Medication

Virtual Patient Advocate to Reduce Ambulatory Adverse Drug Events

Description

This project adapted and tested a virtual patient advocate to interact with patients after hospital discharge to address the problems of discontinuity and fragmentation of care that occur in the transition from the hospital to the ambulatory setting.

Grant Number
R18 HS017196
Principal Investigator(s)

Value of New Drug Labeling Knowledge for e-Prescribing

Description

Created a prescribing tool with decision support (checking dosage, contraindications, and drug interactions) that can be easily integrated into a provider's practices; implemented and piloted tests the tool to evaluate its benefits and costs.

Grant Number
R01 HS015377
Principal Investigator(s)

Tulare District Hospital Rural Health Electronic Medical Record Consortium

Description

Built upon an existing infrastructure to construct a fully integrated EMR to give clinicians real-time access to patient data through pharmacy management, laboratory management, patient scheduling, barcoding, clinical physician order entry, electronic signature, insurance eligibility, and Pyxis medication-dispensing units at nursing stations.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015096
Principal Investigator(s)