This project examined variability in voluntary movement paths of assisted living facility residents to see if it was greater in patients who fell the week preceding their fall as compared to residents who did not fall.
Patient-Generated Health Data
This project conducted a phased implementation of selected ambulatory care health information technology systems designed to improve chronic disease performance indicators and patient-provider communication.
This project evaluated a multidisciplinary team approach to diabetes care that was combined with technology tools, including an online disease management system integrated with an electronic health record.
This project sought to develop an automated self-management monitor and test its impact of on glycemic control and self-management behaviors among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The Computer Assisted Medication and Patient Information Interface project developed and tested “My Medication Helper”, an innovative computer assisted self-interview tool delivered via a kiosk for use in a hospital diabetes clinic.
An Internet portal integrated with a telemetry treatment device was developed to provide users of continuous positive airway pressure flow generators, used to prevent sleep apnea, with access to clinical data, educational materials, and support.
Evaluated the completeness and accuracy of information on symptoms, disease conditions, medications, and allergies generated by parents using a patient-centered health technology called ParentLink, compared to information documented by emergency department physicians and nurses; and assessed ParentLink's impact on patient safety and quality.
Developed and evaluated Web-enabled education tools in hospitals and homes for renal transplant patients to reduce medication errors and improve safety and compliance using wireless portable computers.
Implementing a Low-Literacy, Multimedia Information Technology System to Enhance Patient-Centered Cancer Care
This project evaluated the CancerHelp® Talking Touchscreen, a low-literacy, multimedia information technology system that provides patient education on cancer diagnoses, treatment, support, side effects, prevention, and screening.
This study compared the use of home blood pressure monitoring to an eHealth blood pressure system of care that integrated the former into a provider’s electronic medical record via a Web portal.