Academic Medical Center

Decision Making and Clinical Work of Test Result Followup in Health Information Technology Settings

Description: 

This project applied a human factors-based framework to understand factors associated with missed test results and found that health information technology is a key barrier to test followup.

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September 1, 2013 to July 31, 2018

Exploring the Creation of Nurses Information Documentation and Use in Clinic Work

Description: 

This study developed a thorough understanding of paper tools that nurses use to organize patient information and identified four major concepts.

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February 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014

Modeling and Analysis of Clinical Care for Health Information Technology Improvement

Description: 

This project aimed to capture and understand how clinical work is actually done, and then to analyze how the efficiency and quality of care could be measurably improved through health information technology.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2012 to July 31, 2016

Measuring and Improving Ambulatory Patient Safety with an Electronic Dashboard

Description: 

This project designed and pilot tested a dashboard that synthesizes patient data from a registry and found that it decreased the average monthly visit no-show rate.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

Access to Pediatric Voice Therapy: A Telehealth Solution

Description: 

This project tested a pediatric voice therapy telehealth system and found that it was feasible to implement and well accepted by children and their families.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2014

eCoach: Development and Pilot Testing of a Decision Aid for Prostate Cancer

Description: 

This project piloted an embodied conversational agent to support shared decisionmaking for prostate cancer treatment and found that the tools was technically feasible however, many men preferred receiving information from their providers.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

Showing Health Information Value in a Community Network

Description: 

Assessed the costs and benefits of health IT in an established community-wide network of academic, private and public healthcare facilities created to share clinical information for the purpose of population-based care management of Medicaid beneficiaries.

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September 30, 2004 to August 31, 2008

Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)

Description: 

Implemented a systematic care program to improve cancer management in rural communities by building upon an innovative approach to total clinical decision support to provide access to oncology, hematology, and other specialists through a dedicated telehealth network.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Electronic Records to Improve Care for Children

Description: 

Implemented and evaluated a community-wide EHR for health care providers in pediatric primary care, school health, specialty care, and emergency medicine who provide care for inner city children with asthma.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007

Using Innovative Communication Technology to Improve the Health of Young African American Women

Description: 

This project modified an existing virtual patient advocate (VPA), a clinical patient education system, to become a health education tool directed towards young African-American women.

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July 1, 2009 to October 31, 2011