Brian Dixon

Brian Dixon

Dr. Brian Dixon is both a professor and researcher in the area of health information exchange (HIE). Since 2012, Dr. Dixon has taught a Health Information Exchange course at Indiana University in addition to other informatics-related courses. Dr. Dixon’s research focuses on improving clinical and public health decision-making through innovative processes and technologies that provide comprehensive information on patient and population health. Recent and ongoing work includes leveraging clinical and administrative data in electronic health records from an HIE to improve public health reporting processes, disability determination, surveillance activities, continuity of care for Veterans, and community health assessment activities. Before joining the faculty at Indiana University, Dr. Dixon managed research and development projects for the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana Health Information Exchange. He also developed health information applications and systems, including tools supporting the standard clinical vocabulary LOINC®, technology supporting the automated reporting of notifiable conditions to public health agencies, and tools for querying large clinical data repositories. The editor has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, several chapters in informatics-related books and co-edited a book on the medical subspecialty of Clinical Informatics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University. Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute