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Graber ML, Byrne C, Johnston D. Diagnosis. 2017 Sep 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Graber ML ; Byrne C ; Johnston D.The impact of electronic health records on diagnosis. Diagnosis. 2017 Sep 8; [Epub ahead of print]
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.
Assessing the Safety of Electronic Health Records: What Have We Learned?
Dean F. Sittig, PhD, and Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH
In Conversation With… Andrew Gettinger, MD
Toward more proactive approaches to safety in the electronic health record era.
Sittig DF, Singh H. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:540–547.
Primary care providers' opening of time-sensitive alerts sent to commercial electronic health record InBaskets.
Cutrona SL, Fouayzi H, Burns L, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Aug 14; [Epub ahead of print].
User-centered collaborative design and development of an inpatient safety dashboard.
Mlaver E, Schnipper JL, Boxer RB, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017 Aug 14; Epub ahead of print].
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing—2016.
Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017;74:1336-1352.
Improving the safety of health information technology requires shared responsibility: it is time we all step up.
Sittig DF, Belmont E, Singh H. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Jul 14; [Epub ahead of print].
Assessment of automating safety surveillance from electronic health records: analysis for the quality and safety review system.
Fong A, Adams K, Samarth A, et al. J Patient Saf. 2017 Jun 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Electronic health record alert–related workload as a predictor of burnout in primary care providers.
Gregory ME, Russo E, Singh H. Appl Clin Inform. 2017;8:686-697.
Safe practice recommendations for the use of copy-forward with nursing flow sheets in hospital settings.
Patterson ES, Sillars DM, Staggers N, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;8:375–385.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Evolution and Evidence.
Weiner J, Bao Y, Meisel Z. LDI/CHERISH Issue Brief. June 2017.
Study: clinicians copy and paste about half of text in EHR progress notes.
Landi H. Healthcare Informatics. June 1, 2017.
Implications of electronic health record downtime: an analysis of patient safety event reports.
Larsen E, Fong A, Wernz C, Ratwani RM. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 May 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Emerging from EHR purgatory—moving from process to outcomes.
Goroll AH. N Engl J Med. 2017;376:2004-2006.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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