Demonstrates the value of an integrated outpatient and inpatient health information system by assessing adherence to evidence-based treatment guidelines for women who are group B streptococcus positive including inappropriate antibiotic use and screening in the outpatient setting, and cost-benefit analysis.
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.
Developed a technology plan to improve access to maternal-fetal medicine services throughout the State and guided the implementation of telemedicine capabilities to provide real-time remote diagnostic ultrasound and consultative services to women with high-risk pregnancies.
Assessed the costs and benefits of health IT in an established community-wide network of academic, private and public healthcare facilities created to share clinical information for the purpose of population-based care management of Medicaid beneficiaries.
This project adapted an existing Web-based program aimed at reducing alcohol consumption in non-pregnant women who drink at risky levels.
This project implemented and evaluated an ambulatory electronic health record integrated with an inpatient perinatal system and found that increased information availability enabled providers to identify problems and respond with more intensive care.
This project evaluated a bilingual touchscreen educational program about breastfeeding and found improvements in breastfeeding knowledge, self-efficacy, and intent to breastfeed.
This project designed a shared decisionmaking support aid for vaginal birth after Caesarean section and concluded that the tool was feasible to implement for a diverse patient population.
This research examined characteristics, information needs, and information-seeking strategies to inform health information technology design for pregnant women and caregivers.