E Ammenwerth

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Informatics and Technology
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Physicians' perceptions on the usefulness of contextual information for prioritizing and presenting alerts in Computerized Physician Order Entry systems
    Martin Jung
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:111. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Simulation studies for the evaluation of health information technologies: experiences and results
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Department for Biomedical Informatics and Mechatronics, Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria
    HIM J 41:14-21. 2012
  3. pmc The status of IT service management in health care - ITIL® in selected European countries
    Alexander Hoerbst
    Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:76. 2011
  4. pmc Development of a context model to prioritize drug safety alerts in CPOE systems
    Daniel Riedmann
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum I, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:35. 2011
  5. pmc IT adoption of clinical information systems in Austrian and German hospitals: results of a comparative survey with a focus on nursing
    Ursula Hübner
    Health Informatics Research Group, Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Caprivistr 30A, D 49076 Osnabrück, Germany
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient empowerment by electronic health records: first results of a systematic review on the benefit of patient portals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 165:63-7. 2011
  7. pmc IT-adoption and the interaction of task, technology and individuals: a fit framework and a case study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:3. 2006
  8. pmc The effect of electronic prescribing on medication errors and adverse drug events: a systematic review
    Elske Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Institute for Health Information Systems, Tyrol, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:585-600. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint HIS-Monitor: an approach to assess the quality of information processing in hospitals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 76:216-25. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HIS-monitor: quality of information processing in hospitals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:335-40. 2006

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. pmc Physicians' perceptions on the usefulness of contextual information for prioritizing and presenting alerts in Computerized Physician Order Entry systems
    Martin Jung
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:111. 2012
    ..Our objective was to identify the perceptions of physicians on the usefulness of clinical context information for prioritizing and presenting drug safety alerts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Simulation studies for the evaluation of health information technologies: experiences and results
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Department for Biomedical Informatics and Mechatronics, Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria
    HIM J 41:14-21. 2012
    ..Simulation studies are an interesting but time-consuming approach, which can be used to evaluate newly developed health IT systems, particularly those systems that are not yet sufficiently mature to undergo field evaluation studies...
  3. pmc The status of IT service management in health care - ITIL® in selected European countries
    Alexander Hoerbst
    Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:76. 2011
    ..To guarantee that IT supports the clinical processes perfectly, IT must be managed proactively. However, until now, there is only very few research on IT service management especially on ITIL® implementations in the health care context...
  4. pmc Development of a context model to prioritize drug safety alerts in CPOE systems
    Daniel Riedmann
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum I, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:35. 2011
    ..The objective of this work is to identify factors that can be used to prioritize and present alerts depending on the 'context' of a clinical situation...
  5. pmc IT adoption of clinical information systems in Austrian and German hospitals: results of a comparative survey with a focus on nursing
    Ursula Hübner
    Health Informatics Research Group, Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Caprivistr 30A, D 49076 Osnabrück, Germany
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:8. 2010
    ..to match these findings with characteristics of the two countries, in particular their healthcare system, and with features of the hospitals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient empowerment by electronic health records: first results of a systematic review on the benefit of patient portals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 165:63-7. 2011
    ..Based on a systematic literature search, we identified five evaluation studies on patient portals. These studies demonstrate only little effect of patient portals on patient empowerment...
  7. pmc IT-adoption and the interaction of task, technology and individuals: a fit framework and a case study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:3. 2006
    ..Factors of IT adoption have largely been discussed in the literature. However, existing frameworks (such as TAM or TTF) are failing to include one important aspect, the interaction between user and task...
  8. pmc The effect of electronic prescribing on medication errors and adverse drug events: a systematic review
    Elske Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Institute for Health Information Systems, Tyrol, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:585-600. 2008
    ..In addition, reporting quality of health informatics evaluation studies has to be substantially improved...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIS-Monitor: an approach to assess the quality of information processing in hospitals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 76:216-25. 2007
    ..To support systematic HIS monitoring, we developed HIS-Monitor, comprising about 107 questions, focusing on how a hospital information system does efficiently support clinical and administrative tasks...
  10. ncbi request reprint HIS-monitor: quality of information processing in hospitals
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:335-40. 2006
    ..Results point to strengths and weaknesses of information processing in the participating departments. Based on the experiences of the feasibility study, HIS-Monitor is now further being optimized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of CPOE on mortality rates--contradictory findings, important messages
    E Ammenwerth
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum I, 6060 Hall, Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 45:586-93. 2006
    ..To analyze the seemingly contradictory results of the Han study (Pediatrics 2005) and the Del Beccaro study (Pediatrics 2006), both analyzing the effect of CPOE systems on mortality rates in pediatric intensive care settings...
