Preventive Care

A Direct-to-Patient Alert for Glycated Hemoglobin Screening Using Prediction Modeling and Mobile Health (mHealth)

Description: 

This research will use a clinical decision support tool to identify patients at high risk for type 2 diabetes and text message these patients, offering them in-clinic hemoglobin A1c testing.

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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021

Prevent Diabetes Mellitus (PreDM) Clinical Decision Support Intervention in Community Health Centers

Description: 

This project will develop and evaluate the impact of the Prevent Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Decision Support on clinical outcomes, healthcare process measures, and associated costs.

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September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Achieving Individualized Precision Prevention (IPP) through Scalable Infrastructure Employing the USPSTF Recommendations in Computable Form

Description: 

This project will use Learning Health System methods to systematically apply U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s evidence-based recommendations with the goal of advancing individualized precision prevention.

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July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020

Implementation and Dissemination of 'Gabby,' a Health Information Technology System for Young Women, into Community-Based Clinical Sites

Description: 

This project will develop and disseminate an innovative communication system to identify and mitigate health risks for young African American women before pregnancy as a means of reducing health disparities in birth outcomes.

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September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021

Virtualized Homes: Tools for Better Discharge Planning

Description: 

This research linked a web viewer for 3D models of patient homes to an electronic health record so that the models could be viewable and annotated from within a patient’s record for better discharge planning.

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March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018

Enhancing Providers' Ability to Follow Up on Abnormal Test Results

Description: 

This project assessed provider mental workload and performance while processing electronic abnormal test results and found that a test result tracking mechanism improved physicians’ clinical performance.

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August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2017

Use of Patient Buddy™ Application to Disseminate Knowledge & Prevent Readmission

Description: 

This project tested a mobile health application’s impact on reducing readmissions among patients with cirrhosis within 30 days of hospital discharge, and found it to be usable and feasible.

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April 6, 2015 to March 31, 2017

Development of an Electronic Medical Record-Integrated Enhanced After-Visit Summary

Description: 

This project developed and pilot tested an electronic after-visit summary (AVS) that incorporated evidence-based strategies for communicating printed health information to patients and determined best practices for future AVS development.

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July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017

DEVISE: Data Exchange of Vaccine Information between an Immunization Information System and Electronic Health Record

Description: 

This project assessed the impact of a vaccine information exchange that linked an immunization information system (IIS) to an electronic health record (EHR) and found improvements in under- and over-immunization and immunization record completeness.

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September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014

Online Counseling to Enable Lifestyle-Focused Obesity Treatment in Primary Care

Description: 

This study looked at the use of health information technology to facilitate clinical lifestyle counseling on weight loss, with the goal of integrating lifestyle issues into routine preventive medicine.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2013