Pediatrics

Children's EHR Format Enhancement

Description: 

This project enhanced the Children’s Electronic Health Record Format (Format) by identifying a high priority set of 47 functional requirements from the initial larger set, and creating a list of 16 recommended uses of the Format along with implementation notes.

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June 6, 2014 to December 5, 2015

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

Improving Teen Care With Health IT

Description: 

This project will develop and test a Web-based Health Assessment (iHA) for adolescents to screen for health risk behaviors, with an aim towards providing prevention and risk reduction counseling.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement

Description: 

This research created, piloted, and evaluated FIQS, the Family Input to Quality and Safety tool, that allows pediatric patients and their caregivers to provide safety reports regarding their inpatient care.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2018

Using Electronic Health Records to Support Decision-Making in Pediatric Obesity Care

Description: 

This project will evaluate and compare different tools within electronic health records to assist pediatric primary care clinicians with providing higher quality childhood obesity care to help slow weight gain in children with obesity.

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September 15, 2016 to January 31, 2020

Using the Electronic Health Record To Identify Children Likely To Suffer Last-Minute Surgery Cancellation

Description: 

This project will apply machine learning against a large data set to develop a model to both understand and predict surgical cancellations on individual pediatric patients at two pediatric surgical sites.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Personalized Engagement Tool for Pediatric BMT Patients and Caregivers

Description: 

This project developed a tool to promote activation, communication, engagement, and self-management of pediatric blood and marrow transplant patients and their parents and found that patient-centric tools can successfully engage caregivers in hospital care.

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September 10, 2014 to February 28, 2017

Improving Diagnosis of Hypertension in Children (IDHC)

Description: 

This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a program that includes clinical decision support to improve diagnosis of hypertension in children.

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September 30, 2015 to March 31, 2018

Core Functionality for Pediatric EHRs

Description: 

The project team developed a technical brief on the current literature around core functionalities for pediatric electronic health records to describe current practice and to provide a framework for future research.

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June 12, 2014 to February 12, 2015

Improving Anxiety Detection in Pediatrics Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project integrated a validated anxiety-specific screening tool in an existing clinical decision support system and tested it with a randomized feasibility pilot that found the tool did not increase detection of anxiety in pediatric primary care.

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September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018