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profileSarah Collins, Ph.D.

TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Wellesley Gateway
93 Worcester St
Wellesley Hills MA 02481
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  1. Yen PY, Phillips A, Kennedy MK, Collins S. Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment for the Nurse Leader: Instrument Refinement, Validation, and Psychometric Analysis. J Nurs Adm. 2017 May; 47(5):271-277. PMID: 28422933.
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  2. Collins S, Yen PY, Phillips A, Kennedy MK. Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment for the Nurse Leader: The Delphi Study. J Nurs Adm. 2017 Apr; 47(4):212-218. PMID: 28333789.
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  3. Duckworth M, Leung E, Fuller T, Espares J, Couture B, Chang F, Businger AC, Collins S, Dalal A, Fladger A, Schnipper JL, Schnock KO, Bates DW, Dykes PC. Nurse, Patient, and Care Partner Perceptions of a Personalized Safety Plan Screensaver. J Gerontol Nurs. 2017 Apr 01; 43(4):15-22. PMID: 28358972.
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  4. Collins SA, Rozenblum R, Leung WY, Morrison CR, Stade DL, McNally K, Bourie PQ, Massaro A, Bokser S, Dwyer C, Greysen RS, Agarwal P, Thornton K, Dalal AK. Acute care patient portals: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives on current practices. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Apr 01; 24(e1):e9-e17. PMID: 27357830.
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  5. Zhou L, Collins S, Morgan SJ, Zafar N, Gesner EJ, Fehrenbach M, Rocha RA. A Decade of Experience in Creating and Maintaining Data Elements for Structured Clinical Documentation in EHRs. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2016; 2016:1293-1302. PMID: 28269927.
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  6. Collins SA, Gesner E, Mar PL, Colburn DM, Rocha RA. Prioritization and Refinement of Clinical Data Elements within EHR Systems. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2016; 2016:421-430. PMID: 28269837.
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  7. Phillips A, Yen PY, Kennedy M, Collins S. Opportunity and Approach for Implementation of a Self-Assessment Tool: Nursing Informatics Competencies for Nurse Leaders (NICA-NL). Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017; 232:207-211. PMID: 28106599.
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  8. Read T, White E, Rocha R, Karipineni N, Perren Cobb J, Collins S. 536: DATA INTEGRITY CHALLENGES FOR RAPID MULTISITE DATA COLLECTION IN CRITICAL CARE. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):210. PMID: 27850176.
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  9. White E, Read T, McCauley D, Collins S, Karipineni N, Rocha B, Perren Cobb J, Rocha R. 537: ASSESSMENT OF A DATA COLLECTION EFFORT TO STUDY EPIDEMIC SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):211. PMID: 27850177.
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  10. Whalen K, Bavuso K, Bouyer-Ferullo S, Goldsmith D, Fairbanks A, Gesner E, Lagor C, Collins S. Analysis of Nursing Clinical Decision Support Requests and Strategic Plan in a Large Academic Health System. Appl Clin Inform. 2016; 7(2):227-37. PMID: 27437036; PMCID: PMC4941835 [Available on 04/13/17].
  11. Mamykina L, Jiang S, Collins SA, Twohig B, Hirsh J, Hripcsak G, Stanley Hum R, Kaufman DR. Revealing structures in narratives: A mixed-methods approach to studying interdisciplinary handoff in critical care. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Aug; 62:117-24. PMID: 27064124.
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  12. Collins S. Deep Dive: Evaluation Methods for Electronic Health Records. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 225:759-61. PMID: 27332332.
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  13. Collins S. Nursing Informatics Competencies: Psychometric Validation, Dissemination, and Maintenance of Self-Assessment Tool for Nurse Leaders. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 225:710-2. PMID: 27332314.
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  14. Prey JE, Polubriaginof F, Kuperman GJ, Tiase V, Collins SA, Vawdrey DK. International perspectives on sharing clinical data with patients. Int J Med Inform. 2016 Feb; 86:135-41. PMID: 26631956.
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  15. Dykes PC, Stade D, Dalal A, Clements M, Collins S, Chang F, Fladger A, Getty G, Hanna J, Kandala R, Lehmann LS, Leone K, Massaro AF, Mlaver E, McNally K, Ravindran S, Schnock K, Bates DW. Strategies for Managing Mobile Devices for Use by Hospitalized Inpatients. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:522-31. PMID: 26958185; PMCID: PMC4765634.
  16. Dalal AK, Dykes PC, Collins S, Lehmann LS, Ohashi K, Rozenblum R, Stade D, McNally K, Morrison CR, Ravindran S, Mlaver E, Hanna J, Chang F, Kandala R, Getty G, Bates DW. A web-based, patient-centered toolkit to engage patients and caregivers in the acute care setting: a preliminary evaluation. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Jan; 23(1):80-7. PMID: 26239859.
