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Finkelstein J, Knight A, Marinopoulos S, et al. Enabling Patient-Centered Care Through Health Information Technology. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2012 Jun. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 206.)

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Appendix AList of Acronyms

A level/HND

advanced level/higher national diploma

A1C

glycated hemoglobin

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

ABPM

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

ACE

angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors

ADA-NCQA

American Diabetes Association National Committee for Quality Assurance

ADD

anxiety and depressive disorder

ADL

activities of daily living

ADSL

asymmetric digital subscriber line

AF

Air Force

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ALT

alanine aminotransferase

APHA

American Public Health Association

APN

advanced practice nurse

ARB

angiotensin receptor blockers

ARDS

acute respiratory distress syndrome

ATDM

automated telephone disease management

BCT

breast conserving therapy

BG

blood glucose

BIT

Behavioral Internet Treatment

BMD

bone mineral density

BMI

body mass index

BP

blood pressure

BZD

benzodiazepines

CAD

coronary artery disease

CAHE

computer-assisted health education

CC

coached care

CDEs

certified diabetes educator

CDS

clinical decision support

CDSMP

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

CDSS

clinical decision support systems

CDT

chronic disease trajectory group

CG

control group

CGI

clinical global impressions

CHD

coronary health disease

CHESS SCRP

Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention

CHESS-MAB

Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System-Menopause and Beyond

CHI

consumer health informatics

CHOICE

creating better health outcomes by improving communication about patients’ experiences

CI

confidence interval

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure

CPGs

clinical practice guidelines

CPOE

computerized provider order entry

CPR

computer-based patient record

CPRS

computerized patient record system

CR

community resources

CRQ

chronic respiratory questionnaire

CSII

continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion

CSQ

client satisfaction questionnaire

CT

computed tomography

CV

cardiovascular

CVA

cerebro vascular accident

CVD

cardiovascular disease

DA

decision aid

DBP

diastolic blood pressure

DEMS

diabetes electronic management system

Dl

deciliter

DM

diabetes mellitus

DMH

Department of Mental Health

DMS

diabetes management system

D-PHIMS

Distributed personal health information management system

DQOL

diabetes quality of life

DSS

decision support system

DV

domestic violence

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

Dx

diagnosis

EBMeDS

Evidence-based medicine electronic decision support

ECPR

electronic chronic patient record

ED

emergency department

EDECS

emergency department expert charting System

eDSMP

Internet-Based Dyspnea Self-Management Program

HER

electronic health record

EI

electronic interface

EMR

electronic medical record

EORTC-QLQ

European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of life Questionnaire

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

F/U

follow up

fDSMP

Face to Face Dyspnea Self-Management Programs

FEV

forced expiratory volume

FFB

Fat and Fiber Behavior Scale

FFQ

food frequency questionnaire

FMH

French-speaking Belgian medical houses

FP

family physician

FPG

fasting plasma glucose

FQ

fear questionnaire

FSH

follicle stimulating hormone

FT

full time

FVC

forced vital capacity

GAD

generalized anxiety disorder

GD

general diabetes

GDS

Geriatric Depression Scale

GHb

glycated hemoglobin

GHP

Geisinger Health Plan

GHQ

General Health Questionnaire

GIMC

general internal medicine clinic

GP

general practitioner

GSI

global severity index

GWU

George Washington University

H&N

head and neck

HAD

hospital anxiety and depression

HbA1c

glycated hemoglobin

HBPM

home blood pressure monitoring

HbSbthal

hemoglobin S beta-thalasemia

HbSC

hemoglobin genotype SC

HCO

Homecare organization

HDL

high-density lipoprotein

HDL-C

high-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HER

health electronic record

HF

heart failure

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HMG

HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor

HMO

health maintenance organization

HPSA

health Professional Shortage Area

HRQoL

health-related quality of life

HRT

hormone replacement therapy

HS

high school

HSD

health search database

HT

hormone therapy

HTMS

home telecare management system

HTN

hypertension

HTU

home telemedicine unit

ICD9

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

ICU

intensive care unit

ICVAMC

Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center

IDC

implanted cardioverter-defibrilater

IEEE

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IET

Institution of Engineering and Technology

IHS

International Headache Society

IIS

immunization information system

IM

internal medicine

IMPACT

Interactive Multimedia Program for Asthma Control and Tracking

INR

International Normalized Ratio

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISDN

integrated services digital network

ISS

injury severity score

IT

information technology

IVD

interactive video disk

IVR

interactive voice response

JHH

Johns Hopkins Hospital

JHU

Johns Hopkins University

JNC

Joint National Committee on Prevention Detection Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure

