Utilizing Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality (R18)

Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care

Description

Participation in a virtual obesity health collaborative that included training in obesity guidelines, support, and use of the computer system HeartSmartKids™, improved adherence to guidelines; had a positive impact on parent’s perception of the health care provider, as well as their ability to change their child’s diet; and had an overall improvement in chronic care model elements.

Grant Number
R18 HS018646
Principal Investigator(s)

Improving Uptake and Use of Personal Health Records

Description

This project assessed the facilitators and barriers to adoption, implementation, and use of a personal health record in four practices, and evaluated the impact of various strategies on adoption and usage rates.

Grant Number
R18 HS018656
Principal Investigator(s)