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  17. Collins SA, Alexander D, Moss J. Nursing domain of CI governance: recommendations for health IT adoption and optimization. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 May; 22(3):697-706. PMID: 25670752.
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  18. Prey JE, Polubriaginof F, Kuperman GJ, Tiase V, Collins SA, Vawdrey DK. A Global Analysis of Approaches to Sharing Clinical Data with Patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:907. PMID: 26262209.
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  19. Gesner E, Collins SA, Rocha R. Pain Documentation: Validation of a Reference Model. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:805-9. PMID: 26262163.
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  20. Collins SA, Gesner E, Morgan S, Mar P, Maviglia S, Colburn D, Tierney D, Rocha R. A Practical Approach to Governance and Optimization of Structured Data Elements. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:7-11. PMID: 26261999.
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  21. Dykes PC, Stade D, Chang F, Dalal A, Getty G, Kandala R, Lee J, Lehman L, Leone K, Massaro AF, Milone M, McNally K, Ohashi K, Robbins K, Bates DW, Collins S. Participatory Design and Development of a Patient-centered Toolkit to Engage Hospitalized Patients and Care Partners in their Plan of Care. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014:486-95. PMID: 25954353; PMCID: PMC4419925.
  22. Collins SA, Gazarian P, Stade D, McNally K, Morrison C, Ohashi K, Lehmann L, Dalal A, Bates DW, Dykes PC. Clinical Workflow Observations to Identify Opportunities for Nurse, Physicians and Patients to Share a Patient-centered Plan of Care. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014:414-23. PMID: 25954345; PMCID: PMC4419989.
  23. Collins S. ANI Emerging Leaders Project: CLinical Informatics Governance & Nursing Leadership. Comput Inform Nurs. 2014 Sep; 32(9):420-3. PMID: 25226405.
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  24. Collins SA, Yoon S, Rockoff ML, Nocenti D, Bakken S. Digital divide and information needs for improving family support among the poor and underserved. Health Informatics J. 2016 Mar; 22(1):67-77. PMID: 24935213; PMCID: PMC4266622 [Available on 03/01/17].
  25. de Wit MP, Abma TA, Koelewijn-van Loon MS, Collins S, Kirwan J. What has been the effect on trial outcome assessments of a decade of patient participation in OMERACT? J Rheumatol. 2014 Jan; 41(1):177-84. PMID: 24128777.
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  26. Walsh C, Siegler EL, Cheston E, O'Donnell H, Collins S, Stein D, Vawdrey DK, Stetson PD. Provider-to-provider electronic communication in the era of meaningful use: a review of the evidence. J Hosp Med. 2013 Oct; 8(10):589-97. PMID: 24101544; PMCID: PMC4030393.
  27. Collins S, Hurley AC, Chang FY, Illa AR, Benoit A, Laperle S, Dykes PC. Content and functional specifications for a standards-based multidisciplinary rounding tool to maintain continuity across acute and critical care. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 May-Jun; 21(3):438-47. PMID: 24081019; PMCID: PMC3994860.
  28. Collins SA, Cato K, Albers D, Scott K, Stetson PD, Bakken S, Vawdrey DK. Relationship between nursing documentation and patients' mortality. Am J Crit Care. 2013 Jul; 22(4):306-13. PMID: 23817819; PMCID: PMC3771321.
  29. Collins SA, Bavuso K, Zuccotti G, Rocha RA. Lessons learned for collaborative clinical content development. Appl Clin Inform. 2013; 4(2):304-16. PMID: 23874366; PMCID: PMC3716419.
  30. Collins S, Tsivkin K, Hongsermeier T, Dubois D, Nandigam HK, Rocha RA. A continuum of sociotechnical requirements for patient-centered problem lists. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:889-93. PMID: 23920686.
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  31. Collins SA, Fred M, Wilcox L, Vawdrey DK. Workarounds used by nurses to overcome design constraints of electronic health records. NI 2012 (2012). 2012; 2012:93. PMID: 24199061; PMCID: PMC3799185.
  32. Collins SA, Currie LM, Bakken S, Vawdrey DK, Stone PW. Health literacy screening instruments for eHealth applications: a systematic review. J Biomed Inform. 2012 Jun; 45(3):598-607. PMID: 22521719; PMCID: PMC3371171.
  33. Wilcox L, Feiner S, Liu A, Restaino S, Collins S, Vawdrey D. Designing Inpatient Technology to Meet the Medication Information Needs of Cardiology Patients. IHI. 2012 Jan 28; 2012:831-836. PMID: 28018992.
