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Graphical display of diagnostic test results in electronic health records: a comparison of 8 systems.

Sittig DF, Murphy DR, Smith MW, et al. Graphical display of diagnostic test results in electronic health records: a comparison of 8 systems. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22(4):900-4. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv013.

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April 8, 2015
Sittig DF, Murphy DR, Smith MW, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22:900-4.

Electronic medical records have the potential to improve clinical decision-making by synthesizing patient data over time—for example, by providing graphs showing changes in serial laboratory test results. However, this study found that the graphs in existing electronic medical records were often unclear or misleading, and therefore had the potential to cause diagnostic errors.

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Sittig DF, Murphy DR, Smith MW, et al. Graphical display of diagnostic test results in electronic health records: a comparison of 8 systems. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22(4):900-4. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv013.