Grants & Contracts

InSPECt: Interactive Surveillance Portal for Evaluating Clinical Decision Support

K22 LM011430 (PI – Allison B. McCoy, PhD 2013-2016) Effectively evaluating the appropriateness of clinical decision support alerts and responses is critical to improving patient safety through health information technology. This proposal will develop novel, semi- automated methods to facilitate such evaluations in both ambulatory and community hospital settings with […]

Improving Clinical Decision Support Reliability using Anomaly Detection Methods

R01 LM011966 (PI – Adam Wright, PhD  2014-2018) Clinical decision support systems, such as drug-interaction alerts and preventive care reminders, when used effectively, have been shown to the quality, safety and efficiency of care. However, such systems are complex and sometimes fail – these failures are often not noticed for […]

Decision Making and Clinical Work of Test Result Follow-up in Health IT Settings

AHRQ R01HS022087 (PI – Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH 2013-2017) A significant number of patients with abnormal test results “fall through the cracks” of the health care system and experience delays in diagnosis and treatment. Although electronic health records enhance the communication of abnormal test results, they do not guarantee the prompt […]

Improving Quality by Maintaining Accurate Problem Lists in the EHR (IQ-MAPLE)

R01HL122225 (PI – Adam Wright, PhD  2014-2018) An accurate, complete clinical problem list the cornerstone of a problem-oriented medical record, and research shows that accurate problem lists improve healthcare quality; however, problem lists are often incomplete. In this study, we will develop and evaluate an intervention to identify gaps in […]