Interoperability

Health Information Exchange Utilization and Inter-Hospital Transfer Outcomes

Description: 
This research’s goal is to show that interoperability, including adoption of regional health information exchanges, improves mortality rates and care efficiency at the population and patient levels.
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April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2023

Improving Missing Data Analysis in Distributed Research Networks

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This project aims to refine and develop methods to address missing electronic health record data to improve data quality and research validity.

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September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2021

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

i-Matter: Investigating an mHealth Texting Tool for Embedding Patient-Reported Data into Diabetes Management

Description: 

This project will evaluate the effects of a technology-based patient-reported outcomes system on patient management of type 2 diabetes in primary care practices.

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September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2023

Enhancing Patient Matching in Support of Operational Health Information Exchange

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This project will enhance novel algorithms for matching patient health information across data sources, implement them, and evaluate their accuracy.

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July 1, 2017 to April 30, 2022

Use of Push and Pull Health Information Exchange Technologies by Ambulatory Care Practices and the Impact on Potentially Avoidable Health Care Utilization

Description: 

This project will clarify the relationship between “pull” and “push” health information exchange usage in primary care settings, and determine the impact of each approach on potentially avoidable and costly health care utilization.

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

StartSmart(TM): Health Information Technology to Improve Adherence to Prenatal Guidelines

Description: 

This project will develop a mobile health application to improve screening, intervention, and referrals in the care of pregnant women.

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July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018

Coordinating Transitions: Health Information Technology Role in Improving Multiple Chronic Disease Outcomes

Description: 

This study aimed to improve care transitions for low-income patients with multiple chronic conditions using health information exchange, and found significant reductions in inpatient and emergency department utilization.

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Project Dates: 
July 15, 2014 to December 31, 2016

Topic Refinement and Systematic Review for Health Information Exchange

Description: 

This project conducted a large scale systematic review to synthesize existing evidence on health information exchange use and effectiveness.

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Project Dates: 
September 23, 2013 to May 22, 2015

A Community Health Information Exchange-based Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction & Notification System

Description: 

This project developed and validated a 30-day readmission risk prediction model that incorporated data from a health information exchange.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2015