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  1. Electronic health records are increasingly being used to facilitate referral communication in the outpatient setting. However, despite support by technology, referral communication between primary care provide...

    Authors: Adol Esquivel, Dean F Sittig, Daniel R Murphy and Hardeep Singh
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:107
  2. Interoperable electronic health record (EHR) solutions are currently being implemented in Canada, as in many other countries. Understanding EHR users’ perspectives is key to the success of EHR implementation p...

    Authors: Carrie Anna McGinn, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Nicola Shaw, Claude Sicotte, Luc Mathieu, Yvan Leduc, Sonya Grenier, Julie Duplantie, Anis Ben Abdeljelil and France Légaré
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:105
  3. Health numeracy is an important factor in how well people make decisions based on medical risk information. However, in many countries, including Japan, numeracy studies have been limited.

    Authors: Masako Okamoto, Yasushi Kyutoku, Manabu Sawada, Lester Clowney, Eiju Watanabe, Ippeita Dan and Keiko Kawamoto
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:104
  4. More than half a million new items of biomedical research are generated every year and added to Medline. How successful are we at applying this steady accumulation of scientific knowledge and so improving the ...

    Authors: Robert J Szczerba and Marco D Huesch
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:103
  5. NICE recommends computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT) for the treatment of several mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. cCBT may be one way that services can reduce waiting lists ...

    Authors: David Kenicer, Carrie-Anne McClay and Christopher Williams
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:102
  6. Consumers are increasingly exposed to comparative healthcare information (information about the quality of different healthcare providers). Partly because of its complexity, the use of this information has bee...

    Authors: Nicolien C Zwijnenberg, Michelle Hendriks, Olga C Damman, Evelien Bloemendal, Sonja Wendel, Judith D de Jong and Jany Rademakers
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:101
  7. The major problem facing health and social care systems globally today is the growing challenge of an elderly population with complex health and social care needs. A longstanding challenge to the provision of ...

    Authors: Gerry King, Catherine O’Donnell, David Boddy, Fiona Smith, David Heaney and Frances S Mair
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:100
  8. Emerging public health threats often originate in resource-limited countries. In recognition of this fact, the World Health Organization issued revised International Health Regulations in 2005, which call for ...

    Authors: Timothy C Campbell, Charles J Hodanics, Steven M Babin, Adjoa M Poku, Richard A Wojcik, Joseph F Skora, Jacqueline S Coberly, Zarna S Mistry and Sheri H Lewis
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:99
  9. Meningitis is characterized by an inflammation of the meninges, or the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial for a positive outcome, yet identifying meningit...

    Authors: Vijay K Mago, Ravinder Mehta, Ryan Woolrych and Elpiniki I Papageorgiou
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:98
  10. In myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS), typically a stress and a rest study is performed. If the stress study is considered normal, there is no need for a subsequent rest study. The aim of the study was to...

    Authors: Elin Trägårdh, Liselott Johansson, Camilla Olofsson, Sven Valind and Lars Edenbrandt
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:97
  11. In today’s short stay hospital settings the contact time for patients is reduced. However, it seems to be more important for the patients that the healthcare professionals are easy to get in contact with durin...

    Authors: Charlotte D Bjoernes, Birgitte S Laursen, Charlotte Delmar, Elizabeth Cummings and Christian Nøhr
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:96
  12. Decisions concerning drug safety and efficacy are generally based on pivotal evidence provided by clinical trials. Unfortunately, finding the relevant clinical trials is difficult and their results are only av...

    Authors: Gert van Valkenhoef, Tommi Tervonen, Bert de Brock and Hans Hillege
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:95
  13. Dual processing theory of human cognition postulates that reasoning and decision-making can be described as a function of both an intuitive, experiential, affective system (system I) and/or an analytical, deli...

    Authors: Benjamin Djulbegovic, Iztok Hozo, Jason Beckstead, Athanasios Tsalatsanis and Stephen G Pauker
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:94
  14. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services established the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program in 2009 to stimulate the adoption of EHRs. One component of the program requires eligible pr...

    Authors: Justin W Timbie, Cheryl L Damberg, Eric C Schneider and Douglas S Bell
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:93
  15. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) causes morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients, and regulators and payors are encouraging the use of systems to prevent them. Here, we examine the effect of a computerized...

    Authors: Craig A Umscheid, Asaf Hanish, Jesse Chittams, Mark G Weiner and Todd EH Hecht
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:92
  16. Greater use of computerized decision support (DS) systems could address continuing safety and quality problems in healthcare, but the healthcare field has struggled to implement DS technology. This study surve...

    Authors: Helen W Wu, Paul K Davis and Douglas S Bell
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:90
  17. Shared decision-making and patients’ choice of interventions are areas of increasing importance, not least seen in the light of the fact that chronic conditions are increasing, interventions considered importa...

