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.

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Publication Name Publication Yearsort descending Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator
Patient identification: Producing a better barcoded wristband. Improving Healthcare Quality via Information Technology UC1 HS015270
Appendix A: Stage 1 Meaningful Use Objectives for Eligible Professionals Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid 290-07-10079-2
Early results show ParentLink success in ER ParentLink: Better and Safer Emergency Care for Children R01 HS014947
Guide to Reducing Unintended Consequences of Electronic Health Records Developing a Guide to Identifying and Remediating Unintended Consequences of Implementing Health Information Technology 290-06-0017-5
Appendix B: Proposed Stage 2 Meaningful Use Objectives for Eligible Professionals Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid 290-07-10079-2
Patient-Centered IT: A Pediatric Case Study (PPT, 1140 KB) ParentLink: Better and Safer Emergency Care for Children R01 HS014947
Hoonakker PLT, Carayon P. (2007). Selection of an instrument to measure end-user satisfaction. Paper presented at the Work with Computing Systems (WWCS) 2007 Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, May 21-24, 2007. Computer-Based Provider Order Entry (CPOE) Implementation in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) R01 HS015274
Managing Patient Care Transitions: How Health IT can reduce unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Using Health Information Technology to Improve Transitions of Complex Elderly Patients from Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) to Home R18 HS017817
Understanding the impact of health information exchange technology: Workflow elements, patterns of use, and information ecologies State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Tennessee 290-04-0006
Appendix C: Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid Focus Group Participant Screener Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid 290-07-10079-2