USA, SC, Charleston
This project will design, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive set of tools in an electronic health record (EHR) to support improved intimate partner violence care.
The study assessed perspectives on electronic health record safety recommendations and found that physicians generally agreed with the recommendations, despite not being familiar with them.
This study evaluated a smoking cessation program using interactive voice recognition technology and found that the intervention successfully reduced unplanned hospital readmissions and costs.
This project assessed quality measurement performance and electronic health record (EHR) implementation and found that EHR reminders were associated with improved performance.
This project synthesized what was learned from the Practice Partner Research Network - Translating Research into Practice (PPRNet-TRIP) project regarding how to use health information technology to improve quality in primary care practices.
This project evaluated the potential severity of specific look-alike, sound-alike drug name substitution errors in a pediatric population and estimated the frequencies of potential look-alike, sound-alike (LASA) substitution errors.
The project successfully developed a set of medication safety measures relevant for primary care and incorporated these measures in quarterly performance reports sent to participating practices.
This project implemented and examined the effectiveness of an electronic standing order process.
This project further developed the infrastructure of the Practice Partner Research Network (PPRNet) and enhanced its ability to conduct research to improve the primary health care system.