Farrant Sakaguchi

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BACKGROUND The effects of electronic health records (EHRs) on doctor-patient communication are unclear. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of EHR use compared with paper chart use, on novice physicians' communication skills. DESIGN Within-subjects randomized controlled trial using observed structured clinical examination methods to assess the impact of(More)
Two-photon confocal microscopy is a new technology useful in nondestructive analysis of tissue. The pattern generated from laser-excited autofluorescence and second harmonic signals can be analyzed to construct a three-dimensional, microanatomical, structural image. The healing of full-thickness guinea pig skin wounds was studied over a period of 28 days(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic diseases affect 52% of Americans and consume 86% of health care costs. A small portion of patients consume most health care resources and costs. More intensive patient management strategies, such as case management, are usually more effective at improving health outcomes, but are also more expensive. To use limited resources efficiently,(More)
The discharge summary is one of the most critical documents in medical care settings, but it is prone to systematic lapses that compromise the continuity of care. Discontinuity is fostered not only by incomplete inclusion of data (such as pending labs or medication reconciliations) but also by failure to document clinical reasoning and unfinished diagnostic(More)
Gang Luo1, PhD; Bryan L Stone2, MD, MS; Farrant Sakaguchi3, MD, MS; Xiaoming Sheng4, PhD; Maureen A Murtaugh5, PhD, RDN 1Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Suite 140, 421 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA 2Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, 100 N Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA 3Department of(More)