This research will examine the evidence around the value of order sets, while uncovering clinician perceptions that hinder their efficient use.
This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.
This project evaluated the use of an in-room interactive monitor to improve patient-centered care and family engagement within a pediatric intensive care unit.
This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a voice-generated enhanced electronic note system and found that it did not improve the time to finalize notes or clinician satisfaction.
Care Transitions and Teamwork in Pediatric Trauma: Implications for Health Information Technology Design
This research used a human-centered design approach to understand the cognitive work of clinical teams involved in pediatric trauma care transitions that informed the development of two prototypes for digital healthcare solutions that support clinicians caring for pediatric trauma patients.
Understanding How Social Influence and Social Networks Affect Electronic Medical Record Implementation
This project studied the influence of social networks on technology implementation and found that clinicians’ networks influence beliefs and use of the electronic medical records.
A Community Health Information Exchange-based Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction & Notification System
This project developed and validated a 30-day readmission risk prediction model that incorporated data from a health information exchange.
This project assessed and made recommendations about draft Stage 3 Meaningful Use objectives in the areas of care coordination and patient and family engagement.
This project evaluated select Stage 3 Meaningful Use criteria in the Patient and Family Engagement, Care Coordination, and Interoperability domains and developed recommendations to improve them and increase their value to hospitals and practices implementing them.