Steven F. Mandell

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OBJECTIVE Many hospitals are investing in computer-based provider order-entry (POE) systems, and providers' evaluations have proved important for the success of the systems. The authors assessed how physicians and nurses viewed the effects of one modified commercial POE system on time spent patients, resource utilization, errors with orders, and overall(More)
IMPORTANCE Poor health care provider communication across health care settings may lead to adverse outcomes. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency with which inpatient providers report communicating directly with outpatient providers and whether direct communication was associated with 30-day readmissions. DESIGN We conducted a single-center prospective(More)
This study examines the relevance of reinforcements available to the addict in five critical stages of his career to his success on methadone maintenance. In-depth focused interviews were held with 30 addicts who had completed a program of methadone induction and who were characterized by social worker's evaluations as Successful, Marginally Adjusted, or(More)
Web-technology offers a powerful mechanism for providing access to clinic information. Applications need no longer to be tied to a specific client operating system. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has designed a web based electronic patient record system which seamlessly incorporates multiple web sites. This paper will discuss the motivations for building the(More)
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