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OBJECTIVE To describe the kinds of unintended consequences related to the implementation of computerized provider order entry (CPOE) in the outpatient setting. DESIGN Ethnographic and interview data were collected by an interdisciplinary team over a 7 month period at four clinics. MEASUREMENTS Instances of unintended consequences were categorized using(More)
A b s t r a c t Objective: To determine the availability of inpatient computerized physician order entry in U.S. hospitals and the degree to which physicians are using it. Design: Combined mail and telephone survey of 964 randomly selected hospitals, contrasting 2002 data and results of a survey conducted in 1997. Measurements: Availability: computerized(More)
The research questions, strategies, and results of a six-year qualitative study of computerized physician order entry implementation (CPOE) at successful sites are reviewed over time. The iterative nature of qualitative inquiry stimulates a consecutive stream of research foci which, with each iteration, add further insight into the overarching research(More)
BACKGROUND Information systems for rural practice may assume that rural clinicians have different information seeking, but studies have not directly compared rural and nonrural information needs using common methodology. OBJECTIVE Compare rural and non-rural: 1) information needs; 2) information seeking; 3) effectiveness of information seeking; and 4) use(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the availability of inpatient computerized physician order entry in U.S. hospitals and the degree to which physicians are using it. DESIGN Combined mail and telephone survey of 964 randomly selected hospitals, contrasting 2002 data and results of a survey conducted in 1997. MEASUREMENTS AVAILABILITY computerized order entry has(More)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS There are many people who I would like to thank at this point: My Master thesis Supervisor Marco Fontana for having trusted me and supported my choice to come to Canada. Professor Paulo Ribenboim for having always advised me on my choices and his precious mathematical teaching. and Georg Schmidt, whose help and politeness made my time at(More)
RIS Discussion Papers intend to disseminate preliminary findings of the research carried out within the framework of institute's work programme or related research. Abstract: Efforts are underway to forge a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union for which negotiations have commenced this year.(More)
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