An analysis of clinical queries in an electronic health record search utility

@article{Natarajan2010AnAO,
  title={An analysis of clinical queries in an electronic health record search utility},
  author={Karthik Natarajan and Daniel M. Stein and Shweta Jain and No{\'e}mie Elhadad},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={515-22}
}
PURPOSE While search engines have become nearly ubiquitous on the Web, electronic health records (EHRs) generally lack search functionality; furthermore, there is no knowledge on how and what healthcare providers search while using an EHR-based search utility. In this study, we sought to understand user needs as captured by their search queries. METHODS This post-implementation study analyzed user search log files for 6 months from an EHR-based, free-text search utility at our large academic… CONTINUE READING

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