Consumer Health IT

Increasingly, innovative computer and information systems are being developed to help people manage health concerns, monitor important indicators of their health, and communicate with their caregivers. AHRQ supports research to determine how these patient-facing technologies can best improve the quality and effectiveness of care.

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Publication Name Publication Year Project Name Contract/Grant Number Principal Investigatorsort descending
Staff nurse training presentation for the deployment of the CP-CDS tool Using Evidence-Based Nursing Practices and Electronic Health Record Decision Support to Reduce Fall-related Patient Injuries in Acute Care 290-06-0016-2
Remote Visits by Pediatricians for Sick Children Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth R01 HS015165
Early results show ParentLink success in ER ParentLink: Better and Safer Emergency Care for Children R01 HS014947
Nurse leader training presentation for the deployment of the QI-CDS tool (separate document with supplemental handout for data element definitions) Using Evidence-Based Nursing Practices and Electronic Health Record Decision Support to Reduce Fall-related Patient Injuries in Acute Care 290-06-0016-2
Patient-Centered IT: A Pediatric Case Study (PPT, 1140 KB) ParentLink: Better and Safer Emergency Care for Children R01 HS014947
Data for individual health 2014 Data for Individual Health 14-721F-14
Patient portals and health apps: Pitfalls, promises, and what one might learn from the other. 2016 Improving Direct Notification of Abnormal Test Results via Patient Portals R21 HS023602
Talking Touchscreens and Patients: Computer technology targets underserved populations in health care Implementing a Low-Literacy, Multimedia Information Technology System to Enhance Patient-Centered Cancer Care R18 HS017300
State Will Stop Paying For Some Hospital Re-Admissions Virtual Patient Advocate to Reduce Ambulatory Adverse Drug Events R18 HS017196
Interactive PHRs Make Patients More Proactive Using Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality in Primary Care Practices and in Transitions between Care Settings 290-07-10011-3