Christopher A. Longhurst

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Systems Medicine Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics Clinical Associate Professor (By courtesy), Medicine - Biomedical Informatics Research

Professional Education

Board Certification: Clinical Informatics, American Board of Preventive Medicine (2014)

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2004)

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2004) CA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2002) CA

Medical Education: UC Davis School of Medicine (2001) CA

M.S., UC Davis, Medical Informatics (2000)

B.S., UC San Diego, Molecular Biology (1996)

Honors & Awards

Letter of Teaching Distinction, Stanford University School of Medicine, Office of the Dean (2011, 2012, 2013)

Top 25 Clinical Informaticist, Modern Healthcare (2010, 2011, 2012)

Faculty Fellows Leadership Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010)

Administrative Appointments

Fellowship Director, Clinical Informatics, Stanford University Medical Center (2014 - Present)

VP of Analytics, Stanford Children's Health (2012 - Present)

Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children's Health (2010 - Present)

Medical Director, Clinical Informatics, Stanford Children's Health (2007 - 2010)

Physician Lead, Clinical Informatics, Stanford Children's Health (2004 - 2007)

A 'green button' for using aggregate patient data at the point of care.
Longhurst, C. A., Harrington, R. A., & Shah, N. H. (2014). A 'green button' for using aggregate patient data at the point of care. Health affairs , 33(7), 1229-1235.

Optimizing Care of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease in a Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU Using Electronic Clinical Decision Support
May, L. J., Longhurst, C. A., Pageler, N. M., Wood, M. S., Sharek, P. J., & Zebrack, C. M. (2014). Optimizing Care of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease in a Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU Using Electronic Clinical Decision Support. PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 15(5), 428-434.

Use of electronic medical record-enhanced checklist and electronic dashboard to decrease CLABSIs.
Pageler, N. M., Longhurst, C. A., Wood, M., Cornfield, D. N., Suermondt, J., & Franzon, D. (2014). Use of electronic medical record-enhanced checklist and electronic dashboard to decrease CLABSIs. Pediatrics, 133(3), e738-46.

Core Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts for Inclusion in Pediatric Electronic Health Records With Computerized Prescriber Order Entry
Harper, M. B., Longhurst, C. A., McGuire, T. L., Tarrago, R., Desai, B. R., & Patterson, A. (2014). Core Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts for Inclusion in Pediatric Electronic Health Records With Computerized Prescriber Order Entry. JOURNAL OF PATIENT SAFETY, 10(1), 59-63.

Refocusing medical education in the EMR era.
Pageler, N. M., Friedman, C. P., & Longhurst, C. A. (2013). Refocusing medical education in the EMR era. JAMA-the journal of the American Medical Association, 310(21), 2249-2250.

Association between Maintenance Fluid Tonicity and Hospital-Acquired Hyponatremia
Carandang, F., Anglemyer, A., Longhurst, C. A., Krishnan, G., Alexander, S. R., & Sutherland, S. M. (2013). Association between Maintenance Fluid Tonicity and Hospital-Acquired Hyponatremia. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 163(6), 1646-1651.

Medical Education in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Era: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Directions
Tierney, M. J., Pageler, N. M., Kahana, M., Pantaleoni, J. L., & Longhurst, C. A. (2013). Medical Education in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Era: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Directions. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 88(6), 753-757.

A Clinical Case of Electronic Health Record Drug Alert Fatigue: Consequences for Patient Outcome
Carspecken, W., Sharek, P. J., Longhurst, C., & Pageler, N. M. (2013). A Clinical Case of Electronic Health Record Drug Alert Fatigue: Consequences for Patient Outcome. PEDIATRICS, 131(6), E1970-E1973.

Embedding Time-Limited Laboratory Orders Within Computerized Provider Order Entry Reduces Laboratory Utilization
Pageler, N. M., Franzon, D., Longhurst, C. A., Wood, M., Shin, A. Y., & Cornfield, D. N. (2013). Embedding Time-Limited Laboratory Orders Within Computerized Provider Order Entry Reduces Laboratory Utilization. PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 14(4), 413-419.

Immunization registries in the EMR Era.
Stevens, L. A., Palma, J. P., Pandher, K. K., & Longhurst, C. A. (2013). Immunization registries in the EMR Era. Online journal of public health informatics, 5(2), 211-?.

