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    • Abdominal Cross-sectional Imaging for Inpatients With Abnormal Liver Function Test Results 

      Rothschild, Jeffrey Mark; Khorasani, Ramin; Silverman, Stuart George; Hanson, Richard; Fiskio, Julie M.; Bates, David Westfall (American Medical Association (AMA), 2001)
      Background: Abdominal cross-sectional imaging is often performed to evaluate abnormal liver function test (LFT) results in hospitalized patients. However, few data are available regarding the yield and usefulness of imaging ...
    • Ability to Generate Patient Registries Among Practices With and Without Electronic Health Records 

      Wright, Adam; McGlinchey, Elizabeth A; Poon, Eric G; Jenter, Chelsea A; Bates, David; Simon, Steven R; Simon, Steven (JMIR Publications Inc., 2009-08-10)
      Background: The ability to generate registries of patients with particular clinical attributes, such as diagnoses or medications taken, is central to measuring and improving the quality of health care. However, it is not ...
    • Adverse Drug Events in Ambulatory Care 

      Gandhi, Tejal; Weingart, Saul N.; Borus, Joshua; Seger, Andrew C.; Peterson, Josh; Burdick, Elisabeth; Seger, Diane L.; Small, Kirstin; Federico, Frank; Leape, Lucian; Bates, David (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2003-04-17)
      BACKGROUND Adverse events related to drugs occur frequently among inpatients, and many of these events are preventable. However, few data are available on adverse drug events among outpatients. We conducted a study to ...
    • Adverse Drug Events in Ambulatory Care 

      Gandhi, Tejal; Weingart, Saul N.; Borus, Joshua; Seger, Andrew C; Peterson, Josh; Burdick, Elisabeth; Seger, Diane L.; Small, Kirstin; Federico, Frank; Leape, Lucian; Bates, David (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2003-04-17)
      Background: Adverse events related to drugs occur frequently among inpatients, and many of these events are preventable. However, few data are available on adverse drug events among outpatients. We conducted a study to ...
    • Are We Heeding the Warning Signs? Examining Providers’ Overrides of Computerized Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts in Primary Care 

      Slight, Sarah P.; Seger, Diane L.; Nanji, Karen C.; Cho, Insook; Maniam, Nivethietha; Dykes, Patricia C.; Bates, David W. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: Health IT can play a major role in improving patient safety. Computerized physician order entry with decision support can alert providers to potential prescribing errors. However, too many alerts can result in ...
    • Assessing the level of healthcare information technology adoption in the United States: a snapshot 

      Poon, Eric G; Jha, Ashish Kumar; Christino, Melissa; Honour, Melissa M; Fernandopulle, Rushika Jerome; Middleton, Blackford; Newhouse, Joseph Paul; Leape, Lucian L.; Bates, David Westfall; Blumenthal, David; Kaushal, Rainu (Springer Nature, 2006)
      Background: Comprehensive knowledge about the level of healthcare information technology (HIT) adoption in the United States remains limited. We therefore performed a baseline assessment to address this knowledge gap. ...
    • Care coordination gaps due to lack of interoperability in the United States: a qualitative study and literature review 

      Samal, Lipika; Dykes, Patricia C.; Greenberg, Jeffrey O.; Hasan, Omar; Venkatesh, Arjun K.; Volk, Lynn A.; Bates, David W. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Health information technology (HIT) could improve care coordination by providing clinicians remote access to information, improving legibility, and allowing asynchronous communication, among other mechanisms. ...
    • Causes and patterns of readmissions in patients with common comorbidities: retrospective cohort study 

      Donzé, Jacques; Lipsitz, Stuart; Bates, David W; Schnipper, Jeffrey L (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2013)
      Objective To evaluate the primary diagnoses and patterns of 30 day readmissions and potentially avoidable readmissions in medical patients with each of the most common comorbidities. Design: Retrospective cohort study. ...
    • Clinical Laboratory Test Findings in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 

      Bates, David; Buchwald, Dedra; Lee, Joshua; Kith, Phalla; Doolittle, Teresa; Rutherford, Cynthia; Churchill, W.; Schur, Peter; Wener, Mark; Wybenga, Donald; Winkelman, James; Komaroff, Anthony (American Medical Association (AMA), 1995-01-09)
      Background: Results of readily available clinical laboratory tests in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome were compared with results in healthy control subjects. Methods: Cases consisted of all 579 patients who met ...
    • Consensus Statement on Electronic Health Predictive Analytics: A Guiding Framework to Address Challenges 

      Amarasingham, Ruben; Audet, Anne-Marie J.; Bates, David W.; Glenn Cohen, I.; Entwistle, Martin; Escobar, G. J.; Liu, Vincent; Etheredge, Lynn; Lo, Bernard; Ohno-Machado, Lucila; Ram, Sudha; Saria, Suchi; Schilling, Lisa M.; Shahi, Anand; Stewart, Walter F.; Steyerberg, Ewout W.; Xie, Bin (AcademyHealth, 2016)
      Context: The recent explosion in available electronic health record (EHR) data is motivating a rapid expansion of electronic health care predictive analytic (e-HPA) applications, defined as the use of electronic algorithms ...
    • The Costs of Adverse Drug Events in Hospitalized Patients 

