Patient Education

Improving Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care Through SurvivorLink

Description: 

This project built and evaluated SurvivorLink, an information technology  system available via the Web that provides information on the life-long health care needs of childhood cancer survivors.

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September 30, 2008 to September 29, 2012

Insights for Community Health

Description: 

This project implemented a personal health record and population-level dashboard to assist lay health workers in a church-based setting with the goal of improving blood pressure control, and succeeded in increasing the number of participant physician visits and total fruit and vegetable consumption.

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September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2015

An Interactive Preventive Health Record (IPHR) to Promote Patient-Centered Care

Description: 

The Interactive Preventive Health Record is a personal health record that was created and tested to make preventive information actionable for patients.

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September 1, 2007 to February 28, 2011

Utilizing Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality

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The overall objective of this project was to examine the effectiveness, feasibility, and acceptability of an established computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy program among anxious children at community mental health centers.

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September 30, 2011 to March 29, 2015

Harnessing Health Information Technology for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a Medicaid Health Plan

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The Self-Management Automated Real Time Telephone Support (SMART-Steps) provided surveillance, education, and telephone care management guided by questions on patient behavior.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2011

Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care

Description: 

A computer support system for clinical decisionmaking and tailoring patient education called HeartSmartKids™, has been developed to facilitate the translation of recommendations into practice. This current study will employ a comparative-effectiveness trial to evaluate clinician decision support and tailored patient education on the implementation of the current guidelines at school based health clinics.

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September 30, 2010 to July 31, 2014

Patient-Centered Online Disease Management Using a Personal Health Record System

Description: 

This project evaluated a multidisciplinary team approach to diabetes care that was combined with technology tools, including an online disease management system integrated with an electronic health record.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2011

MyHealthPortal: Using an Electronic Portal to Empower Patients with Breast Cancer

Description: 

This project evaluated the feasibility of integrating personal information from an electronic medical record within a patient portal called "MyHealthPortal" and found it to be feasible and user-friendly.

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August 1, 2011 to July 31, 2017

Impact of Consumer Health Informatics Applications

Description: 

This project is a comprehensive review of current literature on CHI, defined as "any electronic tool, technology, or electronic application that is designed to interact directly with consumers, with or without the presence of a health care professional, that provides or uses individualized (personal) information and provides the consumer with individualized assistance to help the patient better manage his or her health or health care."

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August 4, 2008 to October 1, 2009

eHealth Blood Pressure Control Program

Description: 

This study compared the use of home blood pressure monitoring to an eHealth blood pressure system of care that integrated the former into a provider’s electronic medical record via a Web portal.

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September 30, 2009 to September 29, 2012