Joe Vasey, PhD

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Joe Vasey, PhD

Dr. Vasey is a senior clinical consultant at Veradigm Health with over 25 years of experience in health outcomes and healthcare quality research.


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Dr. Vasey is a senior clinical consultant at Veradigm Health with over 25 years of experience in health outcomes and healthcare quality research. He is responsible for the design, analysis, and interpretation of studies related to quality of care and outcomes of care based on data collected through the Allscripts and Practice Fusion platforms.

Joe came to Veradigm / Practice Fusion from Quintiles and General Electric Healthcare, where he served as science lead and director of RWD Outcomes Research. He held responsibility for the development, planning, scientific oversight and execution of programs and studies in clinical data services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry.

Joe has expertise with many forms of real world healthcare data including electronic health records, health care claims, registries, and surveys. He has presented at scientific meetings, published journal articles, reviewed manuscripts, served on grant review study committees, and taught graduate level courses. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.

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Real-World Study Uncovers Delays in Diagnosis and Therapy Initiation for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease


Qualitative Analysis of Provider Notes on Atopic Dermatitis-Related Visits Using NLP: A Real-World Study from Eli Lilly and Veradigm®


Preventing Influenza-Related Medical Encounters (US 2018-2019 Season): A Real-World Study from Seqirus™ and Veradigm®


Links to authored articles by this expert

  • Pierce EJ, Boytsov NN, Vasey JJ, et al. A Qualitative Analysis of Provider Notes of Atopic Dermatitis-Related Visits Using Natural Language Processing Methods. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2021;11(4):1305-1318. doi:10.1007/s13555-021-00553-5
  • Rodriguez F, Lee DJ, Gad SS, Santos MP, Beetel RJ, Vasey J, Bailey RA, Patel A, Blais J, Weir MR, Dash R. Real-World Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease. Adv Ther. 2021 Aug;38(8):4425-4441. doi: 10.1007/s12325-021-01777-9. Epub 2021 Jul 13. PMID: 34254257.
  • Boikos C, Fischer L, O'Brien D, Vasey J, Sylvester GC, Mansi JA (2021). Relative Effectiveness of the Cell-Derived Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Versus Egg-Derived Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccines in Preventing Influenza-Related Medical Encounters During the 2018-2019 Influenza Season in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5:ciaa1944. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1944.
  • Blonde L, Wilk A, Bogdanov A, Vasey J, Kallenbach L, Durkin M. Characteristics and burden of Macro, Micro, and Normoalbuminuria in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). Diabetes Jun 2020, 69 (Supplement 1) 1517-P; doi: 10.2337/db20-1517-P
  • Trudo F, Kallenbach L, Vasey J, Chung Y, Wilk A, Slipski L, O'Brien D, Strange C. Clinical And Economic Burden Of Eosinophilic COPD In A Large Retrospective US Cohort. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2019 Nov 26;14:2625-2637. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S220009. PMID: 32063703;
  • Mocarski M, Fernandes J, Kallenbach L, Vasey J, Ken J, Bogdanov A, Radin M, Egede L. Characteristics of Patients Newly Prescribed IDegLira in U.S. Real-World Practice. Diabetes Jul 2018, 67 (Supplement 1) 2285-PUB; DOI: 10.2337/db18-2285-PUB
  • Gangadhar S, Nguyen N, Pesuit JW, Bogdanov AN, Kallenbach L, Ken J, Vasey J, Loomis RM. Effectiveness of a Cloud-Based EHR Clinical Decision Support Program for Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-up. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018 Apr 16;2017:742-749. PMID: 29854140; PMCID: PMC5977575.

