William Galanter, MS, MD, PhD
Medical Director, UIC Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Medical Director, UIC Physicians Group
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of
Education and Training:
University of Illinois (MS '93, Physics)
University of Illinois at Chicago (MD '93)
University of Illinois
at Chicago (PhD '93, Physiology & Biophysics)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Residency, Internal Medicine)
Areas of Interest:
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Public Health Informatics
Current Academic and/or Research Activities:
Dr. Galanter's work is generally related to decreasing and
identifying medication errors using CPOE with clinical decision support and data
mining. In addition he has an interest in appropriate
prescribing by clinicians, appropriate formulary maintenance and data sharing
for public health research.
|Warfarin anticoagulation after total hip or total knee
replacement: clinical and resource-utilization outcomes in a
university-based antithrombosis clinic.Nutescu EA, Bautista A,
Gao W, Galanter WL, Schumock GT,
Mody SH, Bookhart BK, Lambert BL.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013 Mar 1;70(5):423-30.
|Indication-based prescribing prevents wrong-patient
medication errors in computerized provider order entry (CPOE).
Galanter W, Falck S, Burns M, Laragh
M, Lambert BL.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 May 1;20(3):477-81.
|Migration of patients between five urban teaching hospitals
Galanter WL, Applebaum A, Boddipalli V, Kho A, Lin M,
Meltzer D, Roberts A, Trick B, Walton SM, Lambert BL.
J Med Syst. 2013
Apr;37(2):9930 Epub 2013 Feb 5
|A prescription for improving drug formulary decision making.
Schiff GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J,
Koronkowski MJ, Lodolce AE, Pontikes P, Busker J, Touchette D,
Walton S, Lambert BL. PLoS Med.
|Economic analysis of alvimopan for prevention and management
of postoperative ileus. Touchette DR, Yang Y, Tiryaki F,
|Principles of conservative prescribing. Schiff GD,
Galanter WL, Duhig J, Lodolce AE,
Koronkowski MJ, Lambert BL.
Arch Intern Med.
2011 Sep 12;171(16):1433-40
|Using computerized provider order entry and clinical
decision support to improve prescribing in patients with
decreased GFR. Galanter WL, Moja J,
Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Nov;56(5):809-1
|Effects of clinical decision support on venous
thromboembolism risk assessment, prophylaxis, and prevention at
a university teaching hospital. Galanter WL,
Thambi M, Rosencranz H, Shah B, Falck S, Lin FJ, Nutescu E,
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010 Aug;67(15):1265-73.
|Computerized physician order entry of medications and
clinical decision support can improve problem list documentation
compliance. Galanter WL, Hier DB, Jao C, Sarne D.
Int J Med Inform. 2010 May;79(5):332-8.
|Schiff GD, Galanter WL. Promoting more conservative
JAMA. 2009 Feb 25;301(8):865-7.