The American Journal of Managed Care > Special Issue: Health Information Technology
The American Journal of Managed Care - Special Issue: Health Information Technology
November 16, 2014 – William M. Vollmer, PhD; Ashli A. Owen-Smith, PhD; Jeffrey O. Tom, MD, MS; Reesa Laws, BS; Diane G. Ditmer, PharmD; David H. Smith, PhD; Amy C. Waterbury, MPH; Jennifer L. Schneider, MPH; Cyndee H. Yonehara, BS; Andrew Williams, PhD; Suma Vupputuri, PhD; and Cynthia S. Rand, PhD
Improving adherence to long-term medication therapy remains a challenge. Health information technology interventions that leverage electronic medical records are promising, low-cost approaches for increasing adherence.
November 17, 2014 – Patrick Kierkegaard, PhD; Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH; and Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH
Healthcare professionals used a complex combination of information retrieval pathways for health information exchange to obtain clinical information from external organizations.
November 17, 2014 – Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD
This year's special issue on Health Information Technology (HIT) features an impressive body of new research that reflects progress in the field along an array of dimensions-new timely questions, emerging sources of data, and novel methodologies applied to HIT.
November 17, 2014 – Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD; Kirstin Woody Scott, MPhil; and Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH
The authors' study identifies a key factor, management quality, which modifies the association between electronic health record adoption and hospital performance.
November 18, 2014 – Sylvia J. Hysong, PhD; Christiane Spitzmuller, PhD; Donna Espadas, BS; Dean F. Sittig, PhD; and Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH
Users' acceptance of electronic health record-based asynchronous alerts can negatively impact provider satisfaction, intentions to quit, and ultimately turnover.
November 18, 2014 – Eta S. Berner, EdD; Jeffrey H. Burkhardt, PhD; Anantachai Panjamapirom, PhD; and Midge N. Ray, MSN, RN
This study examined the costs of nurse-initiated or automated follow-up processes for patients seen in ambulatory care settings
Primary Care Capacity as Insurance Coverage Expands: Examining the Role of Health Information Technology
November 17, 2014 – Renuka Tipirneni, MD, MSc; Ezinne G. Ndukwe, MPH; Melissa Riba, MS; HwaJung Choi, PhD; Regina Royan, MPH; Danielle Young, MPH; Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA; and Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP
Primary care physicians using more health information technology were less likely to accept new patients.
November 17, 2014 – Meghan Hufstader Gabriel, PhD; Yi Yang, MD, PhD; Varun Vaidya, PhD; and Tricia Lee Wilkins, PharmD, PhD
We present the first reported national trends in the adoption of electronic prescription of controlled substances, from July 2012 to December 2013. The results show that the uptake rates of this newly allowed process are steadily increasing.
January 14, 2015 – Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH; Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH; Michael D. Silver, MS; Keith Hentel, MD, MS; and Lisa M. Kern, MD
Usage of a health information exchange system at the point of care reduced the occurrence of repeat imaging procedures in a multi-payer community sample.
January 21, 2015 – Lorens A. Helmchen, PhD; Harold P. Lehmann, MD, PhD; and Michael D. Abràmoff, MD, PhD
With diabetes rates projected to rise sharply, automated retinal screening may represent an attractive low-cost option to meet the growing demand for routine screening services.
Information Technology and Hospital Patient Safety: A Cross-Sectional Study of US Acute Care Hospitals
January 21, 2015 – Ajit Appari, PhD; M. Eric Johnson, PhD; and Denise L. Anthony, PhD
Use of health information technology in acute care settings is associated with modestly lower rates of adverse patient safety outcomes for inpatient and surgical care.
January 21, 2015 – Erika L. Abramson, MD, MS; Alison Edwards, MS; Michael Silver, MS; Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH; and the HITEC investigators
This study examines adoption of electronic health records and participation in health information exchange by New York state nursing homes over time.
January 22, 2015 – Janet M. Coffman, PhD, MPP, MA; Joanne Spetz, PhD; Kevin Grumbach, MD; Margaret Fix, MPH; and Andrew B. Bindman, MD
Availability of electronic health records among advanced practice nurses and physicians in California is concentrated among large practices with fewer Medicaid patients.
January 26, 2015 – Robert S. Rudin, PhD; Spencer S. Jones, PhD; Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD; Richard J. Hillestad, PhD; and Emmett B. Keeler, PhD
Studies of health information technology have not kept up with the evolving needs of the healthcare system. We explain how to set them straight.
January 26, 2015 – David Newman, JD, PhD; Carolina-Nicole Herrera, MA; and Stephen T. Parente, PhD
Lessons learned about data governance and distribution from a voluntary healthcare claims repository, the Health Care Cost Institute, a nonprofit research organization
The Effects of Health Information Technology Adoption and Hospital-Physician Integration on Hospital Efficiency
January 30, 2015 – Na-Eun Cho, PhD; Jongwha Chang, PhD; and Bebonchu Atems, PhD
Determining the impact of health information technology adoption and hospital-physician integration on hospital efficiency.