The Effect of Electronic Medical Record Alerts on Processes of Care Related to Preventing Falls in Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients. Results. Methods.
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The Effect of Electronic Medical Record Alerts on Processes of Care Related to Preventing Falls in Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients
Examine the impact of a passive EMR alert on PT referrals for balance and gait training in community elders at high risk for falls.
Examine the impact of an active EMR alert on use of high risk medication in these same patients with a high fall risk.
David R. Goldmann1,2, Craig A. Umscheid1,2, Peter Gabriel1, Mark Weiner1, Susan Day 1, Asaf Hanish1, Jesse Chittams1, Bruce Kinosian 1,3
1. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2. Center for Evidence-based Practice, UPHS; 3. CHERP, Philadelphia VAMC, Philadelphia, PA
This study was supported by an Institutional Clinical and Translational Science award from NIH (5-UL1RR024134-02