patient identification systems

Summary

Summary: Organized procedures for establishing patient identity, including use of bracelets, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Identity crisis? Renewed debate over the need for a national patient ID focuses on issues of privacy, cost and effectiveness
    Joseph Conn
    Mod Healthc 36:26-8. 2006
  2. ncbi An introduction to personal health records
    Scott Endsley
    Health Services Advisory Group, Phoenix, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 13:57-62. 2006
  3. ncbi Research use of linked health data--a best practice protocol
    C W Kelman
    Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, ACT
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:251-5. 2002
  4. pmc Development and evaluation of an open source software tool for deidentification of pathology reports
    Bruce A Beckwith
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:12. 2006
  5. ncbi Improving patients privacy with Pseudonymization
    Thomas Neubauer
    Secure Business Austria, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:691-6. 2008
  6. ncbi An optimal code for patient identifiers
    Andreas Faldum
    Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik der Johannes Gutenberg Universität, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 79:81-8. 2005
  7. pmc Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South Asians
    C M Fischbacher
    Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:142. 2007
  8. ncbi A methodology for the pseudonymization of medical data
    Thomas Neubauer
    Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoritenstrasse 9 11, 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 80:190-204. 2011
  9. pmc The security implications of VeriChip cloning
    John Halamka
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:601-7. 2006
  10. pmc Assessing record linkage between health care and Vital Statistics databases using deterministic methods
    Bing Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:48. 2006

Research Grants

  1. A Maternally Linked Data Set with Analytic Aids
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health Research
    Jill Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Liver Cancer Control Among North American Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese Women
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Outbreak detection: Combinatorial tests for small samples
    NINA FEFFERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. Hepatitis B ESL Education for Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications204 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Identity crisis? Renewed debate over the need for a national patient ID focuses on issues of privacy, cost and effectiveness
    Joseph Conn
    Mod Healthc 36:26-8. 2006
  2. ncbi An introduction to personal health records
    Scott Endsley
    Health Services Advisory Group, Phoenix, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 13:57-62. 2006
  3. ncbi Research use of linked health data--a best practice protocol
    C W Kelman
    Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, ACT
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:251-5. 2002
    ..This approach is designed to promote confidence in the community and among data custodians that there are benefits of linked health information being used and that individual privacy is being rigorously protected...
  4. pmc Development and evaluation of an open source software tool for deidentification of pathology reports
    Bruce A Beckwith
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:12. 2006
    ..1800 new pathology reports were then processed. Each report was reviewed manually before and after deidentification to catalog all identifiers and note those that were not removed...
  5. ncbi Improving patients privacy with Pseudonymization
    Thomas Neubauer
    Secure Business Austria, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:691-6. 2008
    ..This paper presents the new system PIPE (Pseudonymization of Information for Privacy in e-Health), that differs from existing approaches in its ability to securely integrate primary and secondary usage of health data...
  6. ncbi An optimal code for patient identifiers
    Andreas Faldum
    Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik der Johannes Gutenberg Universität, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 79:81-8. 2005
    ..The corresponding encoding and error checking algorithms are available for free; they are also embedded as components of the pseudonymisation service that is used in the TMF-the German telematics platform for health research networks...
  7. pmc Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South Asians
    C M Fischbacher
    Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:142. 2007
    ..However, suitable and accurate data are usually not available. We demonstrated, using acute myocardial infarction, that linkage techniques can be ethical and potentially useful for this purpose...
  8. ncbi A methodology for the pseudonymization of medical data
    Thomas Neubauer
    Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoritenstrasse 9 11, 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 80:190-204. 2011
    ..e., who the patient discloses her health information to. Therefore, the methodology prevents data disclosure that negatively influences the patient's life (e.g., by being denied health insurance or employment)...
  9. pmc The security implications of VeriChip cloning
    John Halamka
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:601-7. 2006
    ..2 Paradoxically, for bearer safety, a VeriChip should be easy to spoof; an attacker then has less incentive to coerce victims or extract VeriChips from victims' bodies...
