Rigby, M and Magrabi, F and Scott, P and Doupi, P and Hypponen, H and Ammenwerth, E (2016) Steps in Moving Evidence-Based Health Informatics from Theory to Practice. Healthcare Informatics Research, 22 (4). 255 - 260. ISSN 2093-3681

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate and promote the importance of applying a scientific process to health IT design and implementation, and of basing this on research principles and techniques. METHODS: A review by international experts linked to the IMIA Working Group on Technology Assessment and Quality Development. RESULTS: Four approaches are presented, linking to the creation of national professional expectations, adherence to research-based standards, quality assurance approaches to ensure safety, and scientific measurement of impact. CONCLUSIONS: Solely marketing- and aspiration-based approaches to health informatics applications are no longer ethical or acceptable when scientifically grounded evidence-based approaches are available and in use.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © The Korean Society of Medical Informatics. The final published version of, "Steps in Moving Evidence-Based Health Informatics from Theory to Practice", can be found at: https://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.4258/hir.2016.22.4.255
Uncontrolled Keywords: evidence-based practice, health impact assessment, medical informatics, patient safety, policy, standards
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Keele Management School
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2017 11:01
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2017 11:06
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2710

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