AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)

Implementation of Digital Mental Health Tools in Ambulatory Care Coordination

Description: 

This research will adapt and implement a digital mental health intervention to improve care coordination of mental health services in ambulatory care settings.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026

Implementing USPSTF Recommendations for Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention by Integrating Clinical Decision Support Tools with the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This study will integrate a previously piloted risk tool and clinical decision aid, MammoScreen, with an EHR to provide personalized decision support for both patients and clinicians to improve quality of care for women who are at increased risk for breast cancer.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2020 to August 31, 2025

Transforming Kidney Care in the Emergency Department Using Artificial Intelligence-Driven Clinical Decision Support

Description: 

This research will develop and evaluate an artificial intelligence-driven clinical decision support system to detect and manage acute kidney injury in the emergency department.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2020 to July 31, 2021

A Multi-Site Trial to Test Benefits of Adding a Personalized Risk Calculator to an Online Decision Aid for Left Ventricular Assist Device

Description: 

This research will implement a personalized and electronically integrated shared clinical decision support system for left ventricular assist devices in patients with advanced heart failure.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2020 to July 31, 2025

Improving Healthcare Processes and Outcomes by Directly Integrating Health Information Exchange Data in the Clinical Workflow

Description: 

The research team will implement and evaluate an integration application that incorporates relevant health information exchange data directly into the electronic health record in the emergency department.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2020 to September 29, 2023

Health Information Exchange Utilization and Inter-Hospital Transfer Outcomes

Description: 

This research’s goal is to show that interoperability, including adoption of regional health information exchanges, improves mortality rates and care efficiency at the population and patient levels.

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Project Dates: 
April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2023

Improving Missing Data Analysis in Distributed Research Networks

Description: 

This project aims to refine and develop methods to address missing electronic health record data to improve data quality and research validity.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2022

i-Matter: Investigating an mHealth Texting Tool for Embedding Patient-Reported Data into Diabetes Management

Description: 

This project will evaluate the effects of a technology-based patient-reported outcomes system on patient management of type 2 diabetes in primary care practices.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2023

Using eHealth to Expand Access to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Hispanic Primary Care Patients

Description: 

This project evaluates the effectiveness, barriers, and cost of a Spanish-language electronic health intervention to treat chronic insomnia in Hispanic patients.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to July 31, 2023

Patient Choice of Telemedicine Encounters

Description: 

This project will examine the quality and safety impact of patient-initiated telemedicine visits with primary care providers.

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Project Dates: 
May 15, 2018 to February 28, 2023