AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)

Improving Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Acute Care Settings

Description: 

This research aims to develop and evaluate a clinical decision support strategy to promote influenza vaccination among children who are hospitalized with the goal to identify insights that broadly apply to clinical decision support for health maintenance interventions in pediatric acute care settings.

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August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2022

IMProving Outcomes Related to Patients Through Advanced Nursing Technology (IMPORTANT)

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This research will evaluate a novel, technology-enabled intervention that will determine the impact of bedside shift reporting and hourly rounding on nurse-sensitive patient outcomes.

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April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022

Semi-Automated Identification of Biomedical Literature

Description: 

This research will develop and evaluate a semi-automatic approach to conducting literature searches for systematic reviews.

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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2020

Designing for Demographics-Optimizing the Usability of Patient Portals

Description: 

This research will identify and characterize the factors differentiating patient portal users from non-users and develop guidelines to optimize portal design and development for population subgroups.

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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

Assessing the Relationship Between Care Processes and Clinical Decision Support for Order Entry

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This research will examine the evidence around the value of order sets, while uncovering clinician perceptions that hinder their efficient use.

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September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021

Human Factors Considerations in the Design and Implementation of Telemedicine-Integrated Ambulance-Based Environments for Stroke Care

Description: 

This research will evaluate an existing ambulance-based stroke telemedicine pilot program in order to develop guidelines to expand the program.

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April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021

Speech Telerehabilition After Stroke: Proof-of-Concept and Feasibility

Description: 

This research evaluated the impact of a telerehabilitation approach among stroke survivors with aphasia, finding it was a cost-effective, feasible approach with high patient satisfaction.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019

Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design With Respect to Computing Devices to Enhance Patient Centeredness

Description: 

This project studied the impact of changing the computing layout in a clinical exam room and evaluated its impact on workflow and patient centeredness.

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September 30, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Virtualized Homes: Tools for Better Discharge Planning

Description: 

This research linked a web viewer for 3D models of patient homes to an electronic health record so that the models could be viewable and annotated from within a patient’s record for better discharge planning.

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March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018