Usability

AHRQ’s usability research focuses on how to design and implement electronic health records (EHRs) so that they are more intuitive to use and more readily support clinical workflow. Two areas of research, supported by the AHRQ projects below, are how to effectively reduce documentation burden for physicians and how to make data within EHRs more usable for clinical decision-making.

Related Funded Projects

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Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator Start Date End Date
Improving Missing Data Analysis in Distributed Research Networks R01 HS026214 Toh, Darren September 30, 2018 September 29, 2021
TREAT ECARDS: Translating Evidence into Action: Electronic Clinical Decision Support in ARDS R18 HS026188 Gong, Michelle September 1, 2018 June 30, 2021
Adapting, Scaling, and Spreading an Algorithmic Asthma Mobile Intervention to Promote Patient-Reported Outcomes Within Primary Care Settings R18 HS025645 Jariwala, Sunit August 1, 2018 May 31, 2021
Achieving Individualized Precision Prevention (IPP) through Scalable Infrastructure Employing the USPSTF Recommendations in Computable Form R21 HS026257 Friedman, Charles July 1, 2018 June 30, 2020
Development of a Targeted Patient Portal Intervention to Improve Depression Treatment Adherence, Satisfaction, and Outcomes R21 HS025785 Turvey, Carolyn July 1, 2018 June 30, 2020
Improving Patient Safety and Clinician Cognitive Support Through eMAR Redesign R01 HS025136 Ratwani, Raj M. July 1, 2018 April 30, 2023
Annual Conference on Health Information Technology & Analytics (CHITA) R13 HS025673 Agarwal, Ritu April 1, 2018 March 31, 2021
Enabling Large-Scale Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders Through Automated Processing of EHR Using Natural Language Understanding R21 HS024988 Leroy, Gondy September 1, 2017 August 31, 2019
Improving Diabetes and Depression Self-management Via Adaptive Mobile Messaging R01 HS025429 Aguilera, Adrian September 1, 2017 June 30, 2022
An Etiology for Medication Ordering Errors in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems R21 HS025443 Abraham, Joanna August 1, 2017 July 31, 2019

Related Publications

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Publication Name Publication Year Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator
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
A mHealth-based care model for improving hypertension control in stroke survivors: Pilot RCT. 2018 Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health Information Technology R21 HS021794 Lakshminarayan, Kamakshi
A mobile app to enhance smoking cessation shared decision making in primary care - final report 2018 A Mobile App to Enhance Smoking Cessation Shared Decision Making in Primary Care R21 HS023994 Tubb, Matthew Robert
A prescription for enhancing electronic prescribing safety. 2018 Enhancing Medication CPOE Safety and Quality by Indications-Based Prescribing R01 HS023694 Schiff, Gordon David
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 patient safety through the clinical application of a framework focused on communication. 2018 The Effect of Health Information Technology on Health Care Provider Communication R01 HS022305 Manojlovich, Milisa
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.
Ambulatory clinic exam room design with respect to computing devices: A laboratory simulation study. 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
Automated extraction of diagnostic criteria from electronic health records for autism spectrum disorders: development, evaluation, and application. 2018 Enabling Large-Scale Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders Through Automated Processing of EHR Using Natural Language Understanding R21 HS024988 Leroy, Gondy