Hanna M Zafar

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Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-director, Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital
Department: Radiology

Contact information
One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 615 0422
Fax: 215 746 3890
Education:
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania , 1995.
MHS (Health Policy)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, 1998.
MD
Jefferson Medical College, 2002.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Optimizing reporting and management of patients with non-emergent actionable findings (e.g. incidentallyon imaging.

Selected Publications

Kadom N, Zafar HM, Cook TS, Greene A, Durand DJ: Engaging Patients: Models for Patient and Family Centered Care in Radiology. Radiographics October 2018 Notes: Accepted.

Shin BJ, Habibollahi P, Zafar HM, Hilton S, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO.: Reporting of Inferior Vena Cava Filter Complications on CT: Impact of Standardized Macros. AJR June 2018.

Zafar HM, Ip IK, Mills AM, Raja AS, Langlotz CP, Khorasani R.: Impact of clinical decision support generated reports cards versus real-time alerts on primary care provider guideline adherence for low back pain outpatient lumbar spine MRI orders. AJR 2018 Notes: In press.

Liao GJ, Liao JM, Lalevic D, Cook TS, Zafar HM : Time to Talk: Can Radiologists Improve Follow Up of Abdominal Imaging Findings Indeterminate for Malignancy by Initiating Verbal Communication? Journal of the American College of Radiology 2018 Notes: Accepted.

Wnorowski AM, Cook TS, Lalevic D, Langer JE, Zafar HM: Outcome of liver lesions indeterminate for malignancy on ultrasound: the role of patient age, risk status and lesion echogenicity. Abdominal Radiology 2018 Notes: accepted.

Cook TS, Zafar HM : Crossing the Streams: Using Informatics to Catalyze Health Services Research in Medical Imaging. RSNA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois November 2017 Notes: Educational Exhibit.

Chen PH, Zafar HM, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Cook TS: Integrating natural language processing and machine learning algorithms to categorize oncologic response in radiology reports. Journal of Digital Imaging October 2017 Notes: E-publication ahead of print.

Mills AM, Ip, IK, Langlotz CP, Raja AS, Zafar HM, Khorasani R: Clinical decision support increases diagnostic yield of computed tomography for suspected pulmonary embolism. American Journal of Emergency Medicine Page: S0735-6757, September 2017 Notes: E-publication ahead of print.

Weber CN, Poff JA, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM: Differences between genders in colorectal morphology on CT colonography using a quantitative approach: a pilot study. Clinical Imaging 15: 46:65-70, July 2017.

Chen P, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Integrating Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Algorithms to Categorize Oncologic Response in Radiology Reports. Society for Imaging in Informatics Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

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Last updated: 07/12/2018
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