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Kuhn L, Reeves K, Taylor Y
Planning for action: the impact of an asthma action plan decision support tool integrated into an electronic health record (EHR) at a large health care system.
This project aimed to embed an electronic asthma action plan decision support tool (eAAP) into the medical record to streamline evidence-based guidelines for providers at the point of care, create individualized patient handouts, and evaluate effects on disease outcomes. Its findings supports existing evidence that patient self-management plays an important role in reducing asthma exacerbations.
Citation: Kuhn L, Reeves K, Taylor Y . Planning for action: the impact of an asthma action plan decision support tool integrated into an electronic health record (EHR) at a large health care system. J Am Board Fam Med 2015 May-Jun;28(3):382-93. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.03.140248..
Keywords: Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Clinical Decision Support (CDS), Asthma, Patient Self-Management, Evidence-Based Practice