This project implemented clinical decision support and clinical messaging to improve clinician reporting of notifiable conditions to public health agencies.
Health Information Exchange
Assesses the value of HIE in ambulatory care by modifying an existing economic model of HIE and tests the model in a randomized controlled trial.
Thirty-three states and 1 territory formed the HISPC, which aims to address the privacy and security challenges presented by electronic health information exchange through multi-state collaboration.
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.
This project identified the information requirements for health information exchange between poison control centers and emergency departments.
Built an integrated communications system with area hospitals, clinics, and service providers in St. Mary Parish, Iberia Parish, and Terrebonne Parish that will support chronic disease management and improve patient safety. Authorized health care providers have swift, secure access to important patient information at the point of care.
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.
This project developed a conceptual framework and communications infrastructure for the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model.
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.
This project focused on how models of community planning and development in health care and other industries can be used to establish sustainable Regional Health Information Organizations and health information exchanges.