From the International Medical Informatics Association

electronic Journal of Health Informatics (eJHI): Vol 7, No 1 (2012): Special Issue on HIC 2010

The electronic Journal of Health Informatics (eJHI) has just published its latest issue, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2012), Special Issue on HIC 2010, at

This Special Issue of elected proceedings of the 2010 Australian Health Informatics Conference is guest-edited by David Hansen, David Rowlands and Louise Schaper

Table of Contents

Informing the Business of Healthcare – Selected Proceedings of the 2010 Health Informatics Conference
David Hansen, David Rowlands, Louise Schaper

Special Issue Papers

The Quality of Routinely Collected Data: Using the “Principal Diagnosis” in Emergency Department Databases as an Example
Siaw-Teng Liaw, Huei-Yang Chen, Della Maneze, Jane Taggart, Sarah Dennis, Sanjyot Vagholkar, Jeremy Bunker

Impact of a Clinical Information System on Multitasking in Two Intensive Care Units
Mark Ballermann, Nicola T Shaw, Damon C Mayes, R T Noel Gibney

Assessment of Software Maintainability of openEHR Based Health Information Systems – A Case Study In Endoscopy
Koray Atalag, Hong Yul Yang, Jim Warren

Mobile Digital Breast Screening: An Evaluation of the Queensland Experience
Bob Russell, Alan David Taylor

“Right at a Click of a Button”: A Qualitative Analysis of Emergency Department Nurses’ Perceptions of the Effects of an Integrated Clinical Information System
Nerida Creswick, Joanne Callen, Julie Li, Andrew Georgiou, Grant Isedale, Louise Robertson, Richard Paoloni, Johanna I Westbrook

Helping Clinicians Identify the Clinical Utility of Genetic Tests
Yulong Gu, Jim Warren, Karen Day

Using Virtual Worlds to Train Healthcare Workers – A Case Study Using Second Life to Improve the Safety of Inpatient Transfers
Ann Merete Duedal Jensen, Merete Martlev Jensen, Anne Sofie Korsager, Mei-sing Ong, Farah Magrabi, Enrico Coiera

Structured Pathology Reporting for Cancer from Free Text: Lung Cancer Case Study
Anthony Nguyen, Michael Lawley, David Hansen, Shoni Colquist

Agreeing on Meaning: A Fundamental of Sharing Health Information
Michael John Lawley, David Hansen, Madonna Kemp, Deanne Vickers


Improving Informal Caregiver Engagement with a Patient Web Portal
Steven Davis, Michelle Pigford, Jeremy Rich

Further information about eJHI is available from the website, or from Sebastian Garde, Managing Editor ( and  Evelyn Hovenga, Chief Editor (

The electronic Journal of Health Informatics (eJHI) is an international journal committed to scholarly excellence and dedicated to the advancement of Health Informatics and information technology in healthcare. It is a journal for all health professions and informaticians of all levels. eJHI aims to publish original, high quality papers related to Health Informatics and health informatics technology in a timely fashion. It aims to provide health care workers with a readily accessible, electronic vehicle for sharing information about research, knowledge, experiences, perceptions and wisdom with colleagues involved in all facets of health informatics and health information technology.

eJHI is the official journal of the Health Informatics Society Australia (HISA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI).

January 24, 2012 - Posted by | Asia-Pacific, Australia, journals | , ,

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