eGEMS Call for Papers: Improving User Interface to Improve Patient Outcomes

eGEMS Call for Papers: Improving User Interface to Improve Patient Outcomes

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Electronic Data Methods Forum have issued a call for papers for a special eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes) issue titled “Evidence into Action: Improving User Interface to Improve Patient Outcomes.” Authors are encourage to submit papers that examine conceptual models for development of user-friendly HIT interfaces, innovative methods for usability testing, and results of pilot or usability testing that demonstrate improved process outcomes. eGEMs is an open access journal focused on using electronic clinical data to advance research and quality improvement, with the overall goal of improving patient and community outcomes. Deadline for manuscripts: September 10, 2014.

For more information on how to submit a manuscript, select: http://repository.academyhealth.org/egems/vol3/iss2/.

eGEMS Publishes 50th Paper in Issue Focused on Health IT-Enabled Community-Based Transformation

eGEMs, an open access publication of the EDM Forum, has published its 50th paper, which focuses on strategies to improve quality of care in smaller healthcare facilities. Publishing since 2013, eGEMs facilitates the rapid dissemination of lessons learned from using electronic health data to advance research and quality improvement. With the overall goal of improving patient and community outcomes, eGEMs papers share important stories and strategies from the cutting edge of health information technology.

Select to access the current issue: http://repository.academyhealth.org/egems/vol2/iss3/.