1. What are the one or two main HIT elements being tested?
Computerized Provider Order Entry
Electronic Health Record
Decision Support
Results Reporting/Viewing Systems
Electronic Prescribing (incl. Barcoding)
Mobile Computing
Data Exchange Networks/ Community Health Information Network
Patient Decision Support/ Consumer Health Informatics
Communication Systems
Administrative
Knowledge/ Information Retrieval Systems
Data Collection/ Data Summary Systems
Telemedicine
HIT in general
Other (specify: ________________________)
Not HIT
N/A, N/R
2. Which IOM categories does the HIT address?
Health information and data storage
Results management
 Order entry management
Decision support
Electronic communication and connectivity
Patient support
Administrative processes
Reporting and population health management
N/A, N/R
3. What are the types of healthcare organization settings?
Hospital/inpatient
Outpatient/ambulatory
Integrated delivery Network (IDN)
Emergency room
Nursing home
Patient home
Pediatrics
Pharmacy
Internet
Other setting (specify: __________________)
N/A, N/R
4. What is the article's purpose?[Circle one]
Descriptive
1. Qualitative2. Quantitative3. Other descriptive
Hypothesis testing:
With Intervention, with concurrent comparison group:
4. RCT5. CCT6. Cntrl. Before/After
With intervention, without concurrent comparison group:
7. Pre-Post8. Time series9. Historical control
No intervention
10. Cross-sectional19. Case study with concurrent control
Other hypothesis testing:
11. Other hypothesis testing
Predictive analysis
12. Cost-effect.13. Cost-benefit14. Other pred.analysis
Review
15. Non-systematic16.Systematic/MA
Other Purpose
18. Other (specify: _________________)
5. Does this article report data from any of the following systems?
Intermountain
Partners
Regenstrief
VA
UK's NHS
Kaiser
Vanderbilt University
N/A, N/R
6. Which outcomes are measured (numerically reported) in the article?
Impact on patient safety
Impact on patient satisfaction
Impact on health care effectiveness and quality
Impact on efficiency, utilization, and costs
Time: Admin □; Nurs. □; Phys. □; Pt □; NOS □
Impact on healthcare access
Other (specify:_____________________)
N/A, N/R
7. Are barriers or facilitators the main focus of the paper, and/or are numerical results given?
[Circle One]
Yes1
No2
N/A, N/R8
8. What years did the research take place?
(Enter 4-digit years. N/A, N/R: enter 9999)
Year beganYear ended
NOTES:
□ Check here if this article should be a Star Article Candidate

From: Appendix C: Health Information Technology Round Two Screener

Cover of Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology
Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 132.
Shekelle P, Morton SC, Keeler EB.

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