Funded by The Donaghue Foundation, Julia Adler-Milstein and Erin Krupka will contribute to designing and evaluating an intervention to help clinicians avoid low-value healthcare services.
Associate Professor Tiffany Veinot will study two interventions designed to increase the stability of hemodialysis: multimodal provider education and patient activation intervention.
This project will fill a current gap in knowledge about how best to deploy electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technology (HIT) to improve safety, quality and cost in the care of older adults.
UMSI Assistant Professor Joyojeet Pal is working with a team of researchers developing and evaluating an e-learning course that combines disability competency training with education about how to use self-management assessment and skill development in clinical encounters.
Assistant Professor Predrag Klasnja is working to develop a personalized, adaptive health application to encourage cardiac rehabilitation patients to maintain physical activity.
UMSI Associate Professor Mark Newman is working to develop a cloud-based mobile system to help people with spinal cord injuries or diseases to acquire self-management skills through a virtual coaching program managed by a clinician.
With funding from the Social Sciences Annual Institute (SSAI), a joint initiative of the U-M Office of Research and Rackham Graduate School, and from the MCubed Diamond initiative, this project will address challenges associated with gathering and analyzing large, diverse population health data sets.
Julia Adler-Milstein, assistant professor in the Schools of Information and Public Health, is a co-investigator on a $1.6 million study funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that will investigate how communication technologies such as health records, email, and pagers are being used and where common failures occur.
UMSI Professor of Information Paul Resnick teamed with U-M Health System’s Caroline Richardson on this study that examined whether public announcements can help people commit to and meet stated fitness goals.