Career Summary

Jaehoon Lee, PhD, is a medical informaticist at Intermountain Healthcare and an assistant adjunct professor of Biomedical informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He earned his PhD in Industrial Engineering and has expertise in applied statistics and workflow management technologies.

Dr. Lee specializes in visualization approaches and tools using electronic health record data and other statistical methods to analyze clinical workflow. He also specializes in the implementation of patient-facing family health history collection and risk assessment tools.

He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association and Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association. Dr. Lee is also the recipient of the Award of Distinction for Open Source Software from the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economics in 2008 and the winner of the RootsTech Developer Challenge in 2013.

Areas of Focus

  • Data visualization and dashboard
  • Clinical research informatics
  • Physician order sets
  • Clinical element model
  • HL7 and FHIR

Significance to Patient Care

Dr. Lee has done several data analytics and visualizatin projects to provide clinicians an intuitive way of understanding clinical data at Intermountain Healthcare to improve patient care. His order set dashboard is a tool providing a visual exploration of complicated order sets to help clinicians and clinical programs to understand their usage, find patterns, and improve them by optimization and standardization.

Selected Bibliography

Lee J, Hulse NC, Wood GM, Oniki TA, Huff SM, Profiling Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) of Family Health History based on the Clinical Element Models, AMIA Annual Symposium 2016.

Hulse NC, Lee J, Borgeson T, Visualization of Order Set Creation and Usage Patterns in Early Implementation Phases of an Electronic Health Record, AMIA Annual Symposium 2016, Chicago, IL.

Kim H, Park H, Cho I, Kim J, Lee J, Encoding and verification of a computer interpretable guideline: a case study of pressure-ulcer management, Health Information Management Journal, 44(1):39-48, 2015.

Lee J, Hulse NC, Oniki TA, Huff SM, Service Oriented Development of Information Visualization of the Electronic Health Records for Population Data Set, IEEE VIS 2015; VDS Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Lee J, Jang J, Bursts and Heavy Tails of Execution Time in Business Processes, Production Planning & Control, 25(12), 980-989, 2014.

Lee J, Jang J, Shim B, Kim S, Kim J, Kim H, Song S, Kim J, Cho I,  Kim Y, A Workflow based Clinical Decision Support System through Integration of Clinical Workflow and Knowledge Processing, International Journal of Innovative Computing Information and Control, Vol. 4, pp. 1-SI-BPM-05, 2012.

Lee J, You Y, Jang S, Design and Implementation of Agent-based SPC Monitoring System, International Journal of Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice,18(8): 404-413, 2011.

Lee J, Kim J, Cho I, Kim Y, Integration of Workflow and Rule Engines for Clinical Decision Support Services, Studies, Health Technology and Informatics, Vol. 160 (Pt 2): 811-5, 2010.

Kim J, Shim B, Kim S, Lee J, Cho I, Kim Y. Translation Protégé Knowledge for Executing Clinical Guidelines, 11th International Protégé Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-26, 2009.

Lee J, Yoo K, Jee S, Jang S, An Agent Based Approach Towards Proactive Statistical Process Control, Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Anaheim, CA, 2009.