Adverse Events

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

Description: 

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

Customizing Value-Based Methods to Prioritize Implementation of Pharmacogenomic Clinical Decision Support for Learning Health Systems

Description: 

This research will estimate the cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenomics clinical decision support alerts and create a tool that provides estimates of the value of developing and implementing them.

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September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021

Understanding CancelRX: Impact on Clinical Workflows, Medication Safety Risks, and Patient Outcomes

Description: 

This research will evaluate the safety, usability, and impact of an e-prescribing standard on adverse drug events related to erroneously dispensed medications.

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September 15, 2019 to August 31, 2021

Enabling Shared Decision Making to Reduce Harm from Drug Interactions: An End-to-End Demonstration

Description: 

This research will develop and disseminate sharable, interoperable drug-drug interaction decision-making tools that enable patient-centered shared decision making.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

CancelRx: A Health IT Tool to Decrease Medication Discrepancies in the Outpatient Setting

Description: 

This research explores the effectiveness of an e-prescribing tool to electronically communicate medication discontinuation orders between electronic health records and pharmacies.

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August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2020

Meaningful Drug Interaction Alerts

Description: 

This project proposes a novel proactive system to reduce alert burden and thereby increase attention to situations in which patient safety is at risk.

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Project Dates: 
May 1, 2018 to February 28, 2022

Improving Allergy Documentation and Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This project will redesign approaches for collecting and using allergy information with the goal of improving healthcare quality and safety, including completeness and accuracy of allergy data.

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Project Dates: 
May 7, 2018 to April 30, 2022

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication

Description: 

This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.

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September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019

Novel IT To Create Patient-Integrated Quality Improvement

Description: 

This research created, piloted, and evaluated FIQS, the Family Input to Quality and Safety tool, that allows pediatric patients and their caregivers to provide safety reports regarding their inpatient care.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2018

Preventing Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events Through the Use of Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This project will develop a clinical decision support tool for the perioperative setting.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021