Stephan D. Fihn

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Professor, Health Services
Professor, General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)

Education

MPH   University of Washington, 1981   (Health Services)
MD   St Louis University, 1977
BS   , 1973   (Chemistry)

Contact Info

email:   sfihn@u.washington.edu

address:
VA Health Services R&D
Center of Excellence
1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101

voice:   206-764-2651
fax:   206-768-5412

office:   10EH33

address:
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

campus box:   359780
voice:   206-731-3391
fax:   206-731-6988

About

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.


Quality of care particularly in the outpatient setting and in health measurement; clinical topics including heart disease, COPD, UTI, anticoagulation

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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┬áCosts of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in┬áthe 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
  

Dolan ED, Mohr D, Lempa M, Joos S, Fihn SD, Nelson KM, Helfrich CD. Using a Single Item to Measure Burnout in Primary Care Staff: A Psychometric Evaluation. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25451989
  

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
  

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Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infections in Postmenopausal Women

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.