Clinical Workflow

Improving Patient Safety and Clinician Cognitive Support Through eMAR Redesign

Description: 

This study will examine usability and safety hazards of electronic medication administration records, with a focus on communication and information flow between health information technology applications.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2018 to April 30, 2023

Incorporating PRO Data Into RA Clinical Encounters Using Health-IT (PACT)

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an an electronic dashboard to display patient reported outcomes for patients with rheumatoid arthritis that will facilitate clinician and patient conversations about their care.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2018 to January 31, 2023

Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design With Respect to Computing Devices to Enhance Patient Centeredness

Description: 

This project studied the impact of changing the computing layout in a clinical exam room and evaluated its impact on workflow and patient centeredness.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Information Needs of Homecare Nurses During Admission and Care Planning

Description: 

This project will analyze and model the information requirements, decisionmaking, and workflow of homecare nurses admitting patients and characterize if and how health information technology systems support their needs.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2019

Finding the Safer Way: Novel Interaction Design Approaches to Health IT Safety

Description: 

This project will study the impact of design on providers’ interactions with the electronic health record and identify strategies to enhance design to improve patient safety.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Physician Practice Variation in Electronic Health Record Use

Description: 

This project examined the prevalence of variation in electronic health record documentation in physician practice, its causes, effects, and strategies to mitigate its potential for harm.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016

Improving Accuracy of Electronic Notes Using a Faster, Simpler Approach

Description: 

This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a voice-generated enhanced electronic note system and found that it did not improve the time to finalize notes or clinician satisfaction.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2016

Enhancing Providers' Ability to Follow Up on Abnormal Test Results

Description: 

This project assessed provider mental workload and performance while processing electronic abnormal test results and found that a test result tracking mechanism improved physicians’ clinical performance.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2017

Developing Design Principles to Integrate Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) Into Clinical Practice Through Health Information Technology: Data, User Experience, and Workflow Requirements for PRO Dashboards

Description: 

This project will develop design principles to enable more effective integration of patient-reported outcomes data into patient care activities through health information technology.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2015 to May 31, 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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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019