Minority Populations

Reducing disparities in health care quality: the role of health IT in underresourced settings.

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PRISM: Personalized Reminders for Immunizations using Short Messaging Systems

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This study will compare the use of personalized HPV vaccine text message reminders to conventional text message reminders among minority adolescents in a randomized trial.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019

Use of Electronic Personal Health Records as a Health Risk-Reduction Discussion Tool

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The Electronic Sexual Health Information Notification and Education study examined the use of mobile personal health records (PHRs) among black youth as a risk reduction tool for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and found that they are useful discussion tools for partners.

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April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2016

Informing Consumer Health Information Technology Design: How Patients Use Social Networking Sites

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This study showed that there is a range of how people communicate with their social network, how this information is communicated, the types of health information communicated, and the rationales for the communication.

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April 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015

An interactive, bilingual touch screen program to promote breastfeeding among hispanic rural women: usability study.

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Young, African American adults with asthma: what matters to them?

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Decreasing disparities in breast cancer screening in refugee women using culturally tailored patient navigation.

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Impact of Meaningful Use Patient Engagement Objectives in a Multicultural Practice-Based Research Network

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The goal of this project was to inform development of several Stage 3 Meaningful Use patient engagement objectives.

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September 15, 2013 to November 30, 2014

Maximizing the Impact of ePHIM in Low-Income, Multiethnic Populations

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Using a community-based participatory partnership, this project will delineate the factors that facilitate or limit the use of electronic personal health information management.

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July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2019

Addressing Hospital Patient Information Needs Using a Personal Health Record Portal

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This project evaluated the impact of an inpatient portal used by cardiac patients and found that patients using the portal had a lower 30-day hospital readmission rate.

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August 1, 2013 to May 31, 2018