    Authors: Charlotte Gry Harmsen, Henrik Støvring, Dorte Ejg Jarbøl, Jørgen Nexøe, Dorte Gyrd-Hansen, Jesper Bo Nielsen, Adrian Edwards and Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:89
  18. Electronic health records are invaluable for medical research, but much information is stored as free text rather than in a coded form. For example, in the UK General Practice Research Database (GPRD), causes ...

    Authors: Anoop D Shah, Carlos Martinez and Harry Hemingway
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:88
  19. Access to medical records on the Internet has been reported to be acceptable and popular with patients, although most published evaluations have been of primary care or office-based practice. We tested the fea...

    Authors: Cherry Bartlett, Keith Simpson and A Neil Turner
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:87
  20. The XmR chart is a powerful analytical tool in statistical process control (SPC) for detecting special causes of variation in a measure of quality. In this analysis a statistic called the average moving range is ...

    Authors: Alan J Poots and Thomas Woodcock
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:86
  21. Decision Boxes are summaries of the most important benefits and harms of health interventions provided to clinicians before they meet the patient, to prepare them to help patients make informed and value-based...

    Authors: Anik Giguere, Michel Labrecque, Roland Grad, Michel Cauchon, Matthew Greenway, France Légaré, Pierre Pluye, Stephane Turcotte, Lisa Dolovich and R Brian Haynes
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:85
  22. Although information systems (IS) have been extensively applied in the health sector worldwide, few initiatives have addressed the health and safety of health workers, a group acknowledged to be at high risk o...

    Authors: Jerry M Spiegel, Karen Lockhart, Carmen Dyck, Andrea Wilson, Lyndsay O’Hara and Annalee Yassi
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:84
  23. Decision-making in healthcare is complex. Research on coverage decision-making has focused on comparative studies for several countries, statistical analyses for single decision-makers, the decision outcome an...

    Authors: Katharina E Fischer
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:83
  24. Over the past years, the number of available informatics resources in medicine has grown exponentially. While specific inventories of such resources have already begun to be developed for Bioinformatics (BI), ...

    Authors: Guillermo de la Calle, Miguel García-Remesal, Nelida Nkumu-Mbomio, Casimir Kulikowski and Victor Maojo
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:82
  25. Primary health care in industrialized countries faces major challenges due to demographic changes, an increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and a shortage of primary care physicians. One approach to counte...

    Authors: Elisabeth Urban, Dominik Ose, Stefanie Joos, Joachim Szecsenyi and Antje Miksch
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:81
  26. Lifestyle-related diseases represented by metabolic syndrome develop as results of complex interaction. By using health check-up data from two large studies collected during a long-term follow-up, we searched ...

    Authors: Yasunori Ushida, Ryuji Kato, Kosuke Niwa, Daisuke Tanimura, Hideo Izawa, Kenji Yasui, Tomokazu Takase, Yasuko Yoshida, Mitsuo Kawase, Tsutomu Yoshida, Toyoaki Murohara and Hiroyuki Honda
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:80
  27. Functional brain images such as Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) have been widely used to guide the clinicians in the Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) diagnosis...

    Authors: Rosa Chaves, Javier Ramírez, Juan M Górriz, Ignacio A Illán, Manuel Gómez-Río and Cristobal Carnero
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:79
  28. Semantic Web technology can considerably catalyze translational genetics and genomics research in medicine, where the interchange of information between basic research and clinical levels becomes crucial. This...

    Authors: María Taboada, Diego Martínez, Belén Pilo, Adriano Jiménez-Escrig, Peter N Robinson and María J Sobrido
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:78
  29. Due to the great variability of 12-lead ECG instruments and medical specialists’ interpretation skills, it remains a challenge to deliver rapid and accurate 12-lead ECG reports with senior cardiologists’ decis...

    Authors: Jui-chien Hsieh and Meng-Wei Hsu
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:77
  30. To determine the behavior of physicians regarding medical literature reading and participation in research activities at one of the largest teaching hospitals in Pakistan.

    Authors: Muhammad Farhan Khaliq, Muhammad Muslim Noorani, Uzair Ahmed Siddiqui and Maheen Anwar
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:76
  31. The treatment of cancer associated thrombosis (CAT) is well established, with level 1A evidence to support the recommendation of a low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) by daily injection for 3–6 months. However...

    Authors: Miriam J Johnson, Laura Sheard, Anthony Maraveyas, Simon Noble, Hayley Prout, Ian Watt and Dawn Dowding
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:75
  32. It is well established that considering users is an important aspect of medical device development. However it is also well established that there are numerous barriers to successfully conducting user research...

    Authors: Jennifer L Martin and Julie Barnett
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:74
  33. A UK Register of people with Multiple Sclerosis has been developed to address the need for an increased knowledge-base about MS. The Register is being populated via: a web-based portal; NHS neurology clinical ...

