Brigham and Women's Hospital
This project worked on assessing, defining, demonstrating, and evaluating best practices for knowledge management and clinical decision support across multiple ambulatory care settings and electronic health record technology platforms.
The Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) Program focused on translating health information technology research into improved clinical practices related to medication safety, effectiveness, and cost.
This study evaluated whether collecting risk factors to generate an electronic personalized health risk appraisal for coronary heart disease, diabetes, and breast and colorectal cancer was associated with improved patient-provider communication, risk assessment, and breast cancer screening plans in the subsequent year.
This project implemented a program to improve the quality of chronic kidney disease care using disease registries and decision support tools within an advanced electronic health record.
Examined the impact of integrating ambulatory CPOE with advanced CDSS on safety and quality in the ambulatory setting, its organizational efficiency, workflow, and satisfaction, and conducted a cost-benefit analysis.