Thirty-three states and 1 territory formed the HISPC, which aims to address the privacy and security challenges presented by electronic health information exchange through multi-state collaboration.
USA, IL, Chicago
Using Information Technology for Patient-Centered Communication and Decisionmaking about Medications
This project looked at the integration of patient-centered interventions targeting patients, their providers, and their health care organization in an attempt to improve the medication management process.
Implemented an electronic health records system in a network of community health centers and developed a data warehouse to monitor, aggregate, and provide data for quality improvement.
Improving the Quality of Pediatric Emergency Care Using an Electronic Medical Record Registry and Clinician Feedback
This project developed an emergency care data registry for pediatric patients using electronic health records and assessed change in benchmarks for quality care measures.
Assessed the value of software applications to facilitate information transfer during the high-risk transition from hospital to home at discharge, and compared health information technology to usual care for benefits outcomes, adverse events, effectiveness, costs, and satisfaction among patients and physicians.
Implementing a Low-Literacy, Multimedia Information Technology System to Enhance Patient-Centered Cancer Care
This project evaluated the CancerHelp® Talking Touchscreen, a low-literacy, multimedia information technology system that provides patient education on cancer diagnoses, treatment, support, side effects, prevention, and screening.
This study explored whether a health information technology-enabled strategy could improve quality of care for chronic conditions and preventive services.
Improving Health Care Quality Through Health Information Technology (IT) for People With Intellectual Disabilities
This project evaluated the feasibility and usability of using a personal health record for adults with intellectual disabilities with a group of caregivers who had an adult child participating in the Healthy Athletes Special Olympics program.
This project evaluated the feasibility of implementing The Symptom Monitoring & Systematic Assessment in Young Survivors (SyMon-SAYS) in pediatric oncology clinics.
Improving Quality through Health Information Technology: Testing the Feasibility and Assessing the Impact of Using Existing Health Information Technology Infrastructure for Better Care Delivery
The aim of this project is to understand how health IT can improve access to and management of laboratory information for patients with HIV and/or in need of cervical cancer screening.