Acute Care

Dissemination and Implementation of QT Risk Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This research will further disseminate a currently used clinical decision support tool to identify patients at risk for a life threatening, uncommon cardiac arrhythmia.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021

Health Information Exchange Utilization and Inter-Hospital Transfer Outcomes

Description: 
This research’s goal is to show that interoperability, including adoption of regional health information exchanges, improves mortality rates and care efficiency at the population and patient levels.
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April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2023

Human Factors Considerations in the Design and Implementation of Telemedicine-Integrated Ambulance-Based Environments for Stroke Care

Description: 

This research will evaluate an existing ambulance-based stroke telemedicine pilot program in order to develop guidelines to expand the program.

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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020

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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Project Dates: 
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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Project Dates: 
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, 2020

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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Project Dates: 
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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Project Dates: 
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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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to March 31, 2017

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