Patricia Flatley Brennan

Moehlman Bascom Professor

3021 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-1315
Fax: (608) 262-8454
pbrennan@engr.wisc.edu


Education

  • BSN (Nursing) University of Delaware, 1975
  • MSN (Nursing) University of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • PhD (Industrial Engineering) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986

Education

  • BSN (Nursing) University of Delaware, 1975
  • MSN (Nursing) University of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • PhD (Industrial Engineering) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986

Research Interests

  • health informatics
  • community health
  • information systems
  • computer-mediated clinical practice
  • health services research

Publications

  1. Nahm ES, Resnick B, Orwig D, Magaziner J, Bellantoni M, Sterling R, Brennan PF. A Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers: Effects on Dyads. Nurs Res. 2012 Nov;61(6):413-422. PMID: 23052420 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  2. Sridhar S, Brennan PF, Wright SJ, Robinson SM. Optimizing financial effects of HIE: a multi-party linear programming approach. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Nov 1;19(6):1082-8. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000606. Epub 2012 Jun 25. PMID: 22733978 [PubMed - in process]
  3. Ozkaynak M, Brennan PF. Revisiting sociotechnical systems in a case of unreported use of health information exchange system in three hospital emergency departments. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012 Mar 15. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2012.01837.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22420774 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  4. Karsh BT, Carayon P, Smith M, Skibinski K, Thomadsen B, Brennan PF, Murray ME. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Multidisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Marks ES, Lewin DI, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation (Volume 4: Programs, Tools, and Products). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2005 Feb. PMID: 21250035 [PubMed] Books & Documents
  5. Or CK, Karsh BT, Severtson DJ, Burke LJ, Brown RL, Brennan PF. Factors affecting home care patients\' acceptance of a web-based interactive self-management technology. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Jan-Feb;18(1):51-9. Epub 2010 Dec 3. PMID: 21131605 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  6. Brennan PF, Casper GR, Burke LJ, Johnson KA, Brown R, Valdez RS, Sebern M, Perez OA, Sturgeon B. Technology-enhanced practice for patients with chronic cardiac disease: home implementation and evaluation. Heart Lung. 2010 Nov-Dec;39(6 Suppl):S34-46. PMID: 21092830 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  7. Kossman S, Hsieh Y, Peace J, Valdez R, Severtson L, Burke L, Brennan PF. A theory-based problem-solving approach to recruitment challenges in a large randomized field trial. Appl Nurs Res. 2011 Aug;24(3):179-87. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2009.06.006. Epub 2009 Sep 18. PMID: 20974068 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  8. Wen KY, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Brennan PF, Dinauer S, Johnson PR, Siegler T. Developing and validating a model to predict the success of an IHCS implementation: the Readiness for Implementation Model. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Nov-Dec;17(6):707-13. PMID: 20962135 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  9. Brennan PF, Downs S, Casper G. Project HealthDesign: rethinking the power and potential of personal health records. J Biomed Inform. 2010 Oct;43(5 Suppl):S3-5. PMID: 20937482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  10. Sujansky WV, Faus SA, Stone E, Brennan PF. A method to implement fine-grained access control for personal health records through standard relational database queries. J Biomed Inform. 2010 Oct;43(5 Suppl):S46-50. Epub 2010 Aug 7. PMID: 20696276 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  11. Or CK, Valdez RS, Casper GR, Carayon P, Burke LJ, Brennan PF, Karsh BT. Human factors and ergonomics in home care: Current concerns and future considerations for health information technology. Work. 2009;33(2):201-9. Review. PMID: 19713630 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  12. Marquard JL, Brennan PF. Crying wolf: Consumers may be more willing to share medication information than policymakers think. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2009 Spring;23(2):26-32. PMID: 19382737 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  13. Johnson KA, Valdez RS, Casper GR, Kossman SP, Carayon P, Or CK, Burke LJ, Brennan PF. Experiences of technology integration in home care nursing. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:389-93. PMID: 18999245 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  14. Sujansky WV, Faus SA, Stone E, Brennan PF. A method to implement fine-grained access control for personal health records through standard relational database queries. J Biomed Inform. 2010 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20696276.
