Academic Medical Center

Exploring the Creation of Nurses Information Documentation and Use in Clinic Work

Description: 

This study developed a thorough understanding of paper tools that nurses use to organize patient information and identified four major concepts.

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February 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014

Modeling and Analysis of Clinical Care for Health Information Technology Improvement

Description: 

This project aimed to capture and understand how clinical work is actually done, and then to analyze how the efficiency and quality of care could be measurably improved through health information technology.

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September 30, 2012 to July 31, 2016

Measuring and Improving Ambulatory Patient Safety with an Electronic Dashboard

Description: 

This project designed and pilot tested a dashboard that synthesizes patient data from a registry and found that it decreased the average monthly visit no-show rate.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

Access to Pediatric Voice Therapy: A Telehealth Solution

Description: 

This project tested a pediatric voice therapy telehealth system and found that it was feasible to implement and well accepted by children and their families.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2014

eCoach: Development and Pilot Testing of a Decision Aid for Prostate Cancer

Description: 

This project piloted an embodied conversational agent to support shared decisionmaking for prostate cancer treatment and found that the tools was technically feasible however, many men preferred receiving information from their providers.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

Clinical Decision Support Consortium

Description: 

This project worked on assessing, defining, demonstrating, and evaluating best practices for knowledge management and clinical decision support across multiple ambulatory care settings and electronic health record technology platforms.

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March 1, 2008 to July 8, 2013

Surveillance for Adverse Drug Events in Ambulatory Pediatrics

Description: 

The project team successfully developed and implemented an automated system for measuring the rate of adverse drug events in pediatric patients.

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September 1, 2007 to February 28, 2011

Using Health Information Technology in Practice Redesign: Impact of Health Information Technology on Workflow

Description: 

This project evaluated the multiple work activities, roles, and technologies in six primary care practices that introduced new health information technology tools in their redesign of care coordination.

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June 1, 2012 to July 21, 2015

Improving Quality through Decision Support for Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy

Description: 

The goal of this project was to promote increased adherence to evidence-based pharmacotherapy guidelines through both traditional clinic-based and newer models of care.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2011

The Medication Metronome Project

Description: 

This project conducted a randomized trial of a medication management system that supports medication adjustments and scheduling of laboratory tests independent of office visits.

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September 30, 2010 to July 31, 2014