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Contact Information

Principal Investigator for Project:
Allen Y. Tien, MD, MHS
President and Director of Applied Research
Medical Decision Logic, Inc.
1216 E. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21202
Office: 443-278-8800; 410-276-2098
Email: allen@mdlogix.com

SCDwebCMR Support: For customer and technical support, please email support@mdlogix.com or call Jennifer Chong at (443)278-8860 during business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)


Glossary of SCDwebCMR Functions and Key Words

Here are definitions of the keywords and features that are used in SCDwebCMR that will guide you in using the web tool

  • SCDwebCMR – Sickle Cell Disease web Case Management Registry. It’s a web tool that stores SCD patients’ key medical information that they can show to providers in urgent care for their treatment of vaso-occlusive pain.
  • SCD – Sickle Cell Disease
  • ED – Emergency Department; also Urgent Care Center, or acute care
  • Home – click tab to view the login page
  • Project Information – click tab to view information on the project, ‘Empowering SCD patients with Web Tools to Improve Care Communications’
  • About SCD – click tab to view a video on the experiences of SCD patients, especially in the ED
  • Help – click tab to view study team’s and support team’s contact information. You can also view Frequently Asked Questions on how to use the web tool.
  • About Us – click tab to view information on the company, Medical Decision Logic that designed this web tool, including other web tool developed by them
  • My Account – click tab to access features accessible after login, which is specific to your role
  • Designated Physician – assigned physician to enter and manage the patient’s SCD-related key medical information. This has to be assigned by the patient.
  • Acute Care Provider – physician providing care and treatment in an emergency, such as in the ED
  • Acute Care Card / Sickle Cell Acute Care Card – the card that identifies the patient as a SCD patient. It contains the information to log in, and view the patient’s key medical information. Patient must take the card to the ED and show it to the acute care provider when in a vaso-occlusive crisis.
  • Crisis Treatment Key Information – page to enter/view the key medical information on the SCD patient
  • Best Practices for Vaso-Occlusive Crisis – information on how to treat an SCD patient when in a vaso-occlusive crisis
  • Crisis Medications – name and dosage of the medications the Designated Physician has recommended for the patient’s treatment, when in crisis.
  • Regular Medications – name and dosage of the medications the Designated Physician has recommended for the patient to take on a regular basis
  • Crisis Treatment Plan – step-by-step instruction entered by Designated Physician that could help in treating the patient, or information that the Designated Physician would like to communicate to the acute care provider.
  • Verified and Secured by Physician – a physician has confirmed the identity of the patient as an SCD patient. The photograph is locked and cannot be changed by the patient.
  • Acute Care Provider Comment Log – comments entered by acute care providers on the patient’s treatment provided in the ED. Only acute care providers can enter the information, but cannot view comments entered previously. Patient and Designated Physicians can view all the comments ever entered
  • PIN – 4 - 9 digit code that allows patients to give access to their key medical information to acute care providers.

Here are definitions of the keywords and features that are used in SCDwebCMR that will guide you in using the web tool

  • Registration Key – key or code given to enrolled and consenting patient to register for an account in SCDwebCMR
  • Don’t Have Registration Key – click button to enter contact information if you are interested in participating the study, and would like the key to register.
  • Personal Information – click tab to edit/view your personal information
  • Change email or password – click button to change your registered email and password
  • Reset your Acute Care PIN – click button to change your PIN that you will give the acute care provider to access your key medical information. Use this function if you forget your PIN, or if you think its not secure enough
  • Designated Physician – click tab to add/remove the Designated Physician who will manage your key medical information. You can also view their contact information.
  • remove this provider – click link to change the Designated Physician
  • Acute Care Card – click tab to print a temporary Sickle Cell Acute Care card
  • Medical Record – click tab to view your key medical information that was entered by your Designated Physician; also view comments entered by acute care providers.
  • Last updated at – view time stamp for the last time your key medical information was updated by a physician
  • Last entered at – view time stamp for when the acute care provider entered the comment on the treatment provided in the ED
  • Give Your Feedback – click tab to complete surveys to give us feedback on your ED visit and the usability of SCDwebCMR

Here are definitions of the keywords and features that are used in SCDwebCMR that will guide you in using the web tool

  • License Number – state issued license to practice medicine
  • National Provider Identifier – unique identification number issued to health care providers as mandated by HIPAA
  • My Profile – click tab to view/edit your personal and contact information
  • Patient Requests – click tab to view all your patient requests
  • Accept – click link to accept the patient’s request to be their Designated Physician
  • Deny – click link to deny the patient’s request to be their Designated Physician
  • Current Patients – click tab to view a list of all your current patients
  • See visits – click link next to the patient of interest. You can view the locations, dates, and times of all the ED visits for that patient
  • Remove – click link to remove the patient from your current patient list. You will no longer be their Designated Physician
  • MRN – click to enter the patient’s Medical Record Number.
  • Variant – click to enter the patient’s sickle cell variant.
  • Change photo – click link to change the patient’s photograph. Patients cannot change their photo once their identity is confirmed by a physician
  • I have reviewed & updated patient’s Key Medical Information – click button after you have the reviewed the key medical information and the information has not changed.
  • Add New Medication – click button to add a new crisis or regular medication
  • Add/Update Info – click button to enter information in the Crisis Treatment Plan
  • Last updated at – view time stamp for the last time your key medical information was updated by a physician
  • Last entered at – view time stamp for when the acute care provider entered the comment on the treatment provided to their patient in the ED
  • Give Your Feedback – click tab to complete surveys to give us feedback on your ED visit and the usability of SCDwebCMR.

Here are definitions of the keywords and features that are used in SCDwebCMR that will guide you in using the web tool

  • Patient’s PIN – enter the code that allows you to access to the patient’s key medical information. The patient has to tell you this code
  • Create Visit – click button to view the key medical information
  • Last updated at – view time stamp for the last time the patient’s key medical information was updated by a physician
  • Add Comment – enter information you would like to communicate to the Designated Physician about the treatment and care provided to the SCD patient in the ED
  • Take ED Outcome Survey Now – click button to give us feedback on your experience using SCDwebCMR to treat the patient
  • Take Usability Survey Now – click button to give us feedback on the user–friendly quality of SCDwebCMR
  • Take Survey Later – click button if you don’t have time right now but would like to complete the surveys later. We will email the surveys to the email address you entered.