reminder systems

Summary

Summary: Systems used to prompt or aid the memory. The systems can be computerized reminders, color coding, telephone calls, or devices such as letters and postcards.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Use of electronic reminder devices to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review
    Julie Wise
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:495-504. 2008
  2. pmc Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders
    Cristian Pop-Eleches
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:825-34. 2011
  3. pmc Overriding of drug safety alerts in computerized physician order entry
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:138-47. 2006
  4. ncbi A daily SMS reminder increases adherence to asthma treatment: a three-month follow-up study
    Ulla Strandbygaard
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Respir Med 104:166-71. 2010
  5. ncbi The impact of short message service text messages sent as appointment reminders to patients' cell phones at outpatient clinics in São Paulo, Brazil
    Thiago Martini da Costa
    Postgraduate Program in Health Informatics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Med Inform 79:65-70. 2010
  6. pmc Comparison of an SMS text messaging and phone reminder to improve attendance at a health promotion center: a randomized controlled trial
    Zhou Wen Chen
    Department of General Practice, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310016, China
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 9:34-8. 2008
  7. pmc Measuring the impact of diagnostic decision support on the quality of clinical decision making: development of a reliable and valid composite score
    Padmanabhan Ramnarayan
    Department of Paediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, London, England
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:563-72. 2003
  8. ncbi The use of text messaging to improve attendance in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Kwok Chi Leong
    Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University Puchong, Jalan Rasah, Malaysia
    Fam Pract 23:699-705. 2006
  9. pmc Design of a randomized trial to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment in South India--the HIVIND study protocol
    Ayesha De Costa
    Division of Global Health, Nobels väg 9, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:25. 2010
  10. ncbi Texting appointment reminders to repeated non-attenders in primary care: randomised controlled study
    K Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:373-6. 2008

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Publications295 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Use of electronic reminder devices to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review
    Julie Wise
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:495-504. 2008
    ..Further and more rigorous research is warranted...
  2. pmc Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders
    Cristian Pop-Eleches
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:825-34. 2011
    ..This study tested the efficacy of short message service (SMS) reminders on adherence to ART among patients attending a rural clinic in Kenya...
  3. pmc Overriding of drug safety alerts in computerized physician order entry
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:138-47. 2006
    ..Studies on cognitive processes playing a role in overriding drug safety alerts are lacking...
  4. ncbi A daily SMS reminder increases adherence to asthma treatment: a three-month follow-up study
    Ulla Strandbygaard
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Respir Med 104:166-71. 2010
    ..This study examined the impact of receiving a daily text message reminder on one's cell phone on adherence to asthma treatment...
  5. ncbi The impact of short message service text messages sent as appointment reminders to patients' cell phones at outpatient clinics in São Paulo, Brazil
    Thiago Martini da Costa
    Postgraduate Program in Health Informatics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Med Inform 79:65-70. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Comparison of an SMS text messaging and phone reminder to improve attendance at a health promotion center: a randomized controlled trial
    Zhou Wen Chen
    Department of General Practice, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310016, China
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 9:34-8. 2008
    ..To compare the efficacy of a short messaging service (SMS) text messaging and phone reminder to improve attendance rates at a health promotion center...
  7. pmc Measuring the impact of diagnostic decision support on the quality of clinical decision making: development of a reliable and valid composite score
    Padmanabhan Ramnarayan
    Department of Paediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, London, England
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:563-72. 2003
    ..This report describes a reliable and valid scoring technique to measure the quality of clinical decision plans in an acute medical setting, where diagnostic decision support tools might prove most useful...
  8. ncbi The use of text messaging to improve attendance in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Kwok Chi Leong
    Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University Puchong, Jalan Rasah, Malaysia
    Fam Pract 23:699-705. 2006
    ..Non-attendance is common in primary care and previous studies have reported that reminders were useful in reducing broken appointments...
  9. pmc Design of a randomized trial to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment in South India--the HIVIND study protocol
    Ayesha De Costa
    Division of Global Health, Nobels väg 9, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:25. 2010
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a trial, to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first-line antiretroviral treatment in South India...
  10. ncbi Texting appointment reminders to repeated non-attenders in primary care: randomised controlled study
    K Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:373-6. 2008
    ..Failure to attend appointments compromises health service efficiency. Despite considerable interest in using novel technologies to improve attendance, evidence from rigorously conducted controlled studies is lacking...
  11. pmc Timely follow-up of abnormal diagnostic imaging test results in an outpatient setting: are electronic medical records achieving their potential?
    Hardeep Singh
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service, Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1578-86. 2009
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  12. pmc Efficacy of patient letter reminders on cervical cancer screening: a meta-analysis
    D S Tseng
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:563-8. 2001
    ..To perform a meta-analysis on existing randomized controlled trials to investigate the efficacy of patient letter reminders on increasing cervical cancer screening using Pap smears...
  13. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the impact of targeted and tailored interventions on colorectal cancer screening
    Ronald E Myers
    Department of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Cancer 110:2083-91. 2007
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is underutilized. The objective of the current study was to determine whether targeted and tailored interventions can increase screening use...
