Acute Care

Quantifying Efficiencies Gained through Shareable Clinical Decision Support Resources

Description: 

This research will evaluate the lifecycle of clinical decision support (CDS), as currently implemented at most health systems, against a future CDS state that incorporates the use of shareable CDS resources created using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s CDS Connect tools.

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July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019

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

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

Context is Critical: Understanding When and Why Electronic Health Record Related Safety Hazards Happen

Description: 

This project will develop a method to use video captured electronic health record interactions to analyze the context around medication errors, identify design elements that contributed to the errors, and make design recommendations to mitigate those errors.

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July 1, 2017 to June 30, 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

Impact of Meaningful Use on Clinical Workflow in Emergency Departments

Description: 

This project investigates how the Meaningful Use criteria affects the information seeking, team-interaction, and decisionmaking activities of emergency department clinicians at two urban hospitals.

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September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2018

Cognitive Engineering for Complex Decisionmaking & Problem Solving in Acute Care

Description: 

This project will apply the science of human factors and cognitive engineering to the design of clinical decision support and information technology with the goal of improving patient safety.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Preventing Wrong-Drug and Wrong-Patient Errors With Indication Alerts in CPOE Systems

Description: 

The project will develop and test a large set of alerts at two large health systems to demonstrate that alerts can help prevent wrong-drug and wrong-patient errors and improve the completeness of the problem list.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2020

Natural Language Processing To Identify and Rank Clinically Relevant Information for EHRs in the Emergency Department

Description: 

This project developed a natural language processing electronic health record search tool that automatically identifies and ranks relevant clinical information based on a patient’s presenting complaint within the emergency department setting.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2018