- Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Health Services Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Honors & Awards
- Graduate Fellowship
- Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology, Department of Sociology, University of New Orleans
- Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
- Understanding patients’ experiences of safety events, primarily diagnostic errors, to identify best methods to encourage and engage patients in the safety of their care.
- Patient-centered design and the role of health IT in patient engagement.
Professional StatementDr. Giardina is a patient safety researcher and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Dr. Giardina obtained both a Masters and PhD in Social Work from the University of Houston. Dr. Giardina’s work focus on patients’ experiences of diagnostic error and exploring methods to leverage health IT to improve patient engagement in safety.
- Giardina, T.D., Menon, S., Parrish, D., Sittig, D.F., Singh, H "Patient access to medical records and health care outcomes: A systematic review." J AM Inform Assoc. 2013 : Pubmed PMID: 24154835
- Callen, J., Giardina, T.D., Singh, H., Li, L., Paoloni, R., Georgiou, A., Runciman, B., Westbrook, J.I "Emergency Physicians’ Views of Direct Notification of Laboratory and Radiology Results to Patients Using the Internet: A Multisite Survey." JMIR. 2015 17 (3): e60. Pubmed PMID: 25739322
- Giardina, T.D., Callen, J., Georgiou, A., Westbrook, J.I., Greisinger, A., Esquivel, A., Forjuoh, S.N., Parrish, D., Singh, H "Releasing Test Results Directly to Patients: A Multisite Survey of Physician Perspectives." Patient Educ Couns. 2015 2 (1): 148-154. Pubmed PMID: 25749024
- Giardina, T.D., Modi, V., Parrish, D., Singh, H "The Patient Portal and Test Result Management: An Exploratory Study of Patient Experiences." PX Journal. 2015 2 (1): 148-154.
- Baldwin, J., Singh, H., Sittig, D.F., Giardina, T.D "Patient portals and health apps: Pitfalls, promises, and what one might learn from the other." Healthc (Amst). 2017 5 (3): 81-85. Pubmed PMID: 27720139
- Giardina T.D., Baldwin J., Nystrom D.T., Sittig D.F., Singh H "Patient Perceptions of Test Results via the Patient Portal: A Mixed-methods Study." J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 25 (4): 440-448. Pubmed PMID: 29240899
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