Human Factors

Workshop on Interactive Systems in Health Care 2011

Description

The Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare was held on October 22, 2011 as an interdisciplinary research symposium providing a forum for communicating and disseminating health information technology-related research.

Grant Number
R13 HS021058
Principal Investigator(s)

Evaluating the Impact of an ACPOE/CDS System on Outcomes

Description

Implemented an ambulatory computer physician order entry (ACPOE) system with clinical decision support capabilities in an ambulatory, community-based, integrated health-system; evaluated the impact of the system both internally, on organizational processes and human factors, and externally, on patient safety as measured by medication errors and adverse drug events.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015319
Principal Investigator(s)

Incorporating Health Information Technology Into Workflow Redesign

Description

Drs. Pascale Carayon and Ben-Tzion Karsh led a team that studied the existing research related to the impacts of health IT on workflow in outpatient settings and how health IT can be used to assess workflow in these settings. The information led to the development of a toolkit to help small and medium-sized medical practices assess their workflows before implementing a health IT system.

Contract Number
290-08-10036
Principal Investigator(s)

Rural Community Partnerships - Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation Project

Description

Implemented an ambulatory EMR in multiple rural primary and specialist care provider settings and measures the impact of health information technology on clinical practice, organizational structure, and financial benefits; integrated ambulatory electronic medical record case scenarios into the curricula of the Health Science and Human Services Department to ensure that future health care providers have adequate training and exposure to ambulatory EMR technology.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015302
Principal Investigator(s)