JHIM Volume 20, Number 4: Patient Safety

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Volume 20, Number 4: Fall 2006

Table of Contents

Focus: Patient Safety

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION: Patient Safety and IT: A Need for Incentives
Richard D. Lang, EdD

The H.I.T. Futurist: Patient Safety: Getting It Right by Doing It Backwards
Jeffrey C. Bauer, PhD

Technology: IT and Global Sourcing: Good Thing or Bad Thing?
Rick Krohn

Physician's Perspective: Harmonizing Healthcare Data Standards
John D. Halamka, MD, MS

Legal Perspective: A New Paradigm for Medical Technology Procurement
Sharon R. Klein and James P. Keller

Management Engineering: Back to the Future-Process Maps Get You There!
Brian J. Compas, FHIMSS

Nursing Informatics: Progress and Challenges in Nursing Documentation, Part II
Brian Gugerty, DNS, MS, RN

Leadership: Transforming IT-The CIO as Clinical Transformation Champion
Pam Arlotto

Focus: Patient Safety

Patient Safety: A Tale of Two Institutions
Marion J. Ball, EdD, FHIMSS; Tamra Merryman, RN, MSN, FACHE; and Christoph U. Lehmann, MD

Driving Out Errors through Tight Integration Between Software and Automation
Mark Reifsteck; Thomas Swanson, MS, RPh; and Mary Dallas, MD

Enhancing Patient Safety through Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Documentation of Vital Signs
Pauline Gearing, RN, BSN, CCRC; Christine M. Olney, MS, RN, Doctoral Candidate; Kim Davis, MS, ARNP; Diego Lozano, MD; Laura B. Smith, RN, MSN, CCRN; and Bruce Friedman, D. Eng.

Evaluation of Reported Medication Errors Before and After Implementation of Computerized Practitioner Order Entry (CPOE)
Victoria M. Bradley, RN, DNP, FHIMSS; Carol L. Steltenkamp, MD, MBA; and Kimberley B. Hite, MS, PharmD

Features

Nursing and Knowledge Work: Issues Regarding Workload Measurement and the Informatics Nurse Specialist
Jason Windsor, MS, MHA, RN, Major, U.S. Army Nurse Corps

Identification and Conceptualization of Nurse Super Users
Daniel P. Boffa, RN, MS; and Lawrence M. Pawola, PharmD, MBA

Information Technology Strategy: Three Misconceptions
John P. Glaser, PhD

Trusted and Relevant Medical Knowledge: The Promise of Information Retrieval in Biomedicine
Eric Z. Silfen, MD, MSHA; and Chintan O. Patel, MS