  14. ncbi Effects of quality improvement strategies for type 2 diabetes on glycemic control: a meta-regression analysis
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Ottawa Health Research Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    JAMA 296:427-40. 2006
    ..There have been numerous reports of interventions designed to improve the care of patients with diabetes, but the effectiveness of such interventions is unclear...
  15. ncbi Text message reminders of appointments: a pilot intervention at four community mental health clinics in London
    Hannah Sims
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 63:161-8. 2012
    ..The authors examined the effect of short message service (SMS), or text message, reminders on the attendance of appointments at four community mental health clinics in London...
  16. ncbi A physician reminder to improve postpartum diabetes screening in women with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Iliana C Lega
    Women s College Hospital, Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:352-7. 2012
    ..Guidelines recommend screening for diabetes postpartum, but screening rates are low. We evaluated the effect of a physician reminder on postpartum screening and in women with GDM...
  17. pmc Exploring barriers and facilitators to the use of computerized clinical reminders
    Jason J Saleem
    VA GAPS Center, Cincinnati VAMC, 3200 Vine Street, MDP 111, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:438-47. 2005
    ..However, since clinician adherence to CR recommendations is quite variable and declines over time, we conducted observations to determine barriers and facilitators to the effective use of CRs...
  18. ncbi Population-based outreach for Chlamydia screening in men: results from a randomized trial
    Delia Scholes
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:837-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of population-based outreach strategies to improve genital Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) screening in men...
  19. pmc How effective are short message service reminders at increasing clinic attendance? A meta-analysis and systematic review
    Rebecca Guy
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Health Serv Res 47:614-32. 2012
    ..We undertook a review of studies that assessed the effectiveness of SMS reminders at increasing the uptake of appointments in health care settings...
  20. ncbi The use and effectiveness of electronic clinical decision support tools in the ambulatory/primary care setting: a systematic review of the literature
    Cathy Bryan
    Department of Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:79-91. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper is to evaluate the recent literature for both the types and effectiveness of electronic CDSS in the primary care setting...
  21. pmc Text messaging reminders to reduce non-attendance in chronic disease follow-up: a clinical trial
    Su May Liew
    Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Br J Gen Pract 59:916-20. 2009
    ..However, no study has looked specifically at using text messaging reminders to reduce non-attendance in chronic disease care...
  22. ncbi Impact of electronic health record-based alerts on influenza vaccination for children with asthma
    Alexander G Fiks
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:159-69. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess the impact of influenza vaccine clinical alerts on missed opportunities for vaccination and on overall influenza immunization rates for children and adolescents with asthma...
  23. pmc Text messaging for enhancement of testing and treatment for tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus, and syphilis: a survey of attitudes toward cellular phones and healthcare
    Anna K Person
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:189-95. 2011
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  24. ncbi Adherence to antiretroviral treatment in HIV-positive patients in the Cameroon context: promoting the use of medication reminder methods
    Perrine Roux
    INSERM, U912, SE4S, Marseille, Bouches du rhone, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:S40-3. 2011
    ..Antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up in sub-Saharan Africa has made it possible to investigate the maintenance of adherence to HIV medications. We describe here adherence to ART and identify its correlates in the Cameroonian context...
  25. ncbi Exploring the patterns of use and the feasibility of using cellular phones for clinic appointment reminders and adherence messages in an antiretroviral treatment clinic, Durban, South Africa
    Tamaryn Crankshaw
    McCord Hospital, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:729-34. 2010
    ..The use of cellular phones for intervention purposes is feasible and should be further investigated. The findings highlight the value of gender-based analyses in informing interventions...
  26. pmc Prescribers' responses to alerts during medication ordering in the long term care setting
    James Judge
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, 630 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:385-90. 2006
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  27. pmc Prompting clinicians about preventive care measures: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Judith W Dexheimer
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:311-20. 2008
    ..Despite increased implementation of electronic health records, randomized controlled trials evaluating computerized reminder systems are infrequent.
  28. pmc Finding the minimal intervention needed for sustained mammography adherence
    Jennifer M Gierisch
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:334-44. 2010
    ..Regular adherence to mammography screening saves lives, yet few women receive regular mammograms...
  29. ncbi How much does a reminder letter increase cervical screening among under-screened women in NSW?
    Stephen Morrell
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:78-84. 2005
    ..To evaluate a direct mail-out campaign to increase Pap screening rates in women who have not had a test in 48 months...
  30. ncbi Use of an on-line pager system to increase adherence to antiretroviral medications
    S A Safren
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    AIDS Care 15:787-93. 2003
    ..While the provision of a reminder system helped improve adherence, it is likely that more intensive interventions are required for patients with pre-existing problems...
  31. pmc Reduction of missed appointments at an urban primary care clinic: a randomised controlled study
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:79. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a sequential intervention reminding patients of their upcoming appointment and to identify the profile of patients missing their appointments...
  32. pmc Medication adherence: emerging use of technology
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke Translational Nursing Institute, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Heart Center and Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina 27503, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 26:279-87. 2011
    ..This review focuses on research that tests these emerging technologies and evaluates the effect of technology-based adherence interventions on cardiovascular outcomes...
