USA, IL, Chicago

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

Prevent Diabetes Mellitus (PreDM) Clinical Decision Support Intervention in Community Health Centers

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate the impact of the Prevent Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Decision Support on clinical outcomes, healthcare process measures, and associated costs.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Patient Outcomes Reporting for Timely Assessments of Life with Depression: PORTAL-Depression

Description: 

This project will integrate the Computerized Adaptive Test for Mental Health into an electronic health record and evaluate the effectiveness of collecting depression symptoms with a patient portal.

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August 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Expansion, Implementation, and Evaluation of Electronic Health Record-Integrated Patient-Reported Symptom Screening in a Comprehensive Cancer Center

Description: 

This project will expand, implement, and evaluate the use of a cancer screening platform, the Oncology Symptom Screening Initiative (OSSI), to improve psychosocial screening of cancer patients.

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August 1, 2018 to May 31, 2021

Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care

Description: 

This research will explore whether providing clinicians with contextual information at the point of care through the use of clinical decision support can reduce contextual errors, improve patient healthcare outcomes, and reduce misuse and overuse of medical services.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2021

An Etiology for Medication Ordering Errors in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems

Description: 

This project will evaluate a computerized provider order entry (CPOE)-based function—medication voiding—that can be used to prospectively identify and document medication ordering errors.

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August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2020

Using Location-Based Smartphone Alerts Within a System of Care Coordination

Description: 

This project will design and implement a care coordination system using a smartphone application that sends location-based alerts to care managers when high-risk patients receive care at a regional hospital or emergency room.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

Improving Outpatient Safety of Older Adults Through Electronic Patient Portals

Description: 

This project evaluated the effects of providing caregivers of older adults proxy access to electronic patient portals and found that information exchange between caregivers and providers increased.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018

Best Practices For Integrating Clinical Decision Support Into Clinical Workflow

Description: 

This project compared high and low intensity support for implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) and found that the low intensity support may be sufficient to help community health centers improve their use of CDS over a relatively short time period.

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September 30, 2013 to December 31, 2014

Enhancing Quality in Patient Care (EQUIP) Project

Description: 

Implemented an electronic health records system in a network of community health centers and developed a data warehouse to monitor, aggregate, and provide data for quality improvement.

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September 30, 2004 to August 31, 2007