Internal Medicine

Improving the Management of Multiple Chronic Conditions with mPROVE

Description: 

This research will develop an information technology and implementation strategy for using patient-reported outcomes in primary care settings caring for diverse patients with multiple chronic conditions.

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September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2022

Using Precision Performance Measurement to Conduct Focused Quality Improvement

Description: 

This study explored whether a health information technology-enabled strategy could improve quality of care for chronic conditions and preventive services.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2011

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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June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2013

Value of Technology to Transfer Discharge Information

Description: 

Assessed the value of software applications to facilitate information transfer during the high-risk transition from hospital to home at discharge, and compared health information technology to usual care for benefits outcomes, adverse events, effectiveness, costs, and satisfaction among patients and physicians.

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September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2007

Using Electronic Records to Detect and Learn from Ambulatory Diagnostic Errors

Description: 

The findings of this study demonstrated that electronic health record-based trigger methods can enable more meaningful measurement and surveillance of diagnostic errors in primary care.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to September 30, 2010

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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March 1, 2010 to February 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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September 1, 2007 to February 15, 2010