  33. ncbi Text message reminders to promote human papillomavirus vaccination
    Elyse Olshen Kharbanda
    Division of General Pediatrics, Columbia University NY, NY 10032, USA
    Vaccine 29:2537-41. 2011
    ..To implement and evaluate text message reminders for the second (HPV2) and third (HPV3) vaccine doses...
  34. pmc The Cameroon mobile phone SMS (CAMPS) trial: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial of mobile phone text messaging versus usual care for improving adherence to highly active anti-retroviral therapy
    Lawrence Mbuagbaw
    Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health CDBPH, Yaounde Central Hospital, Avenue Henri Dunant, Messa, PO Box 87, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Trials 12:5. 2011
    ..This trial aims at testing the efficacy of weekly reminder and motivational text messages, compared to usual care in improving adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment in patients attending a clinic in Yaoundé, Cameroon...
  35. ncbi The effectiveness of implementing a reminder system into routine clinical practice: does it increase postpartum screening in women with gestational diabetes?
    A K Shea
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 31:58-64. 2011
    ..The current study examined whether the implementation of a reminder system improved screening rates...
  36. pmc Pilot study of an interactive voice response system to improve medication refill compliance
    Kristen Reidel
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:46. 2008
    ..We tested two novel features: personalized, medication-specific reminder messages and communication via voice recognition...
  37. ncbi FluAlert: a qualitative evaluation of providers' desired characteristics and concerns regarding computerized influenza vaccination alerts
    Eileen Birmingham
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 52:274-7. 2011
    ..To explore pediatric providers' perceived barriers to influenza vaccine delivery, and desired characteristics and potential concerns regarding an influenza vaccine alert integrated into the electronic health record (EHR)...
  38. pmc Understanding the management of electronic test result notifications in the outpatient setting
    Sylvia J Hysong
    Houston VA Health Sciences Research and Development Center of Excellence, The Center of Inquiry to Improve Outpatient Safety Through Effective Electronic Communication, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:22. 2011
    ..We sought to understand barriers, facilitators, and potential interventions for safe and effective management of abnormal test result delivery via electronic alerts...
  39. pmc A randomized trial of the effectiveness of on-demand versus computer-triggered drug decision support in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:430-8. 2008
    ..Physicians in each study condition were able to preset levels that triggered alerts...
  40. ncbi Advance notification letters increase adherence in colorectal cancer screening: a population-based randomized trial
    A H C van Roon
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 52:448-51. 2011
    ..An advance notification letter may increase adherence, however, no population-based randomized trials have been conducted to provide evidence of this...
  41. pmc A survey of factors affecting clinician acceptance of clinical decision support
    Dean F Sittig
    Department of Medical Informatics, Northwest Permanente PC, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that factors affecting CDS system acceptance could be categorized as relating to differences in patients, physicians, CDS-type, or environmental characteristics...
  42. ncbi Drug safety alert generation and overriding in a large Dutch university medical centre
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:941-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate numbers and types of drug safety alerts generated and overridden in a large Dutch university medical centre...
  43. ncbi The effectiveness of outpatient appointment reminder systems in reducing no-show rates
    Amay Parikh
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Med 123:542-8. 2010
    ..An automated telephone appointment reminder system may decrease the no-show rate. Understanding characteristics of patients who miss their appointments will aid in the formulation of interventions to reduce no-show rates...
  44. pmc A trial of automated decision support alerts for contraindicated medications using computerized physician order entry
    William L Galanter
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine M C 718, 840 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:269-74. 2005
    ..Because renal insufficiency is a common source of medication errors, the authors studied a trial of alerts designed to reduce inpatient administration of medications contraindicated due to renal insufficiency...
  45. ncbi Randomized trial to improve prescribing safety in ambulatory elderly patients
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:977-85. 2007
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  46. ncbi SMS text messaging improves outpatient attendance
    Sean R Downer
    Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:389-96. 2006
    ..To evaluate the operational and financial efficacy of sending short message service (SMS) text message reminders to the mobile telephones of patients with scheduled outpatient clinic appointments...
  47. ncbi Using mobile phones to improve clinic attendance amongst an antiretroviral treatment cohort in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional and prospective study
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds, UK
    AIDS Behav 14:1347-52. 2010
    ..Privacy and confidentiality issues were not considered deterrents. Mobile phones have a potential for use in resource-constrained settings to substantially improve the clinical management of HIV/AIDS...
  48. pmc Tiering drug-drug interaction alerts by severity increases compliance rates
    Marilyn D Paterno
    Department of Information Systems, Partners Health Care System, Inc, 93 Worcester Street, Suite 201, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:40-6. 2009
    ..We sought to determine if rates of provider compliance with DDI alerts in the inpatient setting differed when a tiered presentation was implemented...
  49. pmc A randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of counseling and alarm device on HAART adherence and virologic outcomes
    Michael H Chung
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1000422. 2011
    ..This study compared the impact of counseling and use of an alarm device on adherence and biological outcomes in a resource-limited setting...
