Resources that discuss the use of computer platforms and applications to collect, process, and code medical data used for CER, PCOR, and QI are welcome.

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Submissions from 2107

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Using mHealth App to Support Treatment Decision-Making for Knee Arthritis: Patient Perspective, Hua Zheng, Bengisu Tulu, Wonchan Choi, and Patricia Franklin

Submissions from 2017

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Physician Service Attribution Methods for Examining Provision of Low-Value Care, Eva Chang PhD, MPH; Diana SM Buist PhD, MPH; Matthew Handley MD; Roy Pardee JD, MA; Gabrielle Gundersen MPH; and Robert J. Reid MD, PhD

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Improved Risk Prediction Following Surgery Using Machine Learning Algorithms, Anne P. Ehlers, Senjuti Basu Roy, Sara Khor, Prathyusha Mandagani, Moushumi Maria, Rafael Alfonso-Cristancho, and David R. Flum

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Measuring Preventable Outcomes: Global Cardiovascular Risk (GCVR), Ben Hamlin

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Integrating Social Determinants of Health into Primary Care Clinical and Informational Workflow during Care Transitions, Sharon Hewner, Sabrina Casucci, Suzanne Sullivan, Francine Mistretta, Yuqing Xue, Barbara Johnson, Rebekah Pratt, Li Lin, and Chet FOX 9843262

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Incidence of Neutropenia in Veterans Receiving Lung Cancer Chemotherapy: A Comparison of Administrative Coding and Electronic Laboratory Data, Sarah Knerr, Elaine Hu, and Steven Zeliadt

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Using Heuristic Evaluation to Enhance the Visual Display of a Provider Dashboard for Patient-Reported Outcomes, Cynthia LeRouge, Mary Beth Hasselquist, Liz Kellogg, Elizabeth Austin, Brett C. Fey, Andrea L. Hartzler, David R. Flum, and Danielle Lavallee

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Patient Portal as a Tool for Enhancing Patient Experience and Improving Quality of Care in Primary Care Practices, Barbara Sorondo MD MBA; Amy Allen DPT; Samreen Fathima BDS MPH; Janet Bayleran, PhD; and Iyad Sabbagh MD MBA

Submissions from 2016

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Consensus Statement on Electronic Health Predictive Analytics: A Guiding Framework to Address Challenges, Ruben Amarasingham, Anne-Marie J. Audet, David W. Bates, I. Glenn Cohen, Martin Entwistle, G J. Escobar, Vincent Liu, Lynn Etheredge, Bernard Lo, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Sudha Ram, Suchi Saria, Lisa M. Schilling, Anand Shah, Walter F. Stewart, Ewout W. Steyerberg, and Bin Xie

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Preparing Nursing Home Data from Multiple Sites for Clinical Research – A Case Study Using Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics, Richard D. Boyce PhD; Steven M. Handler MD, PhD; Jordan F. Karp MD; Subashan Perera PhD; and Charles F. Reynolds III, MD

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Developing an Algorithm to Identify History of Cancer Using Electronic Medical Records, Christina L. Clarke and Heather S. Feigelson

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Software-Enabled Distributed Network Governance: The PopMedNet Experience, Melanie Davies, Kyle Erickson, Zachary Wyner, Jessica M. Malenfant, Rob Rosen, and Jeff Brown

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A New Framework and Prototype Solution for Clinical Decision Support and Research in Genomics and Other Data-intensive Fields of Medicine, James Evans, Kirk Wilhelmsen, Jonathan Berg, Charles Schmitt, Ashok Krishnamurthy, Karamarie Fecho, and Stanley Ahalt

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Preparing for the ICD-10-CM Transition: Automated Methods for Translating ICD Codes in Clinical Phenotype Definitions, Kin Wah Fung, Rachel Richesson, Michelle Smerek, Katherine C. Pereira, Beverly B. Green, Ashwin Patkar, Megan Clowse, Alan Bauck, and Olivier Bodenreider

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Data Extraction And Management In Networks Of Observational Health Care Databases For Scientific Research: A Comparison Among EU-ADR, OMOP, Mini-Sentinel And MATRICE Strategies, Rosa Gini, Martijn Schuemie, Jeffrey Brown, Patrick Ryan, Edoardo Vacchi, Massimo Coppola, Walter Cazzola, Preciosa Coloma, Roberto Berni, Gayo Diallo, José Luis Oliveira, Paul Avillach, Gianluca Trifirò, Peter Rijnbeek, Mariadonata Bellentani, Johan van Der Lei, Niek Klazinga, and Miriam Sturkenboom

