Medicaid

PRISM: Personalized Reminders for Immunizations Using Short Messaging Systems

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This study found human papillomavirus vaccine series completion rates in a low-income Latino adolescent population were high for patients receiving text messages reminders.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019

Coordinating Transitions: Health Information Technology Role in Improving Multiple Chronic Disease Outcomes

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This study aimed to improve care transitions for low-income patients with multiple chronic conditions using health information exchange, and found significant reductions in inpatient and emergency department utilization.

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July 15, 2014 to December 31, 2016

Effect of Electronic Health Record Use on Preventive Screening for Comorbid Medicaid Adults

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This study found increased rates for some screening and preventative services following adoption of federally-certified electronic health records.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

Best Practices For Integrating Clinical Decision Support Into Clinical Workflow

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This project compared high and low intensity support for implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) and found that the low intensity support may be sufficient to help community health centers improve their use of CDS over a relatively short time period.

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September 30, 2013 to December 31, 2014

Measuring and Improving Ambulatory Patient Safety with an Electronic Dashboard

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This project designed and pilot tested a dashboard that synthesizes patient data from a registry and found that it decreased the average monthly visit no-show rate.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015

El Dorado County Safety Net Technology Project - Final Report

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Evaluating implementation fidelity in health information technology interventions.

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Coupling direct collection of health risk information from patients through kiosks with decision support for proactive care management.

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Development, deployment and usability of a point-of-care decision support system for chronic disease management using the recently-approved HL7 decision support service standard.

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Proactive population health management in the context of a regional health information exchange using standards-based decision support.

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