Academic Medical Center

Quantifying Efficiencies Gained through Shareable Clinical Decision Support Resources

Description: 

This research will evaluate the lifecycle of clinical decision support (CDS), as currently implemented at most health systems, against a future CDS state that incorporates the use of shareable CDS resources created using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s CDS Connect tools.

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Project Dates: 
July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019

Patient Outcomes Reporting for Timely Assessments of Life with Depression: PORTAL-Depression

Description: 

This project will integrate the Computerized Adaptive Test for Mental Health into an electronic health record and evaluate the effectiveness of collecting depression symptoms with a patient portal.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Expansion, Implementation, and Evaluation of Electronic Health Record-Integrated Patient-Reported Symptom Screening in a Comprehensive Cancer Center

Description: 

This project will expand, implement, and evaluate the use of a cancer screening platform, the Oncology Symptom Screening Initiative (OSSI), to improve psychosocial screening of cancer patients.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2018 to May 31, 2021

Achieving Individualized Precision Prevention (IPP) through Scalable Infrastructure Employing the USPSTF Recommendations in Computable Form

Description: 

This project will use Learning Health System methods to systematically apply U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s evidence-based recommendations with the goal of advancing individualized precision prevention.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020

Improving Allergy Documentation and Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This project will redesign approaches for collecting and using allergy information with the goal of improving healthcare quality and safety, including completeness and accuracy of allergy data.

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Project Dates: 
May 7, 2018 to April 30, 2022

Incorporating PRO Data Into RA Clinical Encounters Using Health-IT (PACT)

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an an electronic dashboard to display patient reported outcomes for patients with rheumatoid arthritis that will facilitate clinician and patient conversations about their care.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2018 to January 31, 2023

Providing Evidence and Developing a Toolkit to Accelerate the Adoption of Patient Photographs in Electronic Health Records

Description: 

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of patient photographs displayed in electronic health record systems for preventing wrong-patient errors.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2021

Improving Healthcare Quality with User-Centric Patient Portals

Description: 

This project studied patient portals, their use in primary care, and the impact of use on chronic conditions, and identified opportunities to improve adoption of patient portals.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision-Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support tool that draws upon the strength of analytical and naturalistic decision-making to optimize the use of blood cultures in critically ill children.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

NLP-enabled Decision Support for Cervical Cancer Screening and Surveillance

Description: 

This project created a natural language processing-enabled clinical decision support system to pull patient information and determine recommendations for cervical cancer screening, and demonstrated improvement in overall screening and surveillance rates.

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September 30, 2014 to November 29, 2016