William Galanter, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of
Chair, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
Medical Director, Clinical Information Systems
Medical Director of Managed Care
Education and Training:
University of Illinois at Chicago (MD '93)
University of Illinois
at Chicago (PhD '93)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Residency)
Areas of Interest:
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Current Academic and/or Research Activities:
Dr. Galanter's work is related to improving appropriate
prescribing and decreasing medication errors. This work involves curricular
development, clinical decision support and medical informatics.
Schiff GD, Galanter WL. Promoting more conservative
JAMA. 2009 Feb 25;301(8):865-7.
Galanter WL, Hier DB, Jao C, Sarne D. Computerized physician
order entry of medications and clinical decision support can improve problem
list documentation compliance.
Int J Med Inform. 2009. [Epub ahead of print]
Jao CS, Hier DB,
Galanter WL, Valenta A. Assessing Physician Comprehension of
and Attitudes toward Problem List Documentation.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:990.
Jao CS, Hier DB,
Galanter WL. Automating the maintenance of problem list documentation
using a clinical decision support system.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:989.
Bauman, J.L., Didomenico, R. and Galanter, W.L. Mechanisms, manifestations, and management of digoxin toxicity in the modern era. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2006;6(2):77-86.
Galanter, W.L., Didomenico, R and Polikaitis, A. Automated decision support
alerts for contraindicated medications using computerized physician order entry.
Journal of AMIA, Vol 12/3 p 269-274, 2005.
Galanter, W.L., Didomenico, R and Polikaitis, A. Effectiveness of automated
clinical decision support alerts for inpatient digoxin use with computerized
physician order entry. Journal of AMIA, Vol 11/4 pp 270-277, 2004