This Viewpoint discusses the ethics of using an icon in electronic health records to designate patients who have frequent visits.
This Guide to Statistics article compares pragmatic randomized controlled trials, which focus on important challenges that patients, physicians, and policy makers face in day-to-day life with explanatory trials that seek to test a hypothesis.
In this Viewpoint, Abraham Verghese and colleagues discuss the failure of electronic health record technology to evolve in ways that synthesize important patient information, capture patients’ social and behavioral data, and reduce the time and effort required to interact with the technology.
This Medical News feature explores the trend of physicians sharing their medical notes with patients via online portals.
This Viewpoint discusses the fragmented nature of the current US federal health system and proposes approaches for achieving a more integrated and efficient system.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of electronic health record “big data” to integrate predictive analytics into clinical practice and future directions for using predictive analytics to achieve high-value health care.
This Medical News and Perspectives article discusses strategies and challenges to ensuring the interoperability of electronic health records.
This Viewpoint proposes ways that electronic health records and other “big data” can be integrated with randomized trial designs to leverage the strengths of both for research inferences.
This Viewpoint argues that the increasing use of medical scribers to record patient data will impede the development of electronic health record management systems.
This Viewpoint discusses 2 related threats to confidentiality created by use of electronic health records by parents and adolescents.
This Viewpoint discusses how health information technology and electronic health records (EHRs) could be transformed into platforms for public health responses to disease.
This Viewpoint discusses changes in the use of electronic health records in medical student education.
This Viewpoint discusses the need to improve hypertension control to reduce preventable myocardial infarctions and strokes.