Keith F. Woeltje, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
- Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at BJC Healthcare
- BS: University of Dallas, Irving, TX (1984)
- Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX (1991)
- PhD: UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, TX (1991)
- Residency: Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO (1994)
- Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1997)
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases
- American Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics
|1994||Norman Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award, Barnes Hospital|
|1998||Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University School of Medicine|
|2004||Fellowship, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America|
|2005-2019||Named one of St. Louis’ Best Doctors in Infectious Diseases by St. Louis Magazine|
|2005-2019||Listed in Best Doctors in America|
|2007||Distinguished Service Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine|
|2017||Fellowship, American College of Physicians|
|2017||Becker’s Hospital Review: 50 Hospital and Health System CMIOs to Know|
|2019||Fellowship, American Medical Informatics Association|
|2019||Board of Directors Member, Missouri Health Connection (state HIE)|
|2019||Clinical Informatics Sub-Board of the American Board of Preventative Medicine
(2 year term)
General infectious diseases, clinical informatics.
Dr. Woeltje’s research interests are in improving the quality of healthcare delivery, especially in the area of preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAI). In particular he has an interest in electronic surveillance for HAIs and other adverse patient events.
Woeltje KF, Lin MY, Klompass M, Wright MO, Zuccotti G, Trick WE. Data requirements for electronic surveillance of healthcare-associated infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35:1083-1091. PMID: 25111915.
Jackson SS, Leekha S, Magder LS, Pineles L, Anderson DJ, Trick WE, Woeltje KF, Kaye KS, Lowe TJ, Harris AD. Electronically Available Comorbidities Should Be Used in Surgical Site Infection Risk Adjustment. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65:803-810. PMID: 28481976.
Woeltje KF, Olenski LK, Donatelli M, Hunter A, Murphy D, Hall BL, Dunagan WC. A Decade of Preventing Harm. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019:480-486. PMID: 31133536.