Donald K. Baker

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BACKGROUND Active clinical decision support (CDS) delivered through an electronic health record (EHR) facilitates gene-based drug prescribing and other applications of genomics to patient care. OBJECTIVE We describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of active CDS for multiple pharmacogenetic test results reported preemptively. MATERIALS(More)
Metrics for evaluating interruptive prescribing alerts have many limitations. Additional methods are needed to identify opportunities to improve alerting systems and prevent alert fatigue. In this study, the authors determined whether alert dwell time-the time elapsed from when an interruptive alert is generated to when it is dismissed-could be calculated(More)
Objective: The objective of this project was to evaluate the risks associated with converting a paper-based pediatric chemotherapy ordering process to a fully electronic system. Methods: Formal process redesign and systems analysis, primarily through Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), was used to evaluate the current, paper-based chemotherapy(More)
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