After writing news and editing books, I studied primary care interventions at an academic health center. Now I develop analytics.

 
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Analytics manager

  • Use a Delphi-based facilitation approach with company and customer stakeholders to drive continuous git-based deployment of prioritized analytic features while developing benchmarks and refining metrics

  • Developed SQL-based performance monitoring dashboards and the supporting infrastructure (cloud-based multidimensional data warehouse based on electronic health record systems alongside operational, financial, and other metadata)


Mixed methods researcher

  • Curriculum Vitae 📁

  • Published on how clinic design impacts primary care team efficiency, how different organizational factors drive accountable care costs and savings, and a planning model to guide electronic health record optimization

  • Presented at state and national conferences on community-engaged research on mental health care, planning safety/quality improvement publications, and the perceptions of patients and health care workers


Writer & editor

  • News writer syndicated across 100+ wires and sites, including Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis, and The New York Times

  • Wrote and edited for business magazines and environmental non-profits


Publications

  1. Karp Z, Kamnetz S, Wietfeldt N, Sinsky C, Molfenter T, Pandhi N. “Influence of environmental design on team interactions across 3 family medicine clinics: perceptions of communication, efficiency, and privacy.” (Health Environments Research & Design Journal)

  2. Berkson S, Davis S, Karp Z, Jaffery J, Flood G, Pandhi N. "Medicare Shared Savings Programs: Higher cost Accountable Care Organizations are more likely to achieve savings." (International Journal of Healthcare Management)

  3. Pandhi N, Jacobson N, Serrano N, Hernandez A, Zeidler-Schreiter E, Wietfeldt N, Karp Z. "An efficient process of gathering diverse community opinions to inform an intervention." (Implementation Science, Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration)

  4. Pandhi N, Yang WL, Karp Z, Young A, Beasley JW, Kraft S, Carayon P. “Approaches and challenges to optimizing primary care teams' electronic health record usage.” (Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics)

  5. Yang W, Pandhi N, Karp Z, Young A, Beasley J, Kraft S, Carayon P. "Approaches and challenges to optimizing the use of electronic health record in primary care: preliminary findings." (Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education)


Selected Talks

  1. Karp Z, Kamnetz S, Wietfeldt N, Pandhi N. Primary care patient perceptions of clinic design across three practices. Podium presentation at the 2017 National Collaborative for Improving PrimAry Care Through Industrial and Systems Engineering, Madison, Wisconsin.

  2. Pandhi N, Karp Z, Kamnetz S, Trowbridge E. Developing an effective writing collaborative to rapidly disseminate lessons from system redesign. Workshop at the 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges’ Integrating Quality Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

  3. Karp Z, Kamnetz S, Pandhi N. Primary care team perceptions of team-based care and clinic design types across three practices. Podium presentation at the 2016 National Collaborative for Improving PrimAry Care Through Industrial and Systems Engineering, Madison, Wisconsin. 

  4. Karp Z. Participatory research and community engagement. Presentation at the Field Innovation Team’s 2015 Bootcamp, Provo, Utah.

  5. Karp Z, Wietfeldt N, Pandhi N. Approaches to involving diverse community partners and patients in integrated mental health research. Seminar presentation at the 2015 Access, Quality, and Outcomes Research Network, Appleton, Wisconsin. 

  6. Karp Z. Influences of the primary care clinic environment on patients and staff: preliminary findings. Podium presentation at the 2015 National Collaborative for Improving PrimAry Care Through Industrial and Systems Engineering, Madison, Wisconsin.


Edited publications

Testimonials

... meticulous and reliable in all respects. I would eagerly work with him again at any time. He is a skilled editor who delivers as promised.
— Publisher
... a highly-skilled writer and editor who has provided stellar services in redesigning content. He excels in developing criteria for research and making recommendations to improve the final product. I would definitely recommend him for your next project.
— Director of Client Services
... easy to work with, amenable to feedback and has a natural thirst for new knowledge. You can rely on him.
— Digital Marketing Manager
... a pleasure to work alongside; intelligent, intuitive with an editor’s eye for detail. His extensive experience provided Apex CoVantage with an excellent resource, not only in project management and editorial roles, but also interviewing candidates.
— Project Manager

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