Dean Karavite

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I work with a group of highly skilled and dedicated physicians, researchers, statisticians, analysts, coordinators and developers on multiple research studies. The overall goal of our work is to develop information technology solutions for clinicians, patients and families that demonstrate measurable improvements in a wide variety of outcomes. Here is a sample of projects I have worked on.

Project Funding Source Role
Electronic Surveillance for Wound Infections Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Design and development of an electronic infection control "workbench" and reporting tools
Determine feasibility of data mining EMR data to match CDC definitions
Full Exome Genomic Sequencing National Institutes of Health (NIH) Design and development of EMR based delivery of genetic testing results and decision support for primary care providers
Accessible Electronic Health Records Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Study the health information requirements of people with disabilities
Design and test functional personal health record prototypes that demonstrate accessibility, usability and innovative functionality
Shared Decision Making for Children with ADHD Industry Online engagement of parents and teachers combined with EMR based CDS tools for clinicians
Achieving Meaningful Use Criteria in Patient Portals Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Design, develop and demonstrate patient portal systems that improve outcomes for children with asthma and meet Meaningful Use criteria for patient facing systems
Shared Decision Making Portal CHOP Chair's Initiative Design and development of a patient portal decision support intervention for parents and clinicians
Clinical Decision Support for Premature Infants National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Design and development of an EMR based decision support intervention to help primary care clinicians manage premature infant care
Guidelines into Clinical Decision Support Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Apply tools and processes to the translation of clinical guidelines in the development of CDS tools
Clinical Decision Support for Children of Short Stature National Institutes of Health (NIH) Design and development of an EMR based decision support intervention to help clinicians identify and manage children with growth faltering
Improving HPV Vaccine Rates Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Design and development of decision support intervention to improve HPV vaccination rates
Clinical Decision Support for Otitis Media Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Design and development of an EMR based decision support intervention to help clinicians manage the care of children with ear infections