Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology


   Edward K. Shultz, M.D.



Associate Professor

Dir Info Tech Integration, Biomed Informatics

Associate Professor

Dept Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology



  Contact Information



Vanderbilt University, Informatics Center

3401 West End Ave, Suite 700

Nashville, TN 37232-8670

  Phone: 615-343-3911

E-mail: ed.shultz@vanderbilt.edu







M.S., Minnesota
M.D., Yale
B.S., Univ of Oregon
AA, Montgomery College, Maryland



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Parl, FF, O''Leary, MF, Kaiser, AB, Paulett, JM, Statnikova, K, Shultz, EK. Implementation of a closed-loop reporting system for critical values and clinical communication in compliance with goals of the joint commission. Clin Chem, 56(3), 417-23, 2010

Rosenbloom, ST, Kiepek, W, Belletti, J, Adams, P, Shuxteau, K, Johnson, KB, Elkin, PL, Shultz, EK. Generating complex clinical documents using structured entry and reporting. Medinfo, 2004, 683-7, 2004

Shultz, E, Rosenbloom, T, Kiepek, W, Fitzhenry, F, Adams, P, Mahuli, A, Shuxteau, K, Culley, A, Camp, D, Luther, M, Irani, W, Johnson, K. Quill: a novel approach to structured reporting. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 1074, 2003

Kiepek, W, FitzHenry, F, Shultz, EK. Return on investment point of service Computerized Provider Charge Entry. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 891, 2003

FitzHenry, F, Kiepek, WT, Shultz, EK, Byrd, J, Doran, J, Miller, RA. Implementing outpatient order entry to support medical necessity using the patient's electronic past medical history. Proc AMIA Symp, 250-4, 2002

FitzHenry, F, Shultz, EK. Health-risk-assessment tools used to predict costs in defined populations. J Healthc Inf Manag, 14(2), 31-57, 2000

FitzHenry F and Shultz EK. Health Risk Adjustment Tools Used To Predict Costs In Defined Populations. Journal of Health Information Management , 149(2), 31-57, 2000

Lyon HC, Longnecker DS, Gonzalez J, O?Donnell JF, Bell JR, Izzo D, Ueberla K, et al and Shultz EK. Correlation between student use of computer based instruction and high exam scores in pathology. J Med Edu Tech , 6(4), 20-26, 1998

Miller RA, Shultz EK, Harrison JH Jr. Is there a role for expert systems in diagnostic anatomic pathology?. Hum Pathol , 28(9), 999-1001 , 1997

Miller, RA, Shultz, EK, Harrison, JH. Is there a role for expert systems in diagnostic anatomic pathology. Hum Pathol, 28(9), 999-1001, 1997

Jackson, BR, Schwartzman, JD, Zuaro, DE, Shultz, EK. A decision support system for microbiology quality control. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp, 258-62, 1997

Shultz, EK. Multivariate receiver-operating characteristic curve analysis: prostate cancer screening as an example. Clin Chem, 41(8 Pt 2), 1248-55, 1995

Shultz, EK, Spackman, KA. Predicting length of stay for psychiatric diagnosis-related groups using neural networks. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2(3), 202-3, 1995

Shultz EK. Multivariate receiver operating-characteristic curve analysis: Prostate cancer screening as an example. Clinical Chemistry , 41(8B), 1248-55, 1995

Beisswenger, PJ, Healy, JC, Shultz, EK. Glycosylated serum proteins and glycosylated hemoglobin in the assessment of glycemic control in insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Metabolism, 42(8), 989-92, 1993

Sumner W and Shultz EK. Expert Systems and Expert Behavior. Journal of Medical Systems , 16(5), 183-193, 1992

Lyon HC, Soltanianzadeh H, Hohnloser J, Bell JR, O?Donnell JF, Hirai F, Shultz EK, Wigton RS, Uberla K, Beck RJ, Eitel F, Mandl H. Significant Efficiency Findings from Research on Computer-based Interactive Medical Education Programs for Teaching Clinical Reasoning. MEDINFO, 92, 1088-1094, 1992

Shultz EK, Bauman A, Hayward M, Holzman R. Improved Care of Patients with Diabetes through Telecommunications. Ann N Y Acad Sci , 670, 141-6, 1992

Sumner, W, Shultz, EK. Expert systems and expert behavior. J Med Syst, 16(5), 183-93, 1992

