Federally Qualified Health Center

Implementation and Dissemination of 'Gabby,' a Health Information Technology System for Young Women, into Community-Based Clinical Sites

Description: 

This project will develop and disseminate an innovative communication system to identify and mitigate health risks for young African American women before pregnancy as a means of reducing health disparities in birth outcomes.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Engaging Disadvantaged Patients in Sharing Patient-Generated Health Data and Patient-Reported Outcomes Through Health Information Technology

Description: 

In this study, researchers assessed the feasibility of using commercial off-the-shelf mobile technology, including phones and fitness trackers, to collect and report patient-generated health data and patient-reported outcomes from diverse, disadvantaged patients in an urban safety net health care system.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

Improving Healthcare Quality with User-Centric Patient Portals

Description: 

This project studied patient portals, their use in primary care, and the impact of use on chronic conditions, and identified opportunities to improve adoption of patient portals.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018

Use of Push and Pull Health Information Exchange Technologies by Ambulatory Care Practices and the Impact on Potentially Avoidable Healthcare Utilization

Description: 

This research demonstrated primary care providers’ complementary use of “push” and “pull” health information exchange technologies to meet their information needs and provides evidence that “pull” exchange reduces potentially avoidable healthcare utilization.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

Using Location-Based Smartphone Alerts Within a System of Care Coordination

Description: 

The research team developed a smartphone application that notifies primary care providers when patients receive care in the hospital or emergency department, allowing for rapid followup care.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

A Clinical Trial to Validate an Automated Online Language Interpreting Tool With Hispanic Patients Who Have Limited English Proficiency

Description: 

This project aims to improve access to high quality mental health services for diverse populations by implementing asynchronous telepsychiatry consultations combined with automated online interpreting.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to July 31, 2022

Care Coordination Enabled by Health Information Technology: What Will It Take?

Description: 

This project assessed the feasibility and measurability care coordination activities and found that the electronic health record was infrequently used to support care coordination.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2014

Best Practices For Integrating Clinical Decision Support Into Clinical Workflow

Description: 

This project compared high and low intensity support for implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) and found that the low intensity support may be sufficient to help community health centers improve their use of CDS over a relatively short time period.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to December 31, 2014

Use of Electronic Health Records for Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Primary Care

Description: 

The goal of this study was to develop and evaluate electronic health record-based tools to improve diagnosis and treatment of overweight and obesity in primary care.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2010 to August 31, 2015

Automating Assessment of Obesity Care Quality

Description: 

This project developed nine obesity care quality measures and developed and validated the use of an automated method using natural language processing to utilize the measures.

Principal Investigator: 
Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to March 31, 2013