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Honors either a peer-reviewed AMIA paper published in the Proceedings of the Annual Symposium or peer-reviewed article published in JAMIA or other journals publishing medical informatics-related content that best exemplifies the spirit and scholarship of Diana Forsythe’s work at the intersection of informatics and social sciences with a cash prize. Selection is determined by a sub-committee of the AMIA Awards Committee and the AMIA People and Organizational Issues Working Group, with the award presented annually at the AMIA Annual Symposium.

Current and Past Winners

2021

Moving patients from emergency department to medical intensive care unit: Tracing barriers and root contributors

  • J. Abraham, S. Burton, H.S. Gordon
    International Journal of Medical Informatics International Journal of Medical Informatics, January 2020

2020

Electronic health records implementation in Morocco: Challenges of silo efforts and recommendations for improvements

  • Rachida Park, Quinnipiac University
  • Rolf T. Wigand, Arizona State University
  • Mohammed Bennani Othmanic, Zine Serhier, Hassan II University of Casablanca Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Omar Bouhaddoud, InnoVet Health (IMJI, September 2019)

2019

Anglicization of hospital information systems: Managing diversity alongside particularity

Int J Med Inform

  • Hajar Mozaffar, University of Edinburgh Business School

2018

Technology Meets Tradition: The Perceived Impact of the Introduction of Information and Communication Technology on Ward Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit.

Int J Med Inform. 2017 September

  • J. Plumb

2017

The Hidden Lives of Nurses’ Cognitive Artifacts

Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI)

  • Jacquelyn W. Blaz et al

2016

The EHR and Building the Patient’s Story: A Qualitative Investigation of How EHR use Obstructs a Vital Clinical Activity”

(2015) International Journal of Medical Informatics; 84(12), 1019 – 1028

  • Lara Varpio, et al.

2015

  • Inge Lecluijze
  • Amber M. Angell

2013

Benefit or burden? A sociotechnical analysis of diagnostic computer kiosks in four California hospital emergency departments

  • Sara L. Ackerman

2012

Unity in Diversity: Electronic Patient Record Use in Multidisciplinary Practice. Published in Information Systems Research.

  • Eivor Oborn
  • Michael Barrett
  • Elizabeth Davidson

2011

Making Sense of Professional Identities: Stories of Medical Professionals and New Technologies.

Human Relations. (2010) 63 (12): 1879-1901.

  • Maja Korica Korica
  • Eamonn Molloy

2010

Challenges to effective crisis management: Using information and communication technologies to coordinate emergency medical services and emergency department teams.

International Journal of Medical Informatics. (2009) 78:259-269.

  • Madhu C. Reddy
  • Sharoda A. Paul
  • Joanna Abraham
  • Michael McNeese
  • Christopher DeFlitch
  • John Yen

2009

Diagnosis at a distance: the invisible work of patients and healthcare professionals in cardiac telemonitoring technology.

Sociology of Health & Illness 30(2)2008:272–288.

  • Nelly Oudshoorn

2008

Telemedicine in the Upper Amazon: Interplay with Local Health Care Practices,

  • Gianluca Miscione

2007

The Work to Make Telemedicine Work: A Social and Articulative View

  • David Nicolini

2006

Physicians, Patients, and the Electronic Health Record: An Ethnographic Analysis.
  • Ventres, William,
  • Kooienga, Sarah,
  • Vuckovic, Marlin,
  • Ryan, Nygren,
  • Peggy Valerie
  • Stewart, Valerie

2005

An Ontology of Geo-Reasoning to Support Medical Response to Attacks with Weapons of Mass Destruction

  • David Kirsh, PhD,
  • Nicole Peterson,
  • Leslie A. Lenert, MD, MS

2004

Mother Knows Best: Medical Record Management for Patients with Spina Bifida During Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

  • Carston S. Østerlund, MA, PhD
  • Nienke P. Dosa, MD, MPH
  • Catherine Arnott Smith, MA, MSIS, PhD

2003

IT, Gender, and Professional Practice: Or, Why an Automated Drug Distribution System Was Sent Back to the Manufacturer

Joel Novek

2002

Asking Questions: Information Needs in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit

  • M.C. Reddy, MS, University of CaliforniaIrvine, Irvine, CA
  • W. Pratt, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • P. Dourish, PhD, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • M.M. Shabot, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

2001

Resisting and Promoting New Technologies in Clinical Practice: The Case of Telepsychiatry

Social Science in Medicine. 2001 Jun;52(12):1889-901

  • Carl May