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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Automated ADE Surveillance: Next Steps

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  • At Washington University / St. Louis Children's Hospital:
    • Use Event Detector expert system to detect ADEs in pediatric inpatients across SLCH
    • Surveillance of pediatric patients with chronic disease in the ambulatory setting and across transitions in care (AHRQ R18 Award):
      • Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Cystic Fibrosis
      • Data from clinic notes (text analysis), pharmacy, laboratory, ED, inpatient and ambulatory EMRs
      • New trigger types for these particular patient populations

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