This project, the Technologies for Enhancing Access to Health Management (TEAhM) project, was a pilot study which implemented and evaluated telehealth kiosks in community-based senior centers.
Examines the effect of tele-ICU monitoring on mortality, complications, length of stay, cost-effectiveness, provider attitudes, and human factors issues in ICUs and 7 community hospitals.
Connected urban medical center disease experts with rural general practitioners and community health representatives over a telehealth network to effectively treat patients with chronic, common and complex diseases who do not have direct access to specialty health care providers.
Developed a regional collaborative and business plan for implementing health IT in a rural region; also conducted a telemedicine demonstration project to assess the barriers and issues of broad health IT intervention including telemedicine/teleradiology, scan/store medical record, chronic disease registry and personal health record, and linking the region's partners.
Project ECHO Hepatitis C Ambulatory Care Quality Improvement in New Mexico through Health Information Technology
This project developed and deployed iHealth, an Internet-based disease management tool that collects data and generates reports to enhance management of Hepatitis C virus.
Implemented a systematic care program to improve cancer management in rural communities by building upon an innovative approach to total clinical decision support to provide access to oncology, hematology, and other specialists through a dedicated telehealth network.
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.
The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of patient-accessed teledermatology to traditional in-person office visits for followup management of atopic dermatitis.
This project conducted a comprehensive literature review of the impact of health information technologies on patient-centered care.