Respiratory (Lung) Disease

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)

Secure Messaging in a Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Setting

Description

This project evaluated how the implementation of a secure e-mail messaging (e-messaging) system between clinicians and patients affects provider efficiency, utilization of emergency department for medication refills, and patients’ satisfaction.

Contract Number
290-06-0015-2
Principal Investigator(s)