This project developed a conceptual framework and communications infrastructure for the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model.
An Internet portal integrated with a telemetry treatment device was developed to provide users of continuous positive airway pressure flow generators, used to prevent sleep apnea, with access to clinical data, educational materials, and support.
This project evaluated whether an interactive voice response system used by parents prior to routine health maintenance visits could improve parental activation, the comprehensiveness of care provided, and medication safety.
This project held a consensus conference in November 2012 to discuss nurse’s roles in supporting patient engagement and to develop a strategic plan to enhance nurses’ abilities to engage and support patients in this area.
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."
This project is convening focus groups to gain insight into health care consumers' awareness and perceptions of health information technology and obtain feedback on how best to engage consumers in the design and implementation of future innovations.
This project evaluated how the implementation of a secure e-mail messaging (e-messaging) system between clinicians and patients affects provider efficiency, utilization of emergency department for medication refills, and patients’ satisfaction.
The project developed and evaluated an Internet-based patient Wellness Portal linked to Preventative Services Reminder System to facilitate patient-centered, preventive care in primary care practices.
This study evaluated Heart360, a mobile health management tool to improve blood pressure monitoring, medication management, and provider communication for stroke survivors.