Johns Hopkins University

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision-Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support tool that draws upon the strength of analytical and naturalistic decision-making to optimize the use of blood cultures in critically ill children.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Electronic Health Record-linked Decision Support for Communicating Genomic Data

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This project developed and evaluated a clinical decision support system that effectively communicated genomic data to clinicians to improve healthcare decision making.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

HopScore: An Electronic Outcomes-Based Emergency Triage System

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This project developed and pilot-tested a novel, outcomes-based emergency department triage tool and found that risk stratification and waiting times were improved for some patients.

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August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2018

Care Transitions and Teamwork in Pediatric Trauma: Implications for Health Information Technology Design

Description: 

This project seeks to develop an understanding of the cognitive work of clinician teams and family members involved in pediatric trauma care transitions in order to design usable and useful health information technologies.

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July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2020

A Community Health Information Exchange-based Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction & Notification System

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This project developed and validated a 30-day readmission risk prediction model that incorporated data from a health information exchange.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2015

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in Maryland and Arkansas

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This project evaluated the feasibility of two Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination measures and provided feedback to policymakers and providers for their improvement.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Medication Monitoring for Vulnerable Populations via Information Technology (MMITI)

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This project demonstrated the ability of an interoperable health information exchange and an electronic health record to provide useful quality and safety measures for the vulnerable populations served by two community health center clinics.

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September 21, 2007 to May 31, 2010