Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Improving Healthcare Quality with User-Centric Patient Portals

Description: 

This project studied patient portals, their use in primary care, and the impact of use on chronic conditions, and identified opportunities to improve adoption of patient portals.

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September 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018

How Do You Define Regional? The Geography of Health Information Exchange

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This project examined the concept of geographical area that is fundamental to health information exchange activity, and explored the practical and policy implications of how exchange service areas are defined and measured.

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September 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015

Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Transmission of Discharge Medication Lists

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This project conducted three studies to measure the impact of health information technology on patient safety in the ambulatory setting.

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September 30, 2007 to August 31, 2011

Developing and Using Valid Clinical Quality Metrics for Health Information Technology (Health IT) with Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Description: 

This project sought to identify existing, and create new, clinical quality of care metrics able to be reliably retrieved from electronic systems, such as electronic health records and health information exchanges.

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September 30, 2007 to March 31, 2011