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Allan F. Simpao, MD, MBI

Allan F. Simpao, MD, MBI

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Biology, Psychology)
Johns Hopkins University, 1998.
BS (Computer and Information Sciences)
University of Delaware, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 2007.
MBI (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia
Special Delivery Unit maternal-fetal anesthesia
Difficult airway management
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and vascular access

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric anesthesiology
Clinical informatics
Anesthesia information management systems
Applied visual analytics
Patient-reported outcomes

Selected Publications

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Cannesson M: Should we fear computers or the lack of them? Technology, digital quality improvement, and the care redesign process. Anesthesiology 2017 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Bonafide CP, Wartman EC, England WR, Lingappan AM, Kilbaugh TJ, Jawad AF, Rehman MA: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Pediatr Anesth 2016 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Tan JM, Lingappan AM, Galvez JA, Morgan SE, Krall MA: A systematic review of near real-time and point-of-care clinical decision support in anesthesia information management systems. J Clin Monit Comput 2016 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Pollock AN, McGinnis SE, Galvez JA: The vanishing neck mass: how using a laryngeal mask airway during magnetic resonance imaging of a child can cause misdiagnosis. Pediatr Anesth 26(9): 942-3, Sep 2016.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA: When seconds count, buy more time: the Oxygen Reserve Index and its promising role in patient monitoring and safety. Anesthesiology 124(4): 750-1, Apr 2016.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, England WR, Wartman EC, Scott JH, Hamid MM, Rehman MA, Epstein RH: Technical evaluation of wireless connectivity from patient monitors to an anesthesia information management system during intensive care unit surgery. Anesth Analg 122(2): 425-9, Feb 2016.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Rehman MA: Big Data and visual analytics in anaesthesia and health care. Br J Anaesth 115(3): 350-6, Sep 2015.

Simpao AF, Lingappan AM, Ahumada LM, Rehman MA, Galvez JA: Perioperative smartphone apps and devices for patient-centered care. J Med Syst 39(9), Sep 2015.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Desai BR, Bonafide CP, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Jawad AF, Palma KL, Shelov ED: Optimization of drug-drug interaction alert rules in a pediatric hospital’s electronic health record system using a visual analytics dashboard. J Am Med Inform Assoc 22(2): 361-9, Mar 2015.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Schwartz AJ, Rehman MA: Inversion of the right hemidiaphragm due to massive hemothorax after central line placement. Anesthesiology 122(1): 190, Jan 2015.

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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