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The objectives of the 2015 and 2016 AMIA Policy Invitational meetings are to develop consensus recommendations on policy to improve health information technology for patient care, facilitate research, and manage the health of populations.
The Electronic Sexual Health Information Notification and Education study examined the use of mobile personal health records (PHRs) among black youth as a risk reduction tool for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and found that they are useful discussion tools for partners.
This project developed and validated a 30-day readmission risk prediction model that incorporated data from a health information exchange.
The AMIA Health Policy Invitational Meetings address cutting edge and complex topics at the intersection of health care and informatics with the goal to identify challenges with current policies, make recommendations for future policies, and identify research needs for advancing the topic of focus.
Through the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Information Model project, Westat aims to develop a functional model to define the PCMH that would describe it in both narrative and technical terms through the interactions between and among PCMH stakeholders.
This project helped to identify the impact of Meaningful Use incentive payments on dentists serving Medicaid-eligible children and how these payments might expand access to quality oral health care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
This project developed and tested electronic health record elements to improve the delivery, documentation, and tracking of self-management support services and developed a personal health record for patients to access their medical record and enter goals.
This project conducted a comprehensive literature review of the impact of health information technologies on patient-centered care.