Access to Care

The Role of Telehealth in COVID-19 Response

Description: 

This research, using data from the country’s largest telehealth provider and claims from a large commercial payer, will examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and telehealth on utilization, outcomes, disparities, and public health surveillance.

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December 10, 2020 to November 30, 2022

Leveraging Health System Telehealth and Informatics Infrastructure to Create a Continuum of Services for COVID-19 Screening, Testing, and Treatment: A Learning Health System Approach

Description: 

This research aims to examine a health system’s four telehealth programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022

Human Factors Considerations in the Design and Implementation of Telemedicine-Integrated Ambulance-Based Environments for Stroke Care

Description: 

This research will evaluate an existing ambulance-based stroke telemedicine pilot program in order to develop guidelines to expand the program.

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April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021

EHR-based Screening and Intervention for Intimate Partner Violence

Description: 

This project will design, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive set of tools in an electronic health record (EHR) to support improved intimate partner violence care.

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September 30, 2018 to July 31, 2021

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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September 30, 2018 to July 31, 2023

School-Based Tele-Physiatry Assistance for Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs Living in Rural and Underserved Communities

Description: 

This project will determine the impact of using telemedicine to serve children with special healthcare needs living in rural and underserved communities.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Speech Telerehabilition After Stroke: Proof-of-Concept and Feasibility

Description: 

This research evaluated the impact of a telerehabilitation approach among stroke survivors with aphasia, finding it was a cost-effective, feasible approach with high patient satisfaction.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019

Engaging Disadvantaged Patients in Sharing Patient-Generated Health Data and Patient-Reported Outcomes Through Health Information Technology

Description: 

In this study, researchers assessed the feasibility of using commercial off-the-shelf mobile technology, including phones and fitness trackers, to collect and report patient-generated health data and patient-reported outcomes from diverse, disadvantaged patients in an urban safety net health care system.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry Alongside Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Description: 

This project will evaluate the comparative effectiveness of asynchronous telepsychiatry versus synchronous telepsychiatry in a skilled nursing facility population using a 12-month randomized controlled trial.

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August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2022

A Clinical Trial to Validate an Automated Online Language Interpreting Tool With Hispanic Patients Who Have Limited English Proficiency

Description: 

This project aims to improve access to high quality mental health services for diverse populations by implementing asynchronous telepsychiatry consultations combined with automated online interpreting.

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September 30, 2016 to July 31, 2022