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ACI eJournal – 50% Discount Special Offer to Organisations

22dbcc61b9Effective from 08 October, organisations may order a subscription to ACI (Applied Clinical Informatics) with a 50% discount – if the order is received no later than November 30, 2013. Access to this highly innovative e-journal will be for just 347 € (Euro) for the first year (instead of 695 €).

Order your 2014 subscription today and your organisation will immediately benefit from this special promotion of the official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS. In addition, you’ll receive access to the scientific content of the journal from its very start in 2009 at no extra cost.

Applied Clinical Informatics publishes approximately 50 articles per year – articles which bridge gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment in HIT.

To order the valuable content click here:  https://aci.schattauer.de/en/subscription/subscribe.html Further detail on the offer is at https://aci.schattauer.de/fileadmin/assets/zeitschriften/ACI/ACI_Special_Offer_2013_10.pdf  This special offer does not apply for existing institutional subscriptions.

Any questions should be directed to the publishers, or directly to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de and not to IMIA.

With Clinical Informatics now a Board Certified Specialty in the USA, clinicians need cutting edge research, experience, and state of the art information on clinical information technology Is it time to order Applied Clinical Informatics – the leading clinical informatics journal? In 2013, the journal was selected for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports and MEDLINE.

You can also join the ACI Facebook community, one of the leading and fast-growing communities for HIT-specialists: www.facebook.com/ACIJournal and follow ACI on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ACI_Journal

October 9, 2013 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (3): Now up to Eleven Articles

There have been FOUR new articles added to volume 4(3) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS, making a total of eleven articles – see http://aci.schattauer.de

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

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

In addition, you can now export citations for ACI articles via the links at the end of each article.

Volume 4(3) – four new articles:

Retrospective Derivation and Validation of a Search Algorithm to Identify Emergent Endotracheal Intubations in the Intensive Care Unit
Research Article
N.J. Smischney (1, 2), V.M. Velagapudi (1), J.A. Onigkeit (1), B.W. Pickering (1, 2), V. Herasevich (1, 2), R. Kashyap (1, 2)
(1) Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; (2) Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care (METRIC), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 419-427 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-05-RA-0033

The Challenges of Publishing on Health Informatics in Developing Countries

Invited Editorial
C. Paton (1), M. Househ (2), M. Malik (3)
(1) The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, UK; (2) King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, Saudi Arabia; (3) Division of Medical Education, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 428-433 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-04-IE-0030

What big size you have! Using effect sizes to determine the impact of public health nursing interventions
Research Article
K. E. Johnson (1), B. J. McMorris (2), L. A. Raynor (3), K. A. Monsen (2, 4)
(1) The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing; (2) University of Minnesota, School of Nursing; (3) University of Minnesota, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent health, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School; (4) University of Minnesota, Institute for Health Informatics
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 3: 434-444 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-07-RA-0044

Erratum to: Matching Clinicians to Operative Cases 
A Novel Application of a Patient Acuity Score
Erratum
The Original Article can be found here.
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: 454-454 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-01-CR-0004e
[free download]

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

September 26, 2013 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , | Leave a comment

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 http://aci.schattauer.de

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

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

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 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-02-CR-0008

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 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-01-CR-0004

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 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-04-RA-0024
[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 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-04-RA-0019

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

August 1, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Articles for ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (2): eTOC

UPDATED: 30 May from 08 May version

There are SEVEN new articles to start volume 4(2) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS. Volume 4(1) is now complete, with twelve articles – see http://aci.schattauer.de

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 4(2) – seven new articles:

1. Development of an Automated, Real Time Surveillance Tool for Predicting Readmissions at a Community Hospital
Research Article
R. Gildersleeve (1), P. Cooper (1)
(1) Augusta Health, Information Technology, Fishersville, Virginia, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 153-169   http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-12-RA-0058

2. Do Language Fluency and Other Socioeconomic Factors Influence the Use of PubMed and MedlinePlus?
Research Article
L. Sheets (1, 2), A. Gavino (1), F. Callaghan (1), P. Fontelo (1)
(1) National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; (2) University of Missouri Informatics Institute, Columbia, Missouri, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 170-184   http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-01-RA-0006

3. An Information Systems Model of the Determinants of Electronic Health Record Use
Research Article
P. Messeri (1), S. Khan (2), M. Millery (3), A. Campbell (4), J. Merrill (5), S. Shih (6), R. Kukafka (5)
(1) Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Univiersity, Sociomedical Sciences, New York, New York, United States; (2) Columbia University, BIomedical Informatics, News York, United States; (3) Columbia University, Socomedical Sciences, New York, New York, United States; (4) Pennsylvania State University, Population Research Institute, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States; (5) Columbia University, Biomedical Informatics, New York, New York, United States; (6) NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygene, New York, New York, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 185-200 http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-01-RA-0005

