Ambulatory Safety and Quality Program: Enabling Quality Measurement through Health IT (R18)

System-based participatory research in health care: an approach for sustainable translational research and quality improvement.

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Lifestyle counseling in routine care and long-term glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol control in patients with diabetes.

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Job satisfaction ratings: measurement equivalence across nurses and physicians.

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Electronic health record-based monitoring of primary care patients at risk of medication-related toxicity.

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Notification of abnormal lab test results in an electronic medical record: do any safety concerns remain?

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Physician experiences transitioning between an older versus newer electronic health record for electronic prescribing.

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Teamwork behaviours and errors during neonatal resuscitation.

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Health care as if health mattered.

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Massachusetts Quality e-Measure Validation Study

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This project evaluated the readiness and feasibility of EHR data for ambulatory clinical performance measurement in a community-wide, multi-payer HIE.

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September 12, 2007 to August 31, 2011

Using Electronic Records to Detect and Learn from Ambulatory Diagnostic Errors

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The findings of this study demonstrated that electronic health record-based trigger methods can enable more meaningful measurement and surveillance of diagnostic errors in primary care.

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September 30, 2007 to September 30, 2010