Aims:
  • Develop a platform for information sharing between care providers on incidences of ADE
  • Provide a comprehensive literature review of ADEs
  • Produce review of current sharing practices between health professionals and care providers
  • Produce a study design that 1. Demonstrates trends in ADEs in Australia, 2. That measures the effect of the PCEHR on ADEs as the PCEHR program rolls out

Department of Health and Aging eHealth and Adverse Drug Events Study

Design of a study to establish a baseline of adverse drug effects (ADEs) prior to introduction of future eHealth initiatives. Study design should support follow-up reviews and methods should be specified to isolate the impact of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) on ADEs. Also, a literature review of ADE rates in Australia, focusing on any research on the impact of improved information sharing between care providers on incidences of ADE.

Funding: 
Department of Health and Aging
Partners: 
Department of Health and Aging
Date: 
2013
Time status: 
Complete
Contact: 
Mr Jason Ferris (j.ferris@uq.edu.au )
Aims:
  • Develop a platform for information sharing between care providers on incidences of ADE
  • Provide a comprehensive literature review of ADEs
  • Produce review of current sharing practices between health professionals and care providers
  • Produce a study design that 1. Demonstrates trends in ADEs in Australia, 2. That measures the effect of the PCEHR on ADEs as the PCEHR program rolls out
Cluster: 
Type: 
Quantitative
Qualitative
Literature Review
Study methodology and design
Keywords: 
Community
Policy evaluation
Health
Drug effects
Number: 
ISSR060628