From the International Medical Informatics Association

ACI eJournal: 2012 Volume 3 (2) Continues, New Content

Volume 3(2) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – has now started – see

UPDATE of 21 June: SEVEN new articles are available (including one case report as free download). The first two articles are referenced in an earlier post at

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.

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at:, and

Rapid Implementation of Inpatient Electronic Physician Documentation at an Academic Hospital
Case Report
J. S. Hahn (1, 2, 3), J. A. Bernstein (3), R. B. McKenzie (3), B. J. King (1), C. A. Longhurst (1, 3)
(1) Information Services, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, USA; (2) Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; (3) Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
ACI 2012 3 2: 175-185
[Free download]

Associations between the concurrent use of clinical decision support and computerized provider order entry and the rates of appropriate prescribing at discharge
Research article
M. E. Patterson (1), P. A. Marken (1), S. D. Simon (2), J. L. Hackman (3), R. S Schaefer (4)
(1) Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, Kansas City, Missouri 64108; (2) Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Missouri-Kansas City-School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108; (3) University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine / Truman Medical Center; (4) Kansas City Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64128
ACI 2012 3 2: 186-196

Health Information Exchange and Ambulatory Quality of Care
Research article
L. M. Kern (1, 2, 3), Y. Barrón (1, 3), R. V. Dhopeshwarkar (3, 4), R. Kaushal (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
(1) Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (2) Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (3) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative, New York, NY.; (4) Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (5) New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY.
ACI 2012 3 2: 197-209

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to

Further materials of interest from the same publishers are to be found in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

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May 31, 2012 - Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals, research | , , , , , ,

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