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Health information exchange in Finland: Usage of different access types and predictors of paper use

Hannele Hyppönen, Sonja Lumme, Jarmo Reponen, Jukka Vänskä, Johanna Kaipio, Tarja Heponiemi, Tinja Lääveri
2019 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
To access patient data from other organizations, there are three types of regional health information exchange systems (RHIS) in use In Finland.  ...  Some regions use multiple RHISs while others do not have a RHIS available. The recently introduced National Patient Data Repository (Kanta) is increasingly used for health information exchange (HIE).  ...  They had no role in the design of the study and collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and in writing. We are grateful to Mark Phillips for proofreading the text.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2018.11.005 fatcat:dxxpsig5jbecpgln3xg2w5gaa4

Regional health information exchange outside of the centralized national services for public health care in Finland: A national survey

Niina Keränen, Timo Tuovinen, Jari Haverinen, Ronja Ruotanen, Jarmo Reponen
2022 Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare  
In Finland HIE begun with various regional health information exchange (RHIE) pilots in since 1998.  ...  Health information exchange (HIE) is the mobilization of health care information electronically across organizations within a region, community, or hospital system.  ...  Acknowledgements The study is part of the national "Monitoring and Evaluation of Social and Health Care Information System Services" (STEPS 3.0) research project.  ... 
doi:10.23996/fjhw.111775 fatcat:3ramvkhlnjb4hhobguskz7eqem

Human Factors in the Large: Experiences from Denmark, Finland and Canada in Moving Towards Regional and National Evaluations of Health Information System Usability

A. Kushniruk, J. Kaipio, M. Nieminen, H. Hyppönen, T. Lääveri, C. Nohr, A. M. Kanstrup, M. Berg Christiansen, M.-H. Kuo, E. Borycki
2014 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Methods: Several different methods are discussed in case studies from Denmark, Finland and Canada.  ...  Conclusion: As health information systems are deployed on a widespread basis, studies that examine systems used regionally or nationally are required.  ...  of usability of their current EHR systems [11] , physicians' experiences with different regional health information exchange systems [12] , physicians' experiences with computer-supported information  ... 
doi:10.15265/iy-2014-0023 pmid:25123725 pmcid:PMC4287074 fatcat:hzptvmph4fhctmycmaqimmrrra

Usability problems do not heal by themselves: National survey on physicians' experiences with EHRs in Finland

Johanna Kaipio, Tinja Lääveri, Hannele Hyppönen, Suvi Vainiomäki, Jarmo Reponen, Andre Kushniruk, Elizabeth Borycki, Jukka Vänskä
2017 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
Methods: In the spring of 2014, a survey was conducted in Finland using a questionnaire that measures usability and respondents' user experiences with electronic health record (EHR) systems.  ...  This paper presents results from two crosssectional surveys of physicians' experiences with the usability of currently used EHR systems in Finland.  ...  Acknowledgments The study was supported by funding from the Finnish Ministry for Social Affairs and Health and from Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland, decision number 303606.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.10.010 pmid:27919385 fatcat:dis6tl4isjc4nms5x64yo4e47q

Physicians' and nurses' experiences on EHR usability: Comparison between the professional groups by employment sector and system brand

Johanna Kaipio, Anne Kuusisto, Hannele Hyppönen, Tarja Heponiemi, Tinja Lääveri
2019 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
Results in total and by healthcare sector showed notable differences between nurses' and physicians' experiences on usability of their EHR systems.  ...  Our study aimed at comparing end-users' experiences on the usability of electronic health record (EHR) systems by employment sector and EHR brand.  ...  We thank the questionnaire respondents of both studies as well as The Finnish Medical Association, University of Oulu, The Union of Health and Social Care Professionals in Finland, and The Finnish Nurses  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.104018 pmid:31835158 fatcat:tor4pqavevghdpwbayyfsvb4ei

Using Health Information Exchange: Usage and Perceived Usefulness in Primary Care

Aude Motulsky, Claude Sicotte, Marie-Pierre Moreault, Tibor Schuster, Nadyne Girard, David Buckeridge, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Robyn Tamblyn
2019 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Health information exchange (HIE) is seen as an essential technology for improving health care quality and efficiency by allowing exchange of patient-centered data over time and across organizations.  ...  very heterogeneous and strongly associated with the commercial electronic record system available in their work place and the implementation strategy.  ...  Acknowledgements Canada Health Infoway funded this study. Aude Motulsky was financially supported by the Centre de recherche du CHUM and the FRQ-Santé.  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti190315 pmid:31438016 fatcat:72umb2gt4bb4ppnp4x3oas2dt4

Radiology as a part of a comprehensive telemedicine and eHealth network in Northern Finland

Jarmo Reponen
2004 International Journal of Circumpolar Health  
regions.  ...  The hospital network between various hospitals in Northern Finland was built during 1992 -1996.  ...  Acknowledgements The author like to thank the European Union 4 th framework Health Telematics and 5 th framework Information Society Technology programmes for supporting the MOMEDA, RUBIS and PROMODAS  ... 
doi:10.3402/ijch.v63i4.17760 pmid:15709318 fatcat:fbeebluctbgwpopi2m57elvrsm

E-healthservices and devices: Availability, merits, and barriers - with some examples from Finland

