Care Coordination

Preventing Medication-Related Problems in Care Transitions to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Description: 

This research aims to determine the effectiveness of a program designed to reduce medication-related issues among patients during the hospital-to-skilled nursing facility transition.

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September 30, 2020 to July 31, 2025

A Feasibility Study of Cloud-Based Care Plans for Children with Medical Complexity

Description: 

This research aims to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes associated with the use of Cloud Care, a cloud-based multidisciplinary care plan for children with medical complexity.

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May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Implementation of an Electronic Care Plan for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description: 

This research will support the development and testing of two electronic care plan applications and implementation guide for managing persons with chronic kidney disease and at least one additional chronic condition.

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February 7, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Connected Cancer Care: EHR Communication Networks in Virtual Cancer Care Teams

Description: 

This research will develop methods for measuring EHR communication networks—defined as EHR-based information sharing connections among healthcare professionals —in virtual care teams and to examine the relationship between EHR communication networks and care quality.

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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021

Examining the Clinical Workflow and Outcomes of Integrating Health Information Technology to Educate and Support Dementia Caregivers

Description: 

This project will evaluate the integration into clinical care of CareHeroes, an application to support caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease.

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September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2021

From Emergency to Community: Implementing a Social Needs Assessment and Referral Infrastructure Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will implement a social needs assessment in an emergency department and evaluate its impact on health outcomes.

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September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2020

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

Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings

Description: 

This research assessed the use of a health information exchange system in emergency department settings, finding that although overall usage is relatively low, additional functionalities such as single sign on add value to clinical decision making and enable faster retrieval of patient records from external sources compared to traditional methods when embedded into existing workflows.

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September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

Engaging Diverse Patients in Using an Online Patient Portal

Description: 

Informed by patients, caregivers, and an advisory panel of researchers and clinicians, this research developed, implemented, and evaluated an online patient portal tutorial for patients with chronic conditions.

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August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2019

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication

Description: 

This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.

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September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019