University of Illinois at Chicago

Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care

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This research will explore whether providing clinicians with contextual information at the point of care through the use of clinical decision support can reduce contextual errors, improve patient healthcare outcomes, and reduce misuse and overuse of medical services.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2021

An Etiology for Medication Ordering Errors in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems

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This project will evaluate a computerized provider order entry (CPOE)-based function—medication voiding—that can be used to prospectively identify and document medication ordering errors.

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August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2020

Value of Technology to Transfer Discharge Information

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Assessed the value of software applications to facilitate information transfer during the high-risk transition from hospital to home at discharge, and compared health information technology to usual care for benefits outcomes, adverse events, effectiveness, costs, and satisfaction among patients and physicians.

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September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2007

Improving Health Care Quality Through Health Information Technology (IT) for People With Intellectual Disabilities

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This project evaluated the feasibility and usability of using a personal health record for adults with intellectual disabilities with a group of caregivers who had an adult child participating in the Healthy Athletes Special Olympics program.

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June 1, 2010 to May 31, 2012