This project demonstrated the ability of an interoperable health information exchange and an electronic health record to provide useful quality and safety measures for the vulnerable populations served by two community health center clinics.
USA, MD, Baltimore
This project conducted a comprehensive literature review of the impact of health information technologies on patient-centered care.
This project is a comprehensive review of current literature on CHI, defined as "any electronic tool, technology, or electronic application that is designed to interact directly with consumers, with or without the presence of a health care professional, that provides or uses individualized (personal) information and provides the consumer with individualized assistance to help the patient better manage his or her health or health care."
This project used qualitative methods to identify strategies for effective and efficient adoption of health information technology by home health agencies.
This project evaluated the feasibility of two Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination measures and provided feedback to policymakers and providers for their improvement.
A Community Health Information Exchange-based Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction & Notification System
This project developed and validated a 30-day readmission risk prediction model that incorporated data from a health information exchange.
The Electronic Sexual Health Information Notification and Education study examined the use of mobile personal health records (PHRs) among black youth as a risk reduction tool for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and found that they are useful discussion tools for partners.
Care Transitions and Teamwork in Pediatric Trauma: Implications for Health Information Technology Design
This research used a human-centered design approach to understand the cognitive work of clinical teams involved in pediatric trauma care transitions that informed the development of two prototypes for digital healthcare solutions that support clinicians caring for pediatric trauma patients.
This project developed and pilot-tested a novel, outcomes-based emergency department triage tool and found that risk stratification and waiting times were improved for some patients.
The purpose of this study was to optimize and evaluate a patient portal eLearning program aimed at older adults called the Theory-based Patient Portal eLearning Program (T-PeP).