Health IT Safety

Research is needed in two key areas: how health IT can improve patient safety and how health IT itself can be safely used and implemented. AHRQ-funded research provides critical evidence in both areas, and the Program recently renewed a special emphasis notice reaffirming the intent to support research regarding the safety of health IT systems.

Related Funded Projects

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Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator Start Date End Date
Meaningful Drug Interaction Alerts R01 HS025984 Malone, Daniel C. May 1, 2018 February 28, 2022
Providing Evidence and Developing a Toolkit to Accelerate the Adoption of Patient Photographs in Electronic Health Records R01 HS024713 Adelman, Jason Stuart September 30, 2017 July 31, 2021
Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings R21 HS025502 Dixon, Brian September 1, 2017 August 31, 2019
An Etiology for Medication Ordering Errors in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems R21 HS025443 Abraham, Joanna August 1, 2017 July 31, 2019
Context is Critical: Understanding When and Why Electronic Health Record Related Safety Hazards Happen R21 HS024755 Hettinger, Aaron Zachary July 1, 2017 June 30, 2019
Enhancing Patient Matching in Support of Operational Health Information Exchange R01 HS023808 Grannis, Shaun July 1, 2017 April 30, 2022
Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care R01 HS025374 Weiner, Saul July 1, 2017 April 30, 2021
Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST) R21 HS024581 Avidan, Michael April 1, 2017 March 31, 2019
Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design With Respect to Computing Devices to Enhance Patient Centeredness R03 HS024488 Saleem, Jason J. September 30, 2016 February 28, 2018
Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement R21 HS024553 Bardach, Naomi S. September 30, 2016 September 29, 2018

Related Publications

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Publication Name Publication Year Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator
A method for the analysis and visualization of clinical workflow in dynamic environments. 2018 Impact of Meaningful Use on Clinical Workflow in Emergency Departments R01 HS022670 Patel, Vimla L.
Accuracy of emergency department triage using the Emergency Severity Index and independent predictors of under-triage and over-triage in Brazil: a retrospective cohort analysis. 2018 HopScore: An Electronic Outcomes-Based Emergency Triage System R21 HS023641 Levin, Scott Ryan
Advancing Quality Measurement and Care Improvement with Health Information Exchange - Final Report 2018 Advancing Quality Measurement and Care Improvement with Health Information Exchange R01 HS021261 Shapiro, Jason S.
Ambulatory clinic exam room design with respect to computing devices to enhance patient centeredness - final report 2018 Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design With Respect to Computing Devices to Enhance Patient Centeredness R03 HS024488 Saleem, Jason J.
Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feasibility Assessment to Support Translation (ACTFAST)-a feasibility study protocol. 2018 Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST) R21 HS024581 Avidan, Michael
Electronic health record usability issues and potential contribution to patient harm. 2018 Developing Evidence-Based, User-Centered Design and Implementation Guidelines to Improve Health Information Technology Usability R01 HS023701 Ratwani, Raj M.
Enhancing medication CPOE safety and quality by indications-based prescribing - final report 2018 Enhancing Medication CPOE Safety and Quality by Indications-Based Prescribing R01 HS023694 Schiff, Gordon David
General internists in pursuit of diagnostic excellence in primary care: a #ProudtobeGIM thread that unites us all. 2018 Using Electronic Data to Improve Care of Patients With Known or Suspected Cancer R18 HS017820 Singh, Hardeep
High-priority and low-priority drug-drug interactions in different international electronic health record systems: a comparative study. 2018 Health Information Technology Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics U19 HS021094 Bates, David
Incorporating medication indications into the prescribing process. 2018 Enhancing Medication CPOE Safety and Quality by Indications-Based Prescribing R01 HS023694 Schiff, Gordon David