Electronic Medical Records and Efficiency and Productivity During Office Visits
The relationship between electronic medical record use and efficiency/productivity during office visits varied by type of service and reason for visit.
Community-Based Health Information Technology Alliances: Potential Predictors of Early Sustainability
Communities led by health information organizations were more likely than those led by healthcare organizations to receive ongoing funding for implementing health information technology.
Relevance of Current Guidelines for Organizing an Anticoagulation Clinic
Anticoagulation clinics in an integrated healthcare system differed widely in their organization and management, but these differences were not consistently related to their performance.
Effect of Emergency Department Crowding on Pneumonia Admission Care Components
Multivariate analyses associate increased emergency department volume with delayed nursing-dependent care for patients with pneumonia, despite high ratios of nurses to patients.
Primary Care and Communication in Shared Cancer Care: A Qualitative Study
This qualitative study assesses patient, PCP, and oncologist views on primary care roles in shared cancer care, as well as patterns of communication between physicians.
Long-Acting Beta-Agonist Monotherapy Among Children and Adults With Asthma
Long-acting B-agonist (LABA) monotherapy among patients with asthma is rare. Of those with continued LABA monotherapy, most had missed opportunities for therapy change or education.
A Multimodal Blood Pressure Control Intervention in 3 Healthcare Systems
A multisite multimodal intervention of patient education, home monitoring, measurement reporting to an IVR system, and pharmacist follow-up achieved greater BP reductions vs usual care.
Consumer Attitudes Toward Personal Health Records in a Beacon Community
Even in communities with health information technology initiatives, consumer use of personal health records may be limited by the
Electronic Health Record Functions Differ Between Best and Worst Hospitals
Patterns of electronic health record adoption among highand low-quality hospitals indicated that high-quality institutions had far greater use of most electronic health record functions.
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