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We lead the nation in the design, development and evaluation of interoperable, EHR-integrated digital health innovations.

  • Identifies individuals at risk for early onset familial cancers and offer personalized screening services via automated chatbot outreach
  • Live at UHealth and NYU Langone
  • Funded through an NIH grant
  • Enables individualized shared decision making for lung cancer screening
  • Live at University of Utah Health
  • Finalist in HL7/AMIA FHIR Applications Showcase
  • Funded through an AHRQ grant

Neonatal Bilirubin App

  • Supports neonatal bilirubin management to prevent neurotoxicity
  • Key outcomes summarized in JAMA Open paper:
    • Attending providers: “best imaginable” usability
    • 3-fold reduction in provider time required
    • 84% increase in odds of clinically appropriate phototherapy
  • Multiple awards, including First Place in HL7/AMIA FHIR Applications Showcase

Pediatric Patient Summary

  • Supports the care of children with complex healthcare needs
  • Retrieves, filters, and summarizes patient information from multiple health systems and EHRs into an intelligent information display
  • Funded by a HITECH grant from the CMS and Utah Medicaid
  • Publication: https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/147/3_MeetingAbstract/8
  • Finalist in HL7/AMIA FHIR Applications Showcase

MDCalc Connect

  • Enables seamless integration of medical calculations within clinical workflows
  • MDCalc: leading medical calculation tool
    – > 2 million monthly users from > 200 countries and territories
    – 50+ specialties, 200+ conditions
  • Second Place in HL7/AMIA FHIR Applications Showcase
  • Available in the Epic App Orchard

Diabetes Pharmacotherapy Outcome Predictor

  • Leverages Big Data analytics to support diabetes pharmacotherapy
  • Collaboration with Hitachi, Ltd. Data Science team
  • Prediction models developed with high performance (area under the curve 87%)
  • In clinical use
  • Details in Methods of Information in Medicine

Procedure Schedule Management App

  • Enables efficient procedure scheduling based on available capacity
  • Initial focus: electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and other psychiatric procedures
  • Support for custom capacity rules and manual over-rides

Surgical Referral Dashboard

  • Enhances communication between surgeons and referring providers
  • Builds on prior research on information needs and issues with traditional approach
  • ONC High Impact Pilot (PIs: Brooke, Del Fiol)
  • Covers PCP to surgeon and surgeon to PCP communication