Caregiver

Promoting Patient Safety with Web-based Patient Profiles

Description

The purpose of this project was to examine the feasibility of developing an electronic health information network to provide clinicians with patients' medical information during care transfers and found that, while feasible, there are significant barriers to information exchange.

Grant Number
P20 HS014885
Principal Investigator(s)

Buddy Technology

Description

This project developed PocketBuddy, a handheld technology for aging adults to assist in caregiving activities, monitoring the well-being of both the caregiver and the person being cared for, and capturing information on the home environments.

Contract Number
SA 20060010
Principal Investigator(s)

ParentLink: Better and Safer Emergency Care for Children

Description

Evaluated the completeness and accuracy of information on symptoms, disease conditions, medications, and allergies generated by parents using a patient-centered health technology called ParentLink, compared to information documented by emergency department physicians and nurses; and assessed ParentLink's impact on patient safety and quality.

Grant Number
R01 HS014947
Principal Investigator(s)

The Give Teens Vaccines Study

Description

This project evaluated the impact of clinician-focused and patient/family-focused health information interventions on HPV vaccination rates among adolescents.

Contract Number
290-07-10013-4
Principal Investigator(s)