  50. ncbi Can wireless text messaging improve adherence to preventive activities? Results of a randomised controlled trial
    Mihail Cocosila
    School of Business, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 78:230-8. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of cell phone wireless text messaging for improving adherence to a healthy behaviour...
  51. pmc Response rates in postal surveys of healthcare professionals between 1996 and 2005: an observational study
    Julia V Cook
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:160. 2009
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  52. ncbi Changes in performance after implementation of a multifaceted electronic-health-record-based quality improvement system
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 49:117-25. 2011
    ..Electronic health record (EHR) systems have the potential to revolutionize quality improvement (QI) methods by enhancing quality measurement and integrating multiple proven QI strategies...
  53. pmc Screening for type 2 diabetes following gestational diabetes: family physician and patient perspectives
    Erin Keely
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 56:558-63. 2010
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  54. pmc Provider management strategies of abnormal test result alerts: a cognitive task analysis
    Sylvia J Hysong
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:71-7. 2010
    ....
  55. pmc Text4Health: a qualitative evaluation of parental readiness for text message immunization reminders
    Elyse Olshen Kharbanda
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 622 West 168th St, VC402, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2176-8. 2009
    ..Parents preferred text message reminders to be brief and personalized. Most parents were able to retrieve sample text messages but many had difficulty with interactive texting...
  56. pmc Practitioners' views on computerized drug-drug interaction alerts in the VA system
    Yu Ko
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Drachman B307F, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:56-64. 2007
    ..To assess Veterans Affairs (VA) prescribers' and pharmacists' opinions about computer-generated drug-drug interaction (DDI) alerts and obtain suggestions for improving DDI alerts...
  57. ncbi Failed appointments in an orthodontic clinic
    Annemieke Bos
    Department of Orthodontics and Social Dentistry, Academic Centre of Dentistry, Louwesweg 1, 1066 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 127:355-7. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that a reminder would reduce the failed attendance rate and that the form of the reminder would be irrelevant...
  58. ncbi Computer reminders for Chlamydia screening in general practice: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Walker
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:445-50. 2010
    ..The aim of this trial was to determine the effectiveness of a computer alert in general practice on chlamydia testing in young women...
  59. ncbi Telephone reminders are effective in recruiting nonresponding patients to randomized controlled trials
    Pal Nystuen
    Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, Department of Social Services Research, PO Box 8054 Dep, Oslo N 0031, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:773-6. 2004
    ..Studies investigating means of recruiting participants to randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are sparse. We investigated the effects of telephone reminders as a recruitment strategy...
  60. pmc A two-way messaging system to enhance antiretroviral adherence
    Peter J Dunbar
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:11-5. 2003
    ..The study suggests that it is feasible to use an automated wireless two-way messaging system to communicate with HIV-positive patients over an extended period of time...
  61. pmc Assessment of the potential impact of a reminder system on the reduction of diagnostic errors: a quasi-experimental study
    Padmanabhan Ramnarayan
    Children s Acute Transport Service CATS, 44B Bedford Row, London, WC1H 4LL, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:22. 2006
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  62. pmc Improving medication adherence in diabetes type 2 patients through Real Time Medication Monitoring: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of monitoring patients' medication use combined with short message service (SMS) reminders
    Marcia Vervloet
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:5. 2011
    ..This combination of monitoring and tailored reminders provides opportunities to improve adherence. This article describes the design of an intervention study aimed at evaluating the effect of RTMM on adherence to oral antidiabetics...
  63. ncbi SMS reminders in the UK national health service: an evaluation of its impact on "no-shows" at hospital out-patient clinics
    Robin G Milne
    Department of Economics, University of Glasgow, G12 8RT UK
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:130-6. 2006
    ..The study evaluates their use to reduce nonattendance at out-patient clinics. The impact is modest, but so also is the cost, about 7.50 pounds (13.13 dollars, 10.88 euros) per "no-show" avoided...
  64. ncbi The use of cell phone reminder calls for assisting HIV-infected adolescents and young adults to adhere to highly active antiretroviral therapy: a pilot study
    Joseph A Puccio
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:438-44. 2006
    ..Larger prospective studies of cell phone observation of therapy will be needed to determine if this intervention can improve long-term adherence and health outcomes...
  65. ncbi Addressing immunization barriers, benefits, and risks
    Sanford R Kimmel
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:S61-9. 2007
    ..They must also clearly communicate vaccine benefits and risks while understanding those factors that affect an individual's acceptance and perception of those benefits and risks...
  66. ncbi Impact of clinical alerts within an electronic health record on routine childhood immunization in an urban pediatric population
    Alexander G Fiks
    Pediatric Research Consortium, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1546, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 120:707-14. 2007
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  67. ncbi Self-sampling versus reminder letter: effects on cervical cancer screening attendance and coverage in Finland
    Anni Virtanen
    Mass Screening Registry, Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 128:2681-7. 2011
    ..Self-sampling might be slightly more successful in this, but the effects on screening coverage were similar in both groups...
  68. ncbi Encouraging attendance at outpatient appointments: can we do more?
    R Henderson
    NHS Grampian, Summerfield House, 2 Eday Road, Aberdeen
    Scott Med J 53:9-12. 2008
    ..Therefore, a literature review was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of appointment reminders as a means of increasing attendance and reducing 'Did not Attend' rates at new outpatient appointments...
