USA, VT, Windsor

Improving Rural Healthcare with Technology

Description

Utilized existing health IT standards to integrate the current stand-alone databases and information systems of a consortium of three rural health care systems as the basis for creating a comprehensive electronic health record for patient care.

Grant Number
P20 HS014896
Principal Investigator(s)

Improving Rural Health Care: Implementing Innovative Integration Solutions

Description

Integrated existing health IT technology software and systems among a three-hospital consortium to create a shared electronic record that ultimately gave providers access to real-time data and the ability to electronically prescribe medications. The goals of the project were to reduce medical errors, improve the quality of patient care, increase patient satisfaction and lower costs.

Grant Number
UC1 HS016142
Principal Investigator(s)