Faculty & Staff

Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Staff Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Staff Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Vice Chair for Informatics, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for Medical Imaging, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Associate Director, Institute for Biomedical Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Radiology Administration, Penn Tower Lobby Level
399 South 34th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2836
Fax: 215-349-5925
Graduate Group Affiliations
A.B. (Human Biology-With Distinction)
Stanford University, 1981.
M.S. (Computer Science)
Stanford University, 1983.
Ph.D. (Medical Information Science)
Stanford University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
Stanford University, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Medicine Intern, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1990.
Radiology Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1990-1994.
American Board of Radiology, 1994.
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Selected Publications

Paulett, J. M. and Langlotz, C. P.: Improving language models for radiology speech recognition. J Biomed Informatics 42(1): 52-58, Feb 2009.

Boonn, W., Nagy, P., Langlotz C. P.: Radiologist use of and perceived need for patient data access. J Digit Imaging 22(4): 357-62, Aug 2009.

Langlotz, C. P.: Structured radiology reporting: Are we there yet? Radiology 253(1): 23-5, Oct 2009.

Dunnick, N. R., Langlotz, C. P.: The radiology report of the future: A summary of the 2007 Intersociety Conference. J Am Coll Radiology 5(5): 626-9, May 2008.

Weiss, D. L. and Langlotz, C. P.: Structured reporting: Patient care enhancement or productivity nightmare? Radiology 249: 739-47, Dec 2008.

Sistrom, C. L., Langlotz, C. P.: A framework for improving radiology reporting. J Am Coll Radiology 2(2): 159-67, Feb 2005.

Langlotz, C. P.: Fundamental measures of diagnostic examination performance: Usefulness for clinical decision making and research. Radiology 228(1): 3-9, Jul 2003.

Langlotz, C. P., Caldwell, S. A.: The completeness of existing lexicons for representing radiology report information. J Digit Imaging 15(Suppl 1): 201-5, 2002.

Langlotz, C. P., Meininger, L.: Enhancing the expressiveness and usability of structured image reporting systems. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association Page: 467-71, 2000.

Redfern, R. O., Kundel, H. L., Polansky, M., Langlotz, C. P. Horii, S. C. Lanken, P. N.: A picture archival and communication system shortens delays in obtaining radiographic information in a medical intensive care unit. Critical Care Medicine 28(4): 1006-13, Apr 2000.

The Evidence-Based Radiology Working Group: Evidence-based radiology: A new approach to teaching the practice of radiology. Radiology 220: 566-575, 2001.

Cancer Informatics: Creating a Knowledge Management Infrastructure for Cancer. Silva, J. S., Ball, M. J., Scherlis, W., Langlotz, C. P., Chute, C. G., Douglas, J. V. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001.

Langlotz, C. P.: Overcoming barriers to outcomes research on imaging: lessons from an abstract decision model. Academic Radiology 6(Suppl 1): S29-34, Jan 1999.

Blackmore, C. C., Black, W. C., Jarvik, J. G., Langlotz, C. P.: A critical synopsis of the diagnostic and screening radiology outcomes literature. Academic Radiology 6(Suppl 1): S8-18, Jan 1999.

Langlotz, C. P., Pratt, H. M., Kundel, H. L.: Cost of PACS and computed radiography in the United States. Radiology Page: 554-6, 1998.

Yin, D., Forman, H. P., Langlotz, C. P.: Evaluating health services: The importance of patients' preferences and quality of life. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 165(6): 1323-8, Dec 1995.

Langlotz, C. P., Shortliffe, E. H., Fagan, L. M.: A methodology for generating computer-based explanations of decision-theoretic advice. Medical Decision Making 8(4): 290-303, Oct-Dec 1988.

Langlotz, C.P., Shortliffe, E.H.: Adapting a consultation system to critique user plans. International Journal Of Man-machine Studies 19(5): 479-496, 1983 Notes: Also appears as Chapter 5 in Developments in Expert Systems, Coombs, M. (ed), Academic Press, London.

Langlotz, C. P., Shortliffe, E. H., Fagan, L. M.: Using decision theory to justify heuristics. In Proceedings of the Sixth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence Page: 215-219, 1986.

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