Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country
Principal Investigator: Pecoraro, David
Title: ED Information Systems—Kentucky and Indiana Hospitals*
Institution: Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services, Inc., Louisville, KY
Project Dates: 09/30/04-09/29/07
Project No.: UC1 HS014897
Summary: This study will implement and evaluate a contemporary, Web-browser-based electronic record system called the Ibex PulseCheck® emergency department (ED) information system at two small, county-owned, community hospitals and one medium-sized community hospital in southern Indiana, one rural hospital in central Kentucky, and three private primary care physician practices in Indiana. The system is intended to ensure comprehensive patient evaluation and continuity of care. This study will include data on a significant number of women, children, and indigent African-Americans, Asians, and Hispanics.