Allison B McCoy
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- A framework for evaluating the appropriateness of clinical decision support alerts and responsesAllison B McCoy
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 77030, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:346-52. 2012..The authors present a comprehensive framework for evaluating the clinical appropriateness of synchronous, interruptive medication safety alerts...
- Development and evaluation of a crowdsourcing methodology for knowledge base construction: identifying relationships between clinical problems and medicationsAllison B McCoy
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston UTHealth, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:713-8. 2012..We describe a novel, crowdsourcing method for generating a knowledge base of problem-medication pairs that takes advantage of manually asserted links between medications and problems...
- Matching identifiers in electronic health records: implications for duplicate records and patient safetyAllison B McCoy
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMJ Qual Saf 22:219-24. 2013....
- Optimized dual threshold entity resolution for electronic health record databases--training set size and active learningErel Joffe
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2013:721-30. 2013..Active learning achieved comparable results with 3,000 records. Automated optimization is effective and targeted sampling can reduce the required training set size. ..
- Adopting real-time surveillance dashboards as a component of an enterprisewide medication safety strategyLemuel R Waitman
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:326-32. 2011..High-alert medications are frequently responsible for adverse drug events and present significant hazards to inpatients, despite technical improvements in the way they are ordered, dispensed, and administered...
- A benchmark comparison of deterministic and probabilistic methods for defining manual review datasets in duplicate records reconciliationErel Joffe
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:97-104. 2014..We compared the performance of common ER algorithms: using algorithmic optimization, rather than manual parameter tuning, and on two-threshold classification (match/manual review/non-match) as well as single-threshold (match/non-match)...
- A prototype knowledge base and SMART app to facilitate organization of patient medications by clinical problemsAllison B McCoy
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA
AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2011:888-94. 2011..1% and specificity of 98.9%. The SMART API successfully utilized the knowledge base to generate problem-medication links for test patients. Future work is necessary to improve knowledge base sensitivity and efficiency...
- Adverse drug events during AKI and its recoveryZachary L Cox
Department of Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1070-8. 2013..The impact of AKI on adverse drug events and therapeutic failures and the medication errors leading to these events have not been well described...
- Reducing patient re-identification risk for laboratory results within research datasetsRavi V Atreya
Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 8340, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:95-101. 2013..To try to lower patient re-identification risks for biomedical research databases containing laboratory test results while also minimizing changes in clinical data interpretation...
- Effectiveness of bar coded medication alerts for elevated potassiumRyan P Radecki
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2012:1360-5. 2012..Modifications to rules logic may be necessary for this specific population. While BCMA alerts can beneficial, they should be carefully implemented with periodic post-implementation analysis and refinement...
- Comparison of clinical knowledge bases for summarization of electronic health recordsAllison B McCoy
The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 192:1217. 2013..Further research is necessary to better evaluate the knowledge bases independently in additional settings, and to identify methods to integrate the knowledge bases. ..
- A computerized provider order entry intervention for medication safety during acute kidney injury: a quality improvement reportAllison B McCoy
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 56:832-41. 2010..Frequently, prescribers fail to account for changing kidney function when prescribing medications. We evaluated the use of a computerized provider order entry intervention to improve medication management during acute kidney injury...
- Teaching evidence-based medicine: Impact on students' literature use and inpatient clinical documentationElizabeth Ann Sastre
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Med Teach 33:e306-12. 2011..Effective teaching of evidence-based medicine (EBM) to medical students is important for lifelong self-directed learning...