CHOP's Dr. Alexander Fiks presents "Use of Clinical Decision Support to Improve Medication Management."

The video is available here..

The Guidelines Into Decision Support (GLIDES) is one of two projects funded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to demonstrate best practices for developing localized CDS tools from evidence-based care guidelines. This video tells the story of how a team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia used GLIDES tools to create a CDS module that improved the administration of the RSV vaccine for children who were born prematurely. See the video.

People with disabilities can live a full life, but the key is achieving and maintaining health and wellness. The U.S. Surgeon General’s “call to action” report, published in 2005, illustrates this vital connection, yet presents significant health disparities for people with disabilities including access to care, risk factors, and outcomes. Read the article in User Experience by CBMi's Lead Human Computer Interaction Specialist Dean Karavite here..

Genome-scale clinical sequencing is being adopted more broadly in medical practice. The National Institutes of Health developed the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) program to guide implementation and dissemination of best practices for the integration of sequencing into clinical care. CBMi staff contributed to this article published online in Genetics in Medicine September 26, 2013.

Despite proven health benefits, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates are among the lowest of all routine immunizations. No previous large-scale trial has compared the benefit of automated decision support directed at clinicians, families, or both in any context.

CBMi team discusses the user-centered development of an electronic medical record–based portal, “MyAsthma,” designed to facilitate shared decision making in pediatric asthma. The Center for Biomedical Informatics is featured in this article in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.