Telehealth/Telemedicine

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)

Project ECHO: Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes

Description

Connected urban medical center disease experts with rural general practitioners and community health representatives over a telehealth network to effectively treat patients with chronic, common and complex diseases who do not have direct access to specialty health care providers.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015135
Principal Investigator(s)

Crossing the Quality Chasm in Eastern Rural Kern County

Description

Developed a regional collaborative and business plan for implementing health IT in a rural region; also conducted a telemedicine demonstration project to assess the barriers and issues of broad health IT intervention including telemedicine/teleradiology, scan/store medical record, chronic disease registry and personal health record, and linking the region's partners.

Grant Number
P20 HS015342
Principal Investigator(s)

Creating Online NICU Networks to Educate, Consult & Team

Description

Developed, implemented, and evaluated a cooperative effort for using health IT to facilitate a continuum of appropriate medical and developmental care, from the time infants are admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), through the transition process to community-based health care services for infants most at-risk for long-term neurodevelopmental problems.

Grant Number
P20 HS014996
Principal Investigator(s)

Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)

Description

Implemented a systematic care program to improve cancer management in rural communities by building upon an innovative approach to total clinical decision support to provide access to oncology, hematology, and other specialists through a dedicated telehealth network.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015437
Principal Investigator(s)