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Jonathan P. Weiner, D.P.H.

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Founding Director, Center for Population Health Information Technology

Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics

Research Interests: Health services research and evaluation; Health care policy analysis; Public health; Population health; Information technology; Electronic health records; Informatics; Health information technology; Quality of care; Case-mix modeling; Risk-adjustment modeling; Predictive modeling; Predictive analytics; Primary care; Ambulatory care; Care management; Managed care plans; Health insurance; Health benefits; Health professions; Health workforce planning; International comparisons; Primary care organization; Health care organization; Health care financing ...read more

Background

Dr. Jonathan P. Weiner is a professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He holds a joint appointment in health sciences informatics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Weiner’s research focuses on health care services and evaluation, health care policy analysis and the application of information technology (IT) to public and population health. This includes the application of electronic health records and health information technology in population-based performance measurement and predictive modeling and analytics.

A pioneer in the use of health care data, Dr. Weiner is an internationally renowned researcher, policy analyst and speaker. He is the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health Information Technology, director of the Bloomberg School’s Public Health Informatics Certificate Program and the co-developer of the Johns Hopkins ACG® System, a sophisticated tool used to measure patient morbidity.

His areas of expertise include managed care and integrated health care delivery systems, predictive modeling, risk adjustment and healthcare analytics, health care IT and health system integration, quality of care measurement, health workforce deployment and planning and cross-national comparisons in the primary care sector.

Dr. Weiner has authored or co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed scholarly articles. A frequent guest and commentator on national and local National Public Radio radio shows and local PBS television, he often serves as a consultant to integrated delivery systems and managed care organizations nationally and worldwide.

Dr. Weiner earned his DrPH in health services research from the Bloomberg School of Public Health and his MS in health administration from the University of Massachusetts. He also holds a BA in human biology from the University of Pennsylvania.

He is a Fellow of AcademyHealth – formerly known as the Academy for Health Services Research and Policy – and a member of a number of quality- and health IT-related expert panels at the National Quality Forum, the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Titles

  • Founding Director, Center for Population Health Information Technology
  • Director, Public Health Informatics Certificate Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Weiner’s research focuses on health care services and evaluation, health care policy analysis and the application of information technology to public and population health.

Selected Publications

Lasser EC, Pfoh ER, Chang HY, Chan KS, Bailey JC, Kharrazi H, Weiner JP, Dy SM. "Has Choosing Wisely® affected rates of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry use?" Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jul;27(7):2311-6. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3511-0. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Pfoh ER, Mojtabai R, Bailey J, Weiner JP, Dy SM. "Conformance to Depression Process Measures of Medicare Part B Beneficiaries in Primary Care Settings." J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jul;63(7):1338-45. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13483. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Adrion ER, Aucott J, Lemke KW, Weiner JP. "Health care costs, utilization and patterns of care following Lyme disease." PLoS One. 2015 Feb 4;10(2):e0116767. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116767. eCollection 2015.

Pfoh E, Mojtabai R, Bailey J, Weiner JP, Dy SM. "Impact of Medicare Annual Wellness Visits on Uptake of Depression Screening." Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Nov;66(11):1207-12. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201400524. Epub 2015 Jul 15.

Pollack CE, Lemke KW, Roberts E, Weiner JP. "Patient sharing and quality of care: measuring outcomes of care coordination using claims data." Med Care. 2015 Apr;53(4):317-23. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000319.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Population Health Informatics (309.631.81)
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    2016
  • Managed Care and Health Insurance (309.620.01)
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    2016
  • Public Health Informatics Certificate Practicum (315.862.01)
    3rd term
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    2016
  • Public Health Informatics Certificate Practicum (315.862.01)
    4th term
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    2016
  • Public Health Informatics Certificate Practicum (315.862.01)
    Summer Term
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    2016

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Atlantic Fellowship In Public Policy, United Kingdom, 1999

Memberships

  • Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee, 2004 - 2009
  • National Blue Cross/Shield Research Advisory Committee, 2003 - 2006

Professional Activities

  • Director, PhD Program in Health Services Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1999 - 2013
  • President, Faculty Senate, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2003 - 2004

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

"A Conversation With Jonathan P. Weiner, DrPH: Information Technology Required,” Managed CareJune 2013

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