  10. pmc Assessing record linkage between health care and Vital Statistics databases using deterministic methods
    Bing Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:48. 2006
    ..We assessed the linkage and correct linkage rate using deterministic record linkage among three commonly used Canadian databases, namely, the population registry, hospital discharge data and Vital Statistics registry...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of a deidentification (De-Id) software engine to share pathology reports and clinical documents for research
    Dilip Gupta
    Center for Pathology Informatics, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Shadyside, PA 15232, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 121:176-86. 2004
    ..Collaboration between pathology domain experts and system developers and continuous quality assurance are needed to optimize ongoing deidentification processes...
  12. ncbi Demographic management in a federated healthcare environment
    I Roman
    Group of Telematic Engineering, University of Seville, Spain
    Int J Med Inform 75:671-82. 2006
    ..The aim is to identify a particular person in every system of a federation and to obtain a unified view of his/her demographic information stored in different locations...
  13. ncbi HIPAA the health care hippo: despite the rhetoric, is privacy still an issue?
    Kay Kuczynski
    Department of Social Work, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City 37614 0002, USA
    Soc Work 50:283-7. 2005
  14. ncbi [Ten critical theses for patient applied telematic applications in health care]
    P Haas
    Fachhochschule, Dortmund
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:771-7. 2005
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  15. ncbi [Electronic health records in Germany]
    F Warda
    Deutsches Institut für Medizinische Dokumentation und Information, Koln
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:742-6. 2005
    ..The electronic health record acquires extensive significance, especially in line with the imminent introduction of the electronic health card on the basis of a standardised telematics infrastructure in Germany...
  16. ncbi Interoperability issues regarding patient identification in Europe
    C Quantin
    Department of Biostatistics and Medical Information, Dijon
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:6161. 2007
  17. ncbi [Telematics in the health system and data protection]
    J H Muller
    Bundesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz, Husarenstrasse 30, 53117 Bonn, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:629-34. 2005
    ..The higher the acceptance is on the patients' side, the more they will be willing to participate voluntarily in telematic projects...
  18. ncbi The Royal Hobart Hospital digital medical records success story
    Mark Upton
    Patient Information Management Services, Royal Hobart Hospital, 48 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
    HIM J 37:46-54. 2008
    ..This article describes the processes involved in implementation of the electronic health record, including change management procedures and scanning of older paper-based records for inclusion in the new system...
  19. pmc Prospective study of clinician-entered research data in the Emergency Department using an Internet-based system after the HIPAA Privacy Rule
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:17. 2004
    ..Design and test the reliability of a web-based system for multicenter, real-time collection of data in the emergency department (ED), under waiver of authorization, in compliance with HIPAA...
  20. ncbi Identity theft and fraud--the impact on HIM operations
    Nancy Davis
    J AHIMA 76:64A-64D. 2005
  21. ncbi SurgiChip--new technology for prevention of wrong site, wrong procedure, wrong person surgery
    Debbie Sandlin
    Southern Hills Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37013, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 20:144-6. 2005
  22. ncbi A peculiar aspect of patients' safety: the discriminating power of identifiers for record linkage
    Catherine Quantin
    Department of Medical Informatics, Dijon University Hospital, France
    Stud Health Technol Inform 103:400-6. 2004
    ..However, whatever, the method used it seems necessary to improve the quality of identifier collection as it could greatly influence linkage results...
  23. ncbi Pocket EZPIN device for healthcare IC cards to enhance the security and convenience of senior citizens
    Jiun Tze Lai
    Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University, No 1, Section 1, Ta Hsueh Road, East District, Tainan City 701, Taiwan, ROC
    Comput Biol Med 38:411-5. 2008
    ..Moreover, if the cardholder should forget to take the device with him/her, the card still works as normal. The device would be helpful in ensuring the public's privacy and convenience in Taiwan's healthcare system...
