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    • Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis 

      Vimalananda, Varsha G; Gupte, Gouri; Seraj, Siamak M; Orlander, Jay; Berlowitz, Dan; Fincke, Benjamin G; Simon, Steven R (SAGE Publications, 2015)
      Background: We define electronic consultations (“e-consults”) as asynchronous, consultative, provider-to-provider communications within a shared electronic health record (EHR) or web-based platform. E-consults are intended ...
    • Failure of Automated Telephone Outreach With Speech Recognition to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening 

      Simon, Steven R.; Zhang, Fang; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram; Ensroth, Arthur; Bernstein, Lydia; Fletcher, Robert H.; Ross-Degnan, Dennis (American Medical Association (AMA), 2010)
      Background Automated telephone outreach with speech recognition (ATO-SR) is used extensively by health plans. Whether ATO-SR can increase rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown. Methods We randomly ...
    • How Well Do Second-year Students Learn Physical Diagnosis? Observational Study of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) 

      Hamann, Claus; Volkan, Kevin; Fishman, Mary B; Silvestri, Ronald Chiko; Simon, Steven R.; Fletcher, Suzanne W. (BioMed Central, 2002)
      Background: Little is known about using the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in physical diagnosis courses. The purpose of this study was to describe student performance on an OSCE in a physical diagnosis ...
    • The Impact of Prescribing Safety Alerts for Elderly Persons in an Electronic Medical Record 

      Smith, David H.; Perrin, Nancy; Feldstein, Adrianne; Yang, Xiuhai; Kuang, Daniel; Simon, Steven R.; Sittig, Dean F.; Platt, Richard; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram (American Medical Association (AMA), 2006)
      Background Considerable effort and attention have focused on medication safety in elderly persons; one approach that has been understudied in the outpatient environment is the use of computerized provider order entry with ...
    • Improved Therapeutic Monitoring With Several Interventions 

      Feldstein, Adrianne C.; Smith, David H.; Perrin, Nancy; Yang, Xiuhai; Rix, Mary; Raebel, Marsha A.; Magid, David J.; Simon, Steven R.; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram (American Medical Association (AMA), 2006)
      Background Medication errors are frequently related to failure to appropriately select medications or adjust for laboratory parameters. Differences between guideline recommendations and actual frequency of therapeutic ...
    • Patients’ Perceptions of Their “Most” and “Least” Important Medications: a Retrospective Cohort Study 

      Linsky, Amy; Simon, Steven R. (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Despite benefits of adherence, little is known about the degree to which patients will express their perceptions of medications as more or less important to take as prescribed. We determined the frequency with ...
    • Reducing Warfarin Medication Interactions 

      Feldstein, Adrianne C.; Smith, David H.; Perrin, Nancy; Yang, Xiuhai; Simon, Steven R.; Krall, Michael; Sittig, Dean F.; Ditmer, Diane; Platt, Richard; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram (American Medical Association (AMA), 2006)
      Background Computerized decision support reduces medication errors in inpatients, but limited evidence supports its effectiveness in reducing the coprescribing of interacting medications, especially in the outpatient ...