Michael Leu, MD, MS, MHS

Associate Professor, BIME

mgl27@uw.edu


Interests:

Translating innovations into practice in ways that improve patient care and clinical outcomes, while respecting clinical practice patterns. Using technology to efficiently disseminate the best clinical care so that it is practiced throughout the WWAMI region.

Research:

Translating innovations into practice in ways that improve patient care and clinical outcomes, while respecting clinical practice patterns. Using technology to efficiently disseminate the best clinical care so that it is practiced throughout the WWAMI region.

Representative publications:

Richards MK, Li CI, Foti JL, Leu MG, Wahbeh GT, Shaw D, Libby AK, Melzer L, Goldin AB.  Health Care Utilization After Implementation of a Hospital-wide Standardized Feeding Tube Pathway.   J Pediatr Surg (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.05.012.

Leu MG, Austin E, Foti JL, Hrachovec J, Popalisky J, Spencer SM, OHare P, Migita DS.  A Framework for Evaluating Value of New Clinical Recommendations.  Hospital Pediatrics.  6(10) 578-586.  Published online:  September 27, 2016 (doi:  10.1542/hpeds.2016-0009)

Rutman L, Atkins RC, Migita R, Foti J, Spencer S, Lion KC, Wright DR, Leu MG, Zhou C, Mangione-Smith R.  Continuously Improving Pediatric Asthma: How Modification of an Established Pathway Led to Evidence-based, Efficient Care.  Pediatrics published online:  November 2, 2016 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-1248)

Hayward K, Haaland WL, Hrachovec J, Leu MG, Vora S, Clifton H, Rascoff N, Crowell CS.  Reliable Pregnancy Testing prior to Intravenous Cyclophosphamide: A Quality Improvement Study.  Pediatrics published online:  November 16, 2016 (doi:  10.1542/peds.2016-0378)

Leu MG, Cheung M, Webster TR, Curry L, Bradley EH, Fifield J, Burstin H. Centers Speak Up: The Clinical Context for Health Information Technology in the Ambulatory Care Setting. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008; 23: 372-378.

Council on Clinical Information Technology. Policy Statement: Using Personal Health Records to Improve the Quality of Health Care for Children. Pediatrics. 2009; 124: 403-409.

Avansino J, Leu MG. Effects of CPOE on provider cognitive workload: a randomized crossover trial. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(3) e547-52.

Leu MG, O’Connor K, Marshall R, Price DT, Klein JD. Pediatricians’ Use of Health Information Technology: A National Survey. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6) e1441-6.

Leu MG, Morelli SA, Chung O, Radford SM. Systematic Update of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Ordersets to Improve Quality of Care: A Case Study. Pediatrics. 2013;131 Suppl 1:S60-7.

Thompson KL, Leu MG, Drummond KL, Popalisky J, Spencer SM, Lenssen PM. Nutrition Interventions to Optimize Pediatric Wound Healing: An Evidence-Based Clinical Pathway. Nutr Clin Pract. 2014; 29(4):473-482.

Koves l, Leu MG, Spencer S, Popalisky J, Drummond K, Beardsley E, Klee K, Zimmerman J. Improving care for pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatrics. 2014; 134(3):e848-56.