This study investigated the feasibility of extracting medication information from non-structured electronic clinical sources within an electronic health record.
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Implemented a computer decision-support system in a 23-county service area in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including several rural clinics; included a training component for physicians and other health care providers, as well as a hospital pharmacy component for adverse drug event management and prevention strategies.
This project conducted an evaluation of the clinical outcomes, financial and economic impact, and patient and provider satisfaction of the WellMed Patient Centered Medical Home.
The project team studied primary care patients with chest pain and found that over one-third of diagnoses of acute myocardial infarction were missed and not directly referred to the emergency department.
Evaluated the effects of staggered installation of an Epic health IT system that includes an EMR with provider order entry and clinical decision support in primary care settings on quality, safety, and resource use within a large integrated delivery system on cohort of 780,000 members with chronic illnesses.
Assesses the value of health IT to clinicians through creation of CDSS tools integrated with clinical documentation workflow and physician performance feedback, its impact on clinical decision support and quality assessment, and its cost-effectiveness.
This demonstration project was conducted to evaluate whether the Unified Health Resource, a combined personal health record, an electronic medical record (EMR), and a communication system, led to more patient-centered care in rural communities in the Intermountain West.