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This study evaluated the Functional Assessment Screening Tablets (FAST) tool that provides patients with self-management support and found that FAST prompted discussions about healthy behaviors between patients and providers.
This project tested three types of clinical decision support alerts and found that pop-up alerts were the most effective, but were the least preferred by dental providers.
The overall objective of this project was to examine the effectiveness, feasibility, and acceptability of an established computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy program among anxious children at community mental health centers.
This project implemented and evaluated an ambulatory electronic health record integrated with an inpatient perinatal system and found that increased information availability enabled providers to identify problems and respond with more intensive care.
This study evaluated whether collecting risk factors to generate an electronic personalized health risk appraisal for coronary heart disease, diabetes, and breast and colorectal cancer was associated with improved patient-provider communication, risk assessment, and breast cancer screening plans in the subsequent year.
This project evaluated and established the feasibility of CarePartner, a novel intervention designed to improve the effectiveness of transition support for common chronic conditions.
This project worked to develop and implement two health information technology (IT) applications to improve care transitions from the hospital setting to the ambulatory and home settings.
A computer support system for clinical decisionmaking and tailoring patient education called HeartSmartKids™, has been developed to facilitate the translation of recommendations into practice. This current study will employ a comparative-effectiveness trial to evaluate clinician decision support and tailored patient education on the implementation of the current guidelines at school based health clinics.
This project expanded the use of telemedicine for the management of acute childhood illness into schools, daycare facilities, and after-hours neighborhood settings, and evaluated facilitators and barriers to its implementation.
This project conducted a randomized trial of a medication management system that supports medication adjustments and scheduling of laboratory tests independent of office visits.