Limited Competition for AHRQ Transforming Healthcare Quality Through Information Technology - Implementation Grants

CAH staff perceptions of a clinical information system implementation.

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Impact of prior clinical information in an EHR on care outcomes of emergency patients.

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The use of count data models in biomedical informatics evaluation research.

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The impact of electronic health records on people with diabetes in three different emergency departments.

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Improving Quality Care for Children with Special Needs

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This project developed a secure Web-based electronic health record for children with special health care needs called the Tennessee Child Health Profile.

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September 30, 2005 to January 31, 2010

Creating a shared formulary in 7 critical access hospitals.

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Implementation of a telepharmacy service to provide round-the-clock medication order review by pharmacists.

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A network collaboration implementing technology to improve medication dispensing and administration in critical access hospitals.

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Service Integration

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Built an integrated communications system with area hospitals, clinics, and service providers in St. Mary Parish, Iberia Parish, and Terrebonne Parish that will support chronic disease management and improve patient safety. Authorized health care providers have swift, secure access to important patient information at the point of care.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2008

Creating Online Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Networks to Educate, Consult & Team

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Expands upon an electronic medical records-sharing initiative for high-risk infants and their families in Mississippi, linking new health centers and clinics and serving a rural area that spans 17 counties; uses telemedicine technologies to enhance evidence-based developmental care for newborns in acute care hospitals; and creates Web-based decision support resources for physicians who care for infants.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2009