Department of Health Services Research and Administration
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health
- 2015-present ITAR Empowered Official, UNMC
- 2014-present Director of Research Compliance, NSRI
- 2013-present Export Control Compliance Officer, UNMC
- 2008–2012 Director, Advanced Clinical Applications Program, UNMC
- 2007–present Instructor, Department of Health Services Research & Administration; Center for Biosecurity & Biopreparedness & Emerging Infectious Diseases, College of Public Health, UNMC
- 2005–present Administrative Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Center, The Nebraska Medical Center, UNMC
- 2005–present Executive Director, Center for Advanced Surgical Technology, UNMC
- 2001–present Program Director, Center for Biosecurity, UNMC
- 1999–present Chief Administrative Officer, Computer Assisted Medicine and Surgery, Business and Finance, UNMC
- 1999–2008 Business Director, Clinical Software Applications Team, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, UNMC
Other Appointments or Positions
- 1997–99 Director, Solid Organ Transplantation, The Nebraska Medical Center
- 1992–97 Associate Hospital Director, UNMC
- 1984–92 Assistant Hospital Director, UNMC
- 1980–84 Associate Hospital Administrator, Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, UNMC
- BA, Economics and Business, Alfred University
- MS, Business Administration, Indiana University
- Fellow – American College of Healthcare Executives
- Fellow – Healthcare Financial Management Association
- Certificate – Public Health Informatics, AMIA 10X10 University of Alabama – Birmingham
- Certified - AESDirect
Ms. Morien’s research interests focus on health information exchange, visualization and machine learning, personal health records, and health outcomes and comparative effectiveness research. Her current research includes the following:
- Increase adoption and use of interoperable Health Information Technology tools and services to support Health Information Exchange
- In Vivo robotic telesurgery mini-robots for diagnosis and therapeutics for all echelons of military medical care and long-term space flight
- Comparative effectiveness research
- Early indicator and predictive models for pandemics
Articles Published in Scholarly Journals
- Cochran GL, Lander L, Morien M, Lomelin DE, Sayles H, Klepser DG. Health care Provider Perceptions of a Query-Based Health Information Exchange: Barriers and Benefits. J Innov Health Inform. 2015;22(2):302-308.
- Kim J, El Rayes W, Wilson F, Su D, Oleynikov D, Morien M, Chen LW. Disparities in the receipt of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: between-hospital and within-hospital analysis using 2009-2011 California inpatient data. BMJ Open. 2015;5(4):e007409. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007409.
- Cochran GL, Lander L, Morien M, Lomelin DE, Brittin J, Reker C, Klepser DG. Consumer Opinions of Health Information Exchange, e-Prescribing, and Personal Health Records. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2015;12:1e.eCollection 2015.
- Cochran GL, Klepser DG, Morien M, Lomelin D, Schainost R, Lander L.(2013). From physician intent to the pharmacy label: prevalence and description of discrepancies from a cross-sectional evaluation of electronic prescriptions. BMJ Qual Saf.23(3), 223-230 (Website).
- Lander L, Klepser DG, Cochran GL, Lomelin DE, Morien M. (2012). Barriers to electronic prescribing: Nebraska pharmacists’ perspective. J Rural Health. 29(1),119-124. (Website)
Chapters in Books
- Kingston A, Morien M, Hinrichs SH. (2005). Bioterrorism Preparedness: The Challenge of Disparate Populations . In Satcher D, Pamies RJ, (Ed.), Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities. (pp. 533-540). New York: McGraw Hill
Abstracts and Preliminary Communications
- Morien M, Hinrichs S, Zhu Q, Musick M. Early Indicator Model for Pandemic Influenza. Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology (CBD S&T) Conference; 2015 May 12. St. Louis, MO.
- Lomelin D, C Lander L, Morien M, Cochran GL, Klepser D, Lomelin D, Sayles H. What do the Nebraska healthcare providers think about Health Information Exchange? Provider Satisfaction. AcademyHealth 2014 Annual Research Meeting (ARM). 2014 Jun 08. San Diego, CA.
- Siu KC, Best B, Kim J, Oleynikov D, Morien M, Ritter F. Adaptive Virtual Reality Training on Optimize Military Medical Skills Acquisition and Retention. Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS). 2014 Aug 19. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- 2015 DARPA Forecasting Chikungunya Challenge (Best Computational Methodology). A Modified SEIR Model for Predicting the Spread of Chikungunya in the Americas. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). $10,000. Research Team: Cooper K, Bastola D, Gandhi D, Ghersi D, Fruhling A, Morien M, Hinrichs S.
- Hinrichs S, Albrecht D, Morien M, Albrecht J. (2006). Birth of a Pandemic.[Finalist for illustration]. 2006 NSF Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
- Hinrichs S. Albrecht D, Morien M, Albrecht J. [weingartenalbrecht]. (2013, December 10). Superbug Research Improves Hospital Safety [video file]. Retrieved from (YouTube).
- Morien M. (2013, January 15). Health Information Exchange Important to Public Health? [web log comment]. Retrieved from (Blog)
- Association of University Export Control Officers
- American Telemedicine Association
- American Medical Informatics Association
- Heartland Healthcare Executives Group
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- Healthcare Financial Management Association
- Public Health Association of Nebraska