Wheeler, Donald

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)

Critical Access Hospital Partnership Health Information Technology Implementation

Description

Established a Web-based electronic medical record system for 10 small rural hospitals to connect them to the area's regional medical center. The project's ultimate goal was to quickly give all providers access to patient data, eliminate duplicate tests and exams, deliver high-quality care, reduce medical errors and track health outcomes.

Grant Number
UC1 HS016152
Principal Investigator(s)