MPCRN Completed Projects

Completed Projects

Physician-patient information seeking and implications for patient safety

To explore what information sources patients visit before they see their health care provider, how they talk to the provider about information they find, and how they feel about that conversation after the appointment.

Partnered with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, VA (FBCH) and Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, NV (MOFMC)

PI: Christy Ledford (USUHS FAM), Co-Investigator: Travis Russell (MOFMC FAM)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support, health disparities

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Physician Use of Evidence-Based Information in Medical Imaging: Part II

To determine whether the introduction of evidence-based medical information regarding pediatric radiation exposure and ordering guideline congruence by family physicians.

Partnered with: National Library of Medicine (NLM), Cincinnati Children's Hospital (CCH), Biomedical Informatics Department (USU BID)

PI: Christopher Bunt (USU FAM) Co-Investigators: Ronald Gimbel (USU BID), Mark Stephens (USU FAM), Harry Burke (USU BID), Paul Fontelo (NLM), Alexander Towbin (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support

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Physician Use of Evidence-Based Information in Medical Imaging Part I

To determine whether the introduction of evidence-based medical information regarding radiation exposure and differential diagnosis will influence medical image study ordering by family physicians in a simulated clinical encounter.

Partnerered with Offutt Air Force Base and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE and Scott Air Force Base and Saint Louis University in Belleville, IL

PI: Ronald Gimbel (USU BID), Co-Investigators: Christopher Bunt and Mark Stephens (USU FAM), Harry Burke (USU BID), Albert Hoang, (USU BID), Paul Fontelo (NLM)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support, health disparities

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Q-NOTE II: Assessing the effect of electronic health record use on clinical note quality

Using the QNOTE instrument, to determine if EHRs improve the quality of outpatient clinical notes.

Partnered with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, VA, Offutt Air Force Base, NE, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, MD, National Library of Medicine, MD.

PI: Ronald Gimbel (USUH BID), Co-Investigators: Christopher Bunt and Mark Stephens (USU FAM), Harry Burke (USU BID), Albert Hoang, (USU BID), Paul Fontelo (NLM)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support, health disparities

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Q-NOTE: Measuring clinical note quality

To design and validate the QNOTE instrument, which assesses 12 elements in the clinical note, for measuring the quality of clinical notes.

Partnered with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, VA, Offutt Air Force Base, NE Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, MD

PI: Ronald Gimbel (USU BID), Co-Investigators: Josh Hodge (FBCH), Christopher Bunt (Offutt)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support, health disparities

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