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This project proposes a novel proactive system to reduce alert burden and thereby increase attention to situations in which patient safety is at risk.
This project developed and tested a mobile health application for a centralized, pharmacist-managed cardiovascular risk service to improve patient engagement in self-management of cardiovascular risk.
This Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics-funded project was focused on the improvement of patient safety through the development and refinement of tools for safer medication use.
This study evaluated the effectiveness of an electronic medication reconciliation intervention by comparing outcomes pre- and post-implementation in six community-based primary care clinics and two inpatient facilities.
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 a new application called the Integrated Medication Manager (IMM), which presents to clinicians an integrated representation of a patient’s status and care process over time.
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.
Implemented a series of new health information technologies in carefully staged processes over 2 years to include an Inpatient Pharmacy System, Electronic Medication Administration Record, Bar Coding System, and a CPOE System; evaluated the impact of these systems on safety, quality, and efficiency.
Explored health IT as a method of sharing patient information and developed an electronic health record for patients who utilize rural, urban, acute, and rehabilitation facilities.