Research to Impact Model

The following project summaries provide a brief overview of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering’s past and current research.  These summaries represent a cross-section of the center’s innovative research that seeks to improve the U.S. healthcare delivery system.  Involving Purdue faculty and the center’s partners, the projects impact all phases of the Research-to-Impact Model, which provides an overarching trajectory for the center’s mission-driven work.

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Supporting Communities of Practice to Improve Healthcare Delivery
Smart Infusion Pump Alert Threshold Decision Support

System Impact Measures

Drug Limit Library Database and Research

Drug Limit Library Update Process

Nursing Attitudes and Perceived Causes of IV Pump Workarounds

Rating Healthcare

Optimizing Ambulance Positioning to Reduce Response Time

Clinical Analytics to Support Accountable Care Delivery

Population Health Management Modeling to Support Accountable Care Delivery

Transitions in Care Pilot:  Evaluate the Impact of Electronic Communications

Wellness Coaching Impact on Employee Health Outcomes

Bundled Payments

Improving Primary Care Delivery through Allocation of Resources

Patient Sexual Orientation Disclosure to Medical Providers

Communities and Universities Addressing Health Disparities (CUAHD)

Gestonurse: A Robotic Surgical Nurse for Handling Surgical Instruments in the Operating Room

See-What-I-Do:  Increasing Mentor and Trainee Sense of Co-Presence in Trauma Surgeries with the STAR Platform

Hospital Readmissions

All-Cause Unplanned and Preventable Readmissions Reduction

Readmissions: Hospital 30-Day Non-Index Readmission Risk Measure and Analysis

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