Academic Medical Center

Sponsored Health IT and Evidence-Based Prescribing Among Medical Residents

Description: 

This project evaluated SMARxT, web-based education modules designed to teach resident physicians how to effectively navigate and counteract pharmaceutical-sponsored messaging within technology.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Encoding and Processing Patient Allergy Information in EHRs

Description: 

The research team developed and evaluated a natural language processing allergy module that was used to study different types of allergies in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2018

Impact of Meaningful Use on Clinical Workflow in Emergency Departments

Description: 

This research investigated how electronic health record use affected clinical workflow, efficiency, and quality of care in the emergency department, and developed recommendations for future stages of Meaningful Use.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2018

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication

Description: 

This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.

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September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019

The Wise App Trial for Improving Health Outcomes in PLWH

Description: 

This study will design a user-centered smartphone application linked to a smart pill box with the goal of improving medication adherence for people living with HIV.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021

Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement

Description: 

This research created, piloted, and evaluated FIQS, the Family Input to Quality and Safety tool, that allows pediatric patients and their caregivers to provide safety reports regarding their inpatient care.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2018

Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology

Description: 

This pilot project implemented a Social Knowledge Networking system and concluded that it supported progress toward meaningful use of medication reconciliation technology in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2016 to September 28, 2018

Natural Language Processing To Identify and Rank Clinically Relevant Information for EHRs in the Emergency Department

Description: 

This project developed a natural language processing electronic health record search tool that automatically identifies and ranks relevant clinical information based on a patient’s presenting complaint within the emergency department setting.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2018

Develop and Validate Health IT Safety Measures To Capture Violations of the Five Rights of Medication Safety

Description: 

This project will develop and validate new measures needed for automatically identifying violations of the “Five Rights of Medication Safety”: right patient, right dose, right medication, right route, and right frequency.

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September 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020

Development and Evaluation of Sociotechnical Metrics To Inform Health IT Adaptation

Description: 

This project will study health information technology adaptation using sociotechnical theory.

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August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2019