Transforming Healthcare Quality Through Information Technology (THQIT) - Planning Grants

The Chronic Care Technology Planning Project

Description

Intended to improve chronic care health management in Northern, Eastern, and Central Maine by planning for the standard exchange of clinical information for patient transitions from acute to non-acute care.

Grant Number
P20 HS014949
Principal Investigator(s)

El Dorado County Safety Net Technology Project

Description

This project developed a comprehensive plan for health IT implementation and integration by assessing specific clinical and organizational needs, feasibility of health IT implementation, defining project parameters, developing the implementation plan, and specifying procedures for ongoing evaluation and feedback.

Grant Number
P20 HS014908
Principal Investigator(s)

HIT Plan for Region V Behavioral Health Care Providers

Description

Planned, developed, and implemented a methodology for behavioral health care providers to standardize core shared data elements; designed an integrated management information system for the sharing of health care data and information among rural and urban health care providers; connected rural providers to urban providers; and developed messaging capabilities between primary care and behavioral health care providers.

Grant Number
P20 HS015039
Principal Investigator(s)

EMR Planning to Improve North Iowa Health Care

Description

Designed a system-wide patient-centered planning process and an EHR implementation plan that securely exchanged patient information within and across diverse health care settings for the Hancock County Memorial Hospital, in addition to 21 affiliated physician health organization clinics.

Grant Number
P20 HS015396
Principal Investigator(s)

Sharing Patient Record Access in Rural Health Settings

Description

Developed an implementation plan for an ambulatory EMR in a medically underserved region that electronically connects physician offices, the regional hospital, ancillary services, and other community health services. The project work identified indicators that track measurable improvements in patient safety, quality of care, clinician and patient satisfaction, and operational efficiency.

Grant Number
P20 HS015113
Principal Investigator(s)

Boone County Community Care Network

Description

Designed a county-wide health information system that allowed health information sharing and permitted real-time order placement by hospitals, health departments, private physicians' offices, clinics, and long-term care facilities.

Grant Number
P20 HS015286
Principal Investigator(s)