This project examined variability in voluntary movement paths of assisted living facility residents to see if it was greater in patients who fell the week preceding their fall as compared to residents who did not fall.
Exploratory and Developmental Grant to Improve Health Care Quality through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21)
This project identified the information requirements for health information exchange between poison control centers and emergency departments.
This project sought to reduce the use of emergency department services for non-urgent care by improving access to primary care physicians for Medicaid patients via the electronic medical record.
This project developed and tested a text message system to improve medication adherence for African Americans with uncontrolled hypertension.
This project pilot tested and evaluated a smoking cessation clinical decision support system, finding it was feasible to implement, easy to use and helpful for patient care, and led to an increase in patient quit attempts.
This project developed and pilot tested a screening module and clinical decision support system for adolescents’ behavioral health.
This research project explored an innovative method to retrieve clinically relevant images for facilitating timely and accurate evaluation of diabetic retinopathy.
This project evaluated the impact of an electronic health record on the quality of diabetes care as measured by compliance with recommended processes of care and patient outcome measures.
The Computer Assisted Medication and Patient Information Interface project developed and tested “My Medication Helper”, an innovative computer assisted self-interview tool delivered via a kiosk for use in a hospital diabetes clinic.
This project evaluated the feasibility of primary care physicians to integrate an interactive preventive healthcare record (IPHR), which was created during a previous study, into their practices to deliver preventive services.