Tertiary Care

Improving Rural Healthcare Transitions Through Health Information Exchange

Description: 

This project enhanced an existing health-information exchange (HIE) to enable clinicians to work more effectively and efficiently and to utilize the HIE more fully when managing care transitions.

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June 1, 2010 to March 31, 2015

Holomua Project Improving Transitional Care in Hawaii

Description: 

Develops a patient Master Visit Registry (MVR), addressing the need for better information sharing among clinical organizations and enhancing their ability to give patients continuous high-quality care when they change providers. The MVR will expand upon an existing patient record-keeping system, while improving local handling and exchange of records.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2009

State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Rhode Island

Description: 

The Rhode Island Statewide Health Information Exchange, known as Currentcare, facilitated the development of the capability to deploy health information infrastructure at a statewide scale.

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September 1, 2004 to June 30, 2011

Rural Connection: Strengthening Care Through Technology

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Explored health IT as a method of sharing patient information and developed an electronic health record for patients who utilize rural, urban, acute, and rehabilitation facilities.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2005

Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)

Description: 

Implemented a systematic care program to improve cancer management in rural communities by building upon an innovative approach to total clinical decision support to provide access to oncology, hematology, and other specialists through a dedicated telehealth network.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Arkansas Delta Inpatient-Outpatient Quality Improvement

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Implemented a computer decision-support system in a 23-county service area in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including several rural clinics; included a training component for physicians and other health care providers, as well as a hospital pharmacy component for adverse drug event management and prevention strategies.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007