Clinical Information Systems

Computer based systems designed for collecting, storing, manipulating and making available clinical information important to the healthcare delivery process.

  • IT problems have many personas

    Authors:Mi-Ok Kim, Enrico Coiera, Farah Magrabi What’s the research – This research examined all studies published from January 2004 – December 2015 that reported, amongst other things, problems affecting usability, decision-making, care processes and patient outcomes when using electronic medical record systems. Why it’s important – With current investment in information technology in healthcare across […]

    Dr Mi-Ok Kim No responses 2 min read August 2, 2017
  • IT and Clinicians mix like oil and water

    Authors:Enrico Coiera What’s the research – Using computers and other devices in healthcare has helped us work faster, improve memory recall and take away the repetitive record-keeping tasks. In embracing technology we did not think we would be making new and sometimes serious errors causing patient harm. Understanding the interplay between people, clinical workflow and […]

    Prof Enrico Coiera No responses 3 min read May 31, 2017
  • EHRs: healthcare’s crystal ball

    Authors:Xiongcai Cai, Oscar Perez-Concha, Enrico Coiera, Fernando Martin-Sanchez, Richard Day, David Roffe, Blanca Gallego What’s the research – This study tested a model for estimating the daily probability that a hospitalized patient will remain in the hospital, be discharged, readmitted, or die, regardless of their medical condition. The model uses the results of each new […]

    Xiongcai Cai No responses 3 min read May 16, 2017