  12. pmc A viewpoint on evidence-based health informatics, based on a pilot survey on evaluation studies in health care informatics
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:368-71. 2007
    ..The authors believe that widespread application of guidelines in conducting health informatics evaluation studies and utilization of a registry for evaluation study results could improve the evidence base of the field...
  13. ncbi request reprint The time needed for clinical documentation versus direct patient care. A work-sampling analysis of physicians' activities
    E Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics, and Technology Tyrol, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 48:84-91. 2009
    ..We analyzed the time needed for clinical and administrative documentation, and compared it to other tasks, such as direct patient care...
  14. doi request reprint Vision and challenges of Evidence-Based Health Informatics: a case study of a CPOE meta-analysis
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, Department of Public Health, Information Systems and Health Technology Assessment, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, A 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 79:e83-8. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Contextualization of automatic alerts during electronic prescription: researchers' and users' opinions on useful context factors
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 169:920-4. 2011
    ..These top-ranked context factors could be used to re-design the way alerts are presented in CPOE systems, to increase sensitivity of alerts, to reduce overriding rates, and to improve medication safety...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence based health informatics
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Department of Health Information Systems, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology UMIT, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 151:427-34. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Effect of a nursing information system on the quality of information processing in nursing: An evaluation study using the HIS-monitor instrument
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 80:25-38. 2011
    ..To assess the changes in the quality of information processing in nursing after the introduction of a computer-based nursing information system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Validation of completeness, correctness, relevance and understandability of the PSIP CDSS for medication safety
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 166:254-9. 2011
    ..Overall, validation did not find major errors in the Knoweldge Base, but developed several recommendations for further improvement...
  19. ncbi request reprint An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    E Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 44:44-56. 2005
    ..In order to put this discussion into historical perspective of evaluation research, we conducted a systematic review on trends in evaluation research of information technology in health care from 1982 to 2002...
  20. ncbi request reprint Visions and strategies to improve evaluation of health information systems. Reflections and lessons based on the HIS-EVAL workshop in Innsbruck
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology UMIT, Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, Innrain 98, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 73:479-91. 2004
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  21. pmc Developing and evaluating criteria to help reviewers of biomedical informatics manuscripts
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol UMIT, Innrain 98, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:512-4. 2003
    ..The authors describe their experience as a "case report" and provide a reference to the refined quality review criteria without claiming that the criteria represent a validated instrument for quantitative quality measurement...
  22. pmc Factors affecting and affected by user acceptance of computer-based nursing documentation: results of a two-year study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:69-84. 2003
    ..Frequently, however, problems such as low quality of documentation are reported. It is unclear whether computer-based documentation systems can reduce these problems and which factors influence their acceptance by users...
  23. ncbi request reprint Medical informatics and the quality of health: new approaches to support patient care - findings from the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2003
    E Ammenwerth
    University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol UMIT, Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, Innsbruck, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 42:185-9. 2003
    ..In this paper, we will discuss challenges for health care, and the lessons learned from editing IMIA Yearbook 2003...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact evaluation of innovative technology: estimating the impact of the PSIP solutions
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 166:227-33. 2011
    ..The methodology and first results of those evaluations are presented, and lessons learnt for impact evaluation of immature solutions are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint A requirements index for information processing in hospitals
    E Ammenwerth
    Dept of Medical Informatics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 41:282-8. 2002
    ..Our aim was, therefore, to develop a comprehensive, lasting, technology-independent, and sufficiently detailed index of requirements for information processing in hospitals in order to reduce respective expenses...
  26. ncbi request reprint Can evaluation studies benefit from triangulation? A case study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Research Group for Assessment of Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol UMIT, Innrain 98, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 70:237-48. 2003
    ..Within evaluation research, two main (and often rather distinct) traditions can be found: the objectivistic and the subjectivistic tradition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of health information systems-problems and challenges
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innrain 98, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 71:125-35. 2003
    ..However, many authors report problems during the evaluation of information technology in health care. In this paper, we discuss some of these problems, and propose possible solutions for these problems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Systems analysis in health care: framework and example
    E Ammenwerth
    Department of Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 41:134-40. 2002
    ..Therefore, we aimed to support systematic systems analysis in health care by developing a comprehensive framework that presents and describes potential areas of analysis...
  29. ncbi request reprint An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care: trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    Elske Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, Innsbruck, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1289-94. 2004
    ..Based on our results, we are inclined to talk of a kind of maturation of evaluation studies in medical informatics research...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of user acceptance of information systems in health care--the value of questionnaires
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol UMIT, A 6020 Innsbruck
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:643-8. 2003
    ..Those limitations have to be taken into account when preparing evaluation studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Systematic evaluation of computer-based nursing documentation
    E Ammenwerth
    Department of Medical Informatics, University Hospitals of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1102-6. 2001
    ..We combined objective data (e.g., based on quality checklists) with subjective data drawn from questionnaires and interviews. In this paper, we present preliminary results, focussing on detailed results from the first two wards...
