Long-Term Care

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum Second Phase

Description

The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.

Grant Number
U18 HS022789
Principal Investigator(s)

Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Medication Safety for Rural Elders

Description

Implemented a Patient-Centered Medication Information System (PCMIS) to provide secure access to accurate, complete, and current medication information for patients, clinicians, pharmacists, and nurses, reconciled differences in medication information, and provided a platform for evidence-based decision support; assessed the benefits and costs of the system.

Grant Number
UC1 HS014928
Principal Investigator(s)

Project InfoCare

Description

Created a community-wide EMR with integrated clinical decision support that is available across the continuum of care including a rural hospital, a home health agency, 14 physician clinics, and 5 long-term care facilities.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015110
Principal Investigator(s)

Promoting Patient Safety with Web-based Patient Profiles

Description

The purpose of this project was to examine the feasibility of developing an electronic health information network to provide clinicians with patients' medical information during care transfers and found that, while feasible, there are significant barriers to information exchange.

Grant Number
P20 HS014885
Principal Investigator(s)