Stephan D. Fihn
EducationMPH University of Washington, 1981 (Health Services)
MD St Louis University, 1977
BS , 1973 (Chemistry)
Contact Infoemail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 RB, Post EP, Sun H, Pomerantz A, Saxon AJ, Piette JD, Maynard C, Arnow B, Curtis I, Fihn SD, Nelson K. Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Prognosis of Mental Health Among US Veterans. Am J Public Health. 2015 Dec;105(12):2564-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302836. Epub 2015 Oct 16. PMID: 26474009
Fihn SD. In hospitalized patients, the Hospital-patient One-year Mortality Risk score predicted 1-year mortality. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 17;163(10):JC13. doi: 10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-10-013. PMID: 26571255
Cronin RM, VanHouten JP, Siew ED, Eden SK, Fihn SD, Nielson CD, Peterson JF, Baker CR, Ikizler TA, Speroff T, Matheny ME. National Veterans Health Administration inpatient risk stratification models for hospital-acquired acute kidney injury. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Sep;22(5):1054-71. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv051. Epub 2015 Jun 23. PMID: 26104740
Wong ES, Hebert PL, Nelson KM, Hernandez SE, Sylling PW, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Local Area Unemployment and the Demand for Inpatient Care Among Veterans Affairs Enrollees. Med Care Res Rev. 2015 Aug;72(4):468-80. doi: 10.1177/1077558715583790. Epub 2015 Apr 27. PMID: 25917275
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.