  32. ncbi request reprint Analysis and modelling of the multi-professional treatment process: preliminary results
    F Ehlers
    Department of Medical Informatics, Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:324-8. 2001
    ..Our preliminary results support the framework. Weaknesses were described precisely in both the field of organisational procedures and information management...
  33. ncbi request reprint A randomized evaluation of a computer-based nursing documentation system
    E Ammenwerth
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 40:61-8. 2001
    ..User acceptance increased significantly during the study. The interviews indicated a positive influence of PIK on the cooperation between nurses and physicians...
  34. ncbi request reprint Digital Libraries and Recent Medical Informatics Research. Findings from the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2001
    E Ammenwerth
    University of Heidelberg, Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics, Department of Medical Informatics, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 40:163-7. 2001
    ..This paper will briefly introduce the contributions covering digital libraries and will show how medical informatics research contributes to this important topic...
  35. ncbi request reprint Towards clinical bioinformatics: advancing genomic medicine with informatics methods and tools
    P Knaup
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Medical Informatics, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 43:302-7. 2004
    ..To summarize the challenges facing clinical applications in the light of growing research results in genomic medicine and bioinformatics...
  36. ncbi request reprint Supporting the systematic assessment of clinical processes: the MedFlow method
    S Saboor
    Institute for Health Information Systems, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and, Technology UMIT, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 46:586-94. 2007
    ..Such methods are still missing. The objective of this paper is to propose and evaluate a method to support the systematic and semi-automatic assessment of clinical processes, with special focus on the quality of information logistics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nursing process documentation systems in clinical routine--prerequisites and experiences
    E Ammenwerth
    Department of Medical Informatics, Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics, University Medical Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Med Inform 64:187-200. 2001
    ..We will discuss in detail the creation and use of predefined nursing care plans as one important prerequisite for computer-based nursing documentation. We will also focus on acceptance issues and on organizational and technical issues...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the electronic transmission of medical findings from hospitals to practitioners by triangulation
    C Machan
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics, and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 45:225-33. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of electronic transmission between hospitals and practitioners in a Tyrolean health care network, and to derive technical and organizational points for improvement...
  39. ncbi request reprint An international course on strategic information management for medical informatics students: aim, content, structure, and experiences
    R Haux
    Institute for Health Information Systems, Private Universität für Medizinische Informatik und Technik Tirol, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innrain 98, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 73:97-100. 2004
    ..We report about the aim of this course, its audience, and the educational programs involved, about its content and structure, as well as about our experiences gained so far...
  40. ncbi request reprint SeReM2--a meta-model for the structured definition of quality requirements for electronic health record services
    Alexander Hoerbst
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, Hall, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:744-8. 2010
    ..The new model differs from existing approaches as it accounts for modern software architectures and the special attributes of EHRs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are quantitative methods sufficient to show why wards react differently to computer-based nursing documentation?
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innsbruck, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:377-81. 2002
    ..Both quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis have a role in this information system evaluation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Developing a taxonomy of communication errors in heterogeneous information systems
    Samrend Saboor
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:461-6. 2008
    ..The complexity of these systems aggravates the identification of error reasons. A structured summary of communication errors and their reasons is essential for developing methods that support the error detection...
  43. doi request reprint Attitudes and behaviors related to the introduction of electronic health records among Austrian and German citizens
    Alexander Hoerbst
    Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 79:81-9. 2010
    ..We also addressed possible fears and barriers, and we investigated desired EHR functionalities relevant to citizens in the Austrian and German population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Requirements regarding quality certification of Electronic Health Records
    Alexander Hoerbst
    Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:384-8. 2009
    ..The results clearly showed, that there is the need for certification and confirmed the initial assumption that additional research has to be conducted in this field...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of a computer-based nursing documentation system on the quality of nursing documentation
    Cornelia Mahler
    University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Med Syst 31:274-82. 2007
    ..Positive aspects include completeness of documentation on the nursing process, formal aspects and subjective quality improvement by the nurses. Negative aspects were mainly associated with the contents of the care plans...
  46. ncbi request reprint The electronic health record in Austria: physicians' acceptance is influenced by negative emotions
    Werner Hackl
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:140-4. 2009
    ..Impartial information campaigns, tailored to the physicians' needs and questions as well as comprehensive cost-benefit analysis could benefit the physicians' opinion of ELGA...
  47. doi request reprint Categorizing communication errors in integrated hospital information systems
    Samrend Saboor
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 48:203-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this paper is to present such a categorization, its development and verification...