References to published articles by this expert

  • Beauvais, B., Wells, R., Vasey, J., and DelliFraine, J. (2007). Finance at the front line: The effects of financial slack on community health center clinical process quality. Journal of Health Care Finance, 34(1), 44-57.
  • Beauvais, B., Wells, R., Vasey, J., and DelliFraine, J. (2006). Does money really matter? The effects of fiscal margin on quality of care in military treatment facilities. Hospital Topics.
  • Brannon, D., Barry, T., Kemper, P., Schreiner, A., and Vasey, J. (2007). Job perceptions and intent to leave among direct care workers: Evidence from the Better Jobs Better Care demonstrations. The Gerontologist, 47, 820-829.
  • Dansky, K., Brannon, D., Shea, D., Vasey, J., and Dirani, R. (1998). Profiles of Hospital, Physician, and Home Health Service Use by Older Persons in Rural Areas. The Gerontologist, 38(3), 320-330.
  • Dansky, K., Gamm, L., Vasey, J., and Barsukiewicz, C. (1999). Electronic medical records: Are physicians ready? Journal of Healthcare Management, 44(6), 440-455
  • Dansky, K. and Vasey, J. (2009). Managing heart failure patients after formal homecare. Telemedicine and e-Health. 15(10), 983-991.
  • Dansky, K., Vasey, J., and Bowles, K. (2008). Use of telehealth by older persons to manage heart failure. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 1(1).
  • Dansky, K., Bowles, K. and Vasey, J. (2006). The impact of telehealth on heart failure outcomes. Circulation, 113(21), 794.
  • Dansky, K., Vasey, J., and Bowles, K. (2008). Impact of telehealth on clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure. Clinical Nursing Research, 17(3), 182-199.
  • Foley, KA, Vasey, J, Alexander, CM, and Markson, LE (2003). Development and validation of the Hyperlipidemia Attitudes and Beliefs in Treatment (HABIT) survey for physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 18(12):984-90.
  • Foley KA, Vasey J, Berra K, Alexander CM, and Markson LE (2005). The Hyperlipidemia Attitudes and Beliefs in Treatment (HABIT) Survey for Patients: Results of a Validation Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(1): 35-42.
  • Gamm, L., Barsukiewicz, C., Dansky, K.., and Vasey, J. (1999). Investigating changes in end-user satisfaction with installation of an electronic medical record in ambulatory care settings. Healthcare Information Management.
  • Gamm, L., Barsukiewicz, C., Dansky, K., Vasey, J., Bisordi, J., and Thompson P. (1999). Pre and postcontrol model research on endusers' satisfaction with an electronic medical record: preliminary results. Proceedings / AMIA Annual Symposium. :225229.
  • Havens, D.S., Gittell, J.H., and Vasey, J. (2018) Impact of relational coordination on nurse outcomes: Achieving the quadruple Aim. Journal of Nursing Administration, 48(3),April 2018.
  • Havens, D.S. and Vasey, J (2012). The nursing practice environment in rural hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(11), 519-525.
  • Havens, D.S. & Vasey, J. (2005). The staff nurse decisional involvement scale: Report of psychometric assessments. Nursing Research, 54(6), 376-383.
  • Havens, D.S., & Vasey, J. (June, 2003). Validation of a measure of staff nurse decisional involvement: The Decisional Involvement Scale (DIS). The Journal of Nursing Administration.
  • Havens, D.S., Vasey, J., Gittel, J., and Lin, W. (2010). Relational coordination among nurses and other providers: Impact on quality of patient care. Journal of Nursing Management (International). 18(8), 926-937.
  • Havens, D., Warshawsky, N. E., and Vasey, J. (2013). RN work engagement in generational cohorts: The view from rural US hospitals. Journal of Nursing Management, 21 (7), 927-940.
  • Kemper, P., Heier, B., Barry, T., Brannon, D., Angelelli, J., Vasey, J., and Anderson-Knott, M. (2008). What do direct care workers say would improve their jobs? Differences across settings. The Gerontologist. 48, 17-25.
  • Keifer, K.M., Harris-Kojetin, L., Brannon, D., Barry, T., Vasey, J., and Lepore, M. (2005). Measuring Long-Term Care Work: A Guide to Selected Instruments to Examine Direct Care Worker Experiences and Outcomes. Washington DC: Institute for the Future of Aging Services.
  • Largent, J., Vasey, J., Bessonova, L., Okerson, T., and Wong, N. (2013). Reduction in Framingham risk of cardiovascular disease in obese patients undergoing laproscopic adjustable gastric banding. Advances in Therapy. 30(7), 684-696.
  • Miller, P., Vasey, J., Short, P., and Hartman, T. (2009). Dietary supplement use in adult cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(1), 61-68.
  • Mark, T., Palmer, L., Russo, P, and Vasey, J. (2003). Examination of treatment pattern differences by race. Mental Health Services Research, 5(4), 241-250.
  • Ram, V., Vasey, J., Panjabi, S., Qian, C., and Quah, R. (2012). Comparative effectiveness analysis of Amlodipine / Renin Angiotensin System Blocker Combinations. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2012 Sep;14(9):601-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2012.00695.x. Epub 2012 Aug 13.
  • Shea, D., Stuart, B., Vasey, J., and Nag, S. (1999). Medicare physician referral patterns. Health Services Research, 34(1), Part II, 331-348.
  • Short, P.F., Vasey, J., and BeLue, R. (2008). Work disability associated with cancer survivorship and other chronic conditions. Psycho-Oncology, 17(1), 91-97.
  • Short, P.F., Vasey, J., and Moran, J. (2007). Long term effects of cancer survivorship on the employment of older workers. Health Services Research, 43(1), 193-210.
  • Short, P. F., Vasey, J.J., and Tunceli, K. (2005). Employment pathways in a large cohort of adult cancer survivors. Cancer, 103(6), 1292-1301.
  • Vasey J. (2017). Improving Adult Vaccination Rates Through EHR Workflow Messaging: A White Paper. Practice Fusion: San Francisco CA.
  • Vasey, J., Bagga, S., Huang, H., Wang, T. and Thompson, D. (2015). Montelukast use and patterns of ambulatory care among Asian versus non-Asian adult patients with asthma and/or allergic rhinitis in the United States. Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research, 3(2), 194-213.
  • Vasey J. and Russo, P. (1999) Medication prescribing patterns in schizophrenia: a taxonomic approach to the analysis of medication utilization in the schizophrenia care and assessment program. Assoc Health Serv Res. 16:383384.
  • Venkata, S., Ram, M., Vasey, J., Panjabi, S., Qian, C., and Quah, R. (2012). Comparative effectiveness analysis of amlodipine/renin-angiotensis system blocker combinations. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 14(9), 601-610.
  • Wells, R., Punekar, R., and Vasey, J. (2009). Why do some health centers provide more enabling services than others? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 20(2), 507-523.