    Authors: David V Ford, Kerina H Jones, Rod M Middleton, Hazel Lockhart-Jones, Inocencio DC Maramba, Gareth J Noble, Lisa A Osborne and Ronan A Lyons
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:73
  34. Online psychiatric texts are natural language texts expressing depressive problems, published by Internet users via community-based web services such as web forums, message boards and blogs. Understanding the ...

    Authors: Jheng-Long Wu, Liang-Chih Yu and Pei-Chann Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:72
  35. Refugees experience multiple health and social needs. This requires an integrated approach to care in the countries of resettlement, including Canada. Perhaps, interactive eHealth tools could build bridges bet...

    Authors: Farah Ahmad, Yogendra Shakya, Jasmine Li, Khaled Khoaja, Cameron D Norman, Wendy Lou, Izzeldin Abuelaish and Hayat M Ahmadzi
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:71
  36. Tinnitus is a prevalent and complex medical complaint often co-morbid with stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and cognitive or communication difficulties. Its chronicity places a major burden on primary an...

    Authors: Kathryn Fackrell, Derek J Hoare, Sandra Smith, Abby McCormack and Deborah A Hall
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:70
  37. Automated reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a recent advance in laboratory information technology (IT) that generates a measure of kidney function with chemistry laboratory results to...

    Authors: Rasheeda K Hall, Virginia Wang, George L Jackson, Bradley G Hammill, Matthew L Maciejewski, Elizabeth M Yano, Laura P Svetkey and Uptal D Patel
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:69
  38. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the Elementally Entangled Organisational Communication (EEOC) framework by drawing on a set of three case studies which assessed the impact of new Health Information ...

    Authors: Andrew Georgiou, Johanna I Westbrook and Jeffrey Braithwaite
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:68
  39. Advanced mobile communications and portable computation are now combined in handheld devices called “smartphones”, which are also capable of running third-party software. The number of smartphone users is grow...

    Authors: Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa, Illhoi Yoo and Lincoln Sheets
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:67
  40. De-identification is a common way to protect patient privacy when disclosing clinical data for secondary purposes, such as research. One type of attack that de-identification protects against is linking the di...

    Authors: Fida Kamal Dankar, Khaled El Emam, Angelica Neisa and Tyson Roffey
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:66
  41. Patients have typically received health care through face-to-face encounters. However, expansion of electronic communication and electronic health records (EHRs) provide alternative means for patient and physi...

    Authors: Ted E Palen, David Price, Susan Shetterly and Kristin B Wallace
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:65
  42. Biological signals may carry specific characteristics that reflect basic dynamics of the body. In particular, heart beat signals carry specific signatures that are related to human physiologic mechanisms. In r...

    Authors: Yu-Chen Huang, Hanjun Lin, Yeh-Liang Hsu and Jun-Lin Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:64
  43. Physicians practicing in ambulatory care are adopting electronic health record (EHR) systems. Governments promote this adoption with financial incentives, some hinged on improvements in care. These systems can...

    Authors: Pavel S Roshanov, Hertzel C Gerstein, Dereck L Hunt, Rolf J Sebaldt and R Brian Haynes
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:63
  44. Low adherence to chronic kidney disease (CKD) guidelines may be due to unrecognized CKD and lack of guideline awareness on the part of providers. The goal of this study was to evaluate the impact of provider e...

    Authors: Paul E Drawz, R Tyler Miller, Simran Singh, Brook Watts and Elizabeth Kern
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:62
  45. Quality care of type 2 diabetes is complex and requires systematic use of clinical data to monitor care processes and outcomes. An electronic decision support (EDS) tool for the management of type 2 diabetes i...

    Authors: Qing Wan, Meredith Makeham, Nicholas A Zwar and Susanna Petche
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:61
  46. Patients making important medical decisions need to evaluate complex information in the light of their own beliefs, attitudes and priorities. The process can be considered in terms of the theory of planned beh...

    Authors: Jürgen Kasper, Sascha Köpke, Korbinian Fischer, Nina Schäffler, Imke Backhus, Alessandra Solari and Christoph Heesen
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:60
  47. Recent large scale deployments of health information technology have created opportunities for the integration of patient medical records with disparate public health, human service, and educational databases ...

    Authors: Tian Mi, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and Robert Aseltine
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:59
  48. Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common form of glomerulonephritis in China. An accurate diagnosis of IgAN is dependent on renal biopsies, and there is lack of non-invasive and practical classif...

    Authors: Jing Gao, Yong Wang, Zhennan Dong, Zhangming Yan, Xingwang Jia and Yaping Tian
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:58
  49. Given that patients provide the majority of their own diabetes care, patient self-management training has increasingly become recognized as an important strategy with which to improve quality of care. However,...

    Authors: Catherine H Yu, Janet Parsons, Muhammad Mamdani, Gerald Lebovic, Baiju R Shah, Onil Bhattacharyya, Andreas Laupacis and Sharon E Straus
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:57

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