Long-Term Care

Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry Alongside Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Description: 

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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August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2022

AcademyHealth Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum Second Phase

Description: 

The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.

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September 30, 2013 to March 31, 2017

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults

Description: 

This project will examine the health information needs of older adults to inform the design of systems to support their health and independence.

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September 30, 2013 to August 31, 2019

InfoSage Information Sharing Across Generation and Environments

Description: 

This project will examine the health care information needs and management challenges of older adults and family members involved in their care.

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May 15, 2013 to February 28, 2019

Midcoast Maine Patient Safety With IT Integration

Description: 

Developed new systems and a high level of integration and cooperation in four significant areas: medication management, patient discharge, high-level integration of information, and the development of a new paradigm for evaluating, selecting, and implementing new technologies.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2005

Boone County Community Care Network

Description: 

Designed a county-wide health information system that allowed health information sharing and permitted real-time order placement by hospitals, health departments, private physicians' offices, clinics, and long-term care facilities.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2006

Project InfoCare

Description: 

Created a community-wide EMR with integrated clinical decision support that is available across the continuum of care including a rural hospital, a home health agency, 14 physician clinics, and 5 long-term care facilities.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007

Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Medication Safety for Rural Elders

Description: 

Implemented a Patient-Centered Medication Information System (PCMIS) to provide secure access to accurate, complete, and current medication information for patients, clinicians, pharmacists, and nurses, reconciled differences in medication information, and provided a platform for evidence-based decision support; assessed the benefits and costs of the system.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Nursing Home Information Technology (IT): Optimal Medication and Care Delivery

Description: 

Implemented a health IT system with added best-practices decision support modules in 7 nursing homes and evaluated the impact on care processes, resident health outcomes, and staff efficiency and satisfaction.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Evaluation of AHRQ's On-time Pressure Ulcer Program

Description: 

Lessons from the On-Time Pressure Ulcer program informed the development of an On-Time Fall Prevention module, which uses documentation data elements, actionable reports, and tracking tools to address residents’ fall risk factors.

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June 1, 2009 to January 31, 2012