Dr. Ikoma is a clinical pathologist and a clinical informaticist dedicated to promoting data-driven decision-making and using advanced analytics to enhance patient outcomes.

Dr. Ikoma's work has focused on the extraction and analysis of data from electronic health record systems, which he believes are key to improving healthcare. By developing protocols for mining EHR data, he has been able to identify patterns and trends that were previously unknown, providing valuable insights into the health of patient populations.

Dr. Ikoma has also been involved in the development and implementation of electronic health record systems and cloud-based patient data repositories, recognizing their potential to streamline clinical workflows and patient care. He has ensured that these systems are designed to facilitate data extraction and analysis, enabling care providers to devise actionable patient care strategies.

  • Ikoma S, Pierce L, Bell DS, Cheng EM, Drake T, Guo R, Ziman A. Displaying Cost and Completion Time for Reference Laboratory Test Orders-A Randomized Controlled Trial. Appl Clin Inform. 2022 May;13(3):656-664. doi: 10.1055/a-1854-4253. Epub 2022 May 17. PMID: 35580621; PMCID: PMC9259202.
  • Ikoma S, Furukawa M, Busuttil A, Ward D, Baldwin K, Mayne J, Clarke R, Ziman A. Optimizing Inpatient Blood Utilization Using Real-Time Clinical Decision Support. Appl Clin Inform. 2021 Jan;12(1):49-56. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721779. Epub 2021 Jan 27. PMID: 33506477; PMCID: PMC7840436.