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Collecting, Integrating, and Disseminating Patient-Reported Outcomes for Research in a Learning Healthcare System, Christopher A. Harle, Gloria Lipori, and Robert W. Hurley

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Bidirectional Data Collaborations in Distributed Research, Kevin Haynes, Nandini Selvam, and Mark J. Cziraky

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New Paradigms for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in Electronic Medical Records: An example of detecting urinary incontinence following prostatectomy, Tina Hernandez-Boussard, Suzanne Tamang, Douglas Blayney, Jim Brooks, and Nigam Shah

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Multisite Evaluation of a Data Quality Tool for Patient-Level Clinical Datasets, Vojtech Huser, Frank J. DeFalco, Martijn Schuemie, Patrick B. Ryan, Ning Shang, Mark Velez, Rae Woong Park, Richard D. Boyce, Jon Duke, Ritu Khare, Levon Utidjian, and Charles Bailey

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A Harmonized Data Quality Assessment Terminology and Framework for the Secondary Use of Electronic Health Record Data, Michael G. Kahn, Tiffany J. Callahan, Juliana Barnard, Alan E. Bauck, Jeff Brown, Bruce N. Davidson, Hossein Estiri, Carsten Goerg, Erin Holve, Steven G. Johnson, Siaw-Teng Liaw, Marianne Hamilton-Lopez, Daniella Meeker, Toan C. Ong, Patrick Ryan, Ning Shang, Nicole G. Weiskopf, Chunhua Weng, Meredith N. Zozus, and Lisa Schilling

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Using electronic health record data to identify prostate cancer patients that may qualify for active surveillance, Andrew J. Knighton, Tom Belnap, Kim Brunisholz, Kelly Huynh, and Jay T. Bishoff

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Framework for Deploying a Virtualized Computing Environment for Collaborative and Secure Data Analytics, Adrian Meyer, Laura Green, Ciearro Faulk, Stephen Galla, and Anne-Marie Meyer

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Design of the New York City Macroscope: Innovations in Population Health Surveillance Using Electronic Health Records, Remle Newton-Dame, Katharine H. McVeigh, Lauren Schreibstein, Sharon Perlman, Liz Lurie-Moroni, Laura Jacobson, Carolyn Greene, Elisabeth Snell, and Lorna E. Thorpe PhD

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Toward Greater Health Information Interoperability in the United States Health System, David Padgham, Margo Edmunds, and Erin Holve

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A Focus Group Exploration of Automated Case‐Finders to Identify High‐Risk Heart Failure Patients within an Urban Safety- Net Hospital, Mark E. Patterson, Derick Miranda, Gregory L. Schuman, Christopher M. Eaton, Andrew J. Smith, and Brad Silver

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Performance of an NLP Tool to extract PFT reports from Structured and Semi-Structured VA data, Brian C. Sauer, Barbara E. Jones, Gary Globe, Jianwei Leng, Chao-Chin Lu, Tao He, Chia-Chen Teng, Patrick Sullivan, and Qing Zeng

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User-composable Electronic Health Record Improves Efficiency of Clinician Data Viewing for Patient Case Appraisal: A Mixed-Methods Study, Yalini Senathirajah, David R. Kaufman, and Suzanne R. Bakken

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Using a Patient Portal to Transmit Patient Reported Health Information into the Electronic Record: Workflow Implications and User Experience, Barbara Sorondo, Amy Allen, Janet Bayleran, Stacy Doore, Samreen Fathima, Iyad Sabbagh, and Lori Newcomb

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Monitoring Prevalence, Treatment, and Control Of Metabolic Conditions In New York City Adults Using 2013 Primary Care Electronic Health Records: A Surveillance Validation Study, Lorna E. Thorpe PhD, Katharine H. McVeigh, Sharon Perlman, Pui Ying Chan, Katherine Bartley, Lauren Schreibstein, Jesica Rodriguez-Lopez, and Remle Newton-Dame

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What Causes Care Coordination Problems? A Case for Microanalysis, Wayne Zachary, Russell Charles Maulitz, and Drew A. Zachary

Submissions from 2015

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Using Qualitative Methods to Create a Home Health Web Application User Interface for Patients with Low Computer Proficiency, Rosa R. Baier, Emily Cooper, Andrea Wysocki, Stefan Gravenstein, and Melissa Clark

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Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes: The NIH PROMIS Measures, Joan E. Broderick; Esi Morgan DeWitt M.D., M.S.C.E; Nan Rothrock PhD; Paul K. Crane M.D., M.P.H; and Christopher B. Forrest M.D., Ph.D.

