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Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era

By Jennifer Frankovich, M.D., Christopher A. Longhurst, M.D., and Scott M. Sutherland, M.D.


Pediatricians facing critical clinical decisions often lack data on which to draw. The authors recently put their institution’s electronic medical record to unusual use to inform a decision about anticoagulation in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Frankovich J, Longhurst CA, Sutherland SM (2011), Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1758-1759November 10, 2011DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1108726