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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Durojaiye AB, McGeorge N, Kristen W
Characterizing the utilization of the problem list for pediatric trauma care.
The EHR problem list has the potential to support care coordination among the multidisciplinary care team that cares for pediatric trauma patients. To realize this potential, the need exists to ensure appropriate utilization by formulating acceptable usage and management policy. In this regard, understanding the prevailing utilization pattern is pivotal. To this end, in this study, the investigators analyzed EHR in tandem with trauma registry data at a Level I pediatric trauma center.
Citation: Durojaiye AB, McGeorge N, Kristen W . Characterizing the utilization of the problem list for pediatric trauma care. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2018 Dec 5;2018:404-12..
Keywords: Care Coordination, Children/Adolescents, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Emergency Department, Health Information Technology (HIT), Hospitals, Registries
Deakyne Davies SJ, Grundmeier RW, Campos DA
The pediatric emergency care applied research network registry: a multicenter electronic health record registry of pediatric emergency care.
In this paper, the authors described the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Registry, which demonstrates that emergency department (ED) data from disparate health systems and EHR vendors can be harmonized for use in a single registry with a common data model. The authors concluded that the Registry is a robust harmonized clinical registry that includes data from diverse patients, sites, and EHR vendors derived via data extraction, deidentification, and secure submission to a central data coordinating center. They suggested that the data provided be used for benchmarking, clinical quality improvement, and comparative effectiveness research.
Citation: Deakyne Davies SJ, Grundmeier RW, Campos DA . The pediatric emergency care applied research network registry: a multicenter electronic health record registry of pediatric emergency care. Appl Clin Inform 2018 Apr;9(2):366-76. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1651496..
Keywords: Children/Adolescents, Registries, Emergency Department, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Technology (HIT)