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

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

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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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Implementation of Health Improvement Collaboration in Cherokee County, OK

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Implemented a HIPAA-compliant electronic records system to improve public health, patient safety and facilitate information sharing among health care providers in the Talequah area, with the goals of establishing a Web-based information and referral service and creating a community-wide, science-based prevention strategy supported by the new information system.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2008

Improving Rural Health Care: Implementing Innovative Integration Solutions

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Integrated existing health IT technology software and systems among a three-hospital consortium to create a shared electronic record that ultimately gave providers access to real-time data and the ability to electronically prescribe medications. The goals of the project were to reduce medical errors, improve the quality of patient care, increase patient satisfaction and lower costs.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2008