- Use of health information technology to reduce diagnostic errorsRobert El-Kareh
Division of Biomedical Informatics, UCSD, San Diego, California, USA
BMJ Qual Saf 22:ii40-ii51. 2013..Health information technology (HIT) systems have the potential to reduce delayed, missed or incorrect diagnoses. We describe and classify the current state of diagnostic HIT and identify future research directions...
- Impact of automated alerts on follow-up of post-discharge microbiology results: a cluster randomized controlled trialRobert El-Kareh
Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, no 0505, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0505, USA
J Gen Intern Med 27:1243-50. 2012..Current systems to track pending tests are often inadequate...
- Actionable reminders did not improve performance over passive reminders for overdue tests in the primary care settingRobert E El-Kareh
Department of Medicine, Divisions of Biomedical Informatics and Hospital Medicine, UCSD, San Diego, California, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:160-3. 2011..Our actionable reminders did not improve receipt of overdue testing, potentially due to limitations of workflow integration...