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A Multi-step Maturity Model for the Implementation of Electronic and Computable Diagnostic Clinical Prediction Rules (eCPRs), Derek Corrigan, Ronan McDonnell, Atieh Zarabzadeh, and Tom Fahey

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From Stars to Patients: Lessons from Space Science and Astrophysics for Health Care Informatics, S. George Djorgovski, A. A. Mahabal, D. J. Crichton, and Basit Chaudhry

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EDM Forum Bibliography (September, 2015): Peer‐Reviewed Literature Using Electronic Health Data for System Improvement, EDM Forum

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eGEMs Instructions for Authors, EDM Forum

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EHR-based Visualization Tool: Adoption Rates, Satisfaction, and Patient Outcomes, Randi E. Foraker, Bobbie Kite, Marjorie Kelley, Albert M. Lai, Caryn Roth, Marcelo A. Lopetegui, Abigail B. Shoben, Michael Langan, Nicole Rutledge, and Philip R.O. Payne

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Improve Synergy Between Health Information Exchange and Electronic Health Records to Increase Rates of Continuously Insured Patients, Rachel Gold, Tim Burdick, Heather Angier, Lorraine Wallace, Christine Nelson, Sonja Likumahuwa-Ackman, Aleksandra Sumic, and Jennifer E. DeVoe

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Integrating Patient-Reported Outcomes into Spine Surgical Care through Visual Dashboards: Lessons Learned from Human-Centered Design, Andrea L. Hartzler, Shomir Chaudhuri, Brett C. Fey, David R. Flum, and Danielle Lavallee

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Transparent Reporting of Data Quality in Distributed Data Networks, Michael G. Kahn, Jeffrey S. Brown, Alein T. Chun, Bruce N. Davidson, Daniella Meeker, Patrick B. Ryan, Lisa M. Schilling, Nicole G. Weiskopf, Andrew E. Williams, and Meredith Nahm Zozus

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A Framework for Usable and Effective Clinical Decision Support: Experience from the iCPR Randomized Clinical Trial, Joseph Kannry, Lauren McCullagh, Andre Kushniruk, Devin Mann, Daniel Edonyabo, and Thomas McGinn

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TeenBP: Development and Piloting of an EHR-linked Clinical Decision Support System to Improve Recognition of Hypertension in Adolescents, Elyse O. Kharbanda MD, MPH; James D. Nordin MD, MPH; Alan R. Sinaiko MD; Heidi L. Ekstrom MA; Jerry M. Stultz MD; Nancy E. Sherwood PhD; Patricia L. Fontaine MD; Steve E. Asche MA; Steven P. Dehmer PhD; Jerry H. Amundson BS; Deepika X. Appana BS; Anna R. Bergdall MPH; Marcia G. Hayes MPH; and Patrick J. O'Connor MD, MPH, MA

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Quality Measure Performance in Small Practices Before and After Electronic Health Record Adoption, Colleen M. McCullough, Jason J. Wang, Amanda S. Parsons, and Sarah C. Shih

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CDS, UX, and System Redesign – Promising Techniques and Tools to Bridge the Evidence Gap, Thomas McGinn

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Development and Implementation of ExPLORE Clinical Practice, a Web-accessible Comparative Outcomes Tool for California Hospitals and Physicians, Peter D. McNair, Jade Fang, Stephan Schwarzwaelder, and Terri Jackson

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Back to the Bedside: Developing a Bedside Aid for Concussion and Brain Injury Decisions in the Emergency Department, Edward R. Melnick, Kevin Lopez, Erik P. Hess, Fuad Abujarad, Cynthia A. Brandt, Richard N. Shiffman, and Lori A. Post

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Improving Clinical Workflow in Ambulatory Care: Implemented Recommendations in an Innovation Prototype for the Veteran’s Health Administration, Emily S. Patterson, Svetlana Z. Lowry, Mala Ramaiah, Michael C. Gibbons, David Brick, Robert Calco, Greg Matton, Anne Miller, Ellen Makar, and Jorge A. Ferrer

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Initial Usability and Feasibility Evaluation of a Personal Health Record-Based Self-Management System for Older Adults, Barbara Sheehan and Robert James Lucero

Submissions from 2014

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The Southeastern Minnesota Beacon Project for Community-driven Health Information Technology: Origins, Achievements, and Legacy, Christopher G. Chute, Lacey A. Hart, Alex K. Alexander, and Daniel W. Jensen

