Inpatient-Outpatient Shared Electronic Health Records: Telemedicine and Laboratory Follow-up After Hospital DischargeOctober 16th 2020
Using a seamlessly shared inpatient-outpatient electronic health record was associated with greater rates of postdischarge follow-up delivered through telemedicine or laboratory monitoring and without an in-person office visit.
Medication Nonadherence, Mental Health, Opioid Use, and Inpatient and Emergency Department Use in Super-UtilizersMarch 6th 2020
Nonadherence to essential chronic medications and mental health diagnosis were associated with higher hospitalizations and emergency department use among Medicare super-utilizers.
The Health IT Special Issue: Enduring Barriers to Adoption and Innovative Predictive MethodsJanuary 16th 2020
Electronic health record systems have the potential to significantly improve care coordination and, ultimately, clinical care delivery. Still, it is clear that these systems are not silver bullets that will automatically result in better coordination of care and quality.
Patient-Initiated E-mails to Providers: Associations With Out-of-Pocket Visit Costs, and Impact on Care-Seeking and HealthDecember 21st 2015
Patients with higher out-of-pocket visit costs, such as co-payments and deductibles, initiated provider contact by e-mail more often. Patients report that e-mailing changed their care-seeking behaviors and improved overall health.
The Impact of Electronic Health Records and Teamwork on Diabetes Care QualityDecember 10th 2015
Patients with diabetes that are cared for by primary care teams with higher cohesion experienced greater EHR-related outcome improvements, compared with patients cared for by lower cohesion teams.