USA, MA, Boston

Tests Pending at Discharge Survey

Description: 
This is a questionnaire designed to be completed by physicians in an inpatient setting. The tool includes questions to assess the current state of and attitudes around clinical messaging.
Year of Survey: 
2013

Shareable, Interoperable Clinical Decision Support for Older Adults: Advancing Fall Assessment and Prevention Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Findings into Diverse Primary Care Practices (ASPIRE)

Description: 

The purpose of this research is to develop a standards-based, interoperable, and publicly available clinical decision support resource to aid primary care practices in instituting routine fall risk assessment and prevention care plans.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2020 to July 31, 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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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2022

Improving Allergy Documentation and Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This project will redesign approaches for collecting and using allergy information with the goal of improving healthcare quality and safety, including completeness and accuracy of allergy data.

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Project Dates: 
May 7, 2018 to April 30, 2022

Identification of Patients with Low Life Expectancy

Description: 

This research combined the artificial intelligence technology technique Dynamic Logic with natural language processing to create a model to predict risk of death over the next 12 months and found it was better than benchmark statistical and machine learning algorithms.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2015 to May 31, 2019

Implementation and Dissemination of 'Gabby,' a Health Information Technology System for Young Women, into Community-Based Clinical Sites

Description: 

This project will develop and disseminate an innovative communication system to identify and mitigate health risks for young African American women before pregnancy as a means of reducing health disparities in birth outcomes.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Encoding and Processing Patient Allergy Information in EHRs

Description: 

The research team developed and evaluated a natural language processing allergy module that was used to study different types of allergies in an electronic health record.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2018

Preventing Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events Through the Use of Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This project will develop a clinical decision support tool for the perioperative setting.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2022

Interactive Patient-Centered Discharge Toolkit To Promote Self-Management During Transitions

Description: 

Researchers refined and implemented integrated digital healthcare enhancements to a previously developed, interactive, patient-centered discharge toolkit, finding that while patients used the toolkit, there were no significant changes in post-discharge healthcare utilization.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Electronic Medication Adherence Reporting and Feedback During Care Transitions

Description: 

This research assessed the utilization of a “smart” pillbox, a prefilled electronic medication tray that sends electronic alerts and reports to patients, caregivers, and primary care providers for patients discharged from the hospital, finding an increased medication adherence among patients on five or more chronic medications.

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Project Dates: 
May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019