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
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, 2020
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
Preventing Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events Through the Use of Clinical Decision Support K08 HS024764 Nanji, Karen C. September 30, 2016 September 29, 2021
Preventing Wrong-Drug and Wrong-Patient Errors With Indication Alerts in CPOE Systems R01 HS024945 Lambert, Bruce September 30, 2016 September 29, 2020
Use of Push and Pull Health Information Exchange Technologies by Ambulatory Care Practices and the Impact on Potentially Avoidable Health Care Utilization R01 HS024556 Vest, Joshua Ryan September 30, 2016 September 29, 2019
Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology R21 HS024335 Rangachari, Pavani September 30, 2016 September 28, 2018

Related Publications

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Publication Name Publication Year Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator
A mixed-method study of practitioners' perspectives on issues related to EHR medication reconciliation at a health system. 2019 Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology R21 HS024335 Rangachari, Pavani
A qualitative study of interprofessional learning related to electronic health record (EHR) medication reconciliation within a social knowledge networking (SKN) system. 2019 Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology R21 HS024335 Rangachari, Pavani
Anesthesiology Control Tower-Feasibility Assessment to Support Translation (ACTFAST): mixed-methods study of a novel telemedicine-based support system for the operating room. 2019 Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST) R21 HS024581 Avidan, Michael
Application of electronic trigger tools to identify targets for improving diagnostic safety. 2019 Using Electronic Data to Improve Care of Patients With Known or Suspected Cancer R18 HS017820 Singh, Hardeep
Applying the behavior change technique taxonomy to mobile health applications: a protocol. 2019 Self-Management via Health Kiosk by Community-Residing Older Adults R01 HS022889 Matthews, Judith T.
Assess Risk of Wrong Patient Errors in an EMR That Allows Multiple Records Open - Final Report 2019 Assess Risk of Wrong-Patient Errors in an EMR That Allows Multiple Records Open R21 HS023704 Adelman, Jason Stuart
Association of the usability of electronic health records with cognitive workload and performance levels among physicians. 2019 Enhancing Providers' Ability to Follow Up on Abnormal Test Results R21 HS024062 Mazur, Lukasz
Comparison of a prototype for indications-based prescribing with 2 commercial prescribing systems. 2019 Enhancing Medication CPOE Safety and Quality by Indications-Based Prescribing R01 HS023694 Schiff, Gordon David
Effect of restriction of the number of concurrently open records in an electronic health record on wrong-patient order errors: a randomized clinical trial. 2019 Assess Risk of Wrong-Patient Errors in an EMR That Allows Multiple Records Open R21 HS023704 Adelman, Jason Stuart
Expanding health information exchange improves identification of frequent emergency department users. 2019 Advancing Quality Measurement and Care Improvement with Health Information Exchange R01 HS021261 Shapiro, Jason S.