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This contract provided the administration and management of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's “Step Up App Challenge: Advancing Care Through Patient Self-Assessments.”
The Electronic Data Methods Forum is charged with advancing the national dialogue on the infrastructure and methods of health research and quality improvement using electronic clinical data, with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes.
The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.
This project assessed the feasibility and measurability care coordination activities and found that the electronic health record was infrequently used to support care coordination.
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, 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.
This study investigated the experiences of physician practices using e-prescribing, examining physicians’ perceptions of benefits of use, and the reasons for the lag between policy goals and actual use.
This case study examined four different HIE organizations to explore stakeholders’ perspectives on benefits and barriers of participating in health information exchange.
The Research Agenda for a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) conference convened a multidisciplinary group to discuss the research agenda needed to move PCMH from a demonstration model to an evidenced-based standard of care.
This project conducted research on the role of human factors in the provision of health care in the home.