  48. ncbi request reprint From a paper-based transmission of discharge summaries to electronic communication in health care regions
    Thomas Schabetsberger
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology UMIT, Institute for Health Information System, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, A 6060 Hall i T, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 75:209-15. 2006
    ..Our aim was to develop and to realise a strategy for a stepwise replacement of the paper-based transmission of medical documents with a distributed, shared medical record...
  49. ncbi request reprint Health care in the information society. A prognosis for the year 2013
    Reinhold Haux
    Institute for Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innrain 98, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 66:3-21. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Medical Data GRIDs as approach towards secure cross enterprise document sharing (based on IHE XDS)
    Florian Wozak
    University of Health Sciences Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:377-83. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint E-health approach to link-up actors in the health care system of Austria
    Thomas Schabetsberger
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:415-20. 2006
    ..Since both legal and socio-technical requirements are presently not yet entirely met, and since there are also deficits from a methodical viewpoint, a complete implementation and widespread introduction will be a long term goal...
  52. doi request reprint Attitude of physicians towards automatic alerting in computerized physician order entry systems. A comparative international survey
    M Jung
    Institute of Health Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Mechatronics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 52:99-108. 2013
    ..To analyze the attitude of physicians towards alerting in CPOE systems in different hospitals in different countries, addressing various organizational and technical settings and the view of physicians not currently using a CPOE...
  53. ncbi request reprint Process potential screening - an instrument to improve business processes in hospitals
    F Ehlers
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 45:506-14. 2006
    ..So far, an instrument to systematically identify the potentials for improvement of a given business process is missing. The aim of this project is to develop such an instrument...
  54. doi request reprint Key performance indicators to benchmark hospital information systems - a delphi study
    G Hübner-Bloder
    Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum I, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 48:508-18. 2009
    ..To identify the key performance indicators for hospital information systems (HIS) that can be used for HIS benchmarking...
  55. doi request reprint "Why the hell do we need electronic health records?". EHR acceptance among physicians in private practice in Austria: a qualitative study
    W O Hackl
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 50:53-61. 2011
    ..Negative emotions, such as anxiety and fear due to a lack of information, may cause change barriers and hamper physicians' acceptance of such projects...
  56. doi request reprint Electronic health records. A systematic review on quality requirements
    A Hoerbst
    Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics, and Technology UMIT, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 49:320-36. 2010
    ..The present review aims at describing the currently available, mainly non-functional, quality requirements with regard to electronic health records...
  57. ncbi request reprint Publication bias in medical informatics evaluation research: is it an issue or not?
    Christof Machan
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:957-62. 2006
    ..Although there is no clear evidence for a great impact of publication bias in medical informatics evaluation literature, further research should carried out...
  58. pmc Quality and Certification of Electronic Health Records: An overview of current approaches from the US and Europe
    A Hoerbst
    Research Division eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    Appl Clin Inform 1:149-64. 2010
    ..In this context, quality is a crucial factor with regard to the acceptance and utility of Electronic Health Records. However, the dissemination of the existing quality approaches is often rather limited...
  59. doi request reprint Measuring the impact of the computer on the consultation: an open source application to combine multiple observational outputs
    Bernhar Pflug
    Department of Medical Informatics and Technology, University of Health Sciences, Tyrol, Austria
    Inform Health Soc Care 35:10-24. 2010
    ..The LFA application makes new analysis tasks feasible and established tasks much more efficient. Researchers can now store multiple log file data as a single file isolate and investigate different doctor-computer-patient interaction...
  60. ncbi request reprint The quality of reporting of health informatics evaluation studies: a pilot study
    Jan Talmon
    Department of Medical Informatics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherland
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:193-7. 2007
    ..STARE-HI can be helpful in suggesting a structure for evaluation papers in Health Informatics and issues that should be included in such papers...
  61. ncbi request reprint IHE based interoperability - benefits and challenges
    Florian Wozak
    University of Health Sciences Medical Informatics and Technology, Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine, Hall, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:771-6. 2008
    ..Interoperability is regarded as vital success factor. However a clear definition of interoperability does not exist. The aim of this work is to define and to assess interoperability criteria as required for EHRs...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Effects of a computer-assisted system for nursing care documentation on quality and quantity of nursing care documentation]
    Cornelia Mahler
    Projektleitung PIK, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg
    Pflege 16:144-52. 2003
    ..The content of the documentation as well as the individualization of the nursing care plan still need to be improved...
  63. ncbi request reprint "The declaration of Innsbruck": some reflections
    Jan L Talmon
    Department of Medical Informatics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 110:68-74. 2004
    ..In the current paper we will further elaborate on this declaration and discuss some of the activities that are currently undertaken as supportive measures to enable the realization of the vision expressed in the declaration...