Self-Management

Understanding and Honoring Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description: 

This project determined care priorities for patients with multiple chronic conditions based on patient needs, preferences, and capabilities and developed a set of recommendations for patients and providers.

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September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2018

Informing Consumer Health Information Technology Design: How Patients Use Social Networking Sites

Description: 

This study showed that there is a range of how people communicate with their social network, how this information is communicated, the types of health information communicated, and the rationales for the communication.

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April 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015

Improving Adherence and Outcomes by Artificial Intelligence-Adapted Text Messages

Description: 

This project tested a reinforcement learning (RL) text messaging system, which tailors and adapts messages to the needs of patients with uncontrolled hypertension to promote medication adherence, and found it to be feasible and adaptive.

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April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2017

vizHOME: A Context-Based Health Information Needs Assessment Strategy

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The purpose of this project is to create a systematic way to understand and measure how household context—such as storage adequacy, lighting, and privacy affordance—influences personal health information management.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2019

Systematic Design of Meaningful Presentations of Medical Test Data for Patients

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This project developed and tested visual displays of laboratory test results and found that designs informed by patient input can make data more intuitive and meaningful to patients.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2017

Targeting Medication Nonadherence Using Mobile Phone Based Tailored Messaging

Description: 

This project designed, implemented, and assessed the effectiveness of tailored text messages for changing medication adherence in adults with uncontrolled diabetes and found that improvements were made in perceived benefits and competence.

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February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014

Improving Sickle Cell Transitions of Care Through Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project created recommendations for the development of a health information technology enabled tool to support transitions of care for those with sickle cell disease.

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August 30, 2012 to May 29, 2014

Functional Assessment Screening Patient Reported Information: FAST-PRI

Description: 

This study evaluated the Functional Assessment Screening Tablets (FAST) tool that provides patients with self-management support and found that FAST prompted discussions about healthy behaviors between patients and providers.

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August 1, 2012 to January 31, 2016

An Interactive Health Communication Program For Young Urban Adults With Asthma

Description: 

This research project is developing an Internet-based health communication program for African American adults to improve asthma care.

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September 30, 2012 to March 31, 2015

Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health Information Technology

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This study evaluated Heart360, a mobile health management tool to improve blood pressure monitoring, medication management, and provider communication for stroke survivors.

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September 30, 2012 to September 29, 2015