Brigham and Women's Hospital

An Automatic Notification System for Test Results Finalized after Discharge

Description: 

This project developed an automated email notification system of tests pending at discharge and conducted an evaluation of the tool's impact on provider awareness of these tests.

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September 30, 2009 to March 31, 2012

Integration of an NLP-based Application to Support Medication Management

Description: 

The overall goal of this study was to develop and assess a natural language processing application to facilitate medication reconciliation at the point of care.

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July 1, 2012 to September 30, 2014

Use of Electronic Health Records for Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Primary Care

Description: 

The goal of this study was to develop and evaluate electronic health record-based tools to improve diagnosis and treatment of overweight and obesity in primary care.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2010 to August 31, 2015

Improving Outpatient Medication Lists Using Temporal Reasoning and Clinical Texts

Description: 

This study investigated the feasibility of extracting medication information from non-structured electronic clinical sources within an electronic health record.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to September 29, 2011

Improving Uptake and Use of Personal Health Records

Description: 

This project assessed the facilitators and barriers to adoption, implementation, and use of a personal health record in four practices, and evaluated the impact of various strategies on adoption and usage rates.

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April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2013