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Template Design and Analysis: Integrating Informatics Solutions to Improve Clinical Documentation

Justin Iannello
2020 Federal Practitioner  
Health Administration (VHA).  ...  NF/SGVHS integrated informatics solutions within template design was associated with an increase in CSI via improved clinical documentation.  ...  We also acknowledge the Inpatient Evaluation Center (IPEC) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).  ... 
doi:10.12788/fp.0072 pmid:33328719 pmcid:PMC7735456 fatcat:f75o3szb7neezouu4e5wit2az4

Development, implementation and user experience of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) dialysis dashboard

Michael J. Fischer, Wissam M. Kourany, Karen Sovern, Kurt Forrester, Cassandra Griffin, Nancy Lightner, Shawn Loftus, Katherine Murphy, Greg Roth, Paul M. Palevsky, Susan T. Crowley
2020 BMC Nephrology  
Therefore, we characterized the development, implementation and user experience with Veterans Health Administration (VHA) dialysis dashboard.  ...  Most users of the VHA dialysis dashboard found it accurate, up-to-date, easy to use, and helpful in improving patient care.  ...  In this manuscript, we report on the development, implementation, and user experience with the VHA dialysis dashboard.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12882-020-01798-6 pmid:32299383 fatcat:5ex6lv2kqrad7ox3hivsukefpy

Computing Health Quality Measures Using Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside

Jeffrey G Klann, Shawn N Murphy
2013 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Acknowledgements The Office of the National Coordinator is deeply grateful to the leaders and key staff from each federal agency involved with the development of this document.  ...  Health Administration (VHA).  ...  Integrate patient- generated health information and consumer health IT with clinical applications to support patient- centered care Term/Acronym Description VHA Veterans Health Administration  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.2493 pmid:23603227 pmcid:PMC3636801 fatcat:etepfgzbizgphggc63nm6lhvfm

Comparative Effectiveness Research and Medical Informatics

Leonard W. D'Avolio, Wildon R. Farwell, Louis D. Fiore
2010 American Journal of Medicine  
Examples of progress from the medical informatics literature and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System are provided.  ...  Medical informatics is the subdiscipline of medicine created to make greater use of information in order to improve healthcare.  ...  Several prominent informatics-driven efforts are under way to explore solutions to improved access, including the development of Regional Health Information Organizations and Health Information Exchanges  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.10.006 pmid:21184865 fatcat:ggnitsyfqreqdesqi4a7ig7lxm

The Evolution of Elderly Telehealth and Health Informatics [chapter]

Joseph P. Lyons, Kimberly Watson, Angela Massacci
2019 Health Technology and Informatics - Technology in Primary and Advanced Healthcare [Working Title]  
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) introduced a national home telehealth program, Care Coordination/Home Telehealth (CCHT).  ...  Many elderly individuals experience memory loss and often dementia as they age. This causes problems for the elderly due to diminished skills and increase in medical problems and natural decline.  ...  Conflict of interest The authors declare no conflict of interest. Notes The authors would like to recognize the authors of primary Ref.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88416 fatcat:thh4erqwxjaunnjubucw3sk2ce

Informatics Resources to Support Health Care Quality Improvement in the Veterans Health Administration

Denise M. Hynes, Ruth A. Perrin, Steven Rappaport, Joanne M. Stevens, John G. Demakis
2004 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
A number of integrated health care delivery systems use advanced information systems and integrated decision support to carry out quality assurance activities, but none as large as the Veterans Health  ...  The VHA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) is a large-scale, multidisciplinary quality improvement initiative designed to ensure excellence in all areas where VHA provides health care services  ...  A number of integrated health care delivery systems use advanced information systems and integrated decision support to carry out quality assurance activities, of which the Veterans Health Administration  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1548 pmid:15187063 pmcid:PMC516240 fatcat:f62ui2os3zaddn2v4uev6pxpwm

Integrating Diabetes Guidelines into a Telehealth Screening Tool

Kelly Gervera, Barbara Ann Graves
2015 Perspectives in health information management  
Twenty-five percent of all veterans in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) have diabetes.  ...  Defense diabetes clinical practice guidelines, into the VHA electronic medical record.  ...  Prior to this project, the VHA telehealth program had no documentation tool that integrated preventive health screening data or diabetes standards of practice.  ... 
pmid:26396557 pmcid:PMC4558483 fatcat:4seogldjznepvnv74vkrkdwoym

The Practical Impact of Ontologies on Biomedical Informatics

X. Zhu, J. J. Cimino
2006 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
terms themselves; such terminologies are often referred to as "ontologies".A review of the published literature using PubMed, as well as full-text searches of recent Medinfo and American Medical Informatics  ...  current terminology projects: Galen, the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), the Medical Entities Dictionary (MED), SNOMED-CT, LOINC, the Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA), the Gene Ontology (GO  ...  DOLCE+ Informatics researchers have occasionally drawn on developments from outside the health informatics field.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1638470 fatcat:i32y7vna25e4bknklpcb4o2bmy

