Rural Populations

Interventions to increase patient portal use in vulnerable populations: a systematic review.

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Examining the Clinical Workflow and Outcomes of Integrating Health Information Technology to Educate and Support Dementia Caregivers

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This project will evaluate the integration into clinical care of CareHeroes, an application to support caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2020

Bringing Communities and Technology Together for Healthy Aging - Final Report

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School-Based Tele-Physiatry Assistance for Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs Living in Rural and Underserved Communities

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This project will determine the impact of using telemedicine to serve children with special healthcare needs living in rural and underserved communities.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2017 to July 31, 2022

Speech Telerehabilition After Stroke: Proof-of-Concept and Feasibility

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This project will conduct a proof-of-concept and feasibility study of aphasia telerehabilitation for stroke patients with aphasia residing in rural North Carolina.

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Project Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019

Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry Alongside Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

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This project will evaluate the comparative effectiveness of asynchronous telepsychiatry versus synchronous telepsychiatry in a skilled nursing facility population using a 12-month randomized controlled trial.

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Project Dates: 
August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2022

Recruitment and retention challenges and successes.

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Evaluation of a computer-based bilingual breastfeeding educational program on breastfeeding knowledge, self-efficacy and intent to breastfeed among rural Hispanic women.

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Using a patient portal to transmit patient reported health information into the electronic record: workflow implications and user experience.

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A hospital-randomized controlled trial of an educational quality improvement intervention in rural and small community hospitals in Texas following implementation of information technology.

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