Implemented and evaluated a voluntary system for reporting medical errors and adverse drug events in eight small rural hospitals; identified barriers to technology, described the epidemiology and root causes of the errors, formulated quality-improvement interventions, and disseminated the results of the project.
Created an information management environment that integrated patient care data, standardized practice variation and use of best practices, and supported the delivery of a seamless continuum of patient care throughout the health system through CPOE.
This study explored the challenges to adopting electronic health records in safety net practices including nurse-managed health centers and federally-qualified health centers.
This project analyzed the efficacy of using clinical decision support and performance feedback to improve the control of hypertension in patients treated in community health centers.
In this project, the National Quality Forum reconvened the Health Information Technology Expert Panel (HITEP-II) to gather, synthesize, and refine clinical workflow maps, focusing on care processes related to the previously prioritized set of measures.
This project synthesized what was learned from the Practice Partner Research Network - Translating Research into Practice (PPRNet-TRIP) project regarding how to use health information technology to improve quality in primary care practices.
This project documented, studied, and reported the engagement of six primary care practices that use electronic health records that were linked to the Secure Medical Records Transfer Network through a local data repository.
In this project, primary care practices in the Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network conducted quality performance monitoring data collection and reporting projects.
The project designed, developed, implemented, and evaluated an interoperable quality information system for a collaborative network of community health centers with real-time, synchronized quality reporting to inform patient care.
The project sought to determine if a computer decision support system integrated with routine care could improve standardized developmental screening during early well-child visits and surveillance for developmental disabilities at all pediatric visits.