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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Human Factors Investigation of Health Information Exchange: Tools to Support Providers’ Coordination of Medications
Principal Investigator:

Michael Weiner

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2018 - February 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $244,164
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background/Rationale: Millions of Veterans receive care from both VA and non-VA healthcare providers. Health information exchange (HIE) technologies are relatively new and are implemented across VA. HIE allows VA providers to send and receive medication data from non-VA medical institutions. This data exchange is important to coordinate patients' medications, reconcile medications to reflect what the patient is actually taking, and reduce the risk of adverse drug events. With the recent Veterans...

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