Challenges in patient safety improvement research in the era of electronic health records

Electronic health record (EHR) data repositories contain large volumes of aggregated, longitudinal clinical data that could allow patient safety researchers to identify important safety issues and conduct comprehensive evaluations of health care delivery outcomes. However, few health systems have successfully converted this abundance of data into useful information or knowledge […]


New Unintended Adverse Consequences of Electronic Health Records

Although the health information technology industry has made considerable progress in the design, development, implementation, and use of electronic health records (EHRs), the lofty expectations of the early pioneers have not been met. In 2006, the Provider Order Entry Team at Oregon Health & Science University described a set of […]


Adam Wright among 13 Fellows Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

Following their recent election, 13 new Fellows, including our own Adam Wright, PhD, will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on Nov. 15 at ceremonies during the AMIA 2015 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the premier educational event in the field. The symposium presents leading-edge […]


Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer’s Guide, 2cd Edition

Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer’s Guide, 2cd Edition Co-published by HIMSS, the Scottsdale Institute, AMIA, AMDIS and SHM, this second edition of the authoritative guide to CDS implementation has been substantially enhanced with expanded and updated guidance on using CDS interventions to improve care delivery and outcomes. […]