USA, MD, Hyattsville

Designing for Demographics-Optimizing the Usability of Patient Portals

Description: 

This research will identify and characterize the factors differentiating patient portal users from non-users and develop guidelines to optimize portal design and development for population subgroups.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2022

Clinical Decision Support for Chronic Pain Management

Description: 

This research will develop, implement, disseminate, and evaluate reusable, shareable clinical decision support for both patients and clinicians in the area of chronic pain management.

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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

Advancing the Collection and Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes Through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This research supported the development of electronic applications that enable the collection of diverse patient-reported outcome measures in a standardized manner across health providers and systems to enable broader data sharing for clinical care and research.

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April 30, 2018 to June 30, 2020

Quantifying Efficiencies Gained through Shareable Clinical Decision Support Resources

Description: 

This research will evaluate the lifecycle of clinical decision support (CDS), as currently implemented at most health systems, against a future CDS state that incorporates the use of shareable CDS resources created using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s CDS Connect tools.

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Project Dates: 
July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019

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.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2018 to April 30, 2023

Context is Critical: Understanding When and Why Electronic Health Record-Related Safety Hazards Happen

Description: 

This study showed the feasibility and value of creating a methodology and process for a health information technology black box to inform electronic health record design and usability.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019

Cognitive Engineering for Complex Decisionmaking & Problem Solving in Acute Care

Description: 

This research study used cognitive systems engineering approaches to understand the decision making process in the emergency department and proposed models and solutions to some of the biggest challenges in practicing medicine in this complex environment.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2020

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

Description: 

This project will provide an evidence base to better inform user-centered design and implementation processes to improve health information technology, usability, and safety.

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September 30, 2015 to July 31, 2021