Care Planning

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

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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, 2022

Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care

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This research will explore whether providing clinicians with contextual information at the point of care through the use of clinical decision support can reduce contextual errors, improve patient healthcare outcomes, and reduce misuse and overuse of medical services.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2022

Interactive Patient-Centered Discharge Toolkit To Promote Self-Management During Transitions

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Researchers refined and implemented integrated digital healthcare enhancements to a previously developed, interactive, patient-centered discharge toolkit, finding that while patients used the toolkit, there were no significant changes in post-discharge healthcare utilization.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Virtualized Homes: Tools for Better Discharge Planning

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This research linked a web viewer for 3D models of patient homes to an electronic health record so that the models could be viewable and annotated from within a patient’s record for better discharge planning.

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March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Designing User-Centered Decision Support Tools for Chronic Pain in Primary Care

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In this study, researchers created new electronic health record-based decision support tools that guide clinicians’ perceptions and judgments of noncancer pain in ways that lead to increased use of guideline-based patient assessment and treatment of pain.

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September 30, 2015 to July 31, 2020

Understanding and Honoring Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description: 

This project determined care priorities for patients with multiple chronic conditions based on patient needs, preferences, and capabilities and developed a set of recommendations for patients and providers.

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September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2018

Patients as Safeguards: Understanding the Information Needs of Hospitalized Patients

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In an effort to reduce medical errors and adverse events, this project will determine the information needs of hospitalized patients and caregivers, and develop design requirements for a solution that supports communicating safety concerns to providers.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2020

Improving Patient Access and Patient-Clinician Continuity through Panel Redesign

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This project team developed a quantitative decision support system to help clinics balance timeliness of care with continuity of care.

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March 1, 2010 to February 28, 2012