From the International Medical Informatics Association

New Articles for ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (3): eTOC

There are FOUR new articles to start volume 4(3) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS. Volume 4(2) is now complete, with twelve articles – see

Please note that the article “STARE-HI – Statement on Reporting of Evaluation Studies in Health Informatics 
Explanation and Elaboration” is free to download.

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Volume 4(3) – four new articles:

1. The Impact of Domain Knowledge on Structured Data Collection and Templated Note Design
Case Report
T. Windle (1), J. C. McClay (1), J. R. Windle (1)
(1) University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 317-330

2. Matching Clinicians to Operative Cases 
A Novel Application of a Patient Acuity Score 

Case Report
A. Was (1), J. Wanderer (2)
(1) Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Pediatrics, Palo Alto, California, United States; (2) Vanderbilt University, Anesthesiology, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 331-339

3. STARE-HI – Statement on Reporting of Evaluation Studies in Health Informatics 
Explanation and Elaboration
Research Article
J. Brender (1), J. Talmon (2), N. de Keizer (3), P. Nykänen (4), M. Rigby (5), E. Ammenwerth (6)
(1) Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, and V-CHI, Aalborg, Denmark; (2) School of Public Health and Primary Care – CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; (3) Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (4) School of Information Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; (5) School of Public Policy and Professional Practice, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom; (6) Institute of Medical Informatics, UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 331-358
[Free download]

4. Developing Software to “Track and Catch” Missed Follow-up of Abnormal Test Results in a Complex Sociotechnical Environment
Research Article
M. Smith (1), D. Murphy (1), A. Laxmisan (1), D. Sittig (2), B. Reis (1), A. Esquivel (3), H. Singh (1)
(1) Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence and The Center of Inquiry to Improve Outpatient Safety Through Effective Electronic Communication, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; (2) University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics and the UT-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality & Safety, Houston, Texas; (3) Department of Clinical Effectiveness and Performance Measurement, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, Houston, Texas
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 359-375

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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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