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Electronic Clinical Surveillance to Improve Outpatient Care: Diverse Applications within an Integrated Delivery System, Kim N. Danforth, Andrea E. Smith, Ronald K. Loo, Steven J. Jacobsen, Brian S. Mittman, Michael H. Kanter, and on behalf of the KPSC Outpatient Safety Net Program

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How Patients Can Improve the Accuracy of their Medical Records, Prashila Dullabh, Norman Sondheimer, Ethan Katsh, and Michael A. Evans

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The Future of Public Health Informatics: Alternative Scenarios and Recommended Strategies, Margo Edmunds, Lorna Thorpe, Martin Sepulveda, Clem Bezold, and David A. Ross

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The Visit-Data Warehouse: Enabling Novel Secondary Use of Health Information Exchange Data, William Fleischman, Tina Lowry, and Jason Shapiro

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Emphasizing Public Health Within a Health Information Exchange: An Evaluation of the District of Columbia’s Health Information Exchange Program, Jason Goldwater, Juliette Jardim, Tasnuva Khan, and Karen Chan

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Enhancing a Geriatric Emergency Department Care Coordination Intervention Using Automated Health Information Exchange-Based Clinical Event Notifications, David L. Gutteridge MD, MPH; Nicholas Genes MD, PhD; Ula Hwang MD, MPH; Benjamin Kaplan; The GEDI WISE Investigators; and Jason Shapiro MD, MA

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Developing a Community-Wide Electronic Health Record Disease Registry in Primary Care Practices: Lessons Learned from the Western New York Beacon Community, Arvela R. Heider, Nancy Maloney, Nikhil Satchidanand, Geoff Allen, Raymond Mueller, Steven Gangloff, and Ranjit Singh

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Development of a Web Service for Analysis in a Distributed Network, Xiaoqian Jiang, Yuan Wu, Keith Marsolo, and Lucila Ohno-Machado

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Evaluating the Reliability of EHR-Generated Clinical Outcomes Reports: A Case Study, Chatrian Kanger, Lisanne Brown, Snigdha Mukherjee, Haichang Xin, Mark Diana, and Anjum Khurshid

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Transforming the Premier Perspective® hospital database to the OMOP Common Data Model, Rupa Makadia and Patrick B. Ryan

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Beacon Communities’ Public Health Initiatives: A Case Study Analysis, Barbara L. Massoudi MPH, PhD; Laura H. Marcial; Saira Haque; Robert Bailey; Kelley Chester; Shellery Cunningham; Amanda Riley; and Paula Soper

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Mission and Sustainability of Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), Shawn N. Murphy and Adam Wilcox

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The COMET Sleep Research Platform, Deborah A. Nichols, Steven DeSalvo, Ric Miller, Darrell Jonsson, Kara S. Griffin, Pamela R. Hyde, James K. Walsh, and Clete A. Kushida

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Sustainability Through Technology Licensing and Commercialization: Lessons Learned from the TRIAD Project, Philip R.O. Payne

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Developing Electronic Data Methods Infrastructure to Participate in Collaborative Research Networks, Elisa L. Priest DrPH, MPH; Christopher Klekar MPH; Gabriela Cantu MPH; Candice Berryman MBA; Gina Garinger MBA; Lauren Hall MPH; Maria Kouznetsova PhD, MPH; Rustam Kudyakov MD, MPH; and Andrew Masica MD, MSCI

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Leveraging Health Information Exchange to Improve Population Health Reporting Processes: Lessons in Using a Collaborative-Participatory Design Process, Debra Revere, Brian E. Dixon, Rebecca Hills, Jennifer L. Williams, and Shaun J. Grannis

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The HMO Research Network Virtual Data Warehouse: A Public Data Model to Support Collaboration, Tyler R. Ross MA, Daniel Ng MBA, Jeffrey S. Brown PhD, Roy Pardee JD MA, Mark C. Hornbrook PhD, Gene Hart MS, and John F. Steiner MD MPH

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Achieving and Sustaining Automated Health Data Linkages for Learning Systems: Barriers and Solutions, Erik G. Van Eaton, Allison B. Devlin, Emily Beth Devine, David R. Flum, and Peter Tarczy-Hornoch

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Web-based Comparative Patient-reported Outcome Feedback to Support Quality Improvement and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Total Joint Replacement, Hua Zheng, Wenjun Li, Leslie Harrold, David C. Ayers, and Patricia D. Franklin

Submissions from 2013

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Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes: The NIH PROMIS Measures, Joan E. Broderick Ph.D.; Esi Morgan DeWitt M.D., M.S.C.E; Nan Rothrock PhD; Paul K. Crane M.D., M.P.H; and Christopher B. Forrest M.D., Ph.D.