  24. ncbi The role of patients and their health cards in integrated eHealth environments
    Claudia Hildebrand
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:629-34. 2008
    ..Additionally, patient status data such as the emergency data or the immunisation record may be stored in and communicated by patient data cards...
  25. ncbi Navigating the information technology highway: computer solutions to reduce errors and enhance patient safety
    Ranie Koshy
    University Hospital New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ 07103 2406, USA
    Transfusion 45:189S-205S. 2005
    ..This article examines tangible options to increase patient safety through improved state-of-the-art tools that can be incorporated into the health-care system to prevent errors...
  26. ncbi Proposal of a French health identification number interoperable at the European level
    Catherine Quantin
    Service de Biostatistique et Informatique Médicale, CHU de Dijon, BP 77908, 21079 Dijon Cedex, INSERM EMI 0106, France
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:503-7. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi Doing a number on providers. Next looming deadline under HIPAA: a national provider identifier
    Joseph Conn
    Mod Healthc 36:50, 52. 2006
  28. ncbi Secure e-Health: managing risks to patient health data
    Eike Henner W Kluge
    Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P4
    Int J Med Inform 76:402-6. 2007
    ..This presentation identifies and addresses some of the ethical and legal issues and proposes a series of recommendations...
  29. ncbi Taking the measure of inpatient EHRs. Hospitals inch closer to certified products
    Jane Metzger
    First Consulting Group, USA
    J AHIMA 78:24-30; quiz 33-4. 2007
  30. ncbi Technology. Which way RHIO?
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 80:20, 22. 2006
  31. ncbi Citizen empowerment using healthcare and welfare cards
    Paul Cheshire
    Atos Origin, London, UK
    Stud Health Technol Inform 121:317-26. 2006
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  32. ncbi Method to assess identifiability in electronic data files
    Holly L Howe
    North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, Inc, Springfield, IL 62704 6495, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:597-601. 2007
    ..RU is a useful data tool that can quantify the risk of confidentiality breach of electronic health databases, including reidentifiability of cases through triangulation of information or linkage with other electronic databases...
  33. ncbi A model driven approach for the German health telematics architectural framework and security infrastructure
    Bernd Blobel
    eHealth Competence Center, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, D 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Med Inform 76:169-75. 2007
    ..It fits into developments currently performed by many other developed countries...
  34. ncbi Providing longitudinal health care information with the new German Health Card--a pilot system to track patient pathways
    Michael Marschollek
    Department of Medical Informatics, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 81:266-71. 2006
    ..Our system for tracking patient pathways with the new German Health Card can be regarded as a first example of its great future potential...
  35. ncbi Bar-coded patient ID: review an organizational approach to vendor selection
    Vickie Wickham
    Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    Nurs Manage 37:22-6. 2006
  36. ncbi A patient-identity security mechanism for electronic medical records during transit and at rest
    Hui Mei Chao
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, 32023, Taiwan, ROC
    Med Inform Internet Med 30:227-40. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi Personal and (maybe) confidential. Questions over privacy, formats and definitions remain, but personal health records are on the way
    Joseph Conn
    Mod Healthc 36:28-31. 2006
  38. ncbi Design and implementation of a smart card based healthcare information system
    Geylani Kardas
    International Computer Institute, Ege University, Bornova, 35100 Izmir, Turkey
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 81:66-78. 2006
    ..System is developed on Java platform by using object oriented architecture and design patterns...
  39. pmc Medical record linkage in health information systems by approximate string matching and clustering
    Erik A Sauleau
    Service des Etudes et Applications de l Information Médicale SEAIM, Hospital, 87 Ave d Altkirch, F68051 Mulhouse, France
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:32. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we need to assist human decision making, by computing a value reflecting identity proximity...
  40. ncbi Personal health record systems and their security protection
    Khin Than Win
    University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    J Med Syst 30:309-15. 2006
    ..We have noted that current security mechanisms are not adequate and we have proposed some security mechanisms to tackle these problems...
