Clinical Workflow

Evaluating and Enhancing Health Information Technology for COVID-19 Response Workflow in a Specialized COVID-19 Hospital in a Medically Underserved Community

Description: 

This research will study how a safety-net hospital responds to a pandemic, specifically COVID-19, to identify how information needs are met and how decisions are made and communicated to other individuals internal and external to the institution.

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January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022

Development and Evaluation of Patient-Reported Outcome Score Visualization to Improve Their Utilization (PROVIZ)

Description: 

This research aims to develop and test visual presentations of patient-reported outcome (PRO) scores to facilitate the usability and understanding of PRO scores by patients and improve clinical decision making.

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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

Implementation of Electronic Health Screening in Primary Care to Improve STI Testing

Description: 

This research aims to integrate an electronic sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk assessment tool for adolescents into four pediatric primary care clinics.

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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2022

Improving Patient Safety and Clinician Cognitive Support Through eMAR Redesign

Description: 

This study will create an innovative electronic medication administration record prototype and a medication administration workflow risk assessment to improve the medication administration process and the usability and safety of the electronic medication administration records in response to challenges from COVID-19.

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July 1, 2018 to April 30, 2023

Incorporating PRO Data Into RA Clinical Encounters Using Health-IT (PACT)

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an an electronic dashboard to display patient reported outcomes for patients with rheumatoid arthritis that will facilitate clinician and patient conversations about their care.

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April 1, 2018 to January 31, 2023

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

Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design With Respect to Computing Devices to Enhance Patient Centeredness

Description: 

This project studied the impact of changing the computing layout in a clinical exam room and evaluated its impact on workflow and patient centeredness.

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September 30, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Information Needs of Homecare Nurses During Admission and Care Planning

Description: 

This study analyzed and modeled information requirements, decision making, and workflow of homecare nurses admitting patients leading to the development, review, and dissemination of information technology design and implementation recommendations in this setting.

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April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2020

Finding the Safer Way: Novel Interaction Design Approaches to Health IT Safety

Description: 

This project will study the impact of design on providers’ interactions with the electronic health record and identify strategies to enhance design to improve patient safety.

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July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2021

Physician Practice Variation in Electronic Health Record Use

Description: 

This project examined the prevalence of variation in electronic health record documentation in physician practice, its causes, effects, and strategies to mitigate its potential for harm.

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September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016