Medically Underserved Populations

Health Improvement Collaboration in Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Description

Created a plan for developing an integrated, multifunctional, HIPAA-compliant Community Health Information Network; developed a telephonic comprehensive nurse line service and triage function; and investiged and implemented improvements for streamlining of existing appointment systems.

Grant Number
P20 HS015364
Principal Investigator(s)

Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record and Shared Access

Description

Implements an emergency medical records system that will provide shared access to patient records across various community health care providers and incorporates electronic tools for prescription distribution and management.

Grant Number
UC1 HS016128
Principal Investigator(s)

Bay Area Community Informatics Project

Description

Planned the implementation of an HIE using a secure fiber optic connection between community care providers to share patient demographic, medical records, laboratory results, and radiographic images.

Grant Number
P20 HS014893
Principal Investigator(s)

Improving Rural Healthcare with Technology

Description

Utilized existing health IT standards to integrate the current stand-alone databases and information systems of a consortium of three rural health care systems as the basis for creating a comprehensive electronic health record for patient care.

Grant Number
P20 HS014896
Principal Investigator(s)

Arkansas Delta Inpatient-Outpatient Quality Improvement

Description

Implemented a computer decision-support system in a 23-county service area in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including several rural clinics; included a training component for physicians and other health care providers, as well as a hospital pharmacy component for adverse drug event management and prevention strategies.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015059
Principal Investigator(s)

Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care

Description

Participation in a virtual obesity health collaborative that included training in obesity guidelines, support, and use of the computer system HeartSmartKids™, improved adherence to guidelines; had a positive impact on parent’s perception of the health care provider, as well as their ability to change their child’s diet; and had an overall improvement in chronic care model elements.

Grant Number
R18 HS018646
Principal Investigator(s)

HIT Planning for a Critical Access Hospital Partnership

Description

Planned, developed, and implemented health IT to assist local rural communities improve health care access, build local and regional resources to monitor the quality of health care, and expand the use of health IT educational, communication, and clinical applications.

Grant Number
P20 HS015004
Principal Investigator(s)