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  34. Collins SA, Mamykina L, Jordan D, Stein DM, Shine A, Reyfman P, Kaufman D. In search of common ground in handoff documentation in an Intensive Care Unit. J Biomed Inform. 2012 Apr; 45(2):307-15. PMID: 22142947; PMCID: PMC3306473.
  35. Collins SA, Vawdrey DK. "Reading between the lines" of flow sheet data: nurses' optional documentation associated with cardiac arrest outcomes. Appl Nurs Res. 2012 Nov; 25(4):251-7. PMID: 22079746; PMCID: PMC3288795.
  36. Vawdrey DK, Wilcox LG, Collins SA, Bakken S, Feiner S, Boyer A, Restaino SW. A tablet computer application for patients to participate in their hospital care. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011; 2011:1428-35. PMID: 22195206; PMCID: PMC3243172.
  37. Collins SA, Vawdrey DK, Kukafka R, Kuperman GJ. Policies for patient access to clinical data via PHRs: current state and recommendations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Dec; 18 Suppl 1:i2-7. PMID: 21900700; PMCID: PMC3241176.
  38. Collins SA, Stein DM, Vawdrey DK, Stetson PD, Bakken S. Content overlap in nurse and physician handoff artifacts and the potential role of electronic health records: a systematic review. J Biomed Inform. 2011 Aug; 44(4):704-12. PMID: 21295158; PMCID: PMC3119775.
  39. Vawdrey DK, Wilcox LG, Collins S, Feiner S, Mamykina O, Stein DM, Bakken S, Fred MR, Stetson PD. Awareness of the Care Team in Electronic Health Records. Appl Clin Inform. 2011; 2(4):395-405. PMID: 22574103.
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  40. Collins SA, Bakken S, Vawdrey DK, Coiera E, Currie LM. Agreement between common goals discussed and documented in the ICU. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Jan-Feb; 18(1):45-50. PMID: 21113075; PMCID: PMC3005873.
  41. Collins SA, Bakken S, Vawdrey DK, Coiera E, Currie L. Model development for EHR interdisciplinary information exchange of ICU common goals. Int J Med Inform. 2011 Aug; 80(8):e141-9. PMID: 20974549; PMCID: PMC3044780.
  42. Gonzalez MA, Ben-Dor I, Wakabayashi K, Maluenda G, Gaglia MA, Hanna NN, Delhaye C, Collins SD, Syed AI, Mitulescu LP, Torguson R, Suddath WO, Lindsay J, Pichard AD, Satler LF, Waksman R. Does on- versus off-hours presentation impact in-hospital outcomes of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients transferred to a tertiary care center? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Oct 01; 76(4):484-90. PMID: 20882649.
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  43. Collins S, Bakken S, Vawdrey D, Coiera E, Currie LM. Discuss now, document later: CIS/CPOE perceived to be a 'shift behind' in the ICU. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010; 160(Pt 1):178-82. PMID: 20841673.
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  44. Collins SA, Currie LM. Interdisciplinary communication in the ICU. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009; 146:362-6. PMID: 19592866; PMCID: PMC3137377.
  45. Collins S, Bakken S, Cimino JJ, Currie LM. Identifying logical clinical context clusters in nursing orders for the purpose of information retrieval. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 06; 131-5. PMID: 18999260; PMCID: PMC2656054.
  46. de Cordova PB, Collins S, Peppard L, Currie LM, Hughes R, Walsh M, Stone PW. Implementing evidence-based nursing with student nurses and clinicians: uniting the strengths. Appl Nurs Res. 2008 Nov; 21(4):242-5. PMID: 18995169.
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  47. Collins SA, Currie LM, Bakken S, Cimino JJ. Information needs, Infobutton Manager use, and satisfaction by clinician type: a case study. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jan-Feb; 16(1):140-2. PMID: 18952943; PMCID: PMC2605588.
  48. Collins S, Bakken S, Cimino JJ, Currie LM. Information needs related to antibiotic prescribing while using CPOE. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 916. PMID: 18694016.
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  49. Collins S, Bakken S, Cimino JJ, Currie L. A methodology for meeting context-specific information needs related to nursing orders. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 155-9. PMID: 18693817; PMCID: PMC2655787.
  50. Bakken S, Currie LM, Lee NJ, Roberts WD, Collins SA, Cimino JJ. Integrating evidence into clinical information systems for nursing decision support. Int J Med Inform. 2008 Jun; 77(6):413-20. PMID: 17904897; PMCID: PMC2426954.
  51. Collins S, Currie L, Patel V, Bakken S, Cimino JJ. Multitasking by clinicians in the context of CPOE and CIS use. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007; 129(Pt 2):958-62. PMID: 17911857.
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  52. Collins S, Currie L, Bakken S, Cimino JJ. Interruptions during the use of a CPOE system for MICU rounds. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 895. PMID: 17238514; PMCID: PMC1839679.
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