Using an Evidence-Based Approach to EMR Implementation to Optimize Outcomes and Avoid Unintended Consequences.
Longhurst, C. A., Palma, J. P., Grisim, L. M., Widen, E., Chan, M., & Sharek, P. J. (2013). Using an Evidence-Based Approach to EMR Implementation to Optimize Outcomes and Avoid Unintended Consequences. Journal of healthcare information management : JHIM, 27(3), 79-83.

Rights and responsibilities of electronic health records (EHR) users caring for children.
Sittig, D. F., Singh, H., & Longhurst, C. A. (2013). Rights and responsibilities of electronic health records (EHR) users caring for children. Archivos argentinos de pediatria, 111(6).

Reducing Mortality Related to Adverse Events in Children
Shin, A. Y., Longhurst, C. A., & Sharek, P. J. (2012). Reducing Mortality Related to Adverse Events in Children. PEDIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 59(6), 1293-?.

Special Requirements for Electronic Medical Records in Adolescent Medicine
Anoshiravani, A., Gaskin, G. L., Groshek, M. R., Kuelbs, C., & Longhurst, C. A. (2012). Special Requirements for Electronic Medical Records in Adolescent Medicine. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 51(5), 409-414.

Internet Access and Attitudes Toward Online Personal Health Information Among Detained Youth
Gaskin, G. L., Longhurst, C. A., & Anoshiravani, A. (2012). Internet Access and Attitudes Toward Online Personal Health Information Among Detained Youth. PEDIATRICS, 130(5), 914-917.

Integrating the home management plan of care for children with asthma into an electronic medical record.
Patel, S. J., Longhurst, C. A., Lin, A., Garrett, L., Gillette-Arroyo, J., & Sharek, P. J. (2012). Integrating the home management plan of care for children with asthma into an electronic medical record. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources, 38(8), 359-365.

Health information technology and patient safety
Longhurst, C. A., & Landa, H. M. (2012). Health information technology and patient safety. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 344.

Neonatal Informatics: Optimizing Clinical Data Entry and Display.
Palma, J. P., Brown, P. J., Lehmann, C. U., & Longhurst, C. A. (2012). Neonatal Informatics: Optimizing Clinical Data Entry and Display. NeoReviews, 13(2), 81-85.

Impact of an EMR-Based Daily Patient Update Letter on Communication and Parent Engagement in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Palma, J. P., Keller, H., Godin, M., Wayman, K., Cohen, R. S., & Longhurst, C. A. (2012). Impact of an EMR-Based Daily Patient Update Letter on Communication and Parent Engagement in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of participatory medicine, 4.

Rapid Implementation of Inpatient Electronic Physician Documentation at an Academic Hospital
Hahn, J. S., Bernstein, J. A., MCKENZIE, R. B., King, B. J., & Longhurst, C. A. (2012). Rapid Implementation of Inpatient Electronic Physician Documentation at an Academic Hospital. APPLIED CLINICAL INFORMATICS, 3(2), 175-185.

Neonatal Informatics: Transforming Neonatal Care Through Translational Bioinformatics.
Palma, J. P., Benitz, W. E., Tarczy-Hornoch, P., Butte, A. J., & Longhurst, C. A. (2012). Neonatal Informatics: Transforming Neonatal Care Through Translational Bioinformatics. NeoReviews, 13(5), e281-e284.

An evidence-based approach to activating your EMR.
Grisim, L. M., & Longhurst, C. A. (2011). An evidence-based approach to activating your EMR. Healthcare informatics : the business magazine for information and communication systems, 28(12), 47-?.

Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era
Frankovich, J., Longhurst, C. A., & Sutherland, S. M. (2011). Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 365(19), 1758-1759.

A 15-Year-Old Girl with Dysphagia, Failure to Thrive
Ryan, C., Khan, M., Delgado, E., Berquist, W., & Longhurst, C. (2011). A 15-Year-Old Girl with Dysphagia, Failure to Thrive. PEDIATRIC ANNALS, 40(8), 397-400.

Impact of electronic medical record integration of a handoff tool on sign-out in a newborn intensive care unit
Palma, J. P., Sharek, P. J., & Longhurst, C. A. (2011). Impact of electronic medical record integration of a handoff tool on sign-out in a newborn intensive care unit. JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 31(5), 311-317.

