Dr. Dexheimer has a background in developing, implementing and evaluating clinical information systems including clinical decision systems, organizational and workflow aspects of informatics applications, computerized applications for emergency medicine and implementation of artificial intelligence techniques, computerized guideline applications and evidence-based medicine, public health informatics, and preventive care measures. Her research focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of clinical decision support systems in pediatric emergency medicine to improve clinical care.
Dr. Dexheimer co-leads the Decision Support Analytics Workgroup (DSAW), which investigates the links between the effectiveness of clinical decision support (CDS), patient safety, and user efficiency. This research has demonstrated ties between decreasing alert burden on clinicians, increasing CDS alert salience, and improving patient outcomes.
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Biomedical Informatics, Emergency Medicine