Technology Usability

Designing for Demographics-Optimizing the Usability of Patient Portals

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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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September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2021

Human Factors Considerations in the Design and Implementation of Telemedicine-Integrated Ambulance-Based Environments for Stroke Care

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This research will evaluate an existing ambulance-based stroke telemedicine pilot program in order to develop guidelines to expand the program.

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April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021

Adapting, Scaling, and Spreading an Algorithmic Asthma Mobile Intervention to Promote Patient-Reported Outcomes Within Primary Care Settings

Description: 

This project will adapt and evaluate a mobile health application to improve patient-reported asthma outcomes in New York.

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August 1, 2018 to May 31, 2021

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

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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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July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Context is Critical: Understanding When and Why Electronic Health Record-Related Safety Hazards Happen

Description: 

This study showed the feasibility and value of creating a methodology and process for a health information technology black box to inform electronic health record design and usability.

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July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019

Children's EHR Format Enhancement

Description: 

This project enhanced the Children’s Electronic Health Record Format (Format) by identifying a high priority set of 47 functional requirements from the initial larger set, and creating a list of 16 recommended uses of the Format along with implementation notes.

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June 6, 2014 to December 5, 2015

Power to the Patient: Design and Test of Closed-Loop Interactive IT for Geriatric Heart Failure Self-Care

Description: 

This research team designed and tested an application called Power to the People to assist older patients to self-manage their chronic heart failure.

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April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Facilitating Naturalistic Decision Making and Improving Blood Culture Utilization

Description: 

This research study addressed the overuse of blood cultures to diagnose sepsis by developing an electronic health record-embedded clinical decision support tool that draws upon the strengths of analytical and naturalistic decision making.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feedback Alerts to Supplement Treatment (ACTFAST)

Description: 

The research team developed and tested algorithms that can predict postoperative adverse outcomes with a high degree of accuracy.

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April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Natural Language Processing To Identify and Rank Clinically Relevant Information for EHRs in the Emergency Department

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This project developed a natural language processing electronic health record search tool that automatically identifies and ranks relevant clinical information based on a patient’s presenting complaint within the emergency department setting.

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September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2018