This project developed and tested visual displays of laboratory test results and found that designs informed by patient input can make data more intuitive and meaningful to patients.
Understanding User Needs and Context to Inform Consumer Health Information Technology (IT) Design (R01)
This project determined patient needs and preferences for healthcare reminders and notifications, developed and tested a prototype, and found that user-centered designs have the ability to provide more effective and patient-centered care.
This research examined characteristics, information needs, and information-seeking strategies to inform health information technology design for pregnant women and caregivers.
The goal of this research was to document the ability of low-income, multiethnic older adults to use information technology applications for personal health information management.
This project evaluated the impact of an inpatient portal used by cardiac patients and found that patients using the portal had a lower 30-day hospital readmission rate.
This research studied the healthcare information needs of elders and their family caregivers and developed an online platform to allow this group to share health information.