Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title SAFER electronic health records : safety assurance factors for EHR resilience / edited by Dean F. Sittig and Hardeep Singh
Published Oakville, ON ; New Jersey : Apple Academic Press, 2015
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Medicine)
Contents The context of EHR safety and the need for risk assessment -- Analysis of EHR safety -- User context of safe and effective EHR use -- SAFER guide development methods -- Overview of SAFER guides -- Mitigating EHR downtimes -- Safely configuring and maintaining EHRs and system-to-system interfaces -- Assessment of patient identification related practices -- Assessment of computer-based provider order entry with clinical decision support -- Assessment of diagnostic test result reporting and follow-up -- Assessment of clinician-to-clinician e-communication -- Assessment of handheld computing devices -- Increasing resilience in an EHR-enabled healthcare organization -- Creating an oversight infrastructure for EHR safety
Summary This important volume provide a one-stop resource on the SAFER Guides along with the guides themselves and information on their use, development, and evaluation. The Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) guides, developed by the editors of this book, identify recommended practices to optimize the safety and safe use of electronic health records (EHRs). These guides are designed to help organizations self-assess the safety and effectiveness of their EHR implementations, identify specific areas of vulnerability, and change their cultures and practices to mitigate risks. This book pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed April 27, 2015)
Subject Electronic Health Records -- standards.
Patient Safety -- standards.
Medical Record Linkage -- standards.
Medical records -- Data processing -- Safety measures
Patients -- Safety measures -- Data processing
MEDICAL -- Medical History & Records.
Form Electronic book
Author Singh, Hardeep (Physician), editor.
Sittig, Dean F., editor.
ISBN 1498726380
Other Titles Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience electronic health records