Lyon, HC, Healy, JC, Bell, JR, O'Donnell, JF, Shultz, EK, Moore-West, M, Wigton, RS, Hirai, F, Beck, JR. PlanAlyzer, an interactive computer-assisted program to teach clinical problem solving in diagnosing anemia and coronary artery disease. Acad Med, 67(12), 821-8, 1992

Shultz, EK, Bauman, A, Hayward, M, Holzman, R. Improved care of patients with diabetes through telecommunications. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 670, 141-5, 1992

Lyon, HC, Healy, JC, Bell, JR, O?Donnell, JF, Shultz EK, Wigton RS, Hirai, F, and Beck, JR. Significant Efficiency Findings while Controlling for the Frequent Confounders of CAI Research in the PlanAlyzer Project?s Computer-Based, Self-Paced, Case-Based Programs in Anemia and Chest Pain Diagnosis. Journal of Medical Systems, 15 (2), 117-132, 1991

Shultz EK, Brown RW. The Pathologist?s Workstation: Issues and an Early Prototype. Patterns. American Journal of Clinical Pathology , 95(4), S 50-57, 1991

Shultz, EK, Bauman, A, Hayward, M, Rodbard, D, Holzman, R. Improved diabetic prognosis following telecommunication and graphical processing of diabetic data. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care, 53-7, 1991

Lyon, HC, Healy, JC, Bell, JR, O'Donnell, JF, Shultz, EK, Wigton, RS, Hirai, F, Beck, JR. Findings from an evaluation of PlanAlyzer's double cross-over trials of computer-based, self-paced, case-based programs in anemia and chest pain diagnosis. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care, 88-93, 1991

Shultz, EK, Brown, RW. The pathologist's workstation. Issues and an early prototype. Am J Clin Pathol, 95(4 Suppl 1), S50-7, 1991

Beck, JR, Shultz, EK, Edwards, BR. Medical informatics for the other ninety percent: the Dartmouth experience. Acad Med, 65(5), 298-301, 1990

Beck JR, Shultz EK, Edwards BR. Medical Informatics for the Other Ninety Percent: The Dartmouth Experience. Academic Medicine , 65(5), 298-301, 1990

Shultz EK, Brown R, Beck JR. Hypermedia in Pathology - The Dartmouth Interactive Medical Record Project. Am J Clin Path , April , S 34-38, 1989

Shultz, EK, Brown, RW, Beck, JR. Hypermedia in pathology--the Dartmouth Interactive Medical Record project. Am J Clin Pathol, 91(4 Suppl 1), S34-8, 1989

Shultz EK, Finklestein S, Budd S, Moore A, Warwick W. A home-based pulmonary function monitor for cystic fibrosis. Medical Instrumentation , 22 (5), 234-239, 1988

Shultz, EK, Finkelstein, SM, Budd, JR, Moore, A, Warwick, WJ. A home-based pulmonary function monitor for cystic fibrosis. Med Instrum, 22(5), 234-9, 1988

Shultz, EK, Schned, AR, Rothstein, RI. Sensitivity, specificity, and bias. Am J Clin Pathol, 89(1), 137, 1988

Tsai, MY, Shultz, EK, Williams, PP, Bendel, R, Butler, J, Farb, H, Wager, G, Knox, EG, Julian, T, Thompson, TR. Assay of disaturated phosphatidylcholine in amniotic fluid as a test of fetal lung maturity: experience with 2000 analyses. Clin Chem, 33(9), 1648-51, 1987

Tsai MY, Shultz EK, Preston PW, Bendel R, Butler J, Farb H, Wager G, Knox EG, Julian T, and Thompson TR. Assay of Disaturated Phosphatidylcholine in Amniotic Fluid as a Test of Fetal Lung Maturity test: Experience with 2,000 analyses. Clin Chem , 33(9), 1648-1651, 1987

Shultz, EK. Sequential likelihood ratios. Med Decis Making, 7(1), 5, 1987

Beck, JR, Shultz, EK. The use of relative operating characteristic (ROC) curves in test performance evaluation. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 110(1), 13-20, 1986

Wurster-Hill DH, Noll WW, Bircher LY, Devlin J, Shultz EK. A cytogenetic study of familial medullary carcinoma of the thyroid. Cancer Res , 46(4), 2134-2138, 1986

Shultz, EK, Willard, KE, Rich, SS, Connelly, DP, Critchfield, GC. Improved reference-interval estimation. Clin Chem, 31(12), 1974-8, 1985