Hamed Ahmadinia, Kristina Eriksson-Backa
2020 Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare  
This study is a descriptive review based on a non-exhaustive selection of previous studies that define information exchange, information formats, opportunities, and restrictions of e-health technologies  ...  Empowering individuals through e-health can be considered as the current trend in developing healthcare services and devices.  ...  As you can see in Table 1 , different websites with various aims provide health information for people.  ... 
doi:10.23996/fjhw.64157 fatcat:2ekyljm27ncz3h566oexncuqda

How to improve communication using technology in emergency medical services? A case study from Finland

Jari Haverinen, Maarit Kangas, Lasse Raatiniemi, Matti Martikainen, Jarmo Reponen
2018 Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare  
The field of emergency medical services (EMS) is a challenging environment for ensuring fluent information exchange between stakeholders because several different kinds of organizations are involved in  ...  The reasons behind those problems are different information systems which do not communicate with each other and the lack of a common electronic patient care record (ePCR) for use by stakeholders.  ...  kinds of in-hospital information systems, three different kinds of pre-hospital information systems, and one national database for information exchange in use in the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District  ... 
doi:10.23996/fjhw.74143 fatcat:jo3ejxmqpnb4pgs4doqslfjici

Fulfillment of Finnish Information Strategy for Social and Health Care 2020 in light of research

Kristiina Häyrinen
2018 Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare  
Fulfillment of Finnish Information Strategy for Social and Health Care 2020 in light of research In 2015 the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health together with the Association of Finnish Local and Regional  ...  Many risk factors regarding patient safety emerge in the results, such as recording the same information in many different places within the information systems and the use of paper in exchange of information  ... 
doi:10.23996/fjhw.69812 fatcat:ulw5c5v57bd4vptu22qkurvwke

Better Usability and Technical Stability Could Lead to Better Work-Related Well-Being among Physicians

Anna-Mari Aalto, Tinja Lääveri, Timo Sinervo, Marko Elovainio, Pekka Mäntyselkä, Hannele Hyppönen, Suvi Vainiomäki
2017 Applied Clinical Informatics  
In addition, use of several systems daily and the experience of time-consuming documentation of patient information for statistical purposes (billing, national registries, and reporting) were related to  ...  higher time pressure, while those with longer experience with the EPR system and those experiencing easy-to-read nursing records reported higher job control.  ...  such as poor usability, tedious data entry, interference with direct patient care, inept and less meaningful work content, and an inability to exchange health information. 5 In Finland, EPR usage is  ... 
doi:10.4338/aci-2017-06-ra-0094 pmid:29241245 pmcid:PMC5802304 fatcat:xgil4qc33jcute4a3wqhscp2hu

Physicians' experiences of participation in healthcare IT development in Finland: Willing but not able

Susanna Martikainen, Johanna Viitanen, Mikko Korpela, Tinja Lääveri
2012 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
Conclusions: Major improvements are needed both in the usability of the systems currently in use in Finland and in the collaboration between end-users and developers.  ...  Computer systems development Medical informatics applications Physicians Finland Questionnaires User-computer interface a b s t r a c t Objective: To learn (1) about the kind of experiences that physicians  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all of the questionnaire respondents who took part in the study as well as those physicians who participated in the questionnaire pretesting activities.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2011.08.014 pmid:21956004 fatcat:fsygbbpkq5d4hn7bf4modb3g3e

A Comparison of Mental Health Care Systems in Northern and Southern Europe: A Service Mapping Study

Minna Sadeniemi, Nerea Almeda, Jose A. Salinas-Pérez, Mencía R. Gutiérrez-Colosía, Carlos García-Alonso, Taina Ala-Nikkola, Grigori Joffe, Sami Pirkola, Kristian Wahlbeck, Jordi Cid, Luis Salvador-Carulla
2018 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The study areas were the Helsinki and Uusimaa region in Finland and the Girona region in Spain.  ...  The difference in mental health personnel resources is not explained by the respective differences in the need for MHS among the population.  ...  Since 2007, different versions of the Mental Health Strategy of the National Health System [17, 18] emphasize the importance of promoting general health in people with severe mental disorders and define  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph15061133 pmid:29857556 pmcid:PMC6024953 fatcat:x6arfifsqnf3dlipi4rtettldi

Experienced time pressure and stress: electronic health records usability and information technology competence play a role

Tuulikki Vehko, Hannele Hyppönen, Sampsa Puttonen, Sari Kujala, Eeva Ketola, Johanna Tuukkanen, Anna-Mari Aalto, Tarja Heponiemi
2019 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
RNs are the largest group of healthcare workers, and their experiences with EHRs and their informatics competence play a crucial role in a fluent workflow.  ...  Electronic health records (EHRs) are an elementary part of the work of registered nurses (RNs) in healthcare.  ...  In Finland, the largest professional group in health care is registered nurses and therefore it is interesting to find out their experiences of EHR systems.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-019-0891-z pmid:31412859 pmcid:PMC6694657 fatcat:ga6ghzxprvfyfo2jfn2pmrw5fi

33 Hearing the voice of disabled people. Developing better services of domestic violence

Sisko Piippo, Birgitta Huisman-Laine
2016 Injury Prevention  
Six databases including PubMed/Medline, Embase, Scopus, Cochrane Reviews, System for Information on Grey Literature and Global Health Ovid were searched for literature pertaining to TBI in the African  ...  region and TBI registries in low-and middle-income countries.  ...  Background The New Social Welfare Act in Finland highlights citizens' equal access to the services, as well as municipalities' responsibility to collect users' experiences from service system and organise  ... 
doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.33 fatcat:cg2s2orvcvehpc4nwlb6bv5tpe
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