University of Wisconsin - Madison

ElderTree Baseline Survey

Description: 

This is a questionnaire designed to be completed by elderly patients or their caregivers in the patient home. The tool includes questions to assess attitudes of social media and mobile homes.

Year of Survey: 
2014

Using Smart Devices to Implement an Evidence-based eHealth System for Older Adults

Description: 

This research aims to develop and test a voice-activated smart system that will promote self-management and provide coping tools, motivation, and social support to help older adults with multiple chronic conditions.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2025

CancelRx: A Health IT Tool to Decrease Medication Discrepancies in the Outpatient Setting

Description: 

This research explores the effectiveness of an e-prescribing tool to electronically communicate medication discontinuation orders between electronic health records and pharmacies.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2020

e3iVR: Conference on Ethics in Investigational and Interventional Uses of Immersive VR

Description: 

This project supported a 2-day conference called the Ethics in Investigational and Interventional Uses of Immersive VR (e3iVR), hosted by the Living Environments Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Understanding Primary Care Teamwork in Context: Implications for Health Information Technology Design

Description: 

This research developed an electronic health record prototype with a variety of functionalities focused on goal-directed work such as schedule coordination, task assignment, and information sharing to improve cognitive support among primary care providers.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2020

Virtualized Homes: Tools for Better Discharge Planning

Description: 

This research linked a web viewer for 3D models of patient homes to an electronic health record so that the models could be viewable and annotated from within a patient’s record for better discharge planning.

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Project Dates: 
March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Payer Readiness for Technology Implementation (P-RTI) Tool Application and Assessment

Description: 

This project evaluated the use of two patient-centered telemedicine technologies, telephonic and video counseling, for patients with substance use disorders.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017

Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Surveillance Using Current Technology

Description: 

This project designed and tested a smartphone patient application to detect vascular surgical site infections and found that it allowed for early detection and was easy to use.

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Project Dates: 
July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017

vizHOME: A Context-Based Health Information Needs Assessment Strategy

Description: 

The research team created a systematic way to understand and measure how household context—such as storage adequacy, lighting, and privacy affordance—influences personal health information management.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2019

Health Information Technology-Supported Process for Preventing and Managing Venous Thromboembolism

Description: 

This research study implemented a sociotechnical systems approach to the development of a health information technology-supported process for preventing and diagnosing venous thromboembolism.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2019