  69. ncbi The effect of reminder letters on the uptake of an e-learning programme on dementia: a randomized trial in general practice
    Frans Boch Waldorff
    Research Unit and Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, 1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Fam Pract 26:466-71. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether three reminder letters mailed to GPs after dissemination of a Dementia Guideline increased the GPs' use of the corresponding e-learning programme (ELP)...
  70. pmc A mixed method study of the merits of e-prescribing drug alerts in primary care
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:442-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper was to describe primary care prescribers' perspectives on electronic prescribing drug alerts at the point of prescribing...
  71. ncbi Patient mobile telephone 'text' reminder: a novel way to reduce non-attendance at the ENT out-patient clinic
    M Geraghty
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide and Meath and The National Children s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    J Laryngol Otol 122:296-8. 2008
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  72. ncbi Telephone reminders improve adolescent clinic attendance: a randomized controlled trial
    S M Sawyer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:79-83. 2002
    ..To measure the effect of telephone reminders on adolescent clinic attendance...
  73. ncbi The effect of patient reminders on the use of screening mammography in an urban health department primary care setting
    M S Simon
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 65:63-70. 2001
    ..In conclusion, letters targeted at women due for screening mammograms did not have a beneficial effect on mammography utilization above and beyond that of a physician medical record reminder...
  74. ncbi Interventions that increase use of adult immunization and cancer screening services: a meta-analysis
    Erin G Stone
    Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, Santa Monica, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:641-51. 2002
    ..Thus, we quantitatively assessed the relative effectiveness of previously studied approaches for improving adherence to adult immunization and cancer screening guidelines...
  75. ncbi Designing a mobile phone-based intervention to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy in South India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Behav 14:716-20. 2010
    ..Loss of privacy was not considered a deterrent. The study presents important considerations in the design of a mobile phone-based adherence intervention in India...
  76. ncbi Telephone counseling and attendance in a national mammography-screening program a randomized controlled trial
    Katrin Hegenscheid
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Medical Center Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Prev Med 41:421-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether additional telephone counseling improves attendance among nonresponders and the level of satisfaction with telephone counseling...
  77. pmc The efficacy of computer reminders on external quality assessment for point-of-care testing in Danish general practice: rationale and methodology for two randomized trials
    Frans B Waldorff
    The Research Unit for General Practice and Section of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Implement Sci 6:79. 2011
    ..The overall aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of ComRem to improve GPs adherence to quality guidelines. This article describes the rationale and methods of the study that constitute this research project...
  78. ncbi The use of computer vision in an intelligent environment to support aging-in-place, safety, and independence in the home
    Alex Mihailidis
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto ON M5G 1V7, Canada
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 8:238-47. 2004
    ..A discussion of the results obtained to date is presented, including technical and social issues that remain for the advancement and acceptance of this type of technology within pervasive healthcare...
  79. ncbi The safety net: a cost-effective approach to improving breast and cervical cancer screening
    Thomas M Vogt
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:789-98. 2003
    ..to determine the relation of an invasive cervical cancer diagnosis to the interval since the last true screening test...
  80. ncbi Helping patients follow prescribed treatment: clinical applications
    R Brian Haynes
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 288:2880-3. 2002
    ..Successful interventions for long-term regimens are all labor-intensive but ultimately can be cost-effective...
  81. pmc Increasing response to a postal survey of sedentary patients - a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN45665423]
    Roger A Harrison
    Research Scientist in Public Health, Directorate of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:31. 2004
    ....
  82. pmc Changing clinical practice through patient specific reminders available at the time of the clinical encounter: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Tim A Holt
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, 2nd Floor, 23 38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, OX1 2ET, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 27:974-84. 2012
    ..To synthesise current evidence for the influence on clinical behaviour of patient-specific electronically generated reminders available at the time of the clinical encounter...
  83. ncbi The impact of computer-generated messages on childhood immunization coverage
    E F Dini
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:132-9. 2000
    ..This study assesses the sustained impact of computer-generated messages on immunization coverage during the first two years of life...
  84. ncbi Effect of telephone reminder/recall on adolescent immunization and preventive visits: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Peter G Szilagyi
    Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Strong Children s Research Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Box 632, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:157-63. 2006
    ..To measure the effect of telephone-based reminder/recall on immunization and well-child care (WCC) visit rates among adolescents in urban practices...
  85. ncbi Getting under the hood: exploring issues that affect provider-based recall using an immunization information system
    Alison W Saville
    Children s Outcomes Research Program, The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:44-9. 2011
    ....
  86. ncbi Understanding a VA preventive care clinical reminder: lessons learned
    Carolyn Wallace
    VA Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    SCI Nurs 21:149-52. 2004
    ....
  87. pmc Improving fecal occult blood testing compliance using a mailed educational reminder
    Jeffrey K Lee
    Department of Medicine, VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1192-7. 2009
    ..Randomized controlled trials have shown that annual screening fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) reduces CRC mortality and incidence. However, patient compliance with FOBT is low...
