Stephan D. Fihn
EducationMPH University of Washington, 1981 (Health Services)
MD St Louis University, 1977
BS , 1973 (Chemistry)
Contact Infoemail: email@example.com
VA Health Services R&D
Center of Excellence
1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
campus box: 359780
Professor Fihn is a general internist with interests in quality of care particularly in the outpatient setting and in health measurement. He also serves as Director of the Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence at VA Puget Sound Health Care System and as Head of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He co-directs the GIM/HSR&D fellowship program at the VAPSHCS.
Trivedi R, Gerrity M, Rumsfeld JS, Spertus JA, Sun H, McDonell M, Doak M, Lucas L, Fihn SD. Angina Symptom Burden Associated with Depression Status Among Veterans with Ischemic Heart Disease. Ann Behav Med. 2014 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25008432
Ho PM, O'Donnell CI, Bradley SM, Grunwald GK, Helfrich C, Chapko M, Liu CF, Maddox TM, Tsai TT, Jesse RL, Fihn SD, Rumsfeld JS. 1-Year Risk-Adjusted Mortality and Costs of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Veterans Health Administration: Insights From the VA CART Program. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jan 27;65(3):236-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.10.048. PMID: 25614420
Ladebue AC, Helfrich CD, Gerdes ZT, Fihn SD, Nelson KM, Sayre GG. The experience of Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) members. Health Care Manage Rev. 2014 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25539056
Maddox TM, Plomondon ME, Petrich M, Tsai TT, Gethoffer H, Noonan G, Gillespie B, Box T, Fihn SD, Jesse RL, Rumsfeld JS. A national clinical quality program for Veterans Affairs catheterization laboratories (from the Veterans Affairs clinical assessment, reporting, and tracking program). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 1;114(11):1750-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.08.045. Epub 2014 Sep 16. PMID: 25439452
Cohort study conducted at Group Health of Puget Sound
Population-Based Assessments of Health and Satisfaction Using ACQUIP
Secondary analyses of a large, longtitudinal dataset containing information on over 30,000 primary care patients from 7 VA medical centers.
Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI), Ischemic Heart Disease Coordinating Center
Coordinating center for several quality improvement/research projects in the Dept. of Veteran Affairs.