USA, VA, Richmond

Health IT-Generated PROs to Improve Outcomes in Cirrhosis

Description: 

This project will test the effectiveness of using patient-reported outcomes for cirrhosis collected with Patient Buddy and EncephalApp on hospital readmissions.

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Project Dates: 
June 11, 2018 to March 31, 2023

Evidence-based Contingency Planning for Electronic Health Record Downtime

Description: 

This project assessed the clinical and operational implications of electronic health record downtimes and developed a simulation model to support the creation of effective downtime contingency plans.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2018

Use of Patient Buddy™ Application to Disseminate Knowledge & Prevent Readmission

Description: 

This project tested a mobile health application’s impact on reducing readmissions among patients with cirrhosis within 30 days of hospital discharge, and found it to be usable and feasible.

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Project Dates: 
April 6, 2015 to March 31, 2017

Portal and Non-Portal User Surveys to Assess MyPreventiveCare Portal

Description: 

These are questionnaires designed to be completed by patients in a home setting. The questionnaires include questions to assess the current state of personal health records by those who have both used and not used the technology.

Year of Survey: 
2011

An Interactive Preventive Health Record (IPHR) to Promote Patient-Centered Care

Description: 

The Interactive Preventive Health Record is a personal health record that was created and tested to make preventive information actionable for patients.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2007 to February 28, 2011

Tailored DVD to Improve Medication Management for Low Literate Elderly Patients

Description: 

This project created individualized, culturally and linguistically inclusive education materials for older adults from diverse backgrounds tailored to electronic medication information.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to September 29, 2010

Defining Barriers and Potential Solutions for Collecting and Reporting Quality Performance Measures in Primary Care Offices

Description: 

In this project, primary care practices in the Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network conducted quality performance monitoring data collection and reporting projects.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to March 30, 2009

Using Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality in Primary Care Practices and in Transitions between Care Settings

Description: 

This project sought to identify and assess the best methods of implementing an advanced patient-centered integrated personal health record called MyPreventiveCare.

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Project Dates: 
September 15, 2009 to March 31, 2012

Optimizing Medication History Value in Clinical Encounters with Elderly Patients

Description: 

This project developed geriatric-specific algorithms for use in e-prescribing systems to alert clinicians to potential problems during medication management.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to September 29, 2011

Promoting Use of an Integrated Personal Health Record for Prevention

Description: 

This project evaluated the feasibility of primary care physicians to integrate an interactive preventive healthcare record (IPHR), which was created during a previous study, into their practices to deliver preventive services.

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Project Dates: 
June 15, 2010 to May 31, 2012