  15. Or CK, Valdez RS, Casper GR, Carayon P, Burke LJ, Brennan PF, Karsh BT. Human factors and ergonomics in home care: Current concerns and future considerations for health information technology. Work. 2009;33(2):201-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 19713630; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2819983.
  16. Peace J, Brennan PF. Formalizing nursing knowledge: from theories and models to ontologies. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:347-51. PubMed PMID: 19592863.
  17. Brennan PF, Casper G, Downs S, Aulahk V. Project HealthDesign: enhancing action through information. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:214-8. PubMed PMID: 19592837.
  18. Marquard JL, Brennan PF. Crying wolf: Consumers may be more willing to share medication information than policymakers think. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2009 Spring;23(2):26-32. PubMed PMID: 19382737.
  19. Johnson KA, Valdez RS, Casper GR, Kossman SP, Carayon P, Or CK, Burke LJ, Brennan PF. Experiences of technology integration in home care nursing. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:389-93. PubMed PMID: 18999245; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2656057.
  20. Ozkaynak M, Marquard J, Hsieh Y, Brennan PF, Zayas-Caban T. Are lay people ready for health information exchange? AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:1065. PubMed PMID: 18694163.
  21. Kossman S, Jones J, Brennan PF. Tailoring online information retrieval to user\'s needs based on a logical semantic approach to natural language processing and UMLS mapping. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:1015. PubMed PMID: 18694113.
  22. Hsieh Y, Brennan PF. Development and evaluation of a dynamic web-based application. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:981. PubMed PMID: 18694081.
  23. Ferris M, Brennan PF, Tang L, Marquard J, Robinson S, Wright S. Creating operations research models to guide RHIO decision making. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:240-4. PubMed PMID: 18693834; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2655850.
  24. Brennan PF, Downs S, Casper G, Kenron D. Project HealthDesign: stimulating the next generation of personal health records. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:70-4. PubMed PMID: 18693800; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2655909.
  25. Brennan PF. Standing in the shadows of theory. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2008 Mar-Apr;15(2):263-4. PubMed PMID: 18396512; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2274792.
  26. Brennan PF, Casper G, Kossman S, Burke L. HeartCareII: home care support for patients with chronic cardiac disease. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007;129(Pt 2):988-92. PubMed PMID: 17911863.
  27. Morales Rodriguez M, Casper G, Brennan PF. Patient-centered design. The potential of user-centered design in personal health records. J AHIMA. 2007 Apr;78(4):44-6; quiz 49-50. PubMed PMID: 17455846.
  28. Brennan PF. CPOE: sufficient, but not perfect, evidence for taking action. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007 Jan-Feb;14(1):130-1. PubMed PMID: 17357227; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2215073.
  29. Calvin KL, Severtson DJ, Karsh BT, Brennan PF, Casper GR, Sebern M, Burke LJ. Development of an instrument to measure technology acceptance among homecare patients with heart disease. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006:1053. PubMed PMID: 17238672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1839722.
  30. McCormick KA, Delaney CJ, Brennan PF, Effken JA, Kendrick K, Murphy J, Skiba DJ, Warren JJ, Weaver CA, Weiner B, Westra BL. Guideposts to the future--an agenda for nursing informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007 Jan-Feb;14(1):19-24. Epub 2006 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 17068358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2215078.
  31. Moen A, Gregory J, Brennan PF. Cross-cultural factors necessary to enable design of flexible consumer health informatics systems (CHIS). Int J Med Inform. 2007 Jun;76 Suppl 1:S168-73. Epub 2006 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 16781188.