The practical impact of ontologies on biomedical informatics

J J Cimino, X Zhu
2006 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
A review of the published literature using PubMed, as well as full-text searches of recent Medinfo and American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Symposia proceedings, searching for the terms 'ontology  ...  We also note the contributions of the Protégé tool to many of these efforts.  ...  DOLCE+ Informatics researchers have occasionally drawn on developments from outside the health informatics field.  ... 
pmid:17051306 fatcat:xrp6m73to5frrkncjeeiy6izti

Use of medical informatics for management of multiple sclerosis using a chronic-care model

Michael J. Hatzakis, Craig Allen, Mark Haselkorn, Stephen M. Anderson, Paul Nichol, Charles Lai, Jodie K. Haselkorn
2006 Journal of rehabilitation research and development  
While Wagner's model is described independent of information technology, the majority of actions called for in that model benefit tremendously from the application of a powerful and well-integrated informatics  ...  The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence (MSCoEs) is to optimize the services veterans with multiple sclerosis (MS) receive across the U.S. Veterans Health Administration.  ...  Veterans Health Administration (VHA).  ... 
doi:10.1682/jrrd.2004.10.0135 fatcat:gstq55bocrfb5brbjkewjonwya

Effect of Adding a Work-Focused Intervention to Integrated Care for Depression in the Veterans Health Administration

Debra Lerner, David A. Adler, William H. Rogers, Erin Ingram, David W. Oslin
2020 JAMA Network Open  
To test whether the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) integrated care (IC) program combined with telephonic work-focused counseling, known as Be Well at Work (BWAW), is superior to IC alone for improving  ...  Integrated care is multidisciplinary depression care involving screening, clinical informatics, measurement-based care, brief behavioral interventions, and referral as needed to specialty mental health  ...  Since 2007, the VHA has implemented evidence-based, primary care mental health integrated care (IC) for depression, which consists of screening, clinical informatics, measurement-based care, brief behavioral  ... 
doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0075 pmid:32108889 pmcid:PMC7049076 fatcat:s4pcb6eebncjreovm2qpi3eu2a

Translating Knowledge into Practice: Passing the Hot Potato!

N. Staggers, P. F. Brennan
2007 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Or the hot potato is dropped entirely. Both CRs and similar informatics interventions succeed when they are well-integrated into the clinical workflow processes that they must support.  ...  As important informatics interventions, clinical reminders (CRs) translate emerging knowledge into accessible advice at the point-of-care.  ...  individuals), as targeted for use in the Veterans' Health Administration (VHA) ambulatory settings (the context).  ... 
doi:10.1197/j.jamia.m2529 pmid:17926358 pmcid:PMC1975805 fatcat:en3rfh7u4reb3igfx4dizb4jdy

Integrating Electronic Health Records into Clinical Workflow

Svetlana Z. Lowry, Mala Ramaiah, Emily S. Patterson, David Brick, Ayse P. Gurses, Ant Ozok, Debora Simmons, Michael C. Gibbons
2014 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care  
., DHHS/Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Office of Clinical Informatics • Joseph Bormel, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Officer, Office of the Chief Medical  ...  ii Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the intellectual contributions from the following reviewers: • Michael A.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the intellectual contributions from the following reviewers: •  ... 
doi:10.1177/2327857914031028 fatcat:zcesew7vhrejjbcdgt3qg5fhki

VA QUERI Informatics Paper: Information Technology for Clinical Guideline Implementation: Perceptions of Multidisciplinary Stakeholders

S. S. Lyons
2004 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
in a variety of health care arenas as a means to lessen wide practice Affiliations of the authors: University of Iowa College of Nursing (SSL,  ...  Health professionals' disparate perceptions could undermine guideline initiatives.  ...  Background The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has fostered efforts to adapt and implement evidence-based CPGs.  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1495 pmid:15492035 pmcid:PMC543828 fatcat:nf3gqm2erzdttdrdkld3kiwlza

Distance to Veterans Administration Medical Centers as a Barrier to Specialty Care for Homeless Women Veterans

Lori M Gawron, Warren B P Pettey, Andrew M Redd, Ying Suo, Adi V Gundlapalli
2017 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Access to specialty care is a key priority in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and understanding the geographic distribution and rural designation of this population in relation to medical centers  ...  We identified 41,747 women Veterans age 18-44y with administrative evidence of homelessness in the VHA anytime during 2002-2015. We found 7% live in rural settings and 29% live >40miles from a VAMC.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the IDEAS Center for research facilities and material support.  ... 
pmid:28679900 pmcid:PMC6040819 fatcat:kqjmuy5bfbh6ffbtckqxmlux3u
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