USA, PA, Philadelphia
Focusing on the work environment of nurses, this project will study the organizational conditions under which electronic health records function best in hospitals and their potential to improve the outcomes of medical-surgical patients.
This project evaluated the use of an asthma portal by focusing on provider implementation and health outcomes for children, low-income families, and children with special health care needs.
This project established the feasibility of extracting quality indicators from hospice electronic medical records for comparative effectiveness research.
This study assessed the barriers, facilitators, and impact of implementing an electronic health record in a home care agency, and developed recommendations for Meaningful Use (MU) objectives in long-term and post-acute care settings.
This project created a patient-centered tool for managing hypertension within a primary care practice. The system facilitates patient education on hypertension, self-management, shared decisionmaking, and treatment planning.
In this project, a clinical decision support tool was developed for Otitis Media, and then studied in a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate its impact on the quality of care of Otitis Media.
This study supported the notion that the current focus on quality of care for diabetics favors providers that start with panels where a majority of patients already have good control.
This project evaluated the feasibility of integrating personal information from an electronic medical record within a patient portal called "MyHealthPortal" and found it to be feasible and user-friendly.
This project evaluated the impact of clinician-focused and patient/family-focused health information interventions on HPV vaccination rates among adolescents.