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This research will evaluate the safety, usability, and impact of an e-prescribing standard on adverse drug events related to erroneously dispensed medications.
This project will examine the impact of implementing the e-Prescribing standard CancelRx on outpatient medication discrepancies and on clinic and pharmacy workflows.
In this project, the Center for Studying Health System Change conducted research exploring the effective use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) in physician practices and pharmacies.
This project developed two e-Prescribing implementation toolsets, one for independent pharmacies, and the other for health care provider organizations.
This project developed the capability to electronically create and securely transmit prescriptions for controlled substances, thus improving medication management at the point of care.
This project was one of the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics’ projects, a national initiative to increase awareness of the benefits and risks of new, existing, or combined uses of therapeutics through education and research.
This project, one of five grants awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) pilots, evaluated six standards that were being considered for e-prescribing under Medicare Part D.
Shared an electronic medical records system that improved patient safety and quality of care. Also served as a critical learning tool for clinicians in a coalition of three large health organizations and 24 primary care clinics in northern Iowa.
Implemented an interactive video-conferencing system at rural hospitals to provide continuing education for pharmacist and pharmacy technicians as well as a model for bedside verification of medication administration and medication bar coding; also evaluated structure, process, and outcomes related to improvement of patient safety and more effective patient medication management.
The Indiana Network for Patient Care, an operational health information exchange (HIE) in central Indiana, is one of six AHRQ sponsored State and Regional demonstration projects begun in late 2004 and early 2005 to create State or regional HIEs.