Erika Abramson   Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research

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Member, The New York State Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative (HITEC). HITEC is a multi-instituitonal effort to ensure valid and generalizble evaluations of health information exchange interventions sponsored by New York State.

Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Role: Investigator

PI: Dr. David Bates

This study aims to compare the effects of different vendor-based electronic prescribing systems on ambulatory medication safety in several settings, including rural and underserved areas. Medication safety among recent adopters (who adopted electronic prescribing 1 year).

Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Transmission of Discharge Medication Lists to Improve Ambulatory Medication Safety Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Role: Investigator

PI: Dr. Rainu Kaushal

This study aims to measure the effects of transitioning from a homegrown to vendor based electronic prescribing system in the ambulatory setting on medication errors and human-computer interactions. This study also aims to evaluate the impact of electronic transmission of medication lists at discharge from the hospital to the ambulatory setting on medication discrepancies at the first ambulatory visit following discharge and adverse drug events within 30 days post-discharge.


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  • Data-Driven Insights to Inform Health Care Delivery Innovation  awarded by New York State Department of Health Key Personnel 2014 - 2016
  • A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Making Care Better Principal Investigator Subaward



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