USA, MN, Minneapolis

Health Information Exchange Utilization and Inter-Hospital Transfer Outcomes

Description: 
This research’s goal is to show that interoperability, including adoption of regional health information exchanges, improves mortality rates and care efficiency at the population and patient levels.
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April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2023

Optimizing the Value of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Improving Care Delivery through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will identify orthopedic clinical outcome measures that are most important to patients, and study the impact on satisfaction and outcomes when this information is provided to patients and their doctors.

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September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Discovery and Visualization of New Information from Clinical Reports in the Electronic Health Record

Description: 

The project team developed automated methods for identifying relevant new information versus redundant information in electronic health record clinical notes.

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July 1, 2013 to September 29, 2018

Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This study evaluated Heart360, a mobile health management tool to improve blood pressure monitoring, medication management, and provider communication for stroke survivors.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

A Community-Shared Clinical Abstract to Improve Care

Description: 

Developed a plan for enhancing communication at care transitions through an implementation plan for a community- and patient-shared EMR abstract that is available at the point of care.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2005

Decision Support to Improve Dental Care for Medically Compromised Patients

Description: 

This project tested three types of clinical decision support alerts and found that pop-up alerts were the most effective, but were the least preferred by dental providers.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2012 to April 30, 2016

A Community-Shared Clinical Abstract to Improve Care

Description: 

Established an electronic medical record system to enhance communication among area health care organizations and promote safe, high-quality care for patients with chronic illnesses. Initially, the project focused on patients with congestive heart failure.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2005 to January 31, 2010

Participation by Primary Care Practices in Health Information Exchange in Minnesota

Description: 

This project assessed factors that influenced the participation of small- and medium-sized primary care practices in Minnesota in community-wide electronic health information exchange.

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August 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009

eHealth Records to Improve Dental Care for Patients with Chronic Illnesses

Description: 

This project conducted a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the impact of two clinical decision support interventions designed to improve the quality and safety of dental care in patients with medically complex conditions.

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September 30, 2007 to September 29, 2011

Assessing the Impact of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Description: 

This project evaluated the economic and quality outcomes of long-term Patient-Centered Medical Home clinics in the HealthPartners Medical Group system.

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July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010