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Dept. of Health Services
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Gretchen C. Murphy
Senior Lecturer

Gretchen Murphy serves as the Director of the Health Information Administration Program. She has worked in health informatics and information management practice in a variety of healthcare settings, including work on clinical information systems, electronic health record projects and on institution wide programs for patient confidentiality and security. She teaches courses in electronic health records and supervises student management projects. She has co-authored 3 textbooks, several contributed chapters and numerous articles. In 2004, she was given the American Health Information Management Association Distinguished Member award.

Research Interests:
Health information policy

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Contact Information

email:   gcmurphy@u.washington.edu

office:   14-108 UW Tower

address:
HIHIM
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, 14-108
Seattle, WA 98195-9455

campus box:   359455
voice:   206-543-8810

Education

MEd   University of Washington, 1973   (Education)
BS   Seattle University, 1964   (Business)

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



Chasteen JE, Murphy G, Forrey A, Heid D. The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act and the practice of dentistry in the United States: system security. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2004 Aug 15;5(3):158-67.  PMID: 15318267


Murphy G. Patient-centered e-mail: developing the right policies. J AHIMA. 2000 Mar;71(3):47-54; quiz 55-6.  PMID: 11009669


Wolf FM, Friedman CP, Elstein AS, Miller JG, Murphy GC, Heckerling P, Fine P, Miller T, Sisson J, Barlas S, Capitano A, Ng M, Franz T. Changes in diagnostic decision-making after a computerized decision support consultation based on perceptions of need and helpfulness: a preliminary report. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997:263-7.  PMID: 9357629    PMCID: PMC2233524


Murphy G. Information system integration. Making standards work for you: content vocabulary for computer-based patient records. J AHIMA. 1997 Mar;68(3):34-8.  PMID: 10165179


Murphy G. Patient information standards development: a progress report from ASTM. J AHIMA. 1992 Aug;63(8):49-54.  PMID: 10119453


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Projects

Professional Activities
Gretchen is an active member of AHIMA, AMIA, HIMSS, and ASTM
Community Interests
Gretchen works with healthcare professionals to establish opportunities for student field experience; and oversees student Capstone projects in the community.