Brigham and Women's Hospital
This study investigated the feasibility of extracting medication information from non-structured electronic clinical sources within an electronic health record.
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.
This project designed and validated a new diabetes quality of care process measure.
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.
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.
This project was one of the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics’ projects, a national initiative to increase awareness of the benefits and risks of new, existing, or combined uses of therapeutics through education and research.