Integrated Delivery Network

Engaging Diverse Patients in Using an Online Patient Portal

Description: 

The goal of this project is to improve chronic illness care for ethnically and racially diverse patients using a patient portal.

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August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2019

Decision Making and Clinical Work of Test Result Followup in Health Information Technology Settings

Description: 

This project applied a human factors-based framework to understand factors associated with missed test results and found that health information technology is a key barrier to test followup.

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September 1, 2013 to July 31, 2018

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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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2011

Health Information Technology Hazard Manager

Description: 

This project extensively tested, refined, and evaluated a tool called the Hazard Manager, a tool designed to support the characterization of hazards and communicate their potential and actual causality in adverse effects.

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August 15, 2010 to May 15, 2012

Patient-Provider Electronic Messenger in Chronic Illness

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Analyzed a patient secure messaging application for patients with depression, congestive heart failure, and diabetes, and evaluated potential for safer and more effective medical care.

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September 1, 2004 to December 31, 2005

State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Colorado

Description: 

This project built a prototype data exchange and functioned as a learning laboratory which identified architecture and policy issues needing to be addressed to establish a sustainable business model for health information exchanges.

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October 1, 2004 to June 30, 2010

Enabling Electronic Prescribing and Enhanced Management of Controlled Medications

Description: 

This project developed the capability to electronically create and securely transmit prescriptions for controlled substances, thus improving medication management at the point of care.

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September 30, 2007 to May 31, 2012

Assessing the Impact of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Description: 

This project evaluated the economic and quality outcomes of long-term Patient-Centered Medical Home clinics in the HealthPartners Medical Group system.

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July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010

Electronic Health Record Use and Care Coordination

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This study examined the association between electronic health record use and care coordination and clinical care quality for patients with diabetes, and how team working relationships modify these effects.

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September 1, 2011 to December 31, 2012

Using IT to Improve the Quality of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention and Management

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This study developed electronic medical record-based quality indices for eleven cardiovascular primary care services. It related physicians’ prior index scores to subsequent disease incidence and to care utilization in their patients.

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September 7, 2007 to June 30, 2010