Joshua R Vest

Summary

Affiliation: Georgia Southern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc How are health professionals using health information exchange systems? Measuring usage for evaluation and system improvement
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 8015, USA
    J Med Syst 36:3195-204. 2012
  2. pmc Factors associated with health information exchange system usage in a safety-net ambulatory care clinic setting
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA
    J Med Syst 36:2455-61. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Governance's role in local health departments' information system and technology usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:160-8. 2012
  4. pmc Use of a health information exchange system in the emergency care of children
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, 501 Forest Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:78. 2011
  5. doi request reprint More than just a question of technology: factors related to hospitals' adoption and implementation of health information exchange
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Int J Med Inform 79:797-806. 2010
  6. pmc Determinants of preventable readmissions in the United States: a systematic review
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University Hendricks Hall, PO Box 8015, Statesboro, GA 30460 8015, USA
    Implement Sci 5:88. 2010
  7. pmc Factors motivating and affecting health information exchange usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:143-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Medical homes: "where you stand on definitions depends on where you sit"
    Joshua R Vest
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Health Organization Transformation, College Station, TX 77842, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:393-411. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Patient-centered medical homes: will health care reform provide new options for rural communities and providers?
    Jane N Bolin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:93-101. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The use and role of open source software applications in public and not-for-profit hospitals in the United States
    Joshua R Vest
    Joshua R Vest, PhD, MPH, is Assistant Professor, Center for Health Informatics and Policy, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York E mail James H Stephens, PhD, MHA, FACHE, is Assistant Professor, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:361-70. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc How are health professionals using health information exchange systems? Measuring usage for evaluation and system improvement
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 8015, USA
    J Med Syst 36:3195-204. 2012
    ..This approach can help leaders and evaluators assess their own and other organizations...
  2. pmc Factors associated with health information exchange system usage in a safety-net ambulatory care clinic setting
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA
    J Med Syst 36:2455-61. 2012
    ..In addition, system usage will take on various forms for different reasons. These results reveal considerations for the development, operation and evaluation of HIE efforts...
  3. doi request reprint Governance's role in local health departments' information system and technology usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:160-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, understanding how LHDs' governance facilitates or inhibits the adoption and use of such IS and IT tools is critical...
  4. pmc Use of a health information exchange system in the emergency care of children
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, 501 Forest Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:78. 2011
    ..While information exchange capability is a required feature of the certified electronic health record, we known little regarding how this technology is used in general and for pediatric patients specifically...
  5. doi request reprint More than just a question of technology: factors related to hospitals' adoption and implementation of health information exchange
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Int J Med Inform 79:797-806. 2010
    ..While important, the sparse body of research on HIE efforts and anecdotal reports indicate the barriers to HIE adoption and implementation include factors beyond simply the presence or absence of a specific technology...
  6. pmc Determinants of preventable readmissions in the United States: a systematic review
    Joshua R Vest
    Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University Hendricks Hall, PO Box 8015, Statesboro, GA 30460 8015, USA
    Implement Sci 5:88. 2010
    ..We undertook a systematic review of the literature to determine what factors are associated with preventable readmissions...
  7. pmc Factors motivating and affecting health information exchange usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:143-9. 2011
    ..However, where implemented, reports indicate HIE system usage is low. The aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with different types of HIE usage...
  8. doi request reprint Medical homes: "where you stand on definitions depends on where you sit"
    Joshua R Vest
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Health Organization Transformation, College Station, TX 77842, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:393-411. 2010
    ..Differences in definitions have implications at both the policy and practice levels...
  9. doi request reprint Patient-centered medical homes: will health care reform provide new options for rural communities and providers?
    Jane N Bolin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:93-101. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint The use and role of open source software applications in public and not-for-profit hospitals in the United States
    Joshua R Vest
    Joshua R Vest, PhD, MPH, is Assistant Professor, Center for Health Informatics and Policy, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York E mail James H Stephens, PhD, MHA, FACHE, is Assistant Professor, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:361-70. 2013
    ..However, numerous health-care-specific OSS applications exist, the adoption of OSS health information technology (HIT) applications is not widespread in the United States...
  11. pmc Changes to the electronic health records market in light of health information technology certification and meaningful use
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, GA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:227-32. 2013
    ..However, these initiatives also constitute a significant intervention which will change the structure of the EHR market...
  12. ncbi request reprint The extent of interorganizational resource sharing among local health departments: the association with organizational characteristics and institutional factors
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:551-60. 2012
    ..This article describes the current state of resource sharing among LHDs and identifies the factors associated with resource sharing...
  13. pmc What should we measure? Conceptualizing usage in health information exchange
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:302-7. 2010
    ..Attention to these issues will provide greater insight into the effects of previously inaccessible information on medical decision-making and the process of care...