From the International Medical Informatics Association

ACI eJournal: eTOC for 2012 Volume 3 (1)

Ten articles are now available for Volume 3(1) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – see – the following are SEVEN new articles added since the last eTOC.

In addition, the ACI News items are updated every Wednesday. All articles from Volume 0 (2009) and Volume 1(1) (2010), and some from other issues, are available as free downloads.

Capturing Information Needs of Care Providers to Support Knowledge Sharing and Distributed Decision Makin
Case Report
M. Rogers (1), L. Zach (1), Y. An (1), P. Dalrymple (1)
(1) Drexel University, Philadelphia
ACI 2012 3 1: 1-13

Strategic Procedures and Revisions for implementing Telemedicine and Telecare in Greece
Review Article
M. Tsirintani (1)
(1) Department of Health Care and Social Units Administration, School of Business and Economics, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
ACI 2012 3 1: 14-23

The influence of task environment and health literacy on the quality of parent-reported ADHD data
Research Article
S. C. Porter (1), C.-Y. Guo (2), J. Molino (3), S. L. Toomey (4), E. Chan (5)
(1) Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto Canada; (2) Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; (3) Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston MA; (4) Division of General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston MA; (5) Division of Developmental Medicine5, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston MA
ACI 2012 3 1: 24-37

Understanding interprofessional communication: a content analysis of email communications between doctors and nurses
Research article
C. N. C. Smith (1), S. D. Quan (1), D. Morra (1, 2, 3), P. G. Rossos (1, 2), H. Khatibi (1), V. Lo (1), H. Wong (1, 4), R. C. Wu (1, 2, 3)
(1) Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2C4; (2) Department of Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4; (3) Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4; (4) Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
ACI 2012 3 1: 38-51

Reduction in Clinical Variance Using Targeted Design Changes in Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) Order Sets: 
Impact on Hospitalized Children with Acute Asthma Exacerbation s
Research article
B. R. Jacobs (1), K. W. Hart (2), D. W. Rucker (3)
(1) Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC; (2) Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH; (3) Siemens Medical Solutions, Malvern, PA
ACI 2012 3 1: 52-63

Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) in pediatric and neonatal intensive care: 
Recommendations how to meet clinical requirements
Research article
I. Castellanos (1), G. Rellensmann (2), J. Scharf (3), T. Bürkle (4)
(1) Anästhesiologische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany; (2) Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, Allgemeine Pädiatrie, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany; (3) Kinder- und Jugendklinik, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany; (4) Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Informatik, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
ACI 2012 3 1: 64-79

Clinical Summarization Capabilities of Commercially-available and Internally-developed Electronic Health Records
Research article
A. Laxmisan (1), A. B. McCoy (2), A. Wright (3), D. F. Sittig (2)
(1) Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; (2) School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX; (3) Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
ACI 2012 3 1: 80-93

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