Obesity

Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care

Description

Participation in a virtual obesity health collaborative that included training in obesity guidelines, support, and use of the computer system HeartSmartKids™, improved adherence to guidelines; had a positive impact on parent’s perception of the health care provider, as well as their ability to change their child’s diet; and had an overall improvement in chronic care model elements.

Grant Number
R18 HS018646
Principal Investigator(s)

Improving Pediatric Safety and Quality with Healthcare Information Technology

Description

Systematically assessed improvements in patient safety and experience of care associated with implementation of four decision support function embedded in an electronic health record: 1) the influence of weight based dosing on pediatric adverse drug events; 2) the influence of a test result tracking system on appropriate followup of ordered tests; 3) the influence of automated reminders on symptom monitoring and medications for children with asthma and attention deficit disorder.

Grant Number
R01 HS015002
Principal Investigator(s)

Guidelines Into Decision Support (GLIDES)

Description

This project was a collaboration effort to design, develop, implement, and demonstrate clinical decision support (CDS) applications using systematic and replicable processes for knowledge transformation and CDS design.

Contract Number
290-08-10011
Principal Investigator(s)