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Sittig DF, Singh H. N Engl J Med. 2012;367:1854-1860.
Sittig DF ; Singh H. Electronic health records and National Patient-Safety Goals. N Engl J Med. 2012; 367: 1854-1860
To address concerns that may arise following implementation of electronic health records (EHR), this commentary proposes a framework for developing EHR-specific patient safety goals, modeled after the National Patient Safety Goals.
An analysis of electronic health record–related patient safety concerns.
Meeks DW, Smith MW, Taylor L, Sittig DF, Scott JM, Singh H. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:1053-1059.
Impact of electronic health record systems on information integrity: quality and safety implications.
Bowman S. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2013 Oct 1;10:1c.
Spotlight on electronic health record errors: errors related to the use of default values.
Sparnon E. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2013;10:92-95.
Patient identification errors: the detective in the laboratory.
Salinas M, López-Garrigós M, Lillo R, Gutiérreza M, Lugo J, Leiva-Salinas C. Clin Biochem. 2013;46:1767-1769.
Electronic medical records may boost patient safety.
Cornish A. National Public Radio. July 15, 2013.
This isn't my information! The impact of accurate identity management on patient safety.
Garcia R. Health Manag Technol. 2013;34:10-11.
Enhancing electronic health record usability in pediatric patient care: a scenario-based approach.
Patterson ES, Zhang J, Abbott P, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:129-135.
Making inpatient medication reconciliation patient centered, clinically relevant and implementable: a consensus statement on key principles and necessary first steps.
Greenwald JL, Halasyamani L, Greene J, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:477-485.
Preventing medication errors in hospitals through a systems approach and technological innovation: a prescription for 2010.
Crane J, Crane FG. Hosp Top. Fall 2006;84:3-8.
The key to reducing doctors' misdiagnoses.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 12, 2017.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission.
We need to talk: primary care provider communication at discharge in the era of a shared electronic medical record.
Sheu L, Fung K, Mourad M, Ranji S, Wu E. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:307–310.
Adoption factors associated with electronic health record among long-term care facilities: a systematic review.
Kruse CS, Mileski M, Alaytsev V, Carol E, Williams A. BMJ Open. 2015;5:e006615.
SAFER Guides: What You Need to Know.
American Hospital Association. December 3, 2014.
How context affects electronic health record–based test result follow-up: a mixed-methods evaluation.
Menon S, Smith MW, Sittig DF, et al. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e005985.
Electronic medical record: a balancing act of patient safety, privacy and health care delivery.
Gummadi S, Housri N, Zimmers TA, Koniaris LG. Am J Med Sci. 2014;348:238-243.
Activation of a medical emergency team using an electronic medical recording–based screening system.
Huh JW, Lim CM, Koh Y, et al. Crit Care Med. 2014;42:801-808.
Electronic Health Record Programs: Participation Has Increased, but Action Needed to Achieve Goals, Including Improved Quality of Care.
Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; March 6, 2014. Publication GAO-14-207.
Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience: SAFER Guides.
Washington, DC: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard.
Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:782-783.
Adoption of electronic health records grows rapidly, but fewer than half of US hospitals had at least a basic system in 2012.
DesRoches CM, Charles D, Furukawa MF, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013;32:1478-1485.
The drawbacks of data-driven medicine.
Gunderman R. The Atlantic. June 5, 2013.
Patient safety perspectives of providers and nurses: the experience of a rural ambulatory care practice using an EHR with e-prescribing.
Bramble JD, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Paschal KA, Siracuse MV, Galt K. J Rural Health. 2013;29:383-391.
Matching identifiers in electronic health records: implications for duplicate records and patient safety.
McCoy AB, Wright A, Kahn MG, Shapiro JS, Bernstam EV, Sittig DF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:219-224.
Creating an oversight infrastructure for electronic health record–related patient safety hazards.
Singh H, Classen DC, Sittig DF. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:169-174.
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