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Graber ML, Byrne C, Johnston D. Diagnosis. 2017;4:211-224.
Graber ML ; Byrne C ; Johnston D.The impact of electronic health records on diagnosis. Diagnosis. 2017; 4: 211-224
Health information technologies (IT) are seen to facilitate diagnostic improvement. This review discusses opportunities and problems that health IT can bring to diagnostic safety. The authors recommend ways to safely use health IT to improve diagnosis.
Errors in diagnosis of spinal epidural abscesses in the era of electronic health records.
Bhise V, Meyer AND, Singh H, et al. Am J Med. 2017;130:975-981.
Significant reduction in preanalytical errors for nonphlebotomy blood draws after implementation of a novel integrated specimen collection module.
Le RD, Melanson SE, Petrides AK, et al. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146:456-461.
Graphical display of diagnostic test results in electronic health records: a comparison of 8 systems.
Sittig DF, Murphy DR, Smith MW, Russo E, Wright A, Singh H. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22:900-904.
Electronic health record-based triggers to detect potential delays in cancer diagnosis.
Murphy DR, Laxmisan A, Reis BA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:8-16.
Electronic health record-based surveillance of diagnostic errors in primary care.
Singh H, Giardina TD, Forjuoh SN, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:93-100.
Exploring situational awareness in diagnostic errors in primary care.
Singh H, Davis Giardina T, Petersen LA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:30-38.
Automated identification of postoperative complications within an electronic medical record using natural language processing.
Murff HJ, FitzHenry F, Matheny ME, et al. JAMA. 2011;306:848-855.
Reducing diagnostic error through medical home-based primary care reform.
Singh H, Graber M. JAMA. 2010;304:463-464.
Can electronic clinical documentation help prevent diagnostic errors?
Schiff GD, Bates DW. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1066-1069.
Notification of abnormal lab test results in an electronic medical record: do any safety concerns remain?
Singh H, Thomas EJ, Sittig DF, et al. Am J Med. 2010;123:238-244.
Errors and adverse events in otolaryngology.
Shah RK, Roberson DW, Healy GB. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;14:164-169.
Impact of a national QI programme on reducing electronic health record notifications to clinicians.
Shah T, Patel-Teague S, Kroupa L, Meyer AND, Singh H. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Mar 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Examining the relationship of an all-cause harm patient safety measure and critical performance measures at the frontline of care.
Sammer C, Hauck LD, Jones C, Zaiback-Aldinger J, Li M, Classen D. J Patient Saf. 2018 Feb 7; [Epub ahead of print].
Association between electronic medical record implementation of default opioid prescription quantities and prescribing behavior in two emergency departments.
Delgado MK, Shofer FS, Patel MS, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jan 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Implementing electronic health record default settings to reduce opioid overprescribing: a pilot study.
Zivin K, White JO, Chao S, et al. Pain Med. 2018 Jan 9; [Epub ahead of print].
EHR Copy and Paste and Patient Safety
Shannon M. Dean, MD
In Conversation With… Robert Hirschtick, MD
Electronic medical record alert associated with reduced opioid and benzodiazepine coprescribing in high-risk Veteran patients.
Malte CA, Berger D, Saxon AJ, et al. Med Care. 2018;56:171-178.
What this computer needs is a physician: humanism and artificial intelligence.
Verghese A, Shah NH, Harrington RA. JAMA. 2018;319:19-20.
Frustrated with your EHR? Don't blame your vendor—safety is a shared responsibility.
Singh H, Sittig DF. NEJM Catalyst. December 7, 2017.
Attending physician remote access of the electronic health record and implications for resident supervision: a mixed methods study.
Martin SK, Tulla K, Meltzer DO, Arora VM, Farnan JM. J Grad Med Educ. 2017;9:706-713.
Closing the Loop: A Guide to Safer Ambulatory Referrals in the EHR Era.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement, National Patient Safety Foundation. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2017.
Measuring patient safety in real time: an essential method for effectively improving the safety of care.
Classen DC, Griffin FA, Berwick DM. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:882-883.
Higher accuracy of complex medication reconciliation through improved design of electronic tools.
Horsky J, Drucker EA, Ramelson HZ. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Nov 7; [Epub ahead of print].
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