  41. ncbi Watermarking medical images with anonymous patient identification to verify authenticity
    Gouenou Coatrieux
    INSERM U650, LATIM
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:667-72. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi Name game: Canada's blueprint for a nationwide master person index
    Linda Dorrel
    Initiate Systems, Chicago, IL, USA
    J AHIMA 75:40-2; quiz 45-6. 2004
  43. ncbi BioHealth--the need for security and identity management standards in eHealth
    Claudia Hildebrand
    GSF Research Centre for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 121:327-36. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Cyber terror
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 77:60-4, 2. 2003
    ..How can your hospital protect its IT system before and after such insidious attacks...
  45. ncbi The future of card technology in health care
    Beckie Kelly
    Health Data Manag 10:64-8. 2002
  46. ncbi Protecting patient privacy in clinical data mining
    Linda K Goodwin
    Nursing Informatics Program, Duke University, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 16:62-7. 2002
    ..While HIPAA has improved de-identification standards, the study also shows that privacy issues may persist even in de-identified large clinical databases...
  47. ncbi Connecting care through EMPIs
    Joseph B Hewitt
    Madison Information Technologies, Inc, USA
    J AHIMA 73:32-4, 36-8, 2; quiz 41-2. 2002
    ..Enterprise master patient indexes (EMPIs) can serve as critical tools in improving operations, protecting medical record integrity, and improving patient service. This article reveals how EMPIs are linking crucial patient information...
  48. ncbi HIM professionals key to patient safety
    Cheryl Servais
    J AHIMA 74:63-6. 2003
  49. ncbi Using IT to enhance patient safety
    Douglas Goldstein
    eHealthcare net, Inc, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Manag Care Interface 15:46-7. 2002
  50. doi E-charting point-of-care data entry dilemma
    Sheila Roszell
    Surgical Nursing Service, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:417-8. 2008
  51. ncbi Zero-check: a zero-knowledge protocol for reconciling patient identities across institutions
    Jules J Berman
    Pathology Informatics, Cancer Diagnosis Program NCI NIH, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:344-6. 2004
    ..Unless patient identities can be reconciled across institutions, individuals with records held in different institutions will be falsely "counted" as multiple persons when databases are merged...
  52. ncbi Technology to the rescue
    Bill Briggs
    Health Data Manag 10:80-4, 86. 2002
  53. ncbi Mobile health requires mobile security: challenges, solutions, and standardization
    Peter Pharow
    eHealth Competence Center, Regensburg University Hospital, Regensburg, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:697-702. 2008
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  54. ncbi Knowledge sharing and information integration in healthcare using ontologies and deductive databases
    Fabiane Bizinella Nardon
    Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Rua di Rocio 313, 045 52000 São Paulo, Brazil
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:62-6. 2004
    ..This paper demonstrates how this approach can be used to integrate heterogeneous information and to answer complex queries in a real world environment...
  55. ncbi Towards dynamic access control for healthcare information systems
    Lillian Røstad
    Department of Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:703-8. 2008
    ..Our aim is to help minimize the use of "break the glass" access...
  56. ncbi Improving outcomes with interoperable EHRs and secure global health information infrastructure
    Luis Kun
    IRM College National Defense University, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 137:68-79. 2008
    ..The authors believe that this term is poorly understood and consequently its incorrect use generates immensely negative consequences. The question raised by the authors then is, what is "true interoperability"?..
  57. ncbi A smart-card-enabled privacy preserving E-prescription system
    Yanjiang Yang
    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore 119613
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 8:47-58. 2004
    ..A strong proxy signature scheme achieving technologically mutual agreements on the delegation is proposed to implement the delegation functionality...
  58. ncbi An international study of the performance of sample collection from patients
    W H Dzik
    Blood Transfusion Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Vox Sang 85:40-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this international collaborative study was to assess the frequency of mislabelled and miscollected samples drawn for blood grouping...
