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West Virginia

Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country

Principal Investigator: Atkins, Robert
Title: Boone County Community Care Network*
Institution: Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison, WV
E-mail: robert.atkins4@verizon.net
Project Dates: 09/30/04-09/29/05
Project No.: P20 HS015286
Summary: This project will launch (1) ChartLink, a web-enabled application that will provide secure and interactive access to patient information designed for physicians with access to the hospital's medical records, and (2) a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system which is a secure and interactive tool that will enhance patient care utilizing the Internet to increase patient safety and order process efficiency. The population in this study includes rural, low-income, women and children.

Principal Investigator: Horn, Kimberly
Title: Rural Emergency Departments as Access Points for Teen Smoking Intervention
Institution: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
E-mail: khorn@wvu.edu
Project Dates: 09/30/00-08/31/04
Project No.: R18 HS10736
Summary: This project will deliver a theory-based brief motivational interview with three followup phone calls to randomly selected 14-18 year olds who seek care in the emergency department of a major university hospital. Expected outcomes are smoking cessation or reduction in smoking at six months after the initial intervention, with both results to be validated using measurements of carbon monoxide.

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

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Page last reviewed March 2009
Internet Citation: West Virginia: Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://archive.ahrq.gov/policymakers/child-state-country/stlist_wv.html

 

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