Medically Underserved Populations

Developing messaging content for a physical activity smartphone app tailored to low-income patients: User-centered design and crowdsourcing approach.

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Parent experience and cost savings associated with a novel tele-physiatry program for children living in rural and underserved communities.

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Implementing Personalized Cross-Sector Transitional Care Management to Promote Care Continuity, Reduce Low-Value Utilization, and Reduce the Burden of Treatment for High-Need, High-Cost Patients

Description

This research will integrate cross-sector care alerts and interoperable personalized care planning into the existing Coordinating Transitions Intervention (CTI) tool and evaluate the impact of the revised tool on patient burden, care team collaboration, and utilization value for high-need, high-cost patients.

Grant Number
R01 HS028000
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Predictive Modeling for Social Needs in Emergency Department Settings

Description

This research will compare the use of predictive modeling versus traditional questionnaires to identify those with unmet social needs, use the superior method to inform the development of a clinical decision support tool, and evaluate the tool’s impact on referrals to social providers.

Grant Number
R01 HS028008
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Implementing a social determinants screening and referral infrastructure during routine emergency department visits, Utah, 2017-2018.

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Evaluating and Enhancing Health Information Technology for COVID-19 Response Workflow in a Specialized COVID-19 Hospital in a Medically Underserved Community

Description

This research will study how a safety-net hospital responds to a pandemic, specifically COVID-19, to identify how information needs are met and how decisions are made and communicated to other individuals internal and external to the institution.

Grant Number
R01 HS028220
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From Emergency to Community: Implementing a Social Needs Assessment and Referral Infrastructure Using Health Information Technology - Final Report

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