USA, MA, Boston

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

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

Description: 

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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Project Dates: 
May 7, 2018 to April 30, 2022

Identification of Patients with Low Life Expectancy

Description: 

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

Implementation and Dissemination of 'Gabby,' a Health Information Technology System for Young Women, into Community-Based Clinical Sites

Description: 

This project will develop and disseminate an innovative communication system to identify and mitigate health risks for young African American women before pregnancy as a means of reducing health disparities in birth outcomes.

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September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021

Encoding and Processing Patient Allergy Information in EHRs

Description: 

The research team developed and evaluated a natural language processing allergy module that was used to study different types of allergies in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2018

Preventing Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events Through the Use of Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This project will develop a clinical decision support tool for the perioperative setting.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021

Interactive Patient-Centered Discharge Toolkit To Promote Self-Management During Transitions

Description: 

This project will implement and evaluate a previously developed, interactive, patient-centered discharge toolkit to improve the transition of care from the inpatient to outpatient settings.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Electronic Medication Adherence Reporting and Feedback During Care Transitions

Description: 

This project will implement and evaluate a “smart” pillbox given to patients in order to understand its ability to minimize discrepancies in prescribed regimens and to improve patients’ medication adherence after hospital discharge.

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May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019

NLP to Improve Accuracy and Quality of Dictated Medical Documents

Description: 

This project will study the impact of errors in medical documents on quality of care and develop innovative natural language processing methods to automatically detect errors so that physicians can correct the documents before finalizing them in the electronic health record.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2015 to September 29, 2019

Enhancing Medication CPOE Safety and Quality by Indications-Based Prescribing

Description: 

This project convened stakeholder panels to inform the development of an indications-enabled computerized prescriber order entry system.

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September 30, 2014 to March 31, 2018