORSA Publications, 1974;145-160.

Oakes T, Friedman G, Seltzer C, Siegelaub A, Collen. Health Services
Utilization by Smokers and Non-Smoke~s. Med Care 1974;12:958-966.

Seltzer C, Friedman G, Siegelaub A, Collen. Smoking Habits and Pain
Tolerance. Arch Environ Health 1974;29:170-172.

Seltzer C, Siegelaub A, Friedman G, Collen. Differences in Pulmonary
Function Related to Smoking Habits and Race. Am Rev Respir Di s
1974 ; 1 10: 598-608.

and Davis L, Van Brunt EE, Terdiman J. Functional Goals and Problems in
Large Scale Patient Record Management and Automzted Screening, in FASEB
Fed. Proc. 1974;33(Dec):12.

Cost Effectiveness of Early Diagnosis and Screening, In: Proc. 25th
Annual Group Heaith Institute. Croup Health hssoc. of Am, Washington, DC,

Van Brunt EE, Collen. Health Examinations in the United States. Proc. of
Symposium on Information Systems in the Field of Health. WHO and European
Council, organization' of Econ. Coop. & Develop. CAS/Science/IM( 27 ) 1
Paris, Dec. 1-5, 1975.

Garfield S, Collen, Richart R, Soghikian K, Feldman R, Duncan J.
Evaluation of an Ambulatory Medical-Care Delivery System, New Engl J Med
1976;294(February 19) :426-431.

and Van Brunt EE, Davis LS. Problems of Computerization of Large Computer
Medical Record Systems. Med Informatics 1976;1:47-53.

Periodic Health Examinations. Why? What? When? How? Primary Care
1976;3( June) : 197-204.

and Garfield SR, Richart RH, Duncan JH, Feldman R. Cost Analyses of
Alternative Health Examination Modes. Arch Int Med 1977;137(Jan):73-79.

Richart RH, Duncan JH, Collen, Garfield SR. An Evaluation Model for Health
Care System Change. J Med Systems 1977;1:65-77.

Feldman R, Taller S, Garfield S, Collen, Richart R, Cella R, Sender J.
Nurse Practitioner Multiphasic Health Checkups. Prev Med 1977;6(Sept):391-

Self-Administered Questionnaires. J Clin Computing 1977;7:36-52.

Multiphasic Health Testing Services. (Editor). New York: John Wiley &
Sons, Inc., 1978.

Patient Data Acquistion. Med Instrumentation 1978;12(Aug):222-225.

The Case For Preventive Medicine. Proc Int Health Eva1 Assoc, 1978.

Cost and Technology: The Case for Preventive Medicine. Clinical
Engineering 1978 ; 65-68.

Management of Major Evaluation Efforts. Proc of Health Care Technology
Symposium, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, 1978.

and Garfield SR, Duncan JH. The Multiphasic Checkup for Evaluation of Well
People. In: Emlet H (ed). Challenges and Prospects for Advanced Medical
Systems. Mi ami ,  Florida: Symposia Specialists, 1978;11-24.

Cost Effectiveness of Automated Laboratory Testing. In Young DS, et al,
(eds). Clinician and Chemist. Proc. of First A.O. Beckman Conf. in
Clinical Chemistry, Am Assoc Clin Chem, Washington, D.C., 1979;121-130.

A Case Study of Mammography. In: Medical Technology and the Health Care
System: A Study of the Diffusion of Equipment-Embodies Technology, by the
Committee on Technology and Health Care. National Academy of Sciences,
Washington, D.C., 1979.

A Case Study of Multiphasic Health Testing. In: Medical Technology and
the Health Care System: A Study of the Diffusion of Equipment-Embodied
Technology, by the Committee on Technology and Health Care. National
Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1979.

Medical Computer Systems - The International Picture. In: Chacko GK, ed.
Health Handbook. No. Holland Pub. Co., 1979.

A Guideline Matrix for Technological System Evaluation. J Med Systems

Dales LG, Friedman GD, Collen. Evaluating Periodic Multiphasic Health
Checkups: A Controlled Trial. J Chronic Di s 1979;32:385-404.

Multiphasic Screening Experience in The Kaiser Permanente Program.
Proceedings of Working Conference on Evaluation of Efficacy of Medical
Action. Bordeaux. No. Holland Pub. Co., Amsterdam, 1979.

