Academic Medical Center

Empowering Cancer Patients Through Innovations in Information Technology-Based Reporting of Precision Medicine

Description: 

This project will provide patients direct access to their cancer genomic sequencing results through a Web-based portal, Helping Oncology Patients Explore-Genomics (HOPE-Genomics).

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

StartSmart(TM): Health Information Technology to Improve Adherence to Prenatal Guidelines

Description: 

This project will develop a mobile health application to improve screening, intervention, and referrals in the care of pregnant women.

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July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018

Sharing Patient Lifelog Data With the Primary Care Team for Two Patient Populations: Preventative Care & Chronic Disease Management

Description: 

This project applied a user-centered design process to understand the needs and attitudes for sharing patient-collected lifelog data with providers to improve management and decision making.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Health Information Technology in Heart Failure Care

Description: 

This research evaluated the implementation and effectiveness of a clinical decision support tool designed to support the delivery of recommended care to hospitalized patients with heart failure, regardless of the reason for hospitalization.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2018

NLP to Improve Accuracy and Quality of Dictated Medical Documents

Description: 

This project will study the impact of errors in medical documents on quality of care and develop innovative natural language processing methods to automatically detect errors so that physicians can correct the documents before finalizing them in the electronic health record.

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September 30, 2015 to September 29, 2019

Improving Accuracy of Electronic Notes Using a Faster, Simpler Approach

Description: 

This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a voice-generated enhanced electronic note system and found that it did not improve the time to finalize notes or clinician satisfaction.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2016

Care Transitions and Teamwork in Pediatric Trauma: Implications for Health Information Technology Design

Description: 

This project seeks to develop an understanding of the cognitive work of clinician teams and family members involved in pediatric trauma care transitions in order to design usable and useful health information technologies.

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July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2020

Assess Risk of Wrong-Patient Errors in an EMR That Allows Multiple Records Open

Description: 

This project compared the risk of orders placed on the wrong electronic patient record when providers were limited to having one patient record open at a time versus up to four and found no difference in errors between the two.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2018

Optimizing the Electronic Health Record for Cardiac Care

Description: 

This project will study the usability of electronic health records (EHRs) by cardiac care physicians and nurses to develop a set of best practices in EHR design to inform vendors of the wants and needs of clinical providers.

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Project Dates: 
September 2, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Understanding Complex Clinical Decision Tasks for Better Health Information Technology System Design

Description: 

This study examined clinical decision task complexity to guide the design of innovative clinical decision support to for high-level reasoning in complex decision tasks.

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July 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015