Intensive Care Unit

Dissemination and Implementation of QT Risk Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This research will further disseminate a currently used clinical decision support tool to identify patients at risk for a life threatening, uncommon cardiac arrhythmia.

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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision-Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support tool that draws upon the strength of analytical and naturalistic decision-making to optimize the use of blood cultures in critically ill children.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Perception and Use of a Patient Care Window to Improve Care and Family Engagement

Description: 

This project evaluated the use of an in-room interactive monitor to improve patient-centered care and family engagement within a pediatric intensive care unit.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Electronic Health Record Solutions for Accurate Reporting of Data on Interprofessional Intensive Care Unit rounds

Description: 

This project will develop a series of standards for electronic health records to ensure adequate and accurate data communication for care team members in the intensive care environment.

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July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2020

Clinical Decision Support Optimizing Necrotizing Enterocolitis Prevention Implementation in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Description: 

This project will integrate clinical decision support into providers’ workflow in neonatal intensive care units to deliver evidence-based guidelines for early recognition and prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis, a serious complication threatening the life of fragile premature infants.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

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

NICU-2-HOME: Using Health IT to Support Parents of NICU Graduates Transitioning to Home

Description: 

This project designed, implemented, and evaluated a NICU-2-Home mobile phone application that supports parents of very low birth weight babies transitioning from the neonatal intensive care unit to the home.

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September 30, 2011 to September 29, 2014

Computer-Based Provider Order Entry (CPOE) Implementation in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)

Description: 

Assesses the implementation of CPOE/ EHR systems in 4 intensive care units (ICUs) and evaluates the value and outcomes of patient safety involving medication errors; quality of care; end users' job tasks, perceptions, and attitudes; and financial impact.

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September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2009

Improving Healthcare Quality via Information Technology

Description: 

Implemented an integrated electronic patient medical record, electronic medication administration record, computerized physician order entry (CPOE), and clinical decision support software that is accessible at all participating facilities which include an acute care hospital, home health care agency, ambulatory clinics, a rehab facility, and to the patient/resident from home.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Measuring the Value of Remote Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Monitoring

Description: 

Examines the effect of tele-ICU monitoring on mortality, complications, length of stay, cost-effectiveness, provider attitudes, and human factors issues in ICUs and 7 community hospitals.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008