Family Medicine

Trial of Aggregate Data Extraction for Maintenance of Certification and Raising Quality

Description: 

This project created and evaluated a process to present quality data via physician’s online certification portal and found that the availability of that data did not result in improvement of quality measures.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2017

Using Location-Based Smartphone Alerts Within a System of Care Coordination

Description: 

This project will design and implement a care coordination system using a smartphone application that sends location-based alerts to care managers when high-risk patients receive care at a regional hospital or emergency room.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

Decision Making and Clinical Work of Test Result Followup in Health Information Technology Settings

Description: 

This project applied a human factors-based framework to understand factors associated with missed test results and found that health information technology is a key barrier to test followup.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2013 to July 31, 2018

Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid

Description: 

This project looked at barriers to meaningful use of electronic health records by providers serving a high proportion of Medicaid-insured patients.

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Project Dates: 
June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012

Impact of Health Information Technology Implementation on Diabetes Process and Outcome Measures

Description: 

This project evaluated the impact of an electronic health record on the quality of diabetes care as measured by compliance with recommended processes of care and patient outcome measures.

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Project Dates: 
June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2013

Improving Patient Access and Patient-Clinician Continuity through Panel Redesign

Description: 

This project team developed a quantitative decision support system to help clinics balance timeliness of care with continuity of care.

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Project Dates: 
March 1, 2010 to February 28, 2012

Using Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality in Primary Care Practices and in Transitions between Care Settings

Description: 

This project documented, studied, and reported the engagement of six primary care practices that use electronic health records that were linked to the Secure Medical Records Transfer Network through a local data repository.

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Project Dates: 
September 15, 2009 to September 28, 2012

Medication Monitoring for Vulnerable Populations via Information Technology (MMITI)

Description: 

This project demonstrated the ability of an interoperable health information exchange and an electronic health record to provide useful quality and safety measures for the vulnerable populations served by two community health center clinics.

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Project Dates: 
September 21, 2007 to May 31, 2010

Trial of Decision Support to Improve Diabetes Outcomes

Description: 

Evaluated the effects of a Web portal-based patient empowerment program and EMR system on quality of care, patient safety, and utilization for patients with diabetes and physicians in primary care practices.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to February 29, 2008

Improving Asthma Care in an Integrated Safety Net through a Commercially Available Electronic Medical Record

Description: 

The overarching goal for this project is to improve the quality and patient-centeredness of asthmatic ambulatory care for children and adults.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2007 to February 15, 2010