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Karen A. Wager

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentHealthcare Leadership and Management
AddressP.O. Box MSC 960
A321
151 Rutledge Ave.
Phone843-792-4492
Fax843-792-3322
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    1999MUSC Developing Scholar of the Year, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina
    2005MUSC CHP Faculty Representative, MUSC Presidential Scholars Program
    2008MUSC MUSC Health Science Foundation Teaching Excellence Award, Educator-Lecturer Category
    2008South Carolina Governor’s Distinguished Professor Award

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    Areas of Teaching

    Management and Health Information Systems
    Healthcare Delivery Systems
    Managing Health Information Resources

    Research Interests

    Adoption and use of electronic health records
    Impact of clinical information systems on organizations (e.g., effiency, safety, quality)
    Use of information technology and its impact of physician-patient relationships

    Textbooks

    Wager, K.A., Lee, F.W., and Glaser, J.P. (2009). Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management—Second Edition. Jossey-Bass, San-Francisco.
    Wager , K.A., Lee, F.W., and Glaser, J.P. (2005). Managing Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives. Jossey-Bass, San-Francisco.

    Areas of Teaching

    Management and Health Information Systems

    Managing Health Information Resources

    Research Interests

    Adoption and use of electronic health records
    Impact of clinical information systems on organizations (e.g., effiency, safety, quality)
    Use of information technology and its impact of physician-patient relationships
    Qualitative methods

    Textbooks

    Wager, KA, Lee, F.W., and Glaser, J.P. (2013). Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management--Third Edition, Jossey-Bass, SanFrancisco.
    Wager, K.A., Lee, F.W., and Glaser, J.P. (2009). Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management—Second Edition. Jossey-Bass, San-Francisco.
    Wager , K.A., Lee, F.W., and Glaser, J.P. (2005). Managing Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives. Jossey-Bass, San-Francisco.


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    1. Kazley AS, McLeod AC, Wager KA. Telemedicine in an international context: definition, use, and future. Adv Health Care Manag. 2012; 12:143-69. PMID: 22894049.
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    2. Wager KA, Schaffner MJ, Foulois B, Swanson Kazley A, Parker C, Walo H. Comparison of the quality and timeliness of vital signs data using three different data-entry devices. Comput Inform Nurs. 2010 Jul-Aug; 28(4):205-12. PMID: 20571371.
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    3. Ragucci KR, Steyer T, Wager KA, West VT, Zoller JS. The Presidential Scholars Program at the Medical University of South Carolina: an extracurricular approach to interprofessional education. J Interprof Care. 2009 Mar; 23(2):134-47. PMID: 19225956.
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    4. Wager KA, Ward DM, Lee FW, White AW, Davis KS, Clancy DE. Physicians, Patients, and EHRs. When it comes to a consultation, is three a crowd? J AHIMA. 2005 Apr; 76(4):38-41. PMID: 15871467.
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    5. Wager KA, Lee FW, Bradford WD, Jones W, Kilpatrick AO. Qualitative evaluation of South Carolina's Postpartum/Infant Home Visit program. Public Health Nurs. 2004 Nov-Dec; 21(6):541-6. PMID: 15566559.
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    6. Lee FW, Wager KA, White AW, Ward DM. Research lessons. Designing a study for a clinical setting. J AHIMA. 2004 Apr; 75(4):36-9; quiz 41-2. PMID: 15098456.
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    7. Yaggie E, Folck KD, Wager K, Paul M. HIM roads less traveled. Interview by Michele Hogan. J AHIMA. 2000 Oct; 71(9):50-5. PMID: 11141805.
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    8. Wager KA, Lee FW, White AW, Ward DM, Ornstein SM. Impact of an electronic medical record system on community-based primary care practices. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2000 Sep-Oct; 13(5):338-48. PMID: 11001004.
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    9. Burgess B, Wager KA, Lee FW, Glorioso R, Bergstrom L. Clinics go electronic: two stories from the field. J AHIMA. 1999 Jun; 70(6):42-6. PMID: 10537623.
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    10. Ornstein SM, MacFarlane LL, Jenkins RG, Pan Q, Wager KA. Medication cost information in a computer-based patient record system. Impact on prescribing in a family medicine clinical practice. Arch Fam Med. 1999 Mar-Apr; 8(2):118-21. PMID: 10101981.
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    11. Wager KA, Trickey BA, Mitcham MD, Brotherton S. An interdisciplinary educational approach to assessing the health care and health educational needs of the elderly in a South Carolina community. J Allied Health. 1998 Fall-Winter; 27(4):202-7. PMID: 9879026.
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    12. White AW, Wager KA. The outcomes movement and the role of health information managers. Top Health Inf Manage. 1998 May; 18(4):1-12. PMID: 10179272.
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    13. Lee FW, Austin CJ, White AW, Wager KA. A student-developed health information systems conference. J Health Adm Educ. 1998; 16(3):307-14. PMID: 10339240.
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    14. Wager KA, Ornstein SM, Jenkins RG. Perceived value of computer-based patient records among clinician users. MD Comput. 1997 Sep-Oct; 14(5):334-6, 338, 340. PMID: 9308340.
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    15. Wager KA, Heda S, Austin CJ. Developing a health information network within an integrated delivery system: a case study. Top Health Inf Manage. 1997 May; 17(4):20-31. PMID: 10168991.
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    16. White AW, Wager KA, Lee FW. The impact of technology on the confidentiality of health information. Top Health Inf Manage. 1996 May; 16(4):13-21. PMID: 10157657.
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    17. Wager KA, Johnston JA, Lee FW. Addressing the need for change: the development of a graduate program in health information administration. J AHIMA. 1996 Apr; 67(4):66-8. PMID: 10155784.
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    18. Wager KA, Herbert RR. Using a hospital information system in the classroom environment. Top Health Inf Manage. 1993 May; 13(4):83-9. PMID: 10139115.
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