A Model for Evaluating Screening Systems. Proceedings of Working
Conference on Evaluation of Efficacy of Medical Action, Bordeaux, No.
Holland Pub. Co., Amsterdam, 1979.

Functional Specifications for Well-Care Information Systems. Proceedings
of Well-Care Systems of the Future. Stockholm, 1979.

and Van Brunt EE. Comprehensive Health Screening. Appendix V in Health
and Human Services Innovations. AAAS, Washington, D.C., 1979.

Evaluation of. MHTS. In: Progress in Health Monitoring (AMHTS).
Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Multiphasic Health
Testing Services. Takyo, 1980, Yasaka, T. Ed. Exerpta Med., Amsterdam,

Periodic Health Evaluations. The Multiphasic Approach. The Internist

Utilization of Diagnostic X-Ray Examinations, Pub. DFA-BRH, U.S., Govt.
Printing Office, 1981.

Past and Present are Future. AAMSI Congress. Proceedings of SAMS-SCM
Conf., 1981(0ct).

Ongoing Assessment of Multiphasic Health Testing. Diagnostic Med
1982; July/Aug:2-11.

Multiphasic Health Testing - Current Status. Proceedings 7th SCAMC
Conference, Baltimore, October 1983.

General Requirements for Clinical Departmental Systems. Proceedings of
MEDINFO 83 Seminars. Amsterdam, August 1983.

The Functions of a HIS: An Overview. Proceedings of MEDINFO 83.
Amsterdam, August 1983.

Automated Multiphasic Health Testing. In: Blum B (ed.). Information
Systems for Patient Care. New York: Springer-Verlag, Chap. 28, 1984.

Medical Technology Assessment: An Emerging Evaluation Methodology.
Methods Inform Med 1984;23:1-3.

The Kaiser Permanente Experience. Proceedings of Symposium of IHEA:
Promoting the Well-Being of the Elderly. London, June 1984:34-38.

The Cost-Effectiveness of Health Checkups. An Illustrative Study.
Western J of Med 1984; 141 (Dec) :786-792.

Technology Assessment of Medical Information Systems. Proceedings of
AAMSI Congress. San Francisco, May 1985:409-413.

Cost-Effectiveness of Multiphasic Health Checkups. Proceddings of AAMSI
Congress. San Francisco, May 1985:267-271.

and Goodman C. Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analyses. In:
Mosteller F, ed. Assessing Medical Technologies. Washington, DC:
National Academy Press, 1985:136-144.

Full-Text Medical Literature Retrieval by Computer. JAMA 1985;254(Nov

Economic Analysis of Preventive Maintenance Programs. Proceedings IMIA
Working Conference. Kobe, Japan, April 1986.

Automated Multiphasic Health Testing After 35 Years . Proceedings of
AAMSI Congress, May 1986.

Friedman GD, Collen, Fireman BH. Multiphasic Health Checkup Evaiuation:
A 16-Year Follow-up. J Chronic Di s 1986;39:453-463.

Full-Text Medical Literature Retrieval for Continuing Medical Education.
Mobius 1986 ; 6 (April) : 40-45.

Full-Text Medical Literature Retrieval. Proceedings of AAMSI Congress,
May 1986.

Online Full-Text Medical Literature Retrieval. Proceedings of MEDINFO
86, October 1986.

Origins of Medical Informatics. West J Med 1986 Dec;145 :778-785.


Aging in Good Health: A Quality Lifestyle for the Later Years (ed), 1993

Aspects of the Computer-Based Patient Record (ed), 1992

Computer Healthcare Sytems in Some European Countries and the United States (ed), 1976

Hospital Computer Systems (ed),1974

Multiphasic Health Testing Services (ed), 1978

Technology and Health Care Systems in the 1980s(ed), 1974

History of Medical Informatics in the United States 1950-1990, 1995

Computer Medical Databases: The First Six Decades (1950-2010) (Health Informatics)

Utilization of diagnostic x-ray examinations (HHS publication) 1983

Payments to physicians in the Permanente Medical Group 1985

The treatment of pneumococcic pneumonia in the adult 1948

Additional Media:
A short description of Dr. Collen's research on adverse drug interactions (from youtube)

LA Times article on Dr. Collen

Kaiser Permanente Oral History Project interview with Dr. Collen

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Kaiser Permanent Medical Care Program Oral History Project interview, 1986

introduction to the above

Kaiser Permanente biography

Kaiser Permenente describes Dr. Collen's "Ten Commandments"

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