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This project implemented a patient portal that improved patient functional status and decreased health care utilization.
This study developed electronic medical record-based quality indices for eleven cardiovascular primary care services. It related physicians’ prior index scores to subsequent disease incidence and to care utilization in their patients.
Facilitates transfer of information among providers and patients in the Presque Isle community; implements a model of chronic care management; and educates area health care providers on how best to use current information systems to communicate with each other.
Thirty-three states and 1 territory formed the HISPC, which aims to address the privacy and security challenges presented by electronic health information exchange through multi-state collaboration.
Develops a patient Master Visit Registry (MVR), addressing the need for better information sharing among clinical organizations and enhancing their ability to give patients continuous high-quality care when they change providers. The MVR will expand upon an existing patient record-keeping system, while improving local handling and exchange of records.
Intended to improve chronic care health management in Northern, Eastern, and Central Maine by planning for the standard exchange of clinical information for patient transitions from acute to non-acute care.
Implemented and evaluated the results of the Consolidated Imaging—Picture Archiving and Communication System (a shared, standards-based, interoperable health information technology) that makes radiology images available for review within minutes of when they are acquired.
Developed approaches to share data on patient clinical and diagnostic information across systems and created an implementation plan for systems integration.
Developed new systems and a high level of integration and cooperation in four significant areas: medication management, patient discharge, high-level integration of information, and the development of a new paradigm for evaluating, selecting, and implementing new technologies.
Implemented an outpatient EMR in a rural health system using distinct phases to match the expected learning curve and to reduce the potential loss of practice productivity often associated with the implementation of an EMR; also collected data about patient safety, quality, access, cost, and productivity.