Derek W Meeks

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OBJECTIVE The intersection of electronic health records (EHR) and patient safety is complex. To examine the applicability of two previously developed conceptual models comprehensively to understand safety implications of EHR implementation in the English National Health Service (NHS). METHODS We conducted a secondary analysis of interview data from a(More)
OBJECTIVE A recent Institute of Medicine report called for attention to safety issues related to electronic health records (EHRs). We analyzed EHR-related safety concerns reported within a large, integrated healthcare system. METHODS The Informatics Patient Safety Office of the Veterans Health Administration (VA) maintains a non-punitive, voluntary(More)
At present, upper-limb amputees have a basic choice of a hook or a hand for the prosthetic prehensor. In the USA about two-thirds of upper-limb amputees wear hooks and about one-third wear hands. Either of these options represents a compromise. The hook is more functional and the hand is more cosmetic. Some amputees solve the dilemma by having one of each(More)
▸ Additional material is published online only. To view please visit the journal online ABSTRACT Objective A recent Institute of Medicine report called for attention to safety issues related to electronic health records (EHRs). We analyzed EHR-related safety concerns reported within a large, integrated healthcare system. Methods The Informatics Patient(More)
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