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JAMIA in the News

September 2016: JAMIA study revealed that birth month affects lifetime disease risk. Read the full study here.

Scientists figured out how the month you are born in is linked to your health. Yahoo! News
Scientists figured out how the month you are born in is linked to your health. Business Insider
What's the Healthiest Month to Be Born In? U.S. News Health


August 2016: JAMIA study addressed the privacy policies of mobile health applications. Read the full study here.

Love Your Fitness App? It Could Be Spying on You. Yahoo! News

July 2016: JAMIA study compared physical examination findings in paper charts versus electronic health records. Read the full study here.

CMS relaxes chronic care codes standards. Politico Magazine
EHRs vs. paper: a split-decision on accuracy. Modern Healthcare
Study: During Initial EHR Implementation, Documentation in Paper Records More Accurate Than EHRs. Healthcare Informatics


June 2016: AMIA announced advanced health informatics certification eligibility requirements. Read the full studies here and here.

AMIA Announces Advanced Health Informatics Certification Eligibility Requirements. STOCKNOD.COM
AMIA Announces Advanced Health Informatics Certification Eligibility Requirements. Minyanville
AMIA Announces Advanced Health Informatics Certification Eligibility Requirements. benzinga


May 2016: JAMIA study evaluated the impact of computerized surveillance algorithms. Read the full study here.

JAMIA Study: Wolters Kluwer Surveillance System Reduces Sepsis Deaths. BusinessWire
JAMIA Study: Wolters Kluwer Surveillance System Reduces Sepsis Deaths. Yahoo Finance


April 2016: JAMIA study revealed that Electronic Health Records often capture incomplete mental health data. Read the full study here.

Lack of Behavioral Health Data Threatens Physician EHR Use. EHRintelligence.com
EHRs may be inadequate in capturing mental health diagnosis, study finds. Healthcare IT News
New study shows electronic health records often capture incomplete mental health data. Science Daily


February 2016: JAMIA study gave patients access to their clinicians' notes, and found that email reminders helped patients stay engaged with their medical records following their visits. Read the full study here.

Doctors’ reminders help keep people more engaged in their health care. UCLA Newsroom
Reminders essential to OpenNotes engagement. Fierce Health IT
Patients Who Receive Email Reminders More Likely to Read Their Doctors’ Notes, Study Finds​. Healthcare Informatics


January 2016: JAMIA study examined the complex ways that health IT can affect patient consultations, both positively and negatively, depending on a number of factors. Read the full study here.

Big Health Networks Call for Stage 3 Jettison. Politico
AMIA Study Examines the Impact of Health IT on Patient Consultations. Healthcare Informatics Magazine


December 2015: When designing a patient portal, a JAMIA study found that aesthetic evaluations and simplicity influence how likely users are to accept and adopt certain platforms. Read the full study here.

Simplicity key to patient portal acceptance​. FierceEMR



November 2015: While most physicians view electronic care coordination in a positive light, a JAMIA study found that they face barriers in meeting care coordination requriements under Stage 3 of the meaningful use program. 
Read the full study here.

Docs Back E-Care Coordination, Flag Meaningful Use Stage 3 Hurdles. iHealthBeat
Docs identify barriers to meeting Stage 3 care coordination criteria. FierceEMR


September 2015: JAMIA study found that patients from all racial and ethnic minority groups showed better medication adherences when ordering their prescription refills through an online portal. Read the full study here.

Online refill tools help people take meds more often. Reuters
Online Refill Reduces Time Without Statins in Diabetes Patients. The Hospitalist
Refilling Prescriptions Online Associated with Similar Improvements in Medication Adherence Across all Racial and Ethnic Groups. PR Newswire


August 2015: A web-based, patient-centered toolkit was implemented for a JAMIA study to facilitate education and patient-provider communication.
The toolkit was found to increase engagement between patients and healthcare providers. Read the full study here.

Web-based mHealth tools can drive patient engagement. Fierce Mobile Healthcare
Web-Based Tools Can Facilitate Patient Engagement, Study Finds. iHealthBeat


July 2015: A JAMIA study found that predictions of fall risk among nursing home residents could be improved by combining electronic health records and predictive analytics algorithms. Read the full study here.

HIT Boosts Care Coordination in Patient-Centered Medical Homes. EHR Intelligence 
EHRs, Analytics Can Flag Patient Fall Risks in Calif. Nursing Homes. California Healthline
EHRs and predictive analytics could predict nursing home fall risks: study. McKnight's Long Term Care News​


June 2015: A study published in JAMIA suggests that birth month changes an individual’s risk of developing disease in their lifetime. Read the full study here.

See What Diseases You're at Risk For Based on Your Birth MonthTIME
Scientists Find Surprising Link Between Birth Month and Disease Risk. Huffington Post
People born in some months are more likely to develop certain diseases. Business Insider
Scientists have discovered how the month you're born matters for your health. The Washington Post


 May 2015: A report by the AMIA EHR 2020 task force outlines the needed developments in the field. Read the full report here

AMIA spells out steps for improving EHRs by 2020. MedCity News
What Will EHR's Look Like in 2020? Medscape Medical News
AMIA Unveils Recommendations for Advancing EHRs by 2020iHealthBeat
What you need to know about the 10 AMIA recommendations for the future of EHRs. Healthcare DIVE


April 2015: MIT researchers created a computer program that used a sophisticated modeling system to more accurately diagnose lymphoma. Read their report, published in JAMIA here.

Computer Program Diagnoses Cancer. Popular Science
MIT Is Developing an AI Cancer Diagnosis System. Gizmodo
How a computer can help your doctor better diagnose cancer. Medical Xpress


March 2015: A study from JAMIA found that electronic health-record systems are doing a poor job of graphing lab test results. Read the full study here.

EHR inaccuracies threaten patient safety. FierceEMR
EHRs need to do better at graphing lab-test results. Modern Healthcare


February 2015: JAMIA explores the difficult transition between International Classification of Disease Clinical Modification tools. Read the full article here.

Researchers Create Online Tool To Ease Transition to ICD-10 Codes. iHealthBeat
Tools tackle complexity of translating codes to ICD-10. FierceHealthIT
Researchers Unveil Bidirectional ICD-9 to ICD-10 Mapping Tool. EHR Intelligence


January 2015: Can incorporating patient-generated data into the physician EHR address challenges related to review of systems (ROS)? Read the full report here.

Is Patient-Generated Data the Solution to Incomplete EHRs? EHR Intelligence

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