Vojtech Huser, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Investigator

Laboratory of Informatics Development

NIH Clinical Center

Building 10, Room 6-5561
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892



Research Topics

Dr. Huser is a researcher in clinical informatics affiliated with the NIH Laboratory for Informatics Development at the NIH Clinical Center. His research interests are: clinical informatics, knowledge representation, clinical research informatics, data repositories and data analysis, workflow technology, executable clinical guidelines, medical decision support systems and quality improvement in healthcare.


Dr. Huser did his M.D. studies at Palacky University in the Czech Republic. His Ph.D. work in biomedical informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics focused on workflow technology and retrospective analysis of Electronic Health Record (EHR) data in the domains of decision support, quality improvement and medical research. Dr. Huser worked extensively with numerous informatics systems at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, UT and also later at Marshfield Clinic prior coming to NIH. He is a former Fulbright Ph.D. scholar and in 2010 he received a young investigator award at an HMO Research Network annual symposium.

Selected Publications

  1. Hripcsak G, Duke JD, Shah NH, Reich CG, Huser V, Schuemie MJ, Suchard MA, Park RW, Wong IC, Rijnbeek PR, van der Lei J, Pratt N, Norén GN, Li YC, Stang PE, Madigan D, Ryan PB. Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI): Opportunities for Observational Researchers. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015;216:574-8.

  2. Huser V, Rasmussen LV, Oberg R, Starren JB. Implementation of workflow engine technology to deliver basic clinical decision support functionality. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2011;11:43.

  3. Huser V, Sastry C, Breymaier M, Idriss A, Cimino JJ. Standardizing data exchange for clinical research protocols and case report forms: An assessment of the suitability of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) Operational Data Model (ODM). J Biomed Inform. 2015;57:88-99.

  4. Huser V, Narus SP, Rocha RA. Evaluation of a flowchart-based EHR query system: a case study of RetroGuide. J Biomed Inform. 2010;43(1):41-50.

  5. Huser V, Cimino JJ. Desiderata for healthcare integrated data repositories based on architectural comparison of three public repositories. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013;2013:648-56.

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