This project developed and tested a text message system to improve medication adherence for African Americans with uncontrolled hypertension.
Individuals with Chronic Care Needs
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.
This project utilized a diabetes registry in order to improve care delivery and the quality of care for diabetics at eight federally-qualified community health centers.
Improving Asthma Care in an Integrated Safety Net through a Commercially Available Electronic Medical Record
The overarching goal for this project is to improve the quality and patient-centeredness of asthmatic ambulatory care for children and adults.
This project evaluated a multidisciplinary team approach to diabetes care that was combined with technology tools, including an online disease management system integrated with an electronic health record.
This project sought to develop an automated self-management monitor and test its impact of on glycemic control and self-management behaviors among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Analyzed a patient secure messaging application for patients with depression, congestive heart failure, and diabetes, and evaluated potential for safer and more effective medical care.
Developed a regional collaborative and business plan for implementing health IT in a rural region; also conducted a telemedicine demonstration project to assess the barriers and issues of broad health IT intervention including telemedicine/teleradiology, scan/store medical record, chronic disease registry and personal health record, and linking the region's partners.
Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill and Underserved
This project reviewed the evidence on the barriers and drivers to the use of interactive consumer health information technology by the elderly, those with chronic conditions or disabilities, and the underserved.
Harnessing Health Information Technology for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a Medicaid Health Plan
The Self-Management Automated Real Time Telephone Support (SMART-Steps) provided surveillance, education, and telephone care management guided by questions on patient behavior.