Daniel R. Longo

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA


Daniel R. Longo is a tenured Professor of family medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and the Director of Research for the Department of Family Medicine. Over his career, he has researched a vast variety of quality of care studies including those investigating clinical performance, patient satisfaction, and the impact of organizational characteristics on quality of care and patient safety. His unique background includes serving in administrative positions in hospitals and hospital associations in which he gained great insight to the many practical issues in healthcare delivery. Most recently, he completed an AHRQ-funded practice-based research contract, Defining Barriers and Potential Solutions for Collecting and Reporting Quality Performance Measures, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research, which addresses numerous issues regarding the implementation and use of electronic health records (EHRs) related to clinical quality measurement which laid the ground work for his current work. Recently, he serves as a Coinvestigator on another AHRQ-funded grant, Interactive Preventive Health Record (IPHR) to Promote Patient-Centered Care, in which he is responsible for qualitative aspects of the study investigating both physician and patient views of the electronic record. Moreover, he has also had experience and recently had a paper accepted for publication on his work related to diabetes health information. He has served as a Quality of Care Advisor to the Missouri Department of Health and as a consultant to hospitals, health care associations, a variety of federal agencies, medical schools, and hospitals. In addition, he is the author of more than 100 articles and book chapters and the author or editor of 10 books. He has generated a total of over $10 million in external grants and contracts as a principal investigator and a total of over $30 million as a coinvestigator over his career.

Biography Updated on 22 March 2012

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