  59. ncbi EHR in the perspective of security, integrity and ethics
    Ragnar Nordberg
    JMP Research and Development AB, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 121:291-8. 2006
    ..A reference is given to existing and emerging international standards related to the aforementioned aspects...
  60. ncbi Allergic reaction to a red plastic allergy alert patient identification bracelet: implications for surgical patient safety
    Serryth Colbert
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY
    J Perioper Pract 23:171-3. 2013
    ..We believe this to be the first documented case of an allergy to a patient identification bracelet in the medical literature...
  61. ncbi Quality improvement to decrease specimen mislabeling in transfusion medicine
    Karen Quillen
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1196-8. 2006
    ..Proper specimen identification and labeling is a critical preanalytic step in pretransfusion compatibility testing...
  62. ncbi Computerization can create safety hazards: a bar-coding near miss
    Clement J McDonald
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Ann Intern Med 144:510-6. 2006
    ..Researchers should continue to study real-world implementation of computerized systems to understand their benefits and potential harms, and administrators and providers should seek ways to anticipate these harms and mitigate them...
  63. ncbi [Solitary mastocytoma associated with newborn infants' identification bracelets]
    M L Prieto Salcedo
    Area de Pediatria, Centro de Salud Llanes Ribadedeva, Asturias
    An Esp Pediatr 53:135-7. 2000
    ..Histopathologic examination of a punch biopsy specimen revealed a dense mast cell infiltrate of the dermis, which was confirmed by Giemsa and toluidine blue stains. We believe that this case represents and unusual reactive process...
  64. ncbi A new method for measuring misclassification of maternal sets in maternally linked birth records: true and false linkage proportions
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, 2605 Meridian Parkway, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:293-300. 2007
    ..The author developed a framework for conceptualizing maternal linkage error and measures for quantifying it, and examined the behavior of the new measures in a maternally linked file...
  65. ncbi Online Victim Tracking and Tracing System (ViTTS) for major incident casualties
    Geertruid M H Marres
    Major Incident Hospital and Trauma Centre of the University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:445-53. 2013
    ..This hinders an effective response and causes public distress. To address this problem, a Victim Tracing and Tracking system (ViTTS) was developed...
  66. pmc Use of a computerized tracking system to monitor and provide feedback on dietary goals for calorie-restricted diets: the POUNDS LOST study
    Stephen D Anton
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:1216-25. 2012
    ....
  67. pmc Pseudonymization of patient identifiers for translational research
    Harald Aamot
    NCT Trial Center, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:75. 2013
    ..In this paper we present a new approach which supports both data privacy and the possibility to give feedback to patients about their individual research results...
  68. pmc Experience of wrong site surgery and surgical marking practices among clinicians in the UK
    Sally J Giles
    University of Liverpool, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:363-8. 2006
    ..Guidance from both the USA and more recently the UK has highlighted the importance of preventing error by marking patients before surgery...
  69. ncbi Hospitals get a wireless makeover
    Greg Gillespie
    Health Data Manag 13:60, 62. 2005
  70. ncbi Re: "Patient radiation ID cards"
    David William Switzer
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:93. 2005
  71. ncbi Doing it right. While the key to the perfect RHIO may still be a mystery, a number of them are off and running
    Daphne Lawrence
    Healthc Inform 24:38, 40. 2007
  72. ncbi [User acceptance of health telematics applications]
    S Schmidt
    Universitatsklinikum, Hamburg Eppendorf
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:778-88. 2005
    ..It is recommended to further integrate health telematics and health service research...
  73. ncbi Evolution and acceptability of medical applications of RFID implants among early users of technology
    Alan D Smith
    Department of Management and Marketing, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 3099, USA
    Health Mark Q 24:121-55. 2007
    ..Future trends and recommendations are presented along with statistical results collected through personal interviews...
