- NAHIT report advocates unique patient identifier. // Hospital Home Health;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p23
The article focuses on the call made by the National Alliance for Health Information Technology for the creation of a voluntary patient-controlled system of unique patient identifiers to ensure privacy and accuracy when exchanging electronic medical information.
- Mission-critical health care systems. Yamada, Ronald H. // Business Quarterly;Summer90, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p99
Describes problems in the health care information systems. Historical background on systems development; Introduction of mission-critical systems; Factors influencing future development of mission-critical systems.
- A kilobyte of cure. Hurt, Valerie // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p2
Examines questions raised at the Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), regarding the challenges computers pose to medical practice. How computers can decrease the privacy of personal information; Their use as...
- An author co-citation analysis of medical informatics. Andrews, James E. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Jan2003, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p47
Provides information on a study that presented the results of an author co-citation analysis of the interdisciplinary field of medical informatics. Research methods; Future research directions to address issues related to better understanding of communication and social networks in the field to...
- STAGE 2 MEANINGFUL USE REQUIREMENTS TOUGHER TO MEET. // Medical Economics;3/25/2012, p19
The article offers information on standards for electronic health records (EHRs) to meet the new stage 2 meaningful use requirements.
- Using Computer Technology to Detect, Measure, and Prevent Adverse Drug Events. Gardner, Reed M.; Evans, R. Scott // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p535
This section introduces a series of articles related to medical informatics.
- Do you lack resources for data collection? Use these strategies. // Hospital Peer Review;Jul2008, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p89
This article discusses the strategies used by health care quality professionals to manage growing data collection requirements in the U.S.
- Rage against the machine. Page, Leigh // Modern Physician;Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p24
Focuses on the controversies surrounding the use of automated coding software in the U.S. Comments of physicians on the software; Influence of lawsuits against the application of the software on the efforts to modify the software; Requirement for the transparency of Current Procedural...
- Hospitals take the lead in health info exchange. Slowik, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/20/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p3
The article focuses on the lead taken by three hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan in using software that facilitates the ordering and receipt of laboratory, radiology and transcribed test results by doctors and hospitals. These hospital-based Health Information Exchanges (HIE) are reportedly...