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Evaluation of a physician informatics tool to improve patient handoffs.
Flanagan ME, Patterson ES, Frankel RM, Doebbeling BN. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:509-515.
Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard.
Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:782-783.
Why patient summaries in electronic health records do not provide the cognitive support necessary for nurses' handoffs on medical and surgical units: insights from interviews and observations.
Staggers N, Clark L, Blaz JW, Kapsandoy S. Health Informatics J. 2011;17:209-223.
Systematically improving physician assignment during in-hospital transitions of care by enhancing a preexisting hospital electronic health record.
Zsenits B, Polashenski WA, Sterns RH, Brown DR IV, Moheet A. J Hosp Med. 2009;4:308-312.
Safety in numbers? Try connectivity.
Dyell D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. January/February 2012;9:34-37.
The Veterans Affairs shift change physician-to-physician handoff project.
Anderson J, Shroff D, Curtis A, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:62-71.
Multi-professional patterns and methods of communication during patient handoffs.
Benham-Hutchins MM, Effken JA. Int J Med Inform. 2010;79:252-267.
Piecing together medication administration.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
Hospital Experiences Using Electronic Health Records to Support Medication Reconciliation.
Grossman JM, Gourevitch R, Cross D. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Reform; July 2014. NIHCR Research Brief No. 17.
Creating a better discharge summary: improvement in quality and timeliness using an electronic discharge summary.
O'Leary KJ, Liebovitz SM, Feinglass J, et al. J Hosp Med. 2009;4:219-225.
Design and implementation of an application and associated services to support interdisciplinary medication reconciliation efforts at an integrated healthcare delivery network.
Poon EG, Blumenfeld B, Hamann C, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006;13:581-592.
The effect of hospital electronic health record adoption on nurse-assessed quality of care and patient safety.
Kutney-Lee A, Kelly D. J Nurs Adm. 2011;41:466-472.
We need to talk: an observational study of the impact of electronic medical record implementation on hospital communication.
Taylor SP, Ledford R, Palmer V, Abel E. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:584-588.
Paper- and computer-based workarounds to electronic health record use at three benchmark institutions.
Flanagan ME, Saleem JJ, Millitello LG, Russ AL, Doebbeling BN. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:e59-e66.
Cognitive performance-altering effects of electronic medical records: an application of the human factors paradigm for patient safety.
Holden RJ. Cogn Tech Work. 2011;13:11-29.
What stands in the way of technology-mediated patient safety improvements? A study of facilitators and barriers to physicians' use of electronic health records.
Holden RJ. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:193-203.
Electronic handoff instruments: a truly multidisciplinary tool?
Schuster KM, Jenq GY, Thung SF, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Feb 19; [Epub ahead of print].
Physicians' attitudes towards copy and pasting in electronic note writing.
O'Donnell HC, Kaushal R, Barrón Y, Callahan MA, Adelman RD, Siegler EL. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:63-68.
Adoption of electronic health records grows rapidly, but fewer than half of US hospitals had at least a basic system in 2012.
DesRoches CM, Charles D, Furukawa MF, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013;32:1478-1485.
Development and sustainability of an inpatient-to-outpatient discharge handoff tool: a quality improvement project.
Moy NY, Lee SJ, Chan T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:219-227.
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