Real World Evidence to an eHealth tool: The 2017 top ten papers from Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics

Simon de Lusignan


We report the top ten papers published by the Journal of
Innovation in Health Informatics in 2017.


Medical Informatics; Publications; Medical Record systems, Computerized

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de Lusignan S. Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics: building on the 20-year history of a BCS Health peer review journal. J Innov Health Inform. 2015 Feb 12;22(1):152. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v22i1.152.

de Lusignan S, Barlow J, Scott P. Genesis of a UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics at a time of anticipation for some, and ruby, golden and diamond celebrations for others. Editorial for Issue 4 please add the citation.

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de Lusignan S, Crawford L, Munro N. Creating and using real-world evidence to answer questions about clinical effectiveness. J Innov Health Inform. 2015 Nov 4;22(3):368-73. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v22i3.177.

Sherman RE, Anderson SA, Dal Pan GJ, Gray GW, Gross T, Hunter NL, LaVange L, Marinac-Dabic D, Marks PW, Robb MA, Shuren J, Temple R, Woodcock J, Yue LQ, Califf RM. Real-World Evidence - What Is It and What Can It Tell Us? N Engl J Med. 2016 Dec 8;375(23):2293-2297.

Chaudhry Z, Mannan F, Gibson-White A, Syed U, Ahmed S, Kousoulis A, Majeed A. Outputs and Growth of Primary Care Databases in the United Kingdom: Bibliometric Analysis. J Innov Health Inform. 2017 Oct 17;24(3):942. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i3.942.

Kousoulis AA, Rafi I, de Lusignan S. The CPRD and the RCGP: building on research success by enhancing benefits for patients and practices. Br J Gen Pract. 2015 Feb;65(631):54-5. doi: 10.3399/bjgp15X683353.

Farmer A, Gibson O, Hayton P, Bryden K, Dudley C, Neil A, Tarassenko L. A real-time, mobile phone-based telemedicine system to support young adults with type 1 diabetes. Inform Prim Care. 2005;13(3):171-7.

Pelland KD, Baier RR, Gardner RL. "It's like texting at the dinner table": A qualitative analysis of the impact of electronic health records on patient-physician interaction in hospitals. J Innov Health Inform. 2017 Jun

;24(2):894. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i2.894

Liaw ST, Pearce C, Liyanage H, Liaw GS, de Lusignan S. An integrated organisation-wide data quality management and information governance framework: theoretical underpinnings. Inform Prim Care. 2014;21(4):199-206. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v21i4.87.

Kittler AF, Carlson GL, Harris C, Lippincott M, Pizziferri L, Volk LA, Jagannath Y, Wald JS, Bates DW. Primary care physician attitudes towards using a secure web-based portal designed to facilitate electronic communication with patients. Inform Prim Care. 2004;12(3):129-38.

Mold F, de Lusignan S. Patients' Online Access to Their Primary Care Electronic Health Records and Linked Online Services: Implications for Research and Practice. J Pers Med. 2015 Dec 4;5(4):452-69. doi: 10.3390/jpm5040452

Raut A, Yarbrough C, Singh V, Gauchan B, Citrin D, Verma V, Hawley J, Schwarz D, Harsha Bangura A, Shrestha B, Schwarz R, Adhikari M, Maru D. Design and implementation of an affordable, public sector electronic medical record in rural Nepal. J Innov Health Inform. 2017 Jun 23;24(2):862. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i2.862.

Parpinel M, Scherling L, Lazzer S, Della Mea V. Reliability of heart rate mobile apps in young healthy adults: exploratory study and research directions. J Innov Health Inform. 2017 Jun 30;24(2):921. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i2.921.

de Lusignan S. In this issue: Innovation in design and implementation in health informatics. J Innov Health Inform. 2017 Jun 30;24(2):954. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i2.954.

de Lusignan S, Liaw ST, Dedman D, Khunti K, Sadek K, Jones S. An algorithm to improve diagnostic accuracy in diabetes in computerised problem orientated medical records (POMR) compared with an established algorithm developed in episode orientated records (EOMR). J Innov Health Inform. 2015 Jun 5;22(2):255-64. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v22i2.79.

Whooley M, Ploderer B, Gray K. On the Integration of Self-tracking Data amongst Quantified Self Members. Proceedings of the 28th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2014). Doi:



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