Patient Education

Using eHealth to Expand Access to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Hispanic Primary Care Patients

Description: 

This project evaluates the effectiveness, barriers, and cost of a Spanish-language electronic health intervention to treat chronic insomnia in Hispanic patients.

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September 30, 2018 to July 31, 2023

Implementation and Dissemination of 'Gabby,' a Health Information Technology System for Young Women, into Community-Based Clinical Sites

Description: 

This project will develop and disseminate an innovative communication system to identify and mitigate health risks for young African American women before pregnancy as a means of reducing health disparities in birth outcomes.

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September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021

Improving Teen Care With Health IT

Description: 

This project will develop and test a Web-based Health Assessment (iHA) for adolescents to screen for health risk behaviors, with an aim towards providing prevention and risk reduction counseling.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

Intervention INC: Interactive Nutrition Comics for Urban Minority Youth

Description: 

The research team designed and developed “Invention INC,” an interactive nutrition comic for dietary self-management, focused on reducing childhood obesity risk in urban minority youth.

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April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2018

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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September 10, 2014 to February 28, 2017

Improving Anxiety Detection in Pediatrics Using Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project integrated a validated anxiety-specific screening tool in an existing clinical decision support system and tested it with a randomized feasibility pilot that found the tool did not increase detection of anxiety in pediatric primary care.

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September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018

Use of Patient Buddy™ Application to Disseminate Knowledge & Prevent Readmission

Description: 

This project tested a mobile health application’s impact on reducing readmissions among patients with cirrhosis within 30 days of hospital discharge, and found it to be usable and feasible.

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April 6, 2015 to March 31, 2017

Patient-Centered Virtual Multimedia Interactive Informed Consent (VIC)

Description: 

This project developed the Patient-Centered Virtual Multimedia Interactive Informed Consent tool and found that patients who used the tool had increased knowledge and higher satisfaction than control patients.

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May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2018

eHealth Activity Among African-American and White Cancer Survivors

Description: 

This study focuses on the use of eHealth in cancer survivors and will identify determinants of eHealth activity, provide insight into the role of eHealth in survivors’ overall personal health information management, and establish survivor-centered design principles for optimized eHealth tool development.

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September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2019

PRISM: Personalized Reminders for Immunizations using Short Messaging Systems

Description: 

This study will compare the use of personalized HPV vaccine text message reminders to conventional text message reminders among minority adolescents in a randomized trial.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019