Adverse Events

CancelRx: A Health IT Tool to Decrease Medication Discrepancies in the Outpatient Setting

Description: 

This project will examine the impact of implementing the e-Prescribing standard CancelRx on outpatient medication discrepancies and on clinic and pharmacy workflows.

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August 1, 2018 to January 31, 2020

Meaningful Drug Interaction Alerts

Description: 

This project proposes a novel proactive system to reduce alert burden and thereby increase attention to situations in which patient safety is at risk.

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May 1, 2018 to February 28, 2022

Improving Allergy Documentation and Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This project will redesign approaches for collecting and using allergy information with the goal of improving healthcare quality and safety, including completeness and accuracy of allergy data.

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May 7, 2018 to April 30, 2022

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Health Care Provider Communication

Description: 

The purpose of this study is to describe how communication technologies make it easier or more difficult for nurses and physicians to communicate with each other, with a goal of finding ways to support effective communication.

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September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019

Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement

Description: 

This project will create and evaluate a tool that gathers patient and family member feedback on pediatric care. The tool will make the feedback rapidly available to providers through a dashboard to enable timely and responsive safety improvement efforts.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2018

Improving Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease in the Emergency Department Using Cognitive Informatics Tools

Description: 

This project will develop a patient-based dashboard to improve cognitive hygiene in the emergency department, aiding in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021

Preventing Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events Through the Use of Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This project will develop a clinical decision support tool for the perioperative setting.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021

Automated Adverse Drug Event Detection and Intervention

Description: 

Established an automated surveillance system for detecting, reporting, and intervening as well as measuring the incidence and nature of adverse drug events suffered by patients.

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September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2008

Toward an Optimal Patient Safety Information System

Description: 

Promoted and evaluated the interchange of patient safety information and the reporting of adverse events and close calls among public and private voluntary incident reporting systems being used at U.S. hospitals.

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September 30, 2004 to March 31, 2008