  88. ncbi Effectiveness and net cost of reminder/recall for adolescent immunizations
    Christina A Suh
    Children s Outcomes Research Program, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e1437-45. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of reminder/recall (R/R) for immunizing adolescents in private pediatric practices and to describe the associated costs and revenues...
  89. ncbi Content of text messaging immunization reminders: what low-income parents want to know
    Carolyn R Ahlers-Schmidt
    Office of Research and Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:119-21. 2011
    ..The purpose of this project was to gather preliminary data on preferred content for text reminders sent to low-income parents...
  90. ncbi A prospective randomized study of two reminding strategies: telephone versus mail in the screening of cervical cancer in women who did not initially respond
    D Heranney
    Association EVE, Illkirch Graffenstaden, France
    Acta Cytol 55:334-40. 2011
    ..To compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of two reminding strategies addressed to women who did not respond to a first invitation to undergo cervical cancer screening...
  91. ncbi Promotion of cervical screening among nonattendees: a partial cost-effectiveness analysis
    Marie G Oscarsson
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:559-63. 2007
    ..36 euro in an area with high coverage, efforts to promote attendance at cervical screening were related to high costs per extra cervical smear gained and is not considered as reasonable from a cost-effectiveness perspective...
  92. ncbi Improved retention rates with low-cost interventions in hypertension and diabetes management in a rural African environment of nurse-led care: a cluster-randomised trial
    Niklaus D Labhardt
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1276-84. 2011
    ..To compare the effects of low-level facility-based interventions on patient retention rates for cardiovascular (CV) disease in an environment of task shifting and nurse-led care in rural health districts in Central Cameroon...
  93. ncbi Physician impressions of using text message technology to increase vaccination compliance
    Traci Hart
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:427-30. 2011
    ..However, it is unknown whether physicians are willing to implement such a system. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a text messaging reminder system from the physician's perspective...
  94. ncbi Mobile phone-based antiretroviral adherence support in Vietnam: feasibility, patient's preference, and willingness-to-pay
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Behav 16:1988-92. 2012
    ..1 %), regular information messages (21.3 %), and booking of clinic visits (16.5 %). These findings inform the design of adherence interventions using mobile phone in the Vietnamese setting...
  95. ncbi Screening HMO women overdue for both mammograms and pap tests
    Barbara G Valanis
    Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Prev Med 34:40-50. 2002
    ..Tailored communications have been identified as a promising approach to promote mammography and Pap test screening...
  96. ncbi Effectiveness of an electronic medical record clinical quality alert prepared by off-line data analysis
    Michael A Krall
    Clinical Information Systems Department Kaiser Permanente, 2850 NW Nicolai Street, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:135-9. 2004
    ..There were no differences in response by specialty or gender of the clinician. Off-line data analysis proved to be an effective method of initiating a clinical alert...
  97. ncbi A framework for mobile healthcare answers to chronically ill outpatient non-adherence
    Mihail Cocosila
    DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Inform Prim Care 13:145-52. 2005
    ..Our work is intended to stimulate further research into the nature of mobile solutions in health care and, especially, into patient acceptance aspects, in an endeavour to contribute to improving adherence with minimum obtrusiveness...
  98. pmc Characteristics and consequences of drug allergy alert overrides in a computerized physician order entry system
    Tyken C Hsieh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:482-91. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine characteristics of drug allergy alert overrides, assess how often they lead to preventable adverse drug events (ADEs), and suggest methods for improving the allergy-alerting system...
  99. ncbi Development of case-based medication alerting and recommender system: a new approach to prevention for medication error
    Kengo Miyo
    Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:871-4. 2007
    ..Our system contributes to the creation of alerts that are appropriate for patients' clinical conditions and based on physicians' empirical discretion...
  100. ncbi Analysis and redesign of a knowledge database for a drug-drug interactions alert system
    Daniel Luna
    Department of Medical Informatics, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:885-9. 2007
    ....
  101. pmc Turning off frequently overridden drug alerts: limited opportunities for doing it safely
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:439-48. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify opportunities to safely turn off frequently overridden drug-drug interaction alerts (DDIs) in computerized physician order entry (CPOE)...

Research Grants67

  1. Metabolic Screening: Prioritizing Implementation Strategies for Mental Health
    Elaine H Morrato; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..screening rates: knowledge;attitudes;physical-behavioral health care coordination;and practice recall and reminder systems. We aim to identify implementation target groups (i.e...
  2. Adherence Improvement and Measurement- AIM- System. Challenge Topic 10-MH-101
    James O Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clinical information systems (CIS) are a key element in the CCM and have three important roles: reminder systems;feedback mechanisms;and registries...
  3. Mobile Phone Application to Increase Tobacco Cessation Medication Adherence
    Judith S Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Examples of modules include reminder systems (to prompt dosing and refills), direct linkage from the user to their prescribing physician or pharmacist (to ..
  4. Web Services for Preventive Health
    JOHN DAVID CHELICO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The increased used of technology in the ambulatory setting, such as electronic health records (EHRs) with reminder systems, has provided new tools for effectively delivering preventive health services...
