Lyman, Jason A., M.D., M.S., FAMIA

Jason Lyman.JPGJason Lyman, MD, MS is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and currently serves as Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for Informatics for UVA Health, as well as Director of the Division of Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Dr. Lyman completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Vermont, followed by an internship in Pediatrics at UC-San Francisco with a subsequent NLM-funded fellowship and master’s degree in Medical Informatics at Oregon Health and Science University.  In his current capacity, he provides medical informatics leadership and support for the Medical Center and the School of Medicine, working to develop and implement strategies to optimize the EHR for safe, high quality patient care, while providing physician leadership in data and documentation standardization initiatives to enable re-use of data for quality assessment, research, and education.

Associate Professor
Biomedical Informatics
M.D., 1997, University of Vermont

P.O. Box 800717
Tel: 1-434-924-8240
Fax: 1-434-924-8437
Health System West Complex, Room 3181


Clinical informatics; Clinical Decision Support; Healthcare Quality and Safety; Population Health; Electronic Health Records

Research Interests:

My research focuses on the evaluation of clinical informatics interventions targeting quality and safety across a variety of settings, from acutely ill hospitalized patients, to improving population health by facilitating primary and secondary disease prevention.  I’m currently co-investigator on a CDC grant aimed at improving care for patients with chronic diseases like prediabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • PHS 7450: Health Informatics: Databases and the Data Life Cycle
  • ACGME-accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship
  • Thesis/Practicum Adviser for PHS students

Recent Publications

  1. Thorne B, Lyman JA, Morse R, Sarosiek B, Muthusubramanian, Hedrick T, Ling D. The More You Know: Displaying Individualized MME Reports During Discharge Order Entry Reduces Opioid Prescribing.  AMIA Fall Symposium 2019
  2. Lyman JA, Thorne B, Morse R, Ling D.  Monitoring Opioid Prescribing Behavior.  AMIA Fall Symposium 2018
  3. Madden GR, Cox HL, Poulter MD, Lyman JA, Enfield KB, Sifri CD. Cost Analysis of Computerized Clinical Decision Support and Trainee Financial Incentive for Clostridioides difficile Testing. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):242-244. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.300. Epub 2018 Nov 23
  4. Madden G, German Mesner I, Cox HL, Mathers AJ, Lyman JA, Sifri CD, Enfield KB. Reduced Clostridium difficile Tests and Laboratory-Identified Events With a Computerized Clinical Decision Support Tool and Financial Incentive. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jun;39(6):737-740. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.53. Epub 2018 Apr 12.
  5. Tailored educational approaches for consumer health: A model to address health promotion in an era of personalized medicine. WF Cohn, J Lyman, DK Broshek, TM Guterbock, D Hartman, M Kinzie, et al. American Journal of Health Promotion 32 (1), 188-197. 2018
  6. Lyman JA, Mason J.  Analyzing the Impact of Escalating EHR Alerts on Inpatient Influenza Vaccination.  AMIA Fall Symposium 2013.
  7. Baumgart LA, Voss J, Bass E, Lyman JA. Supporting Assessment of Population-based Hypertension Care Quality. AMIA Fall Symposium 2012
  8. Lyman JA, Cohn WF, Bloomrosen M, Detmer DE. Clinical Decision Support: Progress and Opportunities. J Am Med Inform Assoc 17(5) 2010.