David M. Liebovitz, MD
David M. Liebovitz

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Health Enterprise Management (Courtesy)

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David M. Liebovitz, MD, received his MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

His research has focused on improving electronic medical records in areas of patient safety, health care quality and application usability. Specific projects include interface and data presentation enhancements to improve clinician cognitive support, automated learning strategies designed to converge on least privilege granting medical records access, targeted decision support design in the area of medications, laboratory results and problem lists, and practical deployment strategies for office based electronic medical records. He serves on the Information Technology Task Force for the Society of Hospital Medicine and is a member of the State of Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee.

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M.D., 1990, Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago
B.S., 1986, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana

Academic Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Department of Preventitive Medicine, Northwestern University, 2011-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2002-2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 1995-2002
Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 1994-1995

Other Professional Experience
Medical Staff, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2002-present
Medical Staff, University of Chicago Hospitals, 1994-2002
Medical Staff, University of Chicago - Weiss Hospital, 1993-1994

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O'Leary, KJ, David M. Liebovitz and D.W. Baker. 2006. How hospitalists spend their time: insights on efficiency and safety. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 1(2): 88-93.
O'Leary, KJ, David M. Liebovitz, J. Feinglass, DT Liss and D.W. Baker. 2006. Outpatient physicians' satisfaction with discharge summaries and perceived need for an electronic discharge summary. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 1(5): 317-320.
Liebovitz, David M., KJ O'Leary, J. Feinglass, DT Liss, DB Evans, N Kulkarni, MP Landler and D.W. Baker. 2009. a better discharge summary: improvement in quality and timeliness using an electronic discharge summary. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 4(4): 219-225.
Liebovitz, David M., P. Reddy, H. Chrisman, AA Jr. Nemeck and GA Noskin. 2009. Infection control practices among interventional radiologists: results of an online survey. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 20(8): 1070-1074.

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