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  • Fall 2018 Introduction

    The Fall 2018 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a first-person account of the need for formal mechanisms in place to deliver clinically relevant information to clinicians as well as a study developing and testing a health insurance literacy model.  

  • Summer 2018 Introduction

    The Summer 2018 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a literature review examining the extent of recent ransomware infections in healthcare settings as well as a study designed to develop and assess a protocol for fibromyalgia treatment through the use of EMR templates. 

  • Spring 2018 Introduction

    The Spring 2018 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on the factors surrounding switching EHR vendors as well as a study about using telemedicine to manage type two diabetes in Spain.  

  • Winter 2018 Introduction

    The Winter 2018 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on developing a minimum data set for infertility patients and quantifying project value to include clinical outcomes and nonfinancial value as investment returns.  

  • Fall 2017 Introduction

    The Fall 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as automated vaccine documentation, a review of usability issues in Australia PHR system, and repurposing EHR data to identify fall risks.

    Authors of the study, “An Electronic Health Record Data-driven Model for Identifying Older Adults at Risk of Unintentional Falls,” studied the use of de-identified EHR data to support fall prevention. The research revealed a list of facts (such as age, sex, and specific diagnoses) that could be useful in determining high-risk fall patients.  

  • Summer 2017 Introduction

    The Summer 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as the use of geographic information systems in healthcare and a research study designed to assess the main barriers of telestroke network implementation in rural hospitals.  

  • Spring 2017 Introduction

    The Spring 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as an analysis of mHealth interventions for adult obesity in the United States, as well as a study seeking to determine user’s motivators when playing an EHR simulation game.  

  • Winter 2017 Introduction

    The Winter 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as mobile device security, development of a web-based diabetes registry, and the use of secure clinical texting to issue patient care orders.  

  • Spring 2016 Introduction

    The Spring 2016 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as a descriptive, mixed-methodology study examining HIM leadership through the lens of the Bowen theory; a survey examining the opinions of educators and employers related to graduate preparedness; and a study examining the underlying causes of duplicate records using a multisite data set of patient records with confirmed duplicates and analyzed multiple reasons for data discrepancies between those record matches.