  5. CBPR Strategies to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Ohio Appalachia
    Electra D Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..program that compares county-specific media campaigns featuring local CRC survivors, clinic-specific charter reminder systems, and a combination of the two strategies in 6 randomly selected intervention counties to the same campaign ..
  6. Collaborative Medication Adherence for Elderly Adults in a Home Environment
    Donald Young; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..There are a plethora of pill organizers and reminder systems on the market today...
  7. Evaluation of vaccination reminder/recall systems for adolescent patients
    Peter Szilagyi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For Aim 3 we will measure and compare costs of the two reminder systems, and their cost-effectiveness, and will assess feasibility and generalizability to different settings...
  8. An Interactive Preventive Health Record to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Resa M Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..patient education and activation, enhanced patient and clinician communication, decision support, and reminder systems. Developing an effective, interactive tool that engages adults in making a CRCS decision is significant from ..
  9. VIRAL HEPATITIS IN CHILDREN OF INJECTION DRUG USERS
    Kathleen Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..develop a new multi-component intervention strategy (culturally adapted CD ROM-based educational materials, reminder systems, and clinic/shelter-based vaccines) to improve HBV immunization rates in CIDU and compare this strategy to ..
  10. Telephone Counseling to Support Colon Cancer Screening
    Roger Luckmann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..is through their primary care provider (PCP), but competing demands on PCP time, limitations in office reminder systems, and the challenges of effectively counseling patients about multiple CRC screening options are barriers to ..
  11. PREVENTIVE SERVICE REMINDERS: PATIENTS' PERSPECTIVES
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..S. Preventive Services Task Force, 2) the increasing utilization of computer-based medical records with reminder systems for preventive services, and 3) the recognition of the importance of patients' perspectives in the delivery ..
  12. Increasing Cancer Prevention Services Using the Internet
    CHRISTOPHER PIGNATELLI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Computerized reminder systems have proven to be effective at improving low rates of cancer prevention and detection services (CPDSs), yet no method has been designed for disseminating evidence-based reminders for (CPDSs) into routine ..
  13. Weight in Secondary Prevention (WISP)
    Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding which patients will need the most support to manage weight will allow us to design the most cost-effective future programs. ..
  14. BELIEF NETWORK BASED REMINDER SYSTEMS THAT LEARN
    Michael Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..x0a; ..
  15. Forging Implementation of Cancer Screening Reminder Systems (FICSRS)
    Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..case study will be used to refine the "FICS-it" conceptual model for implementation of cancer screening reminder systems ("Forging Implementation of Cancer Screening")...
  16. Community-based Skin Cancer Prevention Research
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Training in Medication Compliance and Health Literacy
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, the proposed research could serve as a model for other interventions to improve compliance and cardiovascular care, particularly among low-literate and underserved populations. ..
  18. Multi-level Assessment of Indoor Tanning Practices
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings will be used to inform future multi-level interventions for reducing risks associated with indoor tanning. ..
  19. Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD)
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Program costs will also be assessed. If successful, this intervention could offer an important means of reducing medication errors in the post-hospitalization period. ..
  20. Implementation Intentions To Promote Colon Cancer Screening in Rural Primary Care
    Kimberly K Engelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding an "implementation intentions" based behavioral intervention for promoting CRC screening among initially non-adherent primary care patients. ..
  21. Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory Monitoring
    Marsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings will also assist in developing a framework for future studies to evaluate the effects and costs of medication-laboratory monitoring among patients with diabetes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. SUN SAFETY INTERVENTION FOR POSTAL CARRIERS
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, this intervention package has a high potential for institutionalization within and dissemination throughout U.S.P.S. sites nationwide. ..
  23. Use of Novel Tailored Reminders in Rural Primary Care
    Kimberly Engelman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Barriers to Recommending Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Carmen Guerra; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the barriers to CRCS recommendation is an essential step in developing and implementing effective physician CRCS interventions that will significantly reduce CRC incidence, morbidity and mortality. ..
  25. Tailored Messaging in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Determine intervention impact on CRC screening utilization, 2. Determine intervention impact on screening decision stage, and 3. Determine intervention impact on patient perceptions about screening. ..
  26. INCREASING ACCESS TO CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In Phase 3, we will prepare and submit new research grant applications based on results from the pilot studies. ..
  27. Chronic Kidney Disease Morbidity, Mortality & Predictors
    Stephen Derose; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Researchers may use this information to generate hypotheses and plan studies that include subjects with CKD. ..
  28. Evaluation of Diabetes Self-Management Consultant Care
    Robert Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..HypothesisThe SMC intervention will be more effective than usual care in improving blood glucose control and diabetes-related quality of life. ..
  29. Hypertension Telemanagement in African Americans
    Joseph Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, we will perform cost-effectiveness analysis of the HAT intervention in the African American patients with hypertension. ..
  30. Promoting Adherence to Improve Effectiveness of Cardiovascular Disease Therapies
    WILLIAM MARION VOLLMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research should also be broadly applicable to other diseases and treatments. ..
  31. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization;opioid overdose;and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
  32. CBT for depression & adherence in HIV methadone patients
    Steven Safren; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Participants will be followed for one-year post-randomization. ..
