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
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
Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST) R21 HS024581 Avidan, Michael April 1, 2017 March 31, 2019
Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision-Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization R21 HS025238 Xie, Anping April 1, 2017 March 31, 2019
Power to the Patient: Design and Test of Closed-Loop Interactive IT for Geriatric Heart Failure Self-Care R21 HS025232 Holden, Richard April 1, 2017 September 30, 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
Optimal Methods for Notifying Clinicians About Epilepsy Surgery Patients R21 HS024977 Dexheimer, Judith W. September 30, 2016 September 29, 2018
Enhancing Clinical Decision Support Applications for Community Pharmacist-Delivered Medication Therapy Management R21 HS025005 Snyder, Margie E. September 13, 2016 August 31, 2019
Improving Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease in the Emergency Department Using Cognitive Informatics Tools K08 HS024598 Wasson, Lauren September 1, 2016 August 31, 2021
Using the Electronic Health Record To Identify Children Likely To Suffer Last-Minute Surgery Cancellation R21 HS024983 Pratap, Jayant September 1, 2016 August 31, 2019
Development and Evaluation of Sociotechnical Metrics To Inform Health IT Adaptation R21 HS024767 Yen, Po-Yin August 1, 2016 July 31, 2019

Related Publications

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Publication Name Publication Year Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigator
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
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
Behavioral economics interventions in clinical decision support systems. 2018 Health Information Technology Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics U19 HS021094 Bates, David
Collaborative Patient Portals: Computer-based Agents and Patients' Understanding of Numeric Health Information - Final Report 2018 Collaborative Patient Portals: Computer-based Agents and Patients' Understanding of Numeric Health Information R21 HS022948 Morrow, Daniel
Design and testing of a mobile cardiovascular risk service with patient partners - final report 2018 Design and Testing of a Mobile Cardiovascular Risk Service With Patient Partners R21 HS023952 Chrischilles, Elizabeth
Does level of numeracy and graph literacy impact comprehension of quality targets? Findings from a survey of home care nurses. 2018 Development of Dashboards to Provide Feedback to Home Care Nurses R21 HS023855 Dowding, Dawn
Effect of an evidence-based inpatient tobacco dependence treatment service on 1-year postdischarge health care costs. 2018 Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates by Implementing an Inpatient Tobacco Cessation Service Driven by Interactive Voice Recognition Technology R21 HS023863 Cartmell, Kathleen Buford