Community Health Center
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.
The project is adapting and scaling a technology-enabled practice model for asthma in a primary care setting, then evaluating its impact on patient-reported quality of life and utilization.
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.
This research investigated how electronic health record use affected clinical workflow, efficiency, and quality of care in the emergency department, and developed recommendations for future stages of Meaningful Use.
This project developed, implemented, and evaluated a program that includes clinical decision support to improve diagnosis of hypertension in children.
This project will create and evaluate the impact of immunization reminders using information from an electronic health record combined with an immunization information system.
This project will identify the information needs required to ensure effective care coordination for complex patients through extensive ethnographic assessment and interviews, and employ user-centered design methods to rapidly develop and test tools that address these needs.
This project expanded and modified the Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation (CHICA) system to assist pediatricians in identifying and managing four common medical-legal problems that may adversely impact child health, and found initial findings to be inconclusive.
This project assessed the feasibility and measurability care coordination activities and found that the electronic health record was infrequently used to support care coordination.
This project compared high and low intensity support for implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) and found that the low intensity support may be sufficient to help community health centers improve their use of CDS over a relatively short time period.