Phillip V Asaro, MD

Phillip V Asaro, MD

Director, Emergency Medicine Informatics, Applications & Analytics; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine


  • B.S., Chemistry: University of Missouri – St. Louis, MO, 1977
  • M.D., St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 1981


  • Residency, Rockford Medical Education Foundation – Rockford, Illinois, 1984
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Missouri – Columbia, MO, 2000

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri
  • Family Medicine
  • Clinical Informatics

Peer reviewed manuscripts

  1. Herting RL, Jr., Asaro PV, Roth AC, Barnes MR. Using External Data Sources to Improve Audit Trail Analysis. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Symposium 1999; 795-799.
  2. Asaro PV, Herting RL, Jr., Roth AC, Barnes MR. Effective Audit Trails – A Taxonomy for Determination of Information Requirements. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Symposium 1999; 663-665.
  3. Reis JE, Asaro PV, Guillen A, Ivanova J. The Futility of Common Firewall Policies: An Experimental Demonstration. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Symposium 2000; 699-703.
  4. Asaro PV, Hales JW, Land GH. Making public health data available to community level decision makers–goals, issues and a case report. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2001; 7(5)58-63.
  5. Asaro PV. Synchronized Time-motion Study in the Emergency Department Using a Handheld Computer Application. MedInfo 2004;2004:701-5.
  6. Asaro PV, Sheldahl AL, Char DM. Embedded Guideline Information without Patient-Specificity in a Commercial Emergency Department Computerized Order-Entry System. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Apr;13(4):452-8.
  7. Asaro PV, Sheldahl AL, Char DM. Physician Perspective on Computerized Order-sets with Embedded Guideline Information in a Commercial Emergency Department Information System. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005;6-10.
  8. Banet GA, Jeffe J, Williams J, Asaro PV. Effects of Implementing Computerized Provider Order Entry and Nursing Documentation on Nursing Workflow in an Emergency Department. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2006 Spring;20(2):45-54.
  9. Asaro PV, LM Lewis, SB Boxerman. Emergency Department Overcrowding — Analysis of the Factors of Renege Rate. Acad Emerg Med. 2007; 14:157–162.
  10. Asaro PV, LM Lewis, SB Boxerman. The Impact of Input and Output Factors on Emergency Department Throughput. Acad Emerg Med. 2007; 14:235–242.
  11. Asaro PV, Lewis LM. Effects of a triage process conversion on the triage of high-risk presentations. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Oct;15(10):916-22.
  12. Asaro PV, Boxerman SB. Effects of computerized provider order entry and nursing documentation on workflow. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Oct;15(10):908-15.
  13. Sumner W, Asaro P. An electronic encounter logs failure to scale. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:707-11.
  14. Sumner W 2nd, Schootman M, Asaro P, Yan Y, Hagen MD. Using county-level public health data to prioritize medical education topics. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2008 Dec 4;28(4):197-204
  15. Sumner W, Stwalley DL, Asaro PV, Hagen MD, Olsen MA. Adding flexible temporal constraints to identify chronic comorbid conditions in ambulatory claims data. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014 Nov 14; 2014:1088-97.
  16. Theodoro D, Olsen MA, Warren DK, McMullen KM, Asaro P, Henderson A, Tozier M, Fraser V. Emergency Department Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) Incidence in the Era of Prevention Practices. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;22(9):1048-55.

Invited Publications

  1. Patrick TB, Andrews JE, Asaro PV, Sable JH. Performance Measures of Information Transfer in Healthcare Organizations. Proceedings of the 1998 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 21-24, 1998, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  2. Sumner W 2nd, Asaro P. H.I.T. or Miss: Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Implementations. Editor: Jonathan Leviss, MD Publisher: AHIMA Press, 2009. (Book Chapter)