      Bates, David; Spell, Nathan; Cullen, David J.; Burdick, Elisabeth; Laird, Nan; Petersen, Laura A.; Small, Stephen D.; Sweitzer, Bobbie J.; Leape, Lucian (American Medical Association (AMA), 1997-01-22)
      Objective: To assess the additional resource utilization associated with an adverse drug event (ADE). Design: Nested case-control study within a prospective cohort study. Participants: The cohort included 4108 ...
    • Criteria for assessing high-priority drug-drug interactions for clinical decision support in electronic health records 

      Phansalkar, Shobha; Desai, Amrita; Choksi, Anish; Yoshida, Eileen; Doole, John; Czochanski, Melissa; Tucker, Alisha D; Middleton, Blackford; Bell, Douglas; Bates, David W (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: High override rates for drug-drug interaction (DDI) alerts in electronic health records (EHRs) result in the potentially dangerous consequence of providers ignoring clinically significant alerts. Lack of ...
    • A Cyberday in the Life 

      Bates, David (American Medical Association (AMA), 1996-03-13)
      At 9 PM Sunday, February 5,2006, Dr Susan Scott returned home from a weekend of cross-country skiing, tucked her chil¬ dren in bed, sank down on the couch in front of her large-screen three-dimensional information center ...
    • The Digital Divide in Adoption and Use of a Personal Health Record 

      Yamin, Cyrus K.; Emani, Srinivas; Williams, Deborah H.; Lipsitz, Stuart; Karson, Andrew S.; Wald, Jonathan S; Bates, David (American Medical Association (AMA), 2011-03-28)
      Background: Personal health records (PHRs) offer the potential to improve the patient experience and the quality of patient care. However, the “digital divide,” the population-level gap in Internet and computer access, may ...
    • Distribution of Problems, Medications and Lab Results in Electronic Health Records: The Pareto Principle at Work 

      Bates, David; Wright, Adam (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2010)
      Background: Many natural phenomena demonstrate power-law distributions, where very common items predominate. Problems, medications and lab results represent some of the most important data elements in medicine, but their ...
    • Does the Computerized Display of Charges Affect Inpatient Ancillary Test Utilization? 

      Bates, David; Kuperman, Gilad J.; Jha, Ashish; Teich, Jonathan; Orav, Endel; Ma'luf, Nell; Onderdonk, Andrew; Pugatch, Robert; Wybenga, Donald; Winkelman, James; Brennan, Troyen; Komaroff, Anthony; Tanasijevic, Milenko (American Medical Association (AMA), 1997-11-24)
      Background: The computerized display of charges for ancillary tests in outpatients has been found to affect physician-ordering behavior, but this issue has not been studied in inpatients. Objective: To assess whether ...
    • Effect of Bar-Code Technology on the Safety of Medication Administration 

      Poon, Eric G.; Keohane, Carol A.; Yoon, Catherine S.; Ditmore, Matthew; Bane, Anne; Levtzion-Korach, Osnat; Moniz, Thomas; Rothschild, Jeffrey M.; Kachalia, Allen B.; Hayes, Judy; Churchill, William W.; Lipsitz, Stuart; Whittemore, Anthony D.; Gandhi, Tejal K.; Bates, David (2009)
      BACKGROUND Serious medication errors are common in hospitals and often occur during order transcription or administration of medication. To help prevent such errors, technol- ogy has been developed to verify medications ...
    • Effect of Computerized Physician Order Entry and a Team Intervention on Prevention of Serious Medication Errors 

      Bates, David; Leape, Lucian; Cullen, David J; Laird, Nan; Petersen, Laura A; Teich, Jonathan; Burdick, Elizabeth; Hickey, Mairead; Kleefield, Sharon; Shea, Brian; Vander Vliet, Martha; Seger, Diane L (American Medical Association (AMA), 1998-10-21)
      Context: Adverse drug events (ADEs) are a significant and costly cause of injury during hospitalization. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of 2 interventions for preventing nonintercepted serious medication errors, ...
    • Electronic Health Records and Malpractice Claims in Office Practice 

      Virapongse, Anunta; Bates, David; Shi, Ping; Jenter, Chelsea A.; Volk, Lynn A.; Kleinman, Ken; Sato, Luke; Simon, Steven (American Medical Association (AMA), 2008-11-24)
      Background: Electronic health records (EHRs) may improve patient safety and health care quality, but the relationship between EHR adoption and settled malpractice claims is unknown. Methods: Between June 1, 2005, and ...
    • Electronic problem list documentation of chronic kidney disease and quality of care 

      Samal, Lipika; Linder, Jeffrey A; Bates, David W; Wright, Adam (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly common and under-recognized in primary care clinics, leading to low rates of stage-appropriate monitoring and treatment. Our objective was to determine whether ...