Medication Reconciliation

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

A Theory-Based Patient Portal eLearning Program for Older Adults With Chronic Illnesses

Description: 

This project will optimize and implement a vendor-agnostic eLearning program that supports older adults in using patient portals for their care.

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July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019

Improving Outpatient Safety of Older Adults Through Electronic Patient Portals

Description: 

This project evaluated the effects of providing caregivers of older adults proxy access to electronic patient portals and found that information exchange between caregivers and providers increased.

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July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018

Medication Reconciliation to Improve Quality of Transitional Care

Description: 

This project integrated an electronic medication reconciliation system with an electronic prescribing system and evaluated whether the resulting system altered the rate of medication reconciliation and the incidence of medication errors.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013

Virtual Continuity and its Impact on Complex Hospitalized Patients' Care

Description: 

This project enhanced the information system MedTrak with an intervention called Virtual Continuity to improve communication between physicians of hospitalized patients and their primary care providers.

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September 30, 2009 to January 31, 2013

Health Information Technology and Improving Medication Use

Description: 

This project was one of the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics’ projects, a national initiative to increase awareness of the benefits and risks of new, existing, or combined uses of therapeutics through education and research.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2012

A Community-Shared Clinical Abstract to Improve Care

Description: 

Developed a plan for enhancing communication at care transitions through an implementation plan for a community- and patient-shared EMR abstract that is available at the point of care.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2005

Electronic Communications Across Provider Settings

Description: 

Integrated an office-based EMR within an acute care hospital, rural community health centers, a community mental health center, a family medicine residency, private physician practices, and a home nursing service for improving use of the EMR as a clinical tool, integrate clinical data, and increase access to the data.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2005

Integration of an NLP-based Application to Support Medication Management

Description: 

The overall goal of this study was to develop and assess a natural language processing application to facilitate medication reconciliation at the point of care.

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July 1, 2012 to September 30, 2014

Improving Outpatient Medication Lists Using Temporal Reasoning and Clinical Texts

Description: 

This study investigated the feasibility of extracting medication information from non-structured electronic clinical sources within an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2009 to September 29, 2011