Allen L. Hsiao MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; Chief Medical Information Officer, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Technology in Medicine; Point of Care Testing; Electronic Medical Records; Clinical Decision Support; Improving Efficiency and Quality of Clinical Care; Telemedicine

Current Projects

  • Remote Evaluation of Pediatric Wounds
  • Secure Web Messaging in a Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Clinic
  • Text Messaging as a Healthcare Tool
  • Personal Health Records
  • iPad as Physician and Patient Tool

Selected Publications

  • Hsiao AL, Shiffman RN. Dropping the Baton During the Handoff from Emergency Department to Primary Care: Pediatric Asthma Continuity Errors. Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 2009 Sep; 35(9):467-474.
  • Hsiao AL, Santucci KA, Dziura J, Baker MD. A randomized trial to assess the efficacy of point-of-care testing in decreasing length of stay in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Jul;23(7):457-62.
  • Chen L, Hsiao AL. Randomized trial of endotracheal tube versus laryngeal mask airway in simulated prehospital pediatric arrest. Pediatrics. 2008 Aug; 122(2):e294-7.
  • Hsiao AL, Chen L, Baker MD (May 2006) Incidence and predictors of serious bacterial infections among 57- to 180-day-old infants, Pediatrics. 117(5):1695-701.
  • Shiffman RN, Dixon J, Brandt C, Essaihi A, Hsiao A, Michel G, O'Connell R (Jul 2005) The GuideLine Implementability Appraisal (GLIA): development of an instrument to identify obstacles to guideline implementation., Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making [electronic Resource], 5, 23 Abstract
  • Hsiao AL, Baker MD (Feb 2005) Fever in the new millennium: a review of recent studies of markers of serious bacterial infection in febrile children., Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 17(1):56-61
  • Hsiao AL, Santucci KA, Seo-Mayer P, Mariappan MR, Hodsdon ME, Banasiak KJ, Baum CR (2005) Pediatric fatality following ingestion of dinitrophenol: postmortem identification of a "dietary supplement". Clin Toxicol, 43(4):281-5

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