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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Sittig DF, Singh H
Toward more proactive approaches to safety in the electronic health record era.
This article discusses a proactive approach to safety in the electronic health record era. It discusses an updated health IT Sentinel Event Alert, released in March 2015 by the Joint Commission which took a broad, sociotechnical approach in exploring the factors involved in the safe use of health IT.
AHRQ-funded; HS023602; HS022087.
Citation: Sittig DF, Singh H . Toward more proactive approaches to safety in the electronic health record era. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2017 Oct;43(10):540-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.06.005..
Keywords: Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Technology (HIT), Patient Safety, Guidelines, Organizational Change, Risk
Role of social knowledge networking technology in facilitating meaningful use of electronic health record medication reconciliation.
In this paper, Rangachari 1) conducted a narrative review of the literature on "technology use," to understand how technologies-in-practice may be transformed from limited use to meaningful use; 2) conducted a narrative review of the literature on "organizational change implementation," to understand how changes in technology use could be successfully implemented and sustained in a healthcare organizational context; and 3) applied lessons learned from the narrative literature reviews to identify strategies for the meaningful use and successful implementation of EHR Medication Reconciliation technology.
Citation: Rangachari P . Role of social knowledge networking technology in facilitating meaningful use of electronic health record medication reconciliation. J Hosp Adm 2016 Jun;5(3):98-106. doi: 10.5430/jha.v5n3p98.
Keywords: Healthcare Systems, Medication, Hospitals, Organizational Change, Electronic Health Records (EHRs)