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Preparing Electronic Clinical Data for Quality Improvement and Comparative Effectiveness Research: The SCOAP CERTAIN Automation and Validation Project, Emily Beth Devine, Daniel Capurro, Erik van Eaton, Rafael Alfonso-Cristancho, Allison Devlin, N David Yanez, Meliha Yetisgen-Yildiz, David R. Flum, Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, and CERTAIN Collaborative

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EDM Forum Phase I Publications and Products, EDM Forum

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Informatics Tools and Approaches To Facilitate the Use of Electronic Data for CER, PCOR, and QI: Resources Developed by the PROSPECT, DRN, and Enhanced Registry Projects, EDM Forum

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Development and Implementation of an Electronic Decision Support to Manage the Health of a High-Risk Population: The enhanced Electronic Medical Record Aging Brain Care Software (eMR-ABC), Amie Frame, Michael LaMantia, Bharath B. Reddy Bynagari, Paul Dexter, and Malaz Boustani

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Recommendations for the Use of Operational Electronic Health Record Data in Comparative Effectiveness Research, William R. Hersh, James Cimino, Philip R.O. Payne, Peter Embi, Judith Logan, Mark Weiner, Elmer V. Bernstam, Harold Lehmann, George Hripcsak, Timothy Hartzog, and Joel Saltz

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In Search of a Data-in-Once, Electronic Health Record-Linked, Multicenter Registry— How Far We Have Come and How Far We Still Have to Go, Keith Marsolo

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Advancing User Experience Research to Facilitate and Enable Patient Centered Research: Current State and Future Directions, Philip Payne

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Scalable Architecture for Federated Translational Inquiries Network (SAFTINet) Technology Infrastructure for a Distributed Data Network, Lisa M. Schilling, Bethany M. Kwan, Charles T. Drolshagen, Patrick W. Hosokawa, Elias Brandt, Wilson D. Pace, Christopher Uhrich, Michael Kamerick, Aidan Bunting, Philip R.O. Payne, William E. Stephens, Joseph M. George, Mark Vance, Kelli Giacomini, Jason Braddy, Mika K. Green, and Michael G. Kahn

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Medical Home Characteristics and Asthma Control: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study Protocol, Marion R. Sills, Bethany M. Kwan, Barbara P. Yawn, Brian C. Sauer, Diane L. Fairclough, Monica J. Federico, Elizabeth Juarez-Colunga, and Lisa M. Schilling

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Applications of Electronic Health Information in Public Health: Uses, Opportunities and Barriers, Alan Tomines, Heather Readhead, Adam Readhead, and Steven Teutsch

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Strategies for Handling Missing Data in Electronic Health Record Derived Data, Brian J. Wells, Amy S. Nowacki, Kevin Chagin, and Michael W. Kattan

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Security Approaches in Using Tablet Computers for Primary Data Collection in Clinical Research, Adam B. Wilcox, Kathleen Gallagher, and Suzanne Bakken

Submissions from 2012

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Commentary: Clinical Informatics, Mark E. Frisse

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Clinical Informatics, CER, and PCOR: Building Blocks for Meaningful Use of Big Data in Health Care, Mark Frisse, Adam Wilcox, Dean Sittig, Michael Kahn, and Marianne Hamilton Lopez

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Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and Clinical Informatics: An Annotated Bibliography, Marianne Hamilton Lopez, Sonia Nagda, Erin Holve, and Neil Sarkar

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Building the Informatics Infrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): A Review of the Grey Literature, Marianne Hamilton Lopez, Rebecca Singer Cohen, and Erin Holve

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Data Model Considerations for Clinical Effectiveness Researchers, Michael G. Kahn, Deborath Batson, and Lisa M. Schilling

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CER Infrastructure Investments to Support Evidence Generation in a Learning Health System, Courtney Segal and Erin Holve

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Survey of Informatics Platforms That Enable Distribute Comparative Effectiveness Research Using Multi-institutional Heterogenous Clinical Data, Dean F. Sittig, Brian L. Hazlehurst, Jeffrey Brown, Shawn Murphy, Marc Rosenman, Peter Tarcy-Hornoch, and Adam B. Wilcox

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Research Data Collection Methods: From Paper to Tablet Computers, Adam B. Wilcox, Kathleen D. Gallagher, Bernadette Boden-Albala, and Suzanne R. Bakken