Tertiary Care

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication

Description: 

This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.

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September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019

Individualized Drug Interaction Alerts

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This project developed patient-tailored relevant warnings about drug-drug interactions and found that it reduced irrelevant alerts.

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July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017

Perception and Use of a Patient Care Window to Improve Care and Family Engagement

Description: 

This project evaluated the use of an in-room interactive monitor to improve patient-centered care and family engagement within a pediatric intensive care unit.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Improving Accuracy of Electronic Notes Using a Faster, Simpler Approach

Description: 

This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a voice-generated enhanced electronic note system and found that it did not improve the time to finalize notes or clinician satisfaction.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2016

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

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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

Understanding How Social Influence and Social Networks Affect Electronic Medical Record Implementation

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This project studied the influence of social networks on technology implementation and found that clinicians’ networks influence beliefs and use of the electronic medical records.

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September 1, 2013 to May 31, 2015

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 North Carolina and Tennessee

Description: 

This project assessed and made recommendations about draft Stage 3 Meaningful Use objectives in the areas of care coordination and patient and family engagement.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in Pennsylvania and Utah

Description: 

This project evaluated select Stage 3 Meaningful Use criteria in the Patient and Family Engagement, Care Coordination, and Interoperability domains and developed recommendations to improve them and increase their value to hospitals and practices implementing them.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

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