KCCQ

Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire

kg/m

kilogram per meter

km

kilometer

KQ

Key question

L

liters

LDL

low-density lipoproteins

LDL-C

low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

LMR

longitudinal medical record

MAW

maximum allowable weight

MCIR

The Michigan Care Improvement Registry

MD

Doctor of Medicine

MDD

major depressive disorder or mixed anxiety

MeSH

medical subject heading

mg

milligrams

mHealth

mobile health

MLHF

Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Score

mmHg

millimeters mercury

mmol

mill moles

MMSE

Mini Mental Status Exam

MMSE

Mini Mental Status Examination

MOS

medical outcomes study

MT

mastectomy

MTN

Missouri Telehealth Network

MUA

medically underserved area

NC

No counseling

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NetLET

internet letter

NHS

National Health Service

NICU

neuro-intensive care unit

NIH

National Institutes of Health

No

number

NP

nurse practitioner

NPI

Neuropsychiatric Inventory

NRT

nicotine replacement therapy

NS

not specified

NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

NSW

New South Wales

NYHA

New York Heart Association

OAB

overactive bladder

OSAS

obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

PA

physician’s assistant

PAD

panic disorder with agoraphobia

PI

principal investigator

PAPM

precaution adoption process model

PAS

pain assessment screen

PASMA

portal for assessment and self-management of asthma

PCASSO

patient-centered access to secure systems online

PCC

patient centered care

PCP

primary care provider or primary care physician

PD

paper documentation

PDA

personal digital assistant

PDF

portable document format

PE

pulmonary embolism

PEEP

positive end-expiratory pressure

PEFR

peak expiratory flow rate

PHIMS

personal health information management system

PHQ

Patient Health Questionnaire

PHR

personal health record

PIRS

Pharmacist Intervention Recording System

PRP

Provider Recognition Program

PSA

prostate specific antigen

PSDI

positive symptom distress index

PSG

polysomnography

PST

positive symptom total

PTS

patients

PTSD

post traumatic stress disorder

QOL

quality of life

QLQ

quality of life questionnaire

RCT

randomized controlled trial

RIAS

Roter Interaction Analysis System

RM

results manager

RN

registered nurse

Rx

prescription

SAS

sleep apnea syndrome

SBP

systolic blood pressure

SBT

strength and balance training

SD

standard deviation

SDM

shared decisionmaking

SDMT

symbol digit modalities test

SF

store and forward or short form

SMBG

self-monitoring of blood glucose

SMI

severe mental illness

SMS

short message service

SOS

Stomp Out Smokes

SPPARO

System Providing Access to Records Online

SPs

subspecialty pediatricians

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

T1DM

type 1 diabetes mellitus

TBI

traumatic brain injury

TCA

tricyclic antidepressants

TDA

traditional decision aid

TEP

Technical Expert Panel

TF

telephone follow-up

TG

telecare group

Total-C

total cholesterol

TPC

tablet personal computers

TS

touch-screen

TSH

thyroid stimulating hormone

TSM

tailored self-management

TTM

transtheoretical model

TTYD

TalkToYourDocs

UCD

University of California Davis

UCSD

University of California San Diego

UK

United Kingdom

UKPDS

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study

URI

upper respiratory infection

USAF

United States Air Force

USD

United States Dollar

VA

Veterans Affairs

VAMC

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VCTP

video conference telepsychiatry

VLBW

very low birth weight

WHO

World Health Organization

YHP

youth health provider

YWCA

Young Women Christian Association

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