4. Medical Student Appraisal: Applications For Bedside Patient Education
Review  Special Topic: Medical Student Technology Appraisal Series
T. M. Markman (1), P. J. Sampognaro (1), S. L. Mitchell (1), S. R. Weeks (1), S. Khalifian (1), J. R. Dattilo (1)
(1) Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 201-211  http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-01-R-0007

5. Diagnostic Performance of Electronic Syndromic Surveillance Systems in Acute Care: A Systematic Review
Research Article Supplementary Material
M. Kashiouris (1, 2), J. C. O’Horo (1, 2), B. W. Pickering (1, 3), V. Herasevich (1, 3)
(1) M.E.T.R.I.C., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA; (2) Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA; (3) Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 212-224  http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-12-RA-0053

6. Physician Specialty and Variations in Adoption of Electronic Health Records
Research Article
Z. M. Grinspan (1, 2, 3), S. Banerjee (4), R. Kaushal (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), L. M. Kern (2, 3, 4, 5)
(1) Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA; (2) Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA; (3) New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA; (4) Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA; (5) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative, New York, NY, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 225-240 http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-02-RA-0015

7. Debunking Health IT Usability Myths
Invited Editorial
N. Staggers (1, 2), Y. Xiao (3), L. Chapman (4)
(1) School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.; (2) College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; (3) Baylor Health Care System, Patient Safety Research, Dallas, Texas, United States; (4) Macadamian, User Experience Research, Ottawa, Canada
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 2: 241-250 http://dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-03-IE-0016

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

May 30, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Additional New Articles for ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (1): eTOC

There are FOUR additional articles in volume 4(1) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS –  bringing the total to twelve articles in the current volume – see http://aci.schattauer.de

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 4(1) – four new articles:

Validation of an Association Rule Mining-Based Method to Infer Associations Between Medications and Problems
Research Article
A. Wright (1, 2, 3), A. McCoy (4), S. Henkin (1, 5), M. Flaherty (1), D. Sittig (4)
(1) Brigham Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (2) Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (4) University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Boston, MA, USA; (5) Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 1: 100-109 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-12-RA-0051

Design of a Medication Reconciliation Application – 
Facilitating Clinician-Focused Decision Making with Data from Multiple Sources
Research Article
J. Cadwallader (1, 2), K. Spry (2), J. Morea (1, 2), A. L. Russ (2, 3, 4, 5), J. Duke (1, 2), M. Weiner (1, 2, 3, 5)
(1) Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, INM; (2) Regenstrief Institute, Inc. Indianapolis, IN; (3) Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Health Services Research and Development Service HFP 04–148, Indianapolis, IN; (4) Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, IN; (5) Indiana University Center for Health Services Outcomes Research, Indianapolis, IN
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 1: 110-125 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-12-RA-0057

Monitoring Adherence to Evidence-Based Practices – 
A Method to Utilize HL7 Messages from Hospital Information Systems
Research Article
R. Konrad (1), B. Tulu (1), M. Lawley (2)
(1) Worcester Polytechnic Institute, School of Business, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; (2) Purdue University, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 1: 126-143 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-06-RA-0026

Provider Use of and Attitudes Towards an Active Clinical Alert – 
A Case Study in Decision Support
Research Article; Online Supplementary Material

J. Feblowitz (1, 2, 3), S. Henkin (1, 2), J. Pang (1, 2), H. Ramelson (1, 2, 3), L. Schneider (1, 3), F. L. Maloney (2), A. R. Wilcox (4), D. W. Bates (1, 2, 3, 5), A. Wright (1, 2, 3)
(1) Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (2) Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (4) University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY; (5) Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Appl Clin Inform 2013 4 1: 144-152 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-12-RA-0055

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

March 28, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , | Leave a comment

ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (1): More New Articles

Volume 4(1) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – now has FOUR more new items, bringing the total to eight articles in the current volume – see http://aci.schattauer.de

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

The new editorial board has been announced: the list of current and past members is at http://aci.schattauer.de/en/about-the-journal/editorial-board.html

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 4(1) – four new articles:

Medical Student Appraisal – Searching on Smartphones
Case Report; Special Topic: Medical Student Technology Appraisal Series: Searching on Smartphones
S. Khalifian (1), T. Markman (1), P. Sampognaro (1), S. Mitchell (1), S. Weeks (1), J. Dattilo (1)
(1) Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
ACI 2013 4 1: 53-60 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-10-CR-0047

Comparison of Manual versus Automated Data Collection Method for an Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Study
Research Article
M. D. Byrne (1), T. R. Jordan (2), T. Welle (3)
(1) Saint Catherine University, Nursing, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States; (2) OptumInsight, Provider Consulting, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States; (3) Saint Cloud Hospital, Clinical Utilization, Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
ACI 2013 4 1: 61-74 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-09-RA-0037

Novel Computerized Health Risk Appraisal May Improve Longitudinal Health and Wellness in Primary Care – A Pilot Study
Research Article
Z. J. Nagykaldi (1), V. Voncken-Brewster (2), C. B. Aspy (1), J. W. Mold (1)
(1) University of Oklahoma HSC, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States; (2) Maastricht University Medical Center, CAPHRI, Department of General Practice, Maastricht, Netherlands
ACI 2013 4 1: 75-87 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-10-RA-0048

The contribution of the Vaccine adverse event Text Mining system to the classification of possible Guillain-Barré Syndrome reports
Research Article
T. Botsis (1, 2), E. J. Woo (1), R. Ball (1)
(1) Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States; (2) Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Norway
ACI 2013 4 1: 88-99 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-11-RA-0049

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

February 27, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (1): New Articles

Volume 4(1) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – has now started, with FOUR new items – see http://aci.schattauer.de

Volume 3(4) is now complete and has 11 articles (http://aci.schattauer.de/en/contents/archive/issue/1590.html). It and previous issues are all available on the ACI website.

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

The new editorial board has been announced: the list of current and past members is at http://aci.schattauer.de/en/about-the-journal/editorial-board.html

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 4(1) – four new articles:

Developing a Tool to Assess the Quality of Socio-Demographic Data in Community Health Centres
Case Report
M. Laberge (1), A. Shachak (1, 2)
(1) Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; (2) Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
ACI 2013 4 1: 1-11 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-10-CR-0041

Predictors of success for electronic health record implementation in small physician practices
Research Article
J. S. Ancker (1, 2), M. P. Singh (3), R. Thomas (1, 2), A. Edwards (1, 2), A. Snyder (3), A. Kashyap (4), R. Kaushal (1, 2)
(1) Weill Cornell Medical College, Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Departments of Pediatrics and of Public Health, New York, NY 10034; (2) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative (HITEC); (3) New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY; (4) eClinicalWorks, New York, NY
ACI 2013 4 1: 12-24 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-09-RA-0033

An e-Health Decision Support System for Improving Compliance of Health Workers to the Maternity Care Protocols in South Africa
Research Article
V. Horner (1, 2), P. Rautenbach (2), N. Mbananga (3), T. Mashamba (4), H. Kwinda (5)
(1) South African Medical Research Council, Research Capacity Development, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (2) University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Community Medicine and Primary Health Care, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (3) University of the Witwatersrand, LINK Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa; (4) University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (5) Elim Hospital, Elim, Limpopo, South Africa
ACI 2013 4 1: 25-36 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-10-RA-0044

A Smartphone-based Medication Self-management System with Real-time Medication Monitoring
Research Article
M. Hayakawa (1), Y. Uchimura (2), K. Omae (3), K. Waki (2), H. Fujita (2), K. Ohe (1)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics and Economics, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Department of Ubiquitous Health Informatics, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Frontier Services Department, NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
ACI 2013 4 1: 37-52 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-10-RA-0045

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

January 30, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ACI eJournal: 2012 Volume 3 (4): New Articles – MEDLINE/PubMed Indexing

Volume 3(4) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – now has EIGHT new items – see http://aci.schattauer.de/en/contents/current-issue.html  The THREE most recent items are listed below.

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

In addition, a new editorial board has been announced: the list of current and past members is at http://aci.schattauer.de/en/about-the-journal/editorial-board.html

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 3(4) – three new articles:

Exploring the Value of Clinical Data Standards to Predict Hospitalization of Home Care Patients
Research Article
K. A. Monsen (1, 2), H. L. Swanberg (2), S. C. Oancea (3), B. L. Westra (1, 2)
(1) University of Minnesota, School of Nursing; (2) University of Minnesota, Institute for Health Informatics; (3) University of Minnesota, Environmental Health Sciences
ACI 2012 3 4: 419-436
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-05-RA-0016