  74. ncbi [Patients' mailbox and electronic prescription]
    C W Brill
    Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Apothekerverbände, Eschborn
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:732-5. 2005
    ..The patients' acceptance of the system to be established therefore largely depends on the concurrent introduction of both elements...
  75. ncbi Safe pill-dispensing
    Massimiliano Testa
    Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, UK
    Stud Health Technol Inform 127:139-46. 2007
    ..Appropriate quantities of the required medications are automatically dispensed, unless the patient has already taken his/her daily dose. Safe, confidential communication and operation is ensured...
  76. ncbi A Swedish blood organization
    Agneta Wikman
    Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Transfusion 47:169S-171S; discussion 182S-183S. 2007
  77. ncbi Patient identification--a crucial aspect of patient safety
    Suzanne C Beyea
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    AORN J 78:478, 481-2. 2003
  78. ncbi Interoperable computerized smart card based system for health insurance and health services applied in cardiology
    Horia Delatebea Cocei
    Institute for Computers ITC SA, Calea Floreasca, 167, sector1, Bucharest, Romania
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:288-92. 2002
    ..The patient card was tested on a number of 150 patients at a cardiology clinic in Bucharest. This was the first trial of a health smart card in Romania...
  79. ncbi Austria's path toward nationwide electronic health records
    W Dorda
    Section of Medical Information and Retrieval Systems, Core Unit for Medical Statistics and Informatics, Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 47:117-23. 2008
    ..This article discusses current planning activities in Austria after legislation has been passed to introduce the electronic health record (EHR)...
  80. ncbi Have you heard? The saga of wrong site surgery continues
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:41-4. 2008
  81. ncbi Body identification, biometrics and medicine: ethical and social considerations
    Emilio Mordini
    Centro per la Scienza, la Società e la Cittadinanza, Via Sistina 37, 00187 Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:51-60. 2007
    ..Finally there is the risk that biometric authentication devices can significantly reveal any health information. All these issues require a careful ethical and political scrutiny...
  82. ncbi National audit of bedside transfusion practice
    Susan Cottrell
    Better Blood Transfusion, National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
    Nurs Stand 27:41-8. 2013
    ..To measure clinical bedside practice and promote best practice for the administration of blood...
  83. ncbi A total solution for zero-risk, zero-time-lag, and zero-wastage blood transfusion service
    Kit Fai Wong
    Transfusion 46:1848; author reply 1849. 2006
  84. ncbi Risk management. Safety advocates seek to end confusion over color-coded wristbands
    Gina Rollins
    Hosp Health Netw 81:14, 16. 2007
  85. ncbi RFID application to control unauthorized egress of people with spatial disorientation
    J Vargas
    R and D Dept in New Technol, Fundación Andaluza de Servicios Sociales, Spain
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6392-5. 2006
    ..The system has been installed in 18 elderly peoples' homes belonging to the Andalusian Government (Southern Spain), and it is currently in used following more than one year of validation...
  86. ncbi Blood sample collection and patient identification demand improvement: a questionnaire study of preanalytical practices in hospital wards and laboratories
    Olof Wallin
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:581-91. 2010
    ..Scand J Caring Sci; 2010; 24; 581-591 
 Blood sample collection and patient identification demand improvement: a questionnaire study of preanalytical practices in hospital wards and laboratories..
  87. ncbi Mapping the limits of safety reporting systems in health care--what lessons can we actually learn?
    Matthew J W Thomas
    School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:635-9. 2011
    ..To assess the utility of Australian health care incident reporting systems and determine the depth of information available within a typical system...
  88. ncbi Invention and validation of an automated camera system that uses optical character recognition to identify patient name mislabeled samples
    Charles D Hawker
    ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
    Clin Chem 60:463-70. 2014
    ..12%. Standardization of bar codes and label formats has not yet achieved the needed improvement. The mislabel rate in our laboratory, although low compared with published rates, prompted us to seek a solution to achieve zero errors...
