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.
Clinical Information System
Intended to improve chronic care health management in Northern, Eastern, and Central Maine by planning for the standard exchange of clinical information for patient transitions from acute to non-acute care.
This project developed a comprehensive plan for health IT implementation and integration by assessing specific clinical and organizational needs, feasibility of health IT implementation, defining project parameters, developing the implementation plan, and specifying procedures for ongoing evaluation and feedback.
This project planned the development of an integrated health IT system to improve rural access to health care and identified key issues to improve patient safety and quality of care, including analysis of the cost-benefit of technical solutions.
The project team successfully developed and implemented an automated system for measuring the rate of adverse drug events in pediatric patients.