USA, PA, Pittsburgh

Sponsored Health IT and Evidence-Based Prescribing Among Medical Residents

Description: 

This project evaluated SMARxT, web-based education modules designed to teach resident physicians how to effectively navigate and counteract pharmaceutical-sponsored messaging within technology.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2017

Self-Management via Health Kiosk by Community-Residing Older Adults

Description: 

This project will investigate older adults’ perceptions of, motivations to use, and patterns of using an adaptive, community-based, multiuser health kiosk.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Maintaining Activity and Nutrition through Technology-Assisted Innovation in Primary Care

Description: 

This project implemented an electronic health record-based weight loss maintenance intervention and found medium-term success for patients assigned to the intervention.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2012 to July 31, 2018

Self Management & Reminders with Technology: SMART Appraisal of an Integrated Personal Health Record

Description: 

This project modified an existing passive personal health record to become active and interactive to improve health care outcomes by promoting patient self-management and increasing compliance to care recommendations.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013

Virtual Continuity and its Impact on Complex Hospitalized Patients' Care

Description: 

This project enhanced the information system MedTrak with an intervention called Virtual Continuity to improve communication between physicians of hospitalized patients and their primary care providers.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to January 31, 2013

Online Counseling to Enable Lifestyle-Focused Obesity Treatment in Primary Care

Description: 

This study looked at the use of health information technology to facilitate clinical lifestyle counseling on weight loss, with the goal of integrating lifestyle issues into routine preventive medicine.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013

Harnessing Health Information Technology to Prevent Medication-Induced Birth Defects

Description: 

This project used clinical decision support tools to alert clinicians when prescribing unsafe medications, and to prompt them to counsel women in the use of contraception. 

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Project Dates: 
September 7, 2007 to August 31, 2011