Adam Rule

Position title: Assistant Professor


Helen C. White Hall
Room 4290B
600 N Park St,
Madison, WI 53706

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PhD – Cognitive Science, UC San Diego, 2018
MS – Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington, 2013
BS – Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Research Interests

human-computer interaction, medical informatics, human-centered data science

Courses Taught

LIS 341: Interaction Design Studio
LIS 612: User Experience Design 2
LIS 613: User Experience Design 3
LIS 615: Systems Analysis and Project Management for Information Professionals

Recent Publications

Micek MA, Rule A, Baltus JJ, Arndt B. Association of Primary Care Physicians’ Ambulatory Full-time Equivalencies With Time in the Electronic Health Record. JAMA Network Open. 2023 Jun 1;6(6):e2320032-.

Rule A, Shafer CM, Micek MA, Baltus JJ, Sinsky CA, Arndt BG. Gender Differences in Primary Care Physicians’ Electronic Health Record Use over Time: an Observational Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2023 May;38(6):1570-2.

Rule A, Melnick ER, Apathy NC. Using event logs to observe interactions with electronic health records: an updated scoping review shows increasing use of vendor-derived measures. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2023 Jan 1;30(1):144-54.

Rule A, Hribar MR. Frequent but fragmented: use of note templates to document outpatient visits at an academic health center. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2022 Jan 1;29(1):137-41.

Rule A, Bedrick S, Chiang MF, Hribar MR. Length and Redundancy of Outpatient Progress Notes Across a Decade at an Academic Medical Center. JAMA Network Open. 2021 Jul 1;4(7):e2115334.