  89. pmc An event driven hybrid identity management approach to privacy enhanced e-health
    Rosa Sánchez-Guerrero
    Department of Telematic Engineering, Carlos III University of Madrid, Avda Universidad 30, 28911, Leganes, Madrid, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 12:6129-54. 2012
    ..The paper focus on health care scenarios, where we show the flexibility of the proposed event-based user consent revocation mechanism...
  90. ncbi Blood transfusions in critical care: improving safety through technology & process analysis
    Rebecca K Aulbach
    Cardiovascular and Transplant Nursing, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, 6720 Bertner Avenue, MC 4 278, Box 76, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 22:179-90. 2010
    ..During the 27 months following implementation of the CareFusion Transfusion Verification there have been zero cases of transfusing mismatched blood...
  91. ncbi Understanding blood groups and transfusion in nursing practice
    Denise Watson
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Nurs Stand 24:41-8; quiz 49. 2010
    ..To help reduce the risks associated with transfusion, staff must be aware of local policies and procedures, receive the relevant transfusion training, and be assessed as competent...
  92. ncbi Patient identification errors are common in a simulated setting
    Philip L Henneman
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:503-9. 2010
    ..We evaluate the frequency and accuracy of health care workers verifying patient identity before performing common tasks...
  93. ncbi Molecular confirmation of pathological specimen integrity in Australasia
    Christopher G Bell
    Sonic Clinical Institute, Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pathology 41:280-3. 2009
    ..Investigations into 14 suspected pathology sample identification errors and mix-ups were performed, as a service for several public hospital and private laboratories, from 2005 to 2007...
  94. pmc An improved algorithm to generate a Wi-Fi fingerprint database for indoor positioning
    Lina Chen
    College of Information Science and Technology, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China
    Sensors (Basel) 13:11085-96. 2013
    ..Test results show that the proposed algorithm can significantly improve the positioning accuracy, as well as reduce the workload of the off-line data training phase. ..
  95. ncbi Provider begins carding patients
    MargaretAnn Cross
    Health Data Manag 11:86-8, 90. 2003
  96. ncbi [Use of national French health insurance register to identify the current address of a cohort]
    V Briand
    Unité INSERM INED U569, Faculte de Medecine Paris Sud, 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 51:191-9. 2003
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  97. ncbi Take two cell phones & call me in the morning. A glimpse into the future of health care technology
    Alex Pentland
    Caring 22:8-10. 2003
  98. ncbi Could HIT transform health care? Hospitals, health care providers hold the key
    Rebel Ward-McKnight
    J Ark Med Soc 102:154-5. 2005
  99. ncbi Blood transfusion in the OR--are you practicing safely?
    Suzanne C Beyea
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    AORN J 78:1007-10. 2003
  100. ncbi On track
    Richard R Rogoski
    Health Manag Technol 27:12, 14, 16 passim. 2006
  101. ncbi Patient note deidentification using a find-and-replace iterative process
    James P Sweeney
    Department of Applied Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:65-70. 2005
    ..Knowledge of the document domain, encompassing the different types of documents to be scrubbed, is the key to making this type of process effective...

Research Grants6

  1. A Maternally Linked Data Set with Analytic Aids
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will develop advanced quantitative methods for maternally linked data, which will be included as analytic aids in the documentation for the file. ..
  2. Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health Research
    Jill Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, the results will begin to provide a basis for valid recommendations to address the ethical challenges raised by the privatization of medical research. ..
  3. Liver Cancer Control Among North American Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If effective, our outreach intervention could be used by health care facilities and community organizations serving less acculturated Chinese in North America. ..
  4. Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese Women
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Outbreak detection: Combinatorial tests for small samples
    NINA FEFFERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results will lead to guidance regarding which methods are best for detecting particular types of outbreaks. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Hepatitis B ESL Education for Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our primary outcome will be HBV serologic testing. Knowledge about key hepatitis B facts will be examined as a secondary outcome. ..