Quality Improvement

Improving Missing Data Analysis in Distributed Research Networks

Description: 

This project aims to refine and develop methods to address missing electronic health record data to improve data quality and research validity.

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September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2021

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

Optimizing the Value of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Improving Care Delivery through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will identify orthopedic clinical outcome measures that are most important to patients, and study the impact on satisfaction and outcomes when this information is provided to patients and their doctors.

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September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Enhancing Patient Matching in Support of Operational Health Information Exchange

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This project will enhance novel algorithms for matching patient health information across data sources, implement them, and evaluate their accuracy.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2022

Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings

Description: 

This project will examine health information exchange (HIE) usage patterns, the barriers and facilitators of HIE use, and the impact of HIE use by emergency department clinicians.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods Forum (EDM) for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Description: 

The Electronic Data Methods Forum is charged with advancing the national dialogue on the infrastructure and methods of health research and quality improvement using electronic clinical data, with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes.

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September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2013

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum Second Phase

Description: 

The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.

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September 30, 2013 to March 31, 2017

Trial of Aggregate Data Extraction for Maintenance of Certification and Raising Quality

Description: 

This project created and evaluated a process to present quality data via physician’s online certification portal and found that the availability of that data did not result in improvement of quality measures.

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September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2017

Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement

Description: 

This research created, piloted, and evaluated FIQS, the Family Input to Quality and Safety tool, that allows pediatric patients and their caregivers to provide safety reports regarding their inpatient care.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2018

Using the Electronic Health Record To Identify Children Likely To Suffer Last-Minute Surgery Cancellation

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This project will apply machine learning against a large data set to develop a model to both understand and predict surgical cancellations on individual pediatric patients at two pediatric surgical sites.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019