patient identification systems
Summary: Organized procedures for establishing patient identity, including use of bracelets, etc.
Publications204 found, 100 shown here
- Identity crisis? Renewed debate over the need for a national patient ID focuses on issues of privacy, cost and effectivenessJoseph Conn
Mod Healthc 36:26-8. 2006
- An introduction to personal health recordsScott Endsley
Health Services Advisory Group, Phoenix, USA
Fam Pract Manag 13:57-62. 2006
- Research use of linked health data--a best practice protocolC 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...
- Development and evaluation of an open source software tool for deidentification of pathology reportsBruce 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...
- Improving patients privacy with PseudonymizationThomas 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...
- An optimal code for patient identifiersAndreas 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...
- Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South AsiansC 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...
- A methodology for the pseudonymization of medical dataThomas 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)...
- The security implications of VeriChip cloningJohn 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...
- Assessing record linkage between health care and Vital Statistics databases using deterministic methodsBing 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...
- Evaluation of a deidentification (De-Id) software engine to share pathology reports and clinical documents for researchDilip 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...
- Demographic management in a federated healthcare environmentI 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...
- 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
- [Ten critical theses for patient applied telematic applications in health care]P Haas
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:771-7. 2005....
- [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...
- Interoperability issues regarding patient identification in EuropeC Quantin
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Information, Dijon
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:6161. 2007
- [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...
- The Royal Hobart Hospital digital medical records success storyMark 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...
- Prospective study of clinician-entered research data in the Emergency Department using an Internet-based system after the HIPAA Privacy RuleJeffrey 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...
- Identity theft and fraud--the impact on HIM operationsNancy Davis
J AHIMA 76:64A-64D. 2005
- SurgiChip--new technology for prevention of wrong site, wrong procedure, wrong person surgeryDebbie Sandlin
Southern Hills Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37013, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 20:144-6. 2005
- A peculiar aspect of patients' safety: the discriminating power of identifiers for record linkageCatherine 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...
- Pocket EZPIN device for healthcare IC cards to enhance the security and convenience of senior citizensJiun 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...
- The role of patients and their health cards in integrated eHealth environmentsClaudia 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...
- Navigating the information technology highway: computer solutions to reduce errors and enhance patient safetyRanie 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...
- Proposal of a French health identification number interoperable at the European levelCatherine 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....
- Doing a number on providers. Next looming deadline under HIPAA: a national provider identifierJoseph Conn
Mod Healthc 36:50, 52. 2006
- Secure e-Health: managing risks to patient health dataEike 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...
- Taking the measure of inpatient EHRs. Hospitals inch closer to certified productsJane Metzger
First Consulting Group, USA
J AHIMA 78:24-30; quiz 33-4. 2007
- Technology. Which way RHIO?Dagmara Scalise
Hosp Health Netw 80:20, 22. 2006
- Citizen empowerment using healthcare and welfare cardsPaul Cheshire
Atos Origin, London, UK
Stud Health Technol Inform 121:317-26. 2006....
- Method to assess identifiability in electronic data filesHolly 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...
- A model driven approach for the German health telematics architectural framework and security infrastructureBernd 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...
- Providing longitudinal health care information with the new German Health Card--a pilot system to track patient pathwaysMichael 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...
- Bar-coded patient ID: review an organizational approach to vendor selectionVickie Wickham
Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
Nurs Manage 37:22-6. 2006
- A patient-identity security mechanism for electronic medical records during transit and at restHui Mei Chao
Department of Electrical Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, 32023, Taiwan, ROC
Med Inform Internet Med 30:227-40. 2005....
- Personal and (maybe) confidential. Questions over privacy, formats and definitions remain, but personal health records are on the wayJoseph Conn
Mod Healthc 36:28-31. 2006
- Design and implementation of a smart card based healthcare information systemGeylani 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...
- Medical record linkage in health information systems by approximate string matching and clusteringErik 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...
- Personal health record systems and their security protectionKhin 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...
- Watermarking medical images with anonymous patient identification to verify authenticityGouenou Coatrieux
INSERM U650, LATIM
Stud Health Technol Inform 136:667-72. 2008....
- Name game: Canada's blueprint for a nationwide master person indexLinda Dorrel
Initiate Systems, Chicago, IL, USA
J AHIMA 75:40-2; quiz 45-6. 2004
- BioHealth--the need for security and identity management standards in eHealthClaudia Hildebrand
GSF Research Centre for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 121:327-36. 2006....
- Cyber terrorRichard Haugh
Hosp Health Netw 77:60-4, 2. 2003..How can your hospital protect its IT system before and after such insidious attacks...
- The future of card technology in health careBeckie Kelly
Health Data Manag 10:64-8. 2002
- Protecting patient privacy in clinical data miningLinda 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...
- Connecting care through EMPIsJoseph 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...
- HIM professionals key to patient safetyCheryl Servais
J AHIMA 74:63-6. 2003
- Using IT to enhance patient safetyDouglas Goldstein
eHealthcare net, Inc, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Manag Care Interface 15:46-7. 2002
- E-charting point-of-care data entry dilemmaSheila Roszell
Surgical Nursing Service, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:417-8. 2008
- Zero-check: a zero-knowledge protocol for reconciling patient identities across institutionsJules 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...
