A health systems approach to systematic identification and referral of patients at-risk for diabetes
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe how electronic health record data can be repurposed into a searchable patient registry to efficiently and systematically identify patients at-risk for diabetes for screening or referral Demonstrate how innovative use of electronic health record data for pre-diabetes identification supports meaningful use of electronic health records, fulfillment of Patient-Centered Medical Home efforts, and reductions in barriers to improving care
Keyword(s): Primary Prevention, Public Health Informatics
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: During the past 10 years in my work with the West Virginia University Office of Health Services Research, I have had the opportunity to partner with primary care centers on chronic disease quality improvement initiatives. It is through this lens that I have had opportunity to refine and expand my work with primary care centers through research efforts as a student in Public Health Sciences at West Virginia University. This abstract reflects these efforts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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