Columbia University Health Sciences

Providing Evidence and Developing a Toolkit to Accelerate the Adoption of Patient Photographs in Electronic Health Records

Description: 

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of patient photographs displayed in electronic health record systems for preventing wrong-patient errors.

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September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2021

The Wise App Trial for Improving Health Outcomes in PLWH

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This study will design a user-centered smartphone application linked to a smart pill box with the goal of improving medication adherence for people living with HIV.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021

Develop and Validate Health IT Safety Measures To Capture Violations of the Five Rights of Medication Safety

Description: 

This project will develop and validate new measures needed for automatically identifying violations of the “Five Rights of Medication Safety”: right patient, right dose, right medication, right route, and right frequency.

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September 1, 2016 to June 30, 2022

SINC: Synchronized Immunization Notifications

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This research created and evaluated the impact of immunization reminders using information from an electronic health record combined with an immunization information system.

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July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2019