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={Elise Russo and Dean F. Sittig and Daniel R. Murphy and Hardeep Singh},
  journal={Healthcare},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={285-290}
}
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