Colorectal Cancer

Economic Analysis of an Information Technology-Assisted Population-Based Cancer Screening Program

Description: 

This project evaluated the cost of cancer screening reminders either through an automated, escalating outreach program alone or an extension of that program.

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March 1, 2011 to February 28, 2013

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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September 1, 2007 to February 28, 2011

Implementing and Improving the Integration of Decision Support into Outpatient Clinical Workflow

Description: 

This project analyzed a clinical decision support tool for colorectal cancer screening that was integrated into an ambulatory clinical workflow.

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September 28, 2007 to March 31, 2011

Improving Quality in Cancer Screening: The Excellence Report for Colonoscopy

Description: 

This project was designed to evaluate and improve the quality of screening and diagnostic colonoscopies in ambulatory care settings. Defined quality measures for colonoscopy were used in individual quality report cards with 15 measures created.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2010

Implementing a Low-Literacy, Multimedia Information Technology System to Enhance Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Description: 

This project evaluated the CancerHelp® Talking Touchscreen, a low-literacy, multimedia information technology system that provides patient education on cancer diagnoses, treatment, support, side effects, prevention, and screening.

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September 30, 2007 to September 29, 2012

Meeting Information Needs of Referrals Electronically

Description: 

Identified essential technological needs for accessing and sharing data and information between patients and health care providers; developed an implementation plan to expand the transmission of referral information electronically in a closed health system to an open system.

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September 30, 2004 to March 29, 2006