Quality Improvement

Scaling E.Q.U.I.P.P.E.D. Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This research will further scale clinical decision support aimed at preventing the prescription of inappropriate medications to older adults upon discharge from the emergency department.

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August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021

Scaling and Spreading Electronic Capture of Patient-Reported Outcomes Leveraging a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Description: 

This project will evaluate the feasibility of implementing a quality improvement-driven, health information technology-enabled method for capturing patient-reported outcomes (PROs) after ambulatory surgical procedures.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2019 to April 30, 2022

Improving Missing Data Analysis in Distributed Research Networks

Description: 

This project aims to refine and develop methods to address missing electronic health record data to improve data quality and research validity.

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September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2021

TREAT ECARDS: Translating Evidence into Action: Electronic Clinical Decision Support in ARDS

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate an electronic clinical decision support tool for care of patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

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September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Optimizing the Value of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Improving Care Delivery through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will identify orthopedic clinical outcome measures that are most important to patients, and study the impact on satisfaction and outcomes when this information is provided to patients and their doctors.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Enhancing Patient Matching in Support of Operational Health Information Exchange

Description: 

This project will enhance novel algorithms for matching patient health information across data sources, implement them, and evaluate their accuracy.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2022

Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings

Description: 

This project will examine health information exchange (HIE) usage patterns, the barriers and facilitators of HIE use, and the impact of HIE use by emergency department clinicians.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods Forum (EDM) for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Description: 

The Electronic Data Methods Forum is charged with advancing the national dialogue on the infrastructure and methods of health research and quality improvement using electronic clinical data, with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes.

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September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2013

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum Second Phase

Description: 

The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to March 31, 2017

Trial of Aggregate Data Extraction for Maintenance of Certification and Raising Quality

Description: 

This project created and evaluated a process to present quality data via physician’s online certification portal and found that the availability of that data did not result in improvement of quality measures.

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September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2017