Smoking Cessation

Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates by Implementing an Inpatient Tobacco Cessation Service Driven by Interactive Voice Recognition Technology

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This study evaluated a smoking cessation program using interactive voice recognition technology and found that the intervention successfully reduced unplanned hospital readmissions and costs.

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May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2018

A Mobile App to Enhance Smoking Cessation Shared Decision Making in Primary Care

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This project developed and tested a tablet-based decision aid to assist primary care providers in applying patient-reported outcomes to smoking cessation and found that the tool facilitated more conversations about smoking cessation between patients and providers.

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June 1, 2015 to November 30, 2017

Testing Clinical Decision Support for Treating Tobacco Use in Dental Clinics

Description: 

This project pilot tested and evaluated a smoking cessation clinical decision support system, finding it was feasible to implement, easy to use and helpful for patient care, and led to an increase in patient quit attempts.

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September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2014