Virginia Commonwealth University

Health IT-Generated PROs to Improve Outcomes in Cirrhosis

Description: 

This project will test the effectiveness of using patient-reported outcomes for cirrhosis collected with Patient Buddy and EncephalApp on hospital readmissions.

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Project Dates: 
June 11, 2018 to March 31, 2023

Evidence-based Contingency Planning for Electronic Health Record Downtime

Description: 

This project assessed the clinical and operational implications of electronic health record downtimes and developed a simulation model to support the creation of effective downtime contingency plans.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2018

Use of Patient Buddy™ Application to Disseminate Knowledge & Prevent Readmission

Description: 

This project tested a mobile health application’s impact on reducing readmissions among patients with cirrhosis within 30 days of hospital discharge, and found it to be usable and feasible.

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Project Dates: 
April 6, 2015 to March 31, 2017

Portal and Non-Portal User Surveys to Assess MyPreventiveCare Portal

Description: 

These are questionnaires designed to be completed by patients in a home setting. The questionnaires include questions to assess the current state of personal health records by those who have both used and not used the technology.

Year of Survey: 
2011