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  • Initiative to facilitate the adoption of EMRs by Nebraska physicians to improve patient safety and enhance quality and efficiency within the healthcare system. Executive Summary: Nebraska Medical Foundation developed a baseline to determine the readiness of clinical practices to adopt...

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  • Initiative to examine whether ambulatory care clinicians who used a commercial electronic prescribing system could improve patient safety by preventing adverse drug events among their patients. Executive Summary: The aims of the project were to assess the incidence of potential...

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  • Initiative to use simulations to train physicians to communicate and process adverse medical events and medical errors Executive Summary: The purpose of this project was to create an error disclosure program, disseminate training materials and lay groundwork for development of...

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  • Bloomington Hospital Foundation carried out an educational and support program to address the needs and risks of physicians adopting electronic health records in the Bloomington community. The program aimed to lead broad adoption of cost-effective electronic systems that improve patient safety, quality of care and communication among providers.

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  • The American Medical Association Foundation developed a physician-led collaborative model for assisting physicians in the management of clinical data. The AMA Foundation worked with six physician practices already using EHRs and integrated performance measures on select chronic diseases.

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  • Initiative to increase quality of patient care through an educational and advisory center Executive Summary:  The West Virginia Medical Foundation sought to establish a Center for Electronic Best Practices to help physicians adopt and adapt to electronic health record technology...

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  • Initiative to improve patient safety through physician education and adoption of electronic health records Executive Summary: The Texas Medical Association Special Funds Foundation carried out an educational program aimed at increasing adoption of health information technology (HIT) by medical offices....

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  • Initiative to improve patient safety through physician education and adoption of electronic health records Executive Summary: The Texas Medical Association Special Funds Foundation carried out an educational program aimed at increasing adoption of health information technology (HIT) by medical offices....

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  • Initiative to increase access and utility of real-time, patient-centric clinical information Executive Summary: The Patient Safety Institute aimed to establish a portal for real-time clinical information for use by physicians within the East Tennessee Health Information Network. The goal of...

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  • Initiative to improve care for patients with chronic diseases through health information technology Executive Summary: The Middlesex Professional Services Foundation carried out a clinical integration project to facilitate communication and sharing of health information among physicians, hospitals, labs and pharmacies to...

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