Abel N Kho

  • 3085 Citations
20052023
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Research Interests

Abel Kho received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed a residency and Chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed a NLM/NIH fellowship in Medical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute before joining the faculty at Northwestern University. Abel is Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHiP www.healthinformationforall.org). He has served as PI for several regional or national projects including the ONC funded Chicago Health IT Regional Extension Center (www.chitrec.org), the PCORI funded Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (http://capricorncdrn.org/), and the AHRQ funded Health Hearts in the Heartland consortium (http://www.healthyheartsintheheartland.org/) within the EvidenceNOW initiative. His research focuses on developing regional Electronic Health Record (EHR) enabled data sharing platforms for a range of health applications including high throughput phenotyping, cohort discovery, estimating population level disease burden, and quality improvement.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2003Residency, Univ. of Wisconsin Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

… → 1999

Keywords

  • Genomics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Informatics

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Grants 2006 2023

Research Output 2005 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Early prediction of acute kidney injury following ICU admission using a multivariate panel of physiological measurements

Zimmerman, L. P., Reyfman, P. A., Smith, A. D. R., Zeng, Z., Kho, A. N., Sanchez-Pinto, L. N. & Luo, Y., Jan 31 2019, In : BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 19, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Intensive Care Units
Critical Care
Creatinine
Logistic Models

A case study evaluating the portability of an executable computable phenotype algorithm across multiple institutions and electronic health record environments

Pacheco, J. A., Rasmussen, L. V., Kiefer, R. C., Campion, T. R., Speltz, P., Carroll, R. J., Stallings, S. C., Mo, H., Ahuja, M., Jiang, G., LaRose, E. R., Peissig, P. L., Shang, N., Benoit, B., Gainer, V. S., Borthwick, K., Jackson, K. L., Sharma, A., Wu, A. Y., Kho, A. N. & 4 othersRoden, D. M., Pathak, J., Denny, J. C. & Thompson, W. K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 25, 11, p. 1540-1546 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Phenotype
Genomics
Prostatic Hyperplasia

A computable phenotype for asthma case identification in adult and pediatric patients: External validation in the Chicago Area Patient-Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN)

Afshar, M., Press, V. G., Robison, R. G., Kho, A. N., Bandi, S., Biswas, A., Avila, P. C., Kumar, H. V. M., Yu, B., Naureckas, E. T., Nyenhuis, S. M. & Codispoti, C. D., Sep 2 2018, In : Journal of Asthma. 55, 9, p. 1035-1042 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Pediatrics
Electronic Health Records
Phenotype

A Novel Patient Recruitment Strategy: Patient Selection Directly from the Community through Linkage to Clinical Data

Zimmerman, L. P., Goel, S., Sathar, S., Gladfelter, C. E., Onate, A., Kane, L. L., Sital, S., Phua, J., Davis, P., Margellos-Anast, H., Meltzer, D. O., Polonsky, T. S., Shah, R. C., Trick, W. E., Ahmad, F. S. & Kho, A. N., Jan 1 2018, In : Applied Clinical Informatics. 9, 1, p. 114-121 8 p., 170176ra.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Selection
Health
Electronic Health Records
Workflow
Surveying

Design of healthy hearts in the heartland (H3): A practice-randomized, comparative effectiveness study

Ciolino, J. D., Jackson, K. L., Liss, D., Brown, T., Walunas, T. L., Murakami, L., Chung, I., Persell, S. D. & Kho, A. N., Aug 1 2018, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 71, p. 47-54 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
Random Allocation
Primary Health Care
Aptitude
Smoking Cessation