Clinician Perceptions of Pediatric Growth Chart Use and Electronic Health Records in Kentucky
Research Article; Supplementary Material
N. Soares (1), K. Vyas (2), B. Perry (3)
(1) Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles; (2) University of Kentucky, College of Medicine; (3) University of Kentucky, Department of Sociology
ACI 2012 3 4: 437-447
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-06-RA-0023

Health Information Technology Knowledge and Skills Needed by HIT Employers
Research Article
S. H. Fenton (1), E. Joost (1), M. J. Gongora-Ferraez (1)
(1) Health Information Management, Texas State University
ACI 2012 3 4: 448-461
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-09-RA-0035

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

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.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

December 6, 2012 Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

ACI eJournal: 2012 Volume 3 (4): eTOC of New Articles

Volume 3(4) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – has now started, with FIVE new items – see http://aci.schattauer.de/en/contents/current-issue.html

Volume 3(3) is now complete, with 10 articles. 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: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals

Volume 3(4) – five new articles:

A Comparison of Usability Factors of Four Mobile Devices for Accessing Healthcare Information by Adolescents
Research Article
B. Sheehan (1), Y. Lee (1), M. Rodriguez (1), V. Tiase (2), R. Schnall (1)
(1) Columbia University, School of Nursing, Columbia University Medical Center, New York; (2) Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
ACI 2012 3 4: 356-366
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-06-RA-0021

Transitioning from a Legacy EHR to a Commercial, Vendor-supplied, EHR: 
One Academic Health System’s Experience
Review
 – Special Edition Changing IT Systems
A. Gettinger (1), A. Csatari (1)
(1) Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
ACI 2012 3 4: 367-376
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-04-R-0014

Duplicate Orders: An Unintended Consequence of Computerized provider/physician order entry (CPOE): Implementation 
Analysis and Mitigation Strategies
Research Article
S. Magid (1), C. Forrer (1), S. Shaha (2)
(1) Hospital for Special Surgery, Quality Research Center, New York; (2) University of Utah, Center for Policy and Public Administration, Salt Lake City
ACI 2012 3 4: 377-391
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-01-RA-0002

The False Security of Blind Dates: Chrononymization’s Lack of Impact on Data Privacy of Laboratory Data
Case Report
J. J. Cimino (1)
(1) NIH Clinical Center, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
ACI 2012 3 4: 392-403
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-07-RA-0028

Impact of a Prototype Visualization Tool for New Information in EHR Clinical Documents
Research Article
 – Supplementary Material
O. Farri (1, 2), A. Rahman (1), K. A. Monsen (1, 3), R. Zhang (1), S. V. Pakhomov (1, 4), D. S. Pieczkiewicz (1), S. M. Speedie (1), G. B. Melton (1, 5)
(1) Institute for Health Informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; (2) Philips Research North America – Briarcliff, New York; (3) School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; (4) College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; (5) Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
ACI 2012 3 4: 404-418
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-05-RA-0017

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

Volume 3(3) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – continues with FOUR new items, bringing the current total to TEN items – see http://aci.schattauer.de/en/contents/current-issue.html

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Volume 3(3) – four new articles:

7. Usability of Selected Databases for Low-Resource Clinical Decision Support
Research Article
L. Sheets (1, 2), F. Callaghan (2), A. Gavino (2), F. Liu (2), P. Fontelo (2)
(1) University of Missouri Informatics Institute; (2) National Library of Medicine
ACI 2012 3 3: 326-333
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-06-RA-0024

8. Measuring the Impact of Health Information Technology
Letter to the Editor
D. Hanauer (1), K. Zheng (2, 3)
(1) Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; (2) School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; (3) School of Public Health Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
ACI 2012 3 3: 334-336
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-06-LE-0025

9. Initial implementation and evaluation of a Hepatitis C treatment clinical decision support system (CDSS): A nurse practitioner-driven quality improvement initiative
Case Report
L. Fathauer (1), J. Meek (2)
(1) Southeastern Indiana Gastroenterology; (2) Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
ACI 2012 3 3: 337-348
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-04-RA-0012

10. Case Report Medical Eponyms: An Applied Clinical Informatics Opportunity
Case Report
L. N. Guptha Munugoor Baskaran (1, 2, 3), P. J. Greco (1, 2, 3), D. C. Kaelber (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
(1) Departments of Information Systems; (2) Internal Medicine; (3) Center for Clinical Informatics Research and Education; The MetroHealth System and School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH; (4) Pediatrics; (5) Epidemiology, and Biostatistics
ACI 2012 3 3: 349-355
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2012-05-CR-0019

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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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