Care Coordination

Connected Cancer Care: EHR Communication Networks in Virtual Cancer Care Teams

Description: 
This research will develop methods for measuring EHR communication networks—defined as EHR-based information sharing connections among healthcare professionals —in virtual care teams and to examine the relationship between EHR communication networks and care quality.
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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021

Examining the Clinical Workflow and Outcomes of Integrating Health Information Technology to Educate and Support Dementia Caregivers

Description: 

This project will evaluate the integration into clinical care of CareHeroes, an application to support caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2020

From Emergency to Community: Implementing a Social Needs Assessment and Referral Infrastructure Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will implement a social needs assessment in an emergency department and evaluate its impact on health outcomes.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2020

School-Based Tele-Physiatry Assistance for Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs Living in Rural and Underserved Communities

Description: 

This project will determine the impact of using telemedicine to serve children with special healthcare needs living in rural and underserved communities.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Exploring the Utilization of and Outcomes from Health Information Exchange in Emergency Settings

Description: 

This project will examine health information exchange (HIE) usage patterns, the barriers and facilitators of HIE use, and the impact of HIE use by emergency department clinicians.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020

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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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2019

The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication

Description: 

This research studied how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of supporting effective communication.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2014 to April 30, 2019

Using Location-Based Smartphone Alerts Within a System of Care Coordination

Description: 

This project will design and implement a care coordination system using a smartphone application that sends location-based alerts to care managers when high-risk patients receive care at a regional hospital or emergency room.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2019

Personalized Engagement Tool for Pediatric BMT Patients and Caregivers

Description: 

This project developed a tool to promote activation, communication, engagement, and self-management of pediatric blood and marrow transplant patients and their parents and found that patient-centric tools can successfully engage caregivers in hospital care.

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Project Dates: 
September 10, 2014 to February 28, 2017

Electronic Health Record Solutions for Accurate Reporting of Data on Interprofessional Intensive Care Unit rounds

Description: 

This project will develop a series of standards for electronic health records to ensure adequate and accurate data communication for care team members in the intensive care environment.

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July 1, 2015 to April 30, 2020