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This project will study the impact of errors in medical documents on quality of care and develop innovative natural language processing methods to automatically detect errors so that physicians can correct the documents before finalizing them in the electronic health record.
This project developed and tested the impact of a virtual patient on the clinical approach of primary care providers at a community health center serving refugee patients.
The Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) Program focused on translating health information technology research into improved clinical practices related to medication safety, effectiveness, and cost.
This study evaluated whether collecting risk factors to generate an electronic personalized health risk appraisal for coronary heart disease, diabetes, and breast and colorectal cancer was associated with improved patient-provider communication, risk assessment, and breast cancer screening plans in the subsequent year.
This project assessed the effectiveness of the Telephone-Linked Care for Complex Patients (TLC-C) automated telephony system to reduce preventable hospitalizations and improve quality of life in patients who have multiple chronic diseases.
This project evaluated whether an interactive voice response system used by parents prior to routine health maintenance visits could improve parental activation, the comprehensiveness of care provided, and medication safety.
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.