Emergency Department

Louisiana Rural Health Information Technology Partnership

Description

Implemented a Complete Medical Record (a computerized emergency department communication, documentation, passive tracking, and medical records system) in an emergency department and evaluated the use of this technology toward improving patient safety and quality of care.

Grant Number
UC1 HS014953
Principal Investigator(s)

Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record and Shared Access

Description

Implements an emergency medical records system that will provide shared access to patient records across various community health care providers and incorporates electronic tools for prescription distribution and management.

Grant Number
UC1 HS016128
Principal Investigator(s)

EMS Based TIPI-IS Cardiac Care QI-Error Reduction System

Description

Implemented the time-insensitive predictive instruments built into the computerized electrocardiograph in emergency medical service settings and emergency departments; also evaluated its impact on reducing errors and avoidable delays in emergency care.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015124
Principal Investigator(s)

ED Information Systems: Kentucky & Indiana Hospitals

Description

Implemented and trained users of a Web-based electronic record system in the emergency departments of two small community hospitals, one medium-sized community hospital, one rural hospital, and three private primary care physician practices; evaluated the reduction in medical errors, waiting time, and costs as well as patient and physician satisfaction.

Grant Number
UC1 HS014897
Principal Investigator(s)

A Community-Shared Clinical Abstract to Improve Care

Description

Established an electronic medical record system to enhance communication among area health care organizations and promote safe, high-quality care for patients with chronic illnesses. Initially, the project focused on patients with congestive heart failure.

Grant Number
UC1 HS016155
Principal Investigator(s)