Clinical Decisionmaking

AHRQ Patient-Reported Outcome Challenge Competition Support

Description: 

This contract provided the administration and management of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's “Step Up App Challenge: Advancing Care Through Patient Self-Assessments.”

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April 10, 2018 to September 20, 2019

Advancing the Collection and Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This research will support development and testing of technical tools for use within electronic health records or other systems to collect patient-reported outcomes for clinical use and research.

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April 30, 2018 to October 31, 2019

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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July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019

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

Prevent Diabetes Mellitus (PreDM) Clinical Decision Support Intervention in Community Health Centers

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate the impact of the Prevent Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Decision Support on clinical outcomes, healthcare process measures, and associated costs.

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September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

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

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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

Identification of Patients with Low Life Expectancy

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This project will use natural language processing and dynamic logic to create a high-fidelity model of risk of death to identify patients with low life expectancy.

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August 1, 2015 to May 31, 2019

Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care

Description: 

This research will explore whether providing clinicians with contextual information at the point of care through the use of clinical decision support can reduce contextual errors, improve patient healthcare outcomes, and reduce misuse and overuse of medical services.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2021

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support Prototype Development and Dissemination

Description: 

The goal of this project is to generate a systematic and replicable process for transforming evidence-based research findings, including findings from patient-centered outcomes research, into shareable clinical decision support (CDS) standards and a publicly available CDS prototype.

Project Dates: 
September 12, 2016 to September 11, 2019

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