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eHealth Activity Among African-American and White Cancer Survivors

Description: 

This study focuses on the use of eHealth in cancer survivors and will identify determinants of eHealth activity, provide insight into the role of eHealth in survivors’ overall personal health information management, and establish survivor-centered design principles for optimized eHealth tool development.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Interview Guide to Assess Targeting Medication Nonadherence Using Mobile Phone Messages

Description: 

This is an interview guide designed to be conducted with patients in a home setting. The tool includes questions to assess user's satisfaction of SMS (short messaging service).

Year of Survey: 
2013

Portal and Non-Portal User Surveys to Assess MyPreventiveCare Portal

Description: 

These are questionnaires designed to be completed by patients in a home setting. The questionnaires include questions to assess the current state of personal health records by those who have both used and not used the technology.

Year of Survey: 
2011

Patient Text Messaging Interview Guide

Description: 

This is an interview guide designed to be conducted with patients in a home setting. The tool includes questions to assess user's perceptions of secure messaging.

Year of Survey: 
2011

Treating Comorbid Depression During Care Transitions with Relational Agents

Description: 

This project developed a relational agent system--a human animation program that interacts with patients--to deliver depression treatment to patients with chronic illness and comorbid depression and found the system to be feasible and user-friendly.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2017

Understanding and Honoring Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description: 

This project determined care priorities for patients with multiple chronic conditions based on patient needs, preferences, and capabilities and developed a set of recommendations for patients and providers.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2018

PRISM: Personalized Reminders for Immunizations using Short Messaging Systems

Description: 

This study will compare the use of personalized HPV vaccine text message reminders to conventional text message reminders among minority adolescents in a randomized trial.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019

Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Surveillance Using Current Technology

Description: 

This project designed and tested a smartphone patient application to detect vascular surgical site infections and found that it allowed for early detection and was easy to use.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017

Use of Electronic Personal Health Records as a Health Risk-Reduction Discussion Tool

Description: 

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.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2016

Collaborative Patient Portals: Computer-based Agents and Patients' Understanding of Numeric Health Information

Description: 

This project enhanced patient notification of test results for older adults by adding verbal, graphic, or visual enhancements to improve patient comprehension of risk.

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Project Dates: 
May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2017