Vanderbilt University

Personal Health Information Needs and Practices for Maternal Fetal Care

Description: 

Women have unique information needs during their pregnancies, ranging from medical questions about pregnancy to logistical concerns about hospital policies. This project is designed to understand these needs, the contexts in which they occur, and the resources used.

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August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2019

My MediHealth: A Paradigm for Children-Centered Medication Management

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The project used text messaging reminders to assess the impact of personal medication management tools on medication adherence in adolescents with asthma.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013

Safety Through Enhanced e-PreScribing Tools (STEPStools): Developing Web Services for Safe Pediatric Dosing

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The project team successfully developed a knowledgebase specific to medication management for children. The tools created included an algorithm for rounding of medication doses and a compounded medication knowledgebase.

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September 30, 2007 to February 28, 2011

Improving the Quality and Safety of Regional Surgical Patient Care through the Creation of a Multi-institutional Partnership for the Implementation and Support of Perioperative Informatics Tools

Description: 

Developed a detailed plan for the implementation and support of informatics tools in regional health centers including the creation of informatics tools to manage institutional surgical care information, creation of a multi-institutional partnership to manage both the informatics and surgical quality improvement programs, and the development of an economic model related to the business and safety benefits.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2006