  33. Cost-effectiveness of automated telephone outreach in patients with lung disease
    David H Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will carry out an evaluation of the cost-effectiveness (efficiency) of the automated phone calls. (End of Abstract) ..
  34. Disparities in prostate cancer decision-making and QOL
    Thomas Denberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Knowledge gained will also lead to interventions for patients and clinicians to improve the decision-making process. ..
  35. DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATION
    Richard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
  36. Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    John Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Vulnerable Populations and Special Protections in ACTUs
    Sohini Sengupta; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Navigation Assistant for a Wheeled Walker
    Edmund Lopresti; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase II activities will include refining the prototype, implementing software for analyzing the activity level of the user, and testing the system extensively with potential users. ..
  39. Improving Outcomes in Underserved Women with GDM
    Carol Homko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We expect that Telemonitoring will improve maternal glucose control and lead to reductions in birth weight. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. NY PREVENTION CARE MANAGER PROJECT
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  41. Mechanisms and Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms Conf
    Charles Cleeland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference should also be of interest to pharmaceutical companies that are developing "pipeline" drugs for symptom control and supportive care. ..
  42. Mobile Tool for Adolescent Diabetes Management
    Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research request will form the foundation of an R01 proposal to rigorously study the tool's impact on adolescent diabetes management ..
  43. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  44. Familias SUAVE: Preventing Youth Violence with El Joven Noble and Cara y Corazon
    MANUEL ANGEL contact OSCOS SANCHEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If found to be effective, El Joven Noble, in combination with Cara y Coraz[unreadable]n, will be a powerful multi-level strategy for use with high-risk youth enrolled in alternative school settings. ..
  45. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Understanding Reversed Race/Ethnic Associations with Cancer Screening Tests
    William Rakowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Fifth, it will be possible to look for trends over time in the presence of reversals of association for repeat screening. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Cancer Worry and Health-Protective Behaviors
    Kevin McCaul; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study of an Intervention for Medication Adherence
    Bradi B Granger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although medication adherence improves CHF outcomes, adherence rates remain around 50%. The intervention to be tested in these projects has the potential to improve CHF outcomes by improving adherence rates. ..
  49. Obstacles to Answering Physicians' Patient-Care Question
    John Ely; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Benefit: By identifying areas where knowledge resources fail to meet the needs of physicians, we will provide recommendations to help knowledge base developers better meet those needs. ..
  50. Physician Adherence to Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines
    THEODORE MARCY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The candidate's work will be under the sponsorship of Dr. Brian Flynn of the Office of Health Promotion Research at the University of Vermont. ..
  51. INTERNET--A CHANGE AGENT FOR RURAL MULTICULTURAL ADULTS
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be posttested by telephone by AMC's Computer-assisted Telephone Interviewing Core. Adults in the control condition will be wait-listed for the intervention, which will be available after they complete the posttest. ..
  52. Understanding the Impact of Multiple Symptoms: A Symptom Burden Consortium
    Charles Cleeland; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The document will be a collaborative effort among consortium participants, and will be submitted to a leading scientific peer-reviewed journal. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Tailored Navigation in CRC Screening
    Ronald E Myers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Determining how to increase CRC screening among African Americans will help to reduce disparities in disease incidence and mortality. ..
  54. Neural basis of social cognition in early childhood
    Leslie Carver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, we will relate the neural correlates of different domains within social development to one another to describe similarities and differences in brain systems that underlie specific behavior. ..
  55. A Website for Outpatient Quality of Life Assessment
    Albert Wu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall impact will be to enhance the comprehensiveness of data available for clinical research. ..
  56. Disseminating Go Sun Smart to a Recreation Industry
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Using IT to Improve the Quality of CVD Prevention & Management
    Thomas Vogt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..That information will then be provided to managers in order to determine its impact on health-care processes and policies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. REVAMP Follow-Up
    Madhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  59. A Cancer Study Among Female Veterans in Texas, 1979-2001
    Sally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will further knowledge of the health needs of women veterans, serving to identify needed health services and to guide health policy, and will provide a basis for research agendas aimed at this growing occupational cohort. ..
  60. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  61. Foot Disorders and Falls in a Population-Based Cohort
    Marian Hannan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A greater understanding of foot disorders in older individuals may lead to better understanding of the strategies to prevent falls. ..
  62. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The cost-effectiveness and benefit cost of each of the enhanced interventions will also be determined, through a collaboration with Dr. Michael French. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Treatment Response to Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia
    Matthew Kurtz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Predicting CHD Events in Black and White Women
    Jean C McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We also will explore the correspondence between the MAPMISS screen scores and CHD diagnostic test results. ..
  65. Cognitive Orthosis with Interactive Task and Planning
    Edmund Lopresti; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., astronauts). Evaluation of the Solo system will be conducted through focus groups and usability tests with clinicians, and clinical trials with individuals who have cognitive impairments. ..
  66. IMPROVING QUALITY OF PRIMARY CARE FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS
    BRUCE ROLLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Furthermore, it addresses alcohol use disorders - an important public health problem never addressed before in any effectiveness study for an anxiety or a mood disorder in a primary care setting. [unreadable] [unreadable]..