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.

Read the full issue here. Learn more about submission guidelines here.

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