Access to Care
This project will determine the impact of using telemedicine to serve children with special healthcare needs living in rural and underserved communities.
This project will conduct a proof-of-concept and feasibility study of aphasia telerehabilitation for stroke patients with aphasia residing in rural North Carolina.
This study will test the hypothesis that low-income, disadvantaged patients can provide high-quality patient-generated health data and patient-reported outcomes through commercial technologies, and that these data can be used to improve healthcare quality and delivery.
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.
This project aims to improve access to high quality mental health services for diverse populations by implementing asynchronous telepsychiatry consultations combined with automated online interpreting.
This project evaluated the use of two patient-centered telemedicine technologies, telephonic and video counseling, for patients with substance use disorders.
This project developed a relational agent system--a human animation program that interacts with patients--to deliver depression treatment to patients with chronic illness and comorbid depression and found the system to be feasible and user-friendly.
This project tested a pediatric voice therapy telehealth system and found that it was feasible to implement and well accepted by children and their families.
Created a detailed assessment of the feasibility of health IT implementation including the development of an implementation plan, specification of clinical and organizational needs, identification of goals, and identification of barriers and ways to address those barriers.
Created a plan for developing an integrated, multifunctional, HIPAA-compliant Community Health Information Network; developed a telephonic comprehensive nurse line service and triage function; and investiged and implemented improvements for streamlining of existing appointment systems.