Raman Khanna, MD

Associate Professor

Dr. Raman Khanna is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF and Medical Director of Inpatient Informatics at UCSF Medical Center. He received his BA and MD, and subsequently completed his residency, at Northwestern University, following which he completed a research fellowship and Masters in Clinical Research at UCSF.

Raman's work centers on the design and implementation of information technology applications in health care. He helped create CareWeb, a project to transform clinical communication within and between providers and their teams, and now co-chairs the Digital Diagnostics and Therapeutics Committee which seeks to improve and regulate access to the UCSF electronic Health Record via its increasingly robust APIs. As of July 2019 Raman is now the Program Director for the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program.

For his clinical time Raman attends on the Medicine Teaching services.

Areas of Specialization/Research Interests include:
Inter-provider communication
Information technology
Decision support
API Integration
Venous Thromboembolism
2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.A.S. in Clinical Research, 2011 - Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research), University of California, San Francisco
  1. Letting a Good Crisis Go to Waste.
  2. The Best Laid Plans-Medication Reconciliation Optimization in Theory and Practice.
  3. Effectiveness of a Best Practice Alert to Reduce Telemetry Orders-Reply.
  4. Predictive value of the present-on-admission indicator for hospital-associated hemorrhage.
  5. Differences in Narrative Language in Evaluations of Medical Students by Gender and Under-represented Minority Status.
  6. Assessment of a Targeted Electronic Health Record Intervention to Reduce Telemetry Duration: A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial.
  7. Balancing Innovation and Safety When Integrating Digital Tools Into Health Care.
  8. Electronic Order Volume as a Meaningful Component in Estimating Patient Complexity and Resident Physician Workload.
  9. Balancing Innovation and Safety When Integrating Digital Tools Into Health Care.
  10. An NGO-Implemented Community-Clinic Health Worker Approach to Providing Long-Term Care for Hypertension in a Remote Region of Southern India.
  11. Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile.
  12. Characterizing the Source of Text in Electronic Health Record Progress Notes.
  13. Efficiency and Interpretability of Text Paging Communication for Medical Inpatients: A Mixed-Methods Analysis.
  14. Automating Venous Thromboembolism Risk Calculation Using Electronic Health Record Data upon Hospital Admission: The Automated Padua Prediction Score.
  15. Reducing the incidence of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism within a network of academic hospitals: Findings from five University of California medical centers.
  16. Reimagining Electronic Clinical Communication in the Post-Pager, Smartphone Era.
  17. Predictive value of the present-on-admission indicator for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism.
  18. Simulating Strategies for Improving Control of Hypertension Among Patients with Usual Source of Care in the United States: The Blood Pressure Control Model.
  19. An automated telephone nutrition support system for Spanish-speaking patients with diabetes.
  20. Tablet computers for hospitalized patients: a pilot study to improve inpatient engagement.
  21. Incidence of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolic codes in medical patients hospitalized in academic medical centers.
  22. Internal medicine rounding practices and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education core competencies.
  23. Computerized physician order entry: promise, perils, and experience.
  24. Physician underutilization of effective medications for resistant hypertension at office visits in the United States: NAMCS 2006-2010.
  25. Missed opportunities for treatment of uncontrolled hypertension at physician office visits in the United States, 2005 through 2009.
  26. Performance of an online translation tool when applied to patient educational material.
  27. Unintended consequences of a standard admission order set on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and patient outcomes.
  28. The association between night or weekend admission and hospitalization-relevant patient outcomes.