Long-Term Care Facility

Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry Alongside Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Description: 

This project will evaluate the comparative effectiveness of asynchronous telepsychiatry versus synchronous telepsychiatry in a skilled nursing facility population using a 12-month randomized controlled trial.

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August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2022

Accessibility and Beyond: Designing Consumer Health IT for Disabled Individuals

Description: 

This project engaged individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities to expand upon existing consumer mobile health application design guidance for social networks.

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May 5, 2015 to April 30, 2018

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults

Description: 

This project will examine the health information needs of older adults to inform the design of systems to support their health and independence.

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September 30, 2013 to August 31, 2019

Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Medication Safety for Rural Elders

Description: 

Implemented a Patient-Centered Medication Information System (PCMIS) to provide secure access to accurate, complete, and current medication information for patients, clinicians, pharmacists, and nurses, reconciled differences in medication information, and provided a platform for evidence-based decision support; assessed the benefits and costs of the system.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Nursing Home Information Technology (IT): Optimal Medication and Care Delivery

Description: 

Implemented a health IT system with added best-practices decision support modules in 7 nursing homes and evaluated the impact on care processes, resident health outcomes, and staff efficiency and satisfaction.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

INTEGRIS Telewoundcare Network

Description: 

Demonstrated and evaluated the clinical effectiveness and cost-savings of utilizing telehealth technology to reduce the days to healing for chronic wounds by improving access to caregivers, point of care processes, and dissemination of best practice information.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

RxSafe: Shared Medication Management and Decision Support for Rural Clinicians

Description: 

This project investigated the feasibility and impact of novel approaches to clinician decision support in multidisciplinary ambulatory care, emphasizing high-risk transitions of care. 

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September 1, 2007 to August 30, 2011

Evaluation of AHRQ's On-time Pressure Ulcer Program

Description: 

Lessons from the On-Time Pressure Ulcer program informed the development of an On-Time Fall Prevention module, which uses documentation data elements, actionable reports, and tracking tools to address residents’ fall risk factors.

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June 1, 2009 to January 31, 2012

Improving Rural Healthcare Transitions Through Health Information Exchange

Description: 

This project enhanced an existing health-information exchange (HIE) to enable clinicians to work more effectively and efficiently and to utilize the HIE more fully when managing care transitions.

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June 1, 2010 to March 31, 2015