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This study will examine usability and safety hazards of electronic medication administration records, with a focus on communication and information flow between health information technology applications.
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.
This project will provide an evidence base to better inform user-centered design and implementation processes to improve health information technology, usability, and safety.
This project developed and pilot-tested a novel, outcomes-based emergency department triage tool and found that risk stratification and waiting times were improved for some patients.
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.
This project supported the Workshop on Health Information Technology and Economics (WHITE) conference that promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and communication in health information technology research by providing a forum for knowledge creation, sharing, and dissemination.
Through the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Information Model project, Westat aims to develop a functional model to define the PCMH that would describe it in both narrative and technical terms through the interactions between and among PCMH stakeholders.
This project helped to identify the impact of Meaningful Use incentive payments on dentists serving Medicaid-eligible children and how these payments might expand access to quality oral health care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
This project demonstrated the ability of an interoperable health information exchange and an electronic health record to provide useful quality and safety measures for the vulnerable populations served by two community health center clinics.