Inpatient

Implementation of a Novel Multi-Platform Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support System

Description: 

This research will develop, test, and evaluate a vendor-agnostic platform for clinical decision support rules that can be made available to any commercial electronic health record.

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March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022

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

Description: 

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

An Etiology for Medication Ordering Errors in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems

Description: 

This project will evaluate a computerized provider order entry (CPOE)-based function—medication voiding—that can be used to prospectively identify and document medication ordering errors.

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August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2020

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

Preventing Wrong-Drug and Wrong-Patient Errors With Indication Alerts in CPOE Systems

Description: 

The project will develop and test a large set of alerts at two large health systems to demonstrate that alerts can help prevent wrong-drug and wrong-patient errors and improve the completeness of the problem list.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2020

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

Interactive Patient-Centered Discharge Toolkit To Promote Self-Management During Transitions

Description: 

This project will implement and evaluate a previously developed, interactive, patient-centered discharge toolkit to improve the transition of care from the inpatient to outpatient settings.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Electronic Health Record Use, Work Environments, and Patient Outcomes

Description: 

Focusing on the work environment of nurses, this project will study the organizational conditions under which electronic health records function best in hospitals and their potential to improve the outcomes of medical-surgical patients.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Portals in Inpatient Care: Evaluating the Usability, Use, and Patient Experience Associated With Patient Portal Technology at the Bedside

Description: 

This study assessed the usability and impact of inpatient portals on patient experience, engagement, and perceptions of care.

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September 30, 2015 to September 29, 2017