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Pronovost PJ, Bo-Linn GW, Sapirstein A. Anesthesiology. 2014;120:526-529.
Pronovost PJ ; Bo-Linn GW ; Sapirstein A.From heroism to safe design: leveraging technology. Anesthesiology. 2014; 120: 526-529
This commentary reviews problems related to health IT, including inadequate interoperability and poor usability. The authors highlight transdisciplinary engagement in implementation as a strategy to ensure utility of health IT interventions.
A decade of health information technology usability challenges and the path forward.
Ratwani RM, Reider J, Singh H. JAMA. 2019 Feb 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Notice of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcement to Improve Care Transitions Through the Use of Interoperable Health Information Technology (R01).
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 28, 2019. AHRQ Publication No. NOT-HS-19-009.
ISMP Guidelines for Safe Electronic Communication of Medication Information.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; January 2019.
Current challenges in health information technology–related patient safety.
Sittig DF, Wright A, Coiera E, et al. Health Informatics J. 2018 Dec 11; [Epub ahead of print].
The effect of a clinical decision support for pending laboratory results at emergency department discharge.
Driver BE, Scharber SK, Fagerstrom ET, Klein LR, Cole JB, Dhaliwal RS. J Emerg Med. 2019;56:109-113.
A prescription for enhancing electronic prescribing safety.
Schiff G, Mirica MM, Dhavle AA, Galanter WL, Lambert B, Wright A. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1877-1883.
Accurate measurement In California's safety-net health systems has gaps and barriers.
Khoong EC, Cherian R, Rivadeneira NA, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1760-1769.
Developing a learning health system: insights from a qualitative process evaluation of a pharmacist-led electronic audit and feedback intervention to improve medication safety in primary care.
Jeffries M, Keers RN, Phipps DL, et al. PLoS One. 2018;13:e0205419.
Patient groups, clinicians and healthcare professionals agree—all test results need to be seen, understood and followed up.
Dahm MR, Georgiou A, Herkes R, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5:215-222.
Procuring Interoperability: Achieving High-Quality, Connected, and Person-Centered Care.
Pronovost P, Johns MME, Palmer S, et al, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine; 2018. ISBN: 9781947103122.
Improving inpatient mental health medication safety through the process of obtaining HIMSS Stage 7: a case report.
Sulkers H, Tajirian T, Paterson J, et al. JAMIA Open. 2018 Sep 19; [Epub ahead of print].
Identifying health information technology related safety event reports from patient safety event report databases.
Fong A, Adams KT, Gaunt MJ, Howe JL, Kellogg KM, Ratwani RM. J Biomed Inform. 2018;86:135-142.
Engaging hospital patients in the medication reconciliation process using tablet computers.
Prey JE, Polubriaginof F, Grossman LV, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:1460-1469.
Health IT Safe Practices for Closing the Loop.
Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety. Plymouth Meeting, PA: ECRI; August 2018.
Using EMR-enabled computerized decision support systems to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications: a narrative review.
Scott IA, Pillans PI, Barras M, Morris C. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2018;9:559-573.
Specifications of computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support systems for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: a systematic review.
Rahimi R, Kazemi A, Moghaddasi H, Arjmandi Rafsanjani K, Bahoush G. Chemotherapy. 2018;63:162-171.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: dispensing and administration—2017.
Schneider PJ, Pedersen CA, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1203-1226.
The effect of cognitive load and task complexity on automation bias in electronic prescribing.
Lyell D, Magrabi F, Coiera E. Hum Factors. 2018;60:1008-1021.
Effect of a pediatric early warning system on all-cause mortality in hospitalized pediatric patients.
Parshuram CS, Dryden-Palmer K, Farrell C, et al; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and EPOCH Investigators. JAMA. 2018;319:1002-1012.
An ethnographic study of health information technology use in three intensive care units.
Leslie M, Paradis E, Gropper MA, Kitto S, Reeves S, Pronovost P. Health Serv Res. 2017;52:1330-1348.
Measuring adverse events in hospitalized patients: an administrative method for measuring harm.
Martin J, Benjamin EM, Craver C, Kroch EA, Nelson EC, Bankowitz R. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:125-131.
Clinical decision support: a 25 year retrospective and a 25 year vision.
Middleton B, Sittig DF, Wright A. Yearb Med Inform. 2016;(suppl 1):S103-S116.
Health information technologies: from hazardous to the dark side.
Saunders C, Rutkowski AF, Pluyter J, Spanjers R. J Assoc Inf Sci Technol. 2016;67:1767-1772.
Electronic tools to support medication reconciliation—a systematic review.
Marien S, Krug B, Spinewine A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017;24:227-240.
Innovations to improve patient safety.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health Care Innovations Exchange. May 18, 2016.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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