Hospital

Health Information Exchange Utilization and Inter-Hospital Transfer Outcomes

Description: 
This research’s goal is to show that interoperability, including adoption of regional health information exchanges, improves mortality rates and care efficiency at the population and patient levels.
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April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2023

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

TREAT ECARDS: Translating Evidence into Action: Electronic Clinical Decision Support in ARDS

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This project will develop and evaluate an electronic clinical decision support tool for care of patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

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September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness Patient-Reported Outcome (RISE PRO) Dissemination Project

Description: 

This project will create and evaluate a learning network to expand the use of the Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE) registry for patient-reported outcomes on rheumatoid arthritis.

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July 1, 2018 to April 30, 2021

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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September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2021

Children's EHR Format Enhancement

Description: 

This project enhanced the Children’s Electronic Health Record Format (Format) by identifying a high priority set of 47 functional requirements from the initial larger set, and creating a list of 16 recommended uses of the Format along with implementation notes.

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June 6, 2014 to December 5, 2015

Using Location-Based Smartphone Alerts Within a System of Care Coordination

Description: 

This project will design and implement a care coordination system using a smartphone application that sends location-based alerts to care managers when high-risk patients receive care at a regional hospital or emergency room.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

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

Personalized Engagement Tool for Pediatric BMT Patients and Caregivers

Description: 

This project developed a tool to promote activation, communication, engagement, and self-management of pediatric blood and marrow transplant patients and their parents and found that patient-centric tools can successfully engage caregivers in hospital care.

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September 10, 2014 to February 28, 2017