Computerized Physician Order Entry With Decision Support Decreases Blood Transfusions in Children
Adams, E. S., Longhurst, C. A., Pageler, N., Widen, E., Franzon, D., & Cornfield, D. N. (2011). Computerized Physician Order Entry With Decision Support Decreases Blood Transfusions in Children. PEDIATRICS, 127(5), E1112-E1119.

Sociotechnical Challenges of Developing an Interoperable Personal Health Record Lessons Learned
Gaskin, G. L., Longhurst, C. A., Slayton, R., & Das, A. K. (2011). Sociotechnical Challenges of Developing an Interoperable Personal Health Record Lessons Learned. APPLIED CLINICAL INFORMATICS, 2(4), 406-419.

Neonatal Informatics: Computerized Physician Order Entry.
Palma, J. P., Sharek, P. J., Classen, D. C., & Longhurst, C. A. (2011). Neonatal Informatics: Computerized Physician Order Entry. NeoReviews, 12, 393-396.

Implementing an Interoperable Personal Health Record in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned at an Academic Children's Hospital.
Anoshiravani, A., Gaskin, G., Kopetsky, E., Sandborg, C., & Longhurst, C. A. (2011). Implementing an Interoperable Personal Health Record in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned at an Academic Children's Hospital. Journal of participatory medicine, 3.

Neonatal Informatics: Information Technology to Support Handoffs in Neonatal Care.
Palma, J. P., Van Eaton, E. G., & Longhurst, C. A. (2011). Neonatal Informatics: Information Technology to Support Handoffs in Neonatal Care. NeoReviews, 2011(12).

Vitamin D-Deficient Rickets in a Child With Cow's Milk Allergy
Pearson, D., Barreto-Chang, O., Shepard, W. E., Greene, A., & Longhurst, C. (2010). Vitamin D-Deficient Rickets in a Child With Cow's Milk Allergy. NUTRITION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, 25(4), 394-398.

Decrease in Hospital-wide Mortality Rate After Implementation of a Commercially Sold Computerized Physician Order Entry System
Longhurst, C. A., Parast, L., Sandborg, C. I., Widen, E., Sullivan, J., & Sharek, P. J. (2010). Decrease in Hospital-wide Mortality Rate After Implementation of a Commercially Sold Computerized Physician Order Entry System. PEDIATRICS, 126(1), 14-21.

Improved physician work flow after integrating sign-out notes into the electronic medical record.
Bernstein, J. A., Imler, D. L., Sharek, P., & Longhurst, C. A. (2010). Improved physician work flow after integrating sign-out notes into the electronic medical record. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources, 36(2), 72-78.

Development of a Web-based decision support tool to increase use of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia guidelines.
Longhurst, C., Turner, S., & Burgos, A. E. (2009). Development of a Web-based decision support tool to increase use of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia guidelines. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources, 35(5), 256-262.

Alphanumeric paging in an academic hospital setting
Nguyen, T. C., Battat, A., Longhurst, C., Peng, P. D., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Alphanumeric paging in an academic hospital setting. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 191(4), 561-565.

Perceived increase in mortality after process and policy changes implemented with computerized physician order entry
Longhurst, C., Sharek, P., Hahn, J., Sullivan, J., & Classen, D. (2006). Perceived increase in mortality after process and policy changes implemented with computerized physician order entry. PEDIATRICS, 117(4), 1450-1451.

Index of suspicion
Agarwal, S., Trucco, S., Longhurst, C., Sectish, T. C., Karadsheh, M., & Karadsheh, M. (2004). Index of suspicion. PEDIATRICS IN REVIEW, 25(10), 364-369.

A practical guideline for calculating parenteral nutrition cycles.
Longhurst, C., Naumovski, L., Garcia-Careaga, M., & Kerner, J. (2003). A practical guideline for calculating parenteral nutrition cycles. Nutrition in clinical practice , 18(6), 517-520.

Isolation of Leclercia adecarboxylata from an infant with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Longhurst, C. A., & West, D. C. (2001). Isolation of Leclercia adecarboxylata from an infant with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 32(11), 1659-1659.