From the International Medical Informatics Association

ACI eJournal: 2012 Volume 3 (3): New Articles

Volume 3(3) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – continues with FOUR new articles – see

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

Volume 3(3) – four new articles:

Improving Access to Longitudinal Patient Health Information within an Emergency Department
Research Article
A. B. Wilcox (1), S. Shen (2, 3), D. A. Dorr (4), G. Hripcsak (1), L. Heermann (2), S. P. Narus (2, 5)
(1) Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY; (2) Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT; (3) Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; (4) Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; (5) Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
ACI 2012 3 3: 290-300

Impact of implementing an EMR on physical exam documentation by ambulance personnel
Research Article
R. Katzer (1, 2), D. J. Barton (3), S. Adelman (3), S. Clark (3), E. L. Seaman (3), K. B. Hudson (1)
(1) Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine; (2) University of California, Irvine Department of Emergency Medicine; (3) Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service
ACI 2012 3 3: 301-308

Understanding Why Clinicians Answer or Ignore Clinical Decision Support Prompts
Research Article
A. E. Carroll (1, 2), V. Anand (1, 2), S. M. Downs (1, 2)
(1) Children’s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; (2) The Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, IN
ACI 2012 3 3: 309-317

An integrated EHR at Northern California Kaiser Permanente Pitfalls, challenges, and benefits experienced in transitioning
Case Report
Special Edition Changing IT Systems
S. Bornstein (1)
(1) Physician Lead 2003–2012, Northern California Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect Electronic Health Record
ACI 2012 3 3: 318-325

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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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