Clinical Decisionmaking

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision-Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support tool that draws upon the strength of analytical and naturalistic decision-making to optimize the use of blood cultures in critically ill children.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST)

Description: 

The goal of this project is to develop and evaluate an air traffic control-like command center for operating rooms.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

NLP-enabled Decision Support for Cervical Cancer Screening and Surveillance

Description: 

This project created a natural language processing-enabled clinical decision support system to pull patient information and determine recommendations for cervical cancer screening, and demonstrated improvement in overall screening and surveillance rates.

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September 30, 2014 to November 29, 2016

Sponsored Health IT and Evidence-Based Prescribing Among Medical Residents

Description: 

This project evaluated SMARxT, web-based education modules designed to teach resident physicians how to effectively navigate and counteract pharmaceutical-sponsored messaging within technology.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Electronic Health Record-linked Decision Support for Communicating Genomic Data

Description: 

This project developed and evaluated a clinical decision support system that effectively communicated genomic data to clinicians to improve healthcare decision making.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Impact of Meaningful Use on Clinical Workflow in Emergency Departments

Description: 

This research investigated how electronic health record use affected clinical workflow, efficiency, and quality of care in the emergency department, and developed recommendations for future stages of Meaningful Use.

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September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2018

Information Needs of Homecare Nurses During Admission and Care Planning

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This project will analyze and model the information requirements, decisionmaking, and workflow of homecare nurses admitting patients and characterize if and how health information technology systems support their needs.

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April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2020

Open & Act: Tracking Health Care Team Response to EHR Asynchronous Alerts

Description: 

This project analyzed secondary data to identify factors associated with timely opening of electronic health record-based asynchronous alerts, timely response to the alerts, and patient outcomes.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

HopScore: An Electronic Outcomes-Based Emergency Triage System

Description: 

This project developed and pilot-tested a novel, outcomes-based emergency department triage tool and found that risk stratification and waiting times were improved for some patients.

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August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2018

Understanding Complex Clinical Decision Tasks for Better Health Information Technology System Design

Description: 

This study examined clinical decision task complexity to guide the design of innovative clinical decision support to for high-level reasoning in complex decision tasks.

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July 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015