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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Project Dates: 
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

My MediHealth: A Paradigm for Children-Centered Medication Management

Description: 

The project used text messaging reminders to assess the impact of personal medication management tools on medication adherence in adolescents with asthma.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013

Creating Online Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Networks to Educate, Consult & Team

Description: 

Expands upon an electronic medical records-sharing initiative for high-risk infants and their families in Mississippi, linking new health centers and clinics and serving a rural area that spans 17 counties; uses telemedicine technologies to enhance evidence-based developmental care for newborns in acute care hospitals; and creates Web-based decision support resources for physicians who care for infants.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2009

ED Disability Diagnostic Tool: An HIT Feasibility Study

Description: 

This project developed and validated a new disability diagnostic tool that allowed emergency department physicians to connect patients to better healthcare referrals and proper long-term care services.

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August 1, 2010 to May 31, 2016

Patient-Centered Online Care Model for Follow-Up Management of Atopic Dermatitis

Description: 

The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of patient-accessed teledermatology to traditional in-person office visits for followup management of atopic dermatitis.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2014