- Technology to the rescueBill Briggs
Health Data Manag 10:80-4, 86. 2002
- Mobile health requires mobile security: challenges, solutions, and standardizationPeter Pharow
eHealth Competence Center, Regensburg University Hospital, Regensburg, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 136:697-702. 2008....
- Knowledge sharing and information integration in healthcare using ontologies and deductive databasesFabiane 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...
- Towards dynamic access control for healthcare information systemsLillian 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...
- Improving outcomes with interoperable EHRs and secure global health information infrastructureLuis 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"?..
- A smart-card-enabled privacy preserving E-prescription systemYanjiang 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...
- An international study of the performance of sample collection from patientsW 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...
- EHR in the perspective of security, integrity and ethicsRagnar 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...
- Allergic reaction to a red plastic allergy alert patient identification bracelet: implications for surgical patient safetySerryth 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...
- Quality improvement to decrease specimen mislabeling in transfusion medicineKaren 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...
- Computerization can create safety hazards: a bar-coding near missClement 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...
- [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...
- A new method for measuring misclassification of maternal sets in maternally linked birth records: true and false linkage proportionsJack 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...
- Online Victim Tracking and Tracing System (ViTTS) for major incident casualtiesGeertruid 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...
- Use of a computerized tracking system to monitor and provide feedback on dietary goals for calorie-restricted diets: the POUNDS LOST studyStephen 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....
- Pseudonymization of patient identifiers for translational researchHarald 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...
- Experience of wrong site surgery and surgical marking practices among clinicians in the UKSally 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...
- Hospitals get a wireless makeoverGreg Gillespie
Health Data Manag 13:60, 62. 2005
- Re: "Patient radiation ID cards"David William Switzer
J Am Coll Radiol 2:93. 2005
- Doing it right. While the key to the perfect RHIO may still be a mystery, a number of them are off and runningDaphne Lawrence
Healthc Inform 24:38, 40. 2007
- [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...
- Evolution and acceptability of medical applications of RFID implants among early users of technologyAlan 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...
- [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...
- Safe pill-dispensingMassimiliano 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...
- A Swedish blood organizationAgneta Wikman
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Transfusion 47:169S-171S; discussion 182S-183S. 2007
- Patient identification--a crucial aspect of patient safetySuzanne C Beyea
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
AORN J 78:478, 481-2. 2003
- Interoperable computerized smart card based system for health insurance and health services applied in cardiologyHoria 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...
- Austria's path toward nationwide electronic health recordsW 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)...
- Have you heard? The saga of wrong site surgery continuesKathleen Catalano
Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
Plast Surg Nurs 28:41-4. 2008
- Body identification, biometrics and medicine: ethical and social considerationsEmilio 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...
- National audit of bedside transfusion practiceSusan 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...
- A total solution for zero-risk, zero-time-lag, and zero-wastage blood transfusion serviceKit Fai Wong
Transfusion 46:1848; author reply 1849. 2006
- Risk management. Safety advocates seek to end confusion over color-coded wristbandsGina Rollins
Hosp Health Netw 81:14, 16. 2007
- RFID application to control unauthorized egress of people with spatial disorientationJ 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...
- Blood sample collection and patient identification demand improvement: a questionnaire study of preanalytical practices in hospital wards and laboratoriesOlof 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..
- 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...
- Invention and validation of an automated camera system that uses optical character recognition to identify patient name mislabeled samplesCharles 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...
- An event driven hybrid identity management approach to privacy enhanced e-healthRosa 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...
- Blood transfusions in critical care: improving safety through technology & process analysisRebecca 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...
- Understanding blood groups and transfusion in nursing practiceDenise 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...
- Patient identification errors are common in a simulated settingPhilip 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...
- Molecular confirmation of pathological specimen integrity in AustralasiaChristopher 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...
- An improved algorithm to generate a Wi-Fi fingerprint database for indoor positioningLina 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. ..
- Provider begins carding patientsMargaretAnn Cross
Health Data Manag 11:86-8, 90. 2003
- [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....
- Take two cell phones & call me in the morning. A glimpse into the future of health care technologyAlex Pentland
Caring 22:8-10. 2003
- Could HIT transform health care? Hospitals, health care providers hold the keyRebel Ward-McKnight
J Ark Med Soc 102:154-5. 2005
- 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
- On trackRichard R Rogoski
Health Manag Technol 27:12, 14, 16 passim. 2006
- Patient note deidentification using a find-and-replace iterative processJames 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...
- A Maternally Linked Data Set with Analytic AidsJack 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. ..
- Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health ResearchJill 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. ..
- Liver Cancer Control Among North American ChineseVictoria 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. ..
- Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese WomenVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Outbreak detection: Combinatorial tests for small samplesNINA FEFFERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..The results will lead to guidance regarding which methods are best for detecting particular types of outbreaks. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for ChineseVictoria 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. ..