Challenges in patient safety improvement research in the era of electronic health records.

@article{Russo2016ChallengesIP,
  title={Challenges in patient safety improvement research in the era of electronic health records.},
  author={E. Russo and D. Sittig and D. Murphy and H. Singh},
  journal={Healthcare},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          285-290
        }
}
  • E. Russo, D. Sittig, +1 author H. Singh
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Healthcare
  • Electronic health record (EHR) data repositories contain large volumes of aggregated, longitudinal clinical data that could allow patient safety researchers to identify important safety issues and conduct comprehensive evaluations of health care delivery outcomes. However, few health systems have successfully converted this abundance of data into useful information or knowledge for safety improvement. In this paper, we use a case study involving a project on missed/delayed follow-up of test… CONTINUE READING

    Tables and Topics from this paper.

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Leveraging the electronic health record to improve quality and safety in rheumatology
    9
    Measures to Improve Diagnostic Safety in Clinical Practice
    17

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 56 REFERENCES
    Big Data Clinical Research: Validity, Ethics, and Regulation
    18
    Electronic health records implementation: An evaluation of information system impact and contingency factors
    240