Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

Improving Healthcare Processes and Outcomes by Directly Integrating Health Information Exchange Data in the Clinical Workflow

Description: 

The research team will implement and evaluate an integration application that incorporates relevant health information exchange data directly into the electronic health record in the emergency department.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2020 to September 29, 2023

Enhancing Patient Matching in Support of Operational Health Information Exchange

Description: 

This project will enhance novel algorithms for matching patient health information across data sources, implement them, and evaluate their accuracy.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2022

Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings

Description: 

This research assessed the use of a health information exchange system in emergency department settings, finding that although overall usage is relatively low, additional functionalities such as single sign on add value to clinical decision making and enable faster retrieval of patient records from external sources compared to traditional methods when embedded into existing workflows.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

Power to the Patient: Design and Test of Closed-Loop Interactive IT for Geriatric Heart Failure Self-Care

Description: 

This research team designed and tested an application called Power to the People to assist older patients to self-manage their chronic heart failure.

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April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019

Use of Push and Pull Health Information Exchange Technologies by Ambulatory Care Practices and the Impact on Potentially Avoidable Healthcare Utilization

Description: 

This research demonstrated primary care providers’ complementary use of “push” and “pull” health information exchange technologies to meet their information needs and provides evidence that “pull” exchange reduces potentially avoidable healthcare utilization.

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September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

Improving Anxiety Detection in Pediatrics Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project integrated a validated anxiety-specific screening tool in an existing clinical decision support system and tested it with a randomized feasibility pilot that found the tool did not increase detection of anxiety in pediatric primary care.

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September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018

Designing User-Centered Decision Support Tools for Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Description: 

In this study, researchers created new electronic health record-based decision support tools that guide clinicians’ perceptions and judgments of noncancer pain in ways that lead to increased use of guideline-based patient assessment and treatment of pain.

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September 30, 2015 to July 31, 2020