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Different lenses, improved outcomes: a new approach to the analysis and design of healthcare information systems
  • J. Effken
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Int. J. Medical Informatics
  • 1 April 2002
Cognitive Work Analysis and Carper's four ways of knowing may be helpful in achieving successful designs for the complexities of healthcare systems. Expand
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An Organizing Framework for Nursing Informatics Research
  • J. Effken
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN
  • 1 November 2003
Because nursing informatics is a young specialty, perhaps it is not surprising that much of the research done to date has been problem-driven, as opposed to model-driven. Continuing to struggle withExpand
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Necrotizing enterocolitis risk: state of the science.
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common cause of gastrointestinal-related morbidity and mortality in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Its onset is sudden and the smallest, mostExpand
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Multi-professional patterns and methods of communication during patient handoffs
An exploratory study of how healthcare providers communicate and exchange patient clinical information during patient handoffs (transfers) between units in an acute care setting. Expand
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Clinical information displays to improve ICU outcomes
We compared the impact of display, clinical scenario, data level, knowledge, presentation order, and practice extent on event recognition, treatment efficiency, cognitive workload, and user satisfaction. Expand
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Development and initial evaluation of the Clinical Information Systems Success Model (CISSM)
PURPOSE Most clinical information systems (CIS) today are technically sound, but the number of successful implementations of these systems is low. Expand
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Informational basis for expert intuition.
  • J. Effken
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of advanced nursing
  • 1 April 2001
AIM Intuition has been cited as an integral part of nursing clinical expertise. Responding to the recent scholarly debate over the status of expert nursing intuition as part of the art or science ofExpand
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Health IT-enabled care for underserved rural populations: the role of nursing.
This white paper explains the strong roles that nursing can play in using information technology (IT) to improve healthcare delivery in rural areas. The authors describe current challenges toExpand
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An exploratory study of the personal health records adoption model in the older adult with chronic illness.
BACKGROUND Despite international efforts moving toward integrated care using health information technologies and the potential of electronic PHRs to help us better coordinate patient-centered care,Expand
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Heideggerian Meditations on an Alternative Ontology for Ecological Psychology: A Response to Turvey's (1992) Proposal
In his last book, Gibson (1979/1986) clearly described crucial elements for an ontology for ecological psychology, but left his overarching ontology implicit and incomplete. As a partial remedy,Expand
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