USA, MD, Hyattsville

Developing Evidence-Based, User-Centered Design and Implementation Guidelines to Improve Health Information Technology Usability

Description

Analysis of 5,200 patient safety event reports showed an association between electronic health record (EHR) usability and patient safety in both adults and children and led to development of an EHR usability and safety assessment tool that healthcare facilities can use to identify usability and safety issues.

Grant Number
R01 HS023701
Principal Investigator(s)

Improving Patient Safety and Clinician Cognitive Support Through eMAR Redesign

Description

This study will create an innovative electronic medication administration record prototype and a medication administration workflow risk assessment to improve the medication administration process and the usability and safety of the electronic medication administration records in response to challenges from COVID-19.

Grant Number
R01 HS025136
Principal Investigator(s)

Designing for Demographics-Optimizing the Usability of Patient Portals

Description

Researchers surveyed the key features that distinguish active patient portal users from nonusers to best meet the needs of a diverse patient population and inform guidance in areas of need and improvement in portal design and implementation to improve access and reduce barriers.

Grant Number
R03 HS026298
Principal Investigator(s)