Patient Engagement

Using Smart Devices to Implement an Evidence-based eHealth System for Older Adults

Description: 

This research aims to develop and test a voice-activated smart system that will promote self-management and provide coping tools, motivation, and social support to help older adults with multiple chronic conditions.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2025

Designing for Demographics-Optimizing the Usability of Patient Portals

Description: 

This research will identify and characterize the factors differentiating patient portal users from non-users and develop guidelines to optimize portal design and development for population subgroups.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

The CoolCraig App: Promoting Health by Improving Self-Regulation in Adolescents with ADHD

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate CoolCraig, a wearable and connected system combining a fitness tracker, mobile phone application, and web portal that will deliver, reinforce, and sustain treatment for adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 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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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to July 31, 2023

Patient Outcomes Reporting for Timely Assessments of Life with Depression: PORTAL-Depression

Description: 

This project will integrate the Computerized Adaptive Test for Mental Health into an electronic health record and evaluate the effectiveness of collecting depression symptoms with a patient portal.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Development of a Targeted Patient Portal Intervention to Improve Depression Treatment Adherence, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

Description: 

The project will develop a patient portal intervention to increase patient activation and promote collaborative decision making for patients with depression.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Improving Diabetes and Depression Self-management Via Adaptive Mobile Messaging

Description: 

This project will develop and test a personalized motivational text messaging intervention to improve management of diabetes and depression in low-income populations.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

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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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

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

Description: 

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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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Empowering Cancer Patients Through Innovations in Information Technology-Based Reporting of Precision Medicine

Description: 

This research provided patients direct access to their cancer genomic sequencing results through a web-based portal: Helping Oncology Patients Explore-Genomics (HOPE-Genomics).

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019