Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country

Principal Investigator: Hoff, Charles J.
Title: Intermountain Child Health Services Research Consortium
Institution: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
E-mail: charles.hoff@hsc.utah.edu
Project Dates: 09/30/01-09/29/03
Project No.: P20 HS11826
Summary: The aim of this project is to develop an infrastructure to generate and support a child health services research program in the Intermountain West to improve the quality and delivery of health care for all children with emphasis on children with special health care needs.

Principal Investigator: Root, Jan
Title: Improving Communication Between Health Care Providers Via a Statewide Infrastructure: UHINClinical*
Institution: Utah Health Information Network, Murray, UT
E-mail: janroot@uhin.com
Project Dates: 09/30/04-09/29/09
Project No.: 290-04-0002
Summary: The aim of this project is to expand and enhance the current Statewide network for the electronic exchange of patient administrative and clinical data, and support the adoption of EMRs.

Principal Investigator: Samore, Matthew
Title: Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry With Decision Support*
Institution: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
E-mail: matthew.samore@hsc.utah.edu
Project Dates: 09/20/04-08/31/07
Project No.: R01 HS015413
Summary: This project will measure the value of a health information technology intervention: "The Computerized Clinic Order Entry tool." Ten rural primary care practices in UT will be assigned to implement the tool and ten other rural primary care practices will be assigned to continue paper-based writing of outpatient prescriptions and orders. Effects of the tool on provider productivity, office efficiency, user satisfaction, and medication practices will be evaluated. Women, minorities, and children will be included in this study.

*Project includes children or children's health care issues but does not focus exclusively on children.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Utah: Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/child-state-country/stlist_ut.html