Patrick G. Lyons, MD, MSc

Instructor in Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
School of Medicine

Healthcare Innovation Fellow
BJC Healthcare Innovation Lab

Patrick G. Lyons, MD, MSc, is a clinician-scientist focused on applying informatics and implementation science techniques to improve clinical care delivery in the hospital.

Background

Patrick G. Lyons, MD, MSc, is an intensivist and physician-scientist with research interests in clinical research informatics, biostatistics, healthcare delivery, and learning health systems. His current research involves (1) creation, evaluation, and implementation of risk prediction models for hospitalized patients with cancer, (2) leveraging health information technology to improve care transitions for high-risk inpatients, and (3) human-centered design of health information technology.

Dr. Lyons obtained his MD with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies. Subsequently, he completed Internship, Residency, and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago followed by Clinical and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. During these fellowships, he earned a Masters’ of Science through Washington University’s Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation (MTPCI). During the 2020 calendar year, Dr. Lyons will be one of the first Healthcare Innovation Fellows within the Healthcare Innovation Lab at BJC Healthcare.

Dr. Lyons has recently been awarded a KL2 grant for “Designing an Inpatient Oncology Early Warning System for Future Implementation.” For the details, please click the button.

KL2 Project Overview

Research Interests

  • Creation, evaluation, and implementation of risk prediction models for hospitalized patients with cancer
  • Leveraging health information technology to improve care transitions for high-risk inpatients
  • Human-centered design of health information technology