  32. Brennan PF, Ferris M, Robinson S, Wright S, Marquard J. Modeling participation in the NHII: operations research approach. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:76-80. PubMed PMID: 16779005; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1560435.
  33. Moen A, Brennan PF. Health@Home: the work of health information management in the household (HIMH): implications for consumer health informatics (CHI) innovations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2005 Nov-Dec;12(6):648-56. Epub 2005 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 16049230; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1294036.
  34. Anthony, M.K., Brennan, P.F., O\'Brien, R. & Suwannaroop, N. (2004), \"Measurement of Nursing Practice Models Using Multi-Attribute Utility Theory: Relationship to Patient and Organizational Outcomes,\" Quality Management in Health Care, 13(1):4052.
  35. Yasnoff, W.A., Humphreys, B.L., Overhage, J.M., Detmer, D.E., Brennan, P.F., et al. (2004), \"A Consensus Action agenda for Achieving the National Health Information Infrastructure,\" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 11(4):332-3328, Epub 2004 Jun 07.
  36. Newbold, S.K., Kuperman, G.J., Bakken, S., Brennan, P.F., Mendonca, E.A., et al. (2004), \"Information Technology as an Infrastructure for Patient Safety: Nursing Research Needs,\" International Journal of Medical Informatics, 73(78):657-662.
  37. Brennan, P.F. & Safran, C. (2004), \"Patient Safety: Remember Who It\'s Really For!\" International Journal of Medical Informatics, 73(7-8):547-550.
  38. Hsieh, Y., Hardardottir, G.A. & Brennan, P.F. (2004), \"Linguistic analysis: Terms and Phrases Used by Patients in E-mail Messages to Nurses,\" , 11(Pt. 1):5115.
  39. Brennan, P.F., Norcross, N., Grindrod, D. & Sopher, M. (2004), \"Community-wide Information Systems Design: Concepts and an Illustration,\" Medinfo 2004, 11(Pt. 1):192-196.
  40. Middleton, B., Thomas, H.L., Madsen, E., Cooper, G., Brennan, P.F. & Hammond, E. (2005), \"Accelerating U.S. EHR Adoption: How to get There from Here - Recommendations Based on the 2004 ACMI Retreat,\" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 12(1):13-19, Epub 2004 Oct 18.
  41. Zayas-Caban, T., Marquard, J. & Brennan, P.F. (2005), \"How Does Local Optimization affect Other Organizations Within the Health Care System? Organizational Design and Management,\" ODAM, Hawaii, June 21-25, 2005.
  42. Moen, A. & Brennan, P.F. (2005), \"Health@Home: The Work of Health Information Management in the Household (HIMH) - Implications for Consumer Health Informatics (CHI),\" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 12(6):648-656, Epub 2005 Jul 27.
  43. Or, K.L., Casper, G.R., Karsh, B.-T., Brennan, P.B., Burke, L.J., Carayon, P., et al. (2005), \"Work System Analysis of Home Nursing Care and Implications for Medication Errors,\" Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
  44. Volrathongchia, K., Brennan, P.F. & Ferris, M.C. (2005), \"Predicting the Likelihood of Falls Among the Elderly Using Likelihood Basis Pursuit Technique,\" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
  45. Brennan, P.F., Ferris, M.C., Robinson, S., Wright, S. & Marquardt, J. (2005), \"Modeling Participation in the NHII: Operations Research Approaches,\" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association/American Medical Informatics Association Annual Fall Meeting Supplement.
  46. McDonald, P.E., Brennan, P.F. & Wykle, M.L. (2005), \"Perceived Health Status and Health-Promoting Behaviors of African-American and White Informal Caregivers of Impaired Elders,\" Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 16(1):8-17.
  47. Brennan, P.F., Burke, L., Sebern, M., Casper, G. & Murphy, J. (2005), \"Wait, Wait - You Can\'t Do That!\" Reflections on a Nursing Informatics Partnership, H. Park (Ed.), Proceedings, NI2006.
  48. Sheridan, J., Brennan, P.F., Carnes, M., Durand, B. & Handelsman, J. (2006), \"Discovering Directions for Change in Higher Education Through the Experiences of Senior Women Faculty,\" Journal of Technology Transfer.
  49. Carayon, P., Hundt, A.S., Karsh, B., Gurses, A., Alvarado, C., Smith, M. & Brennan, P.F. (2006), \"Work System and Patient Safety: The SEIPS Model and Design Approach,\" British Medical Journal.

Links

  • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery: Follow the work of Brennan\'s group, the Living Environments Laboratory at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery  http://www.discovery.wisc.edu

Current Projects

Courses

Summer 2014

  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ISYE 417 - Health Systems Engineering
  • ISYE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ISYE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
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