Dr. W. P. Moran has recently been invited to participate in several national and international workshops which include: Community Care Coordination Network, Panel of Model Programs, 12th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Aging, Northwest AHEC., Hawthorne Inn, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 2-3, 1997; Integrated Delivery Information Systems: Acute and Chronic Care Coordination, American Society on Aging, Nashville, Tennessee, March 23-26, 1997; Medical Informatics in Support of the Primary Care Physician, National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 26, 1994; and The Factorial Design Randomize Trial: Relevant Features to General Internal Medicine, Southern Region Society of General Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 4-5, 1996.
Dr. Moran has also written in excess of fifteen medical, research-based articles which were published in various medical journals. These article topics include, but are not limited to: “Clinical Documentation: The Hand-held Computer as a Survival Tool,” MD Comput., 1998 Nov-Dec.; “Computer-generated Mailed Reminders for Influenza Immunization: A Clinical Trial,” J. General Internal Medicine, 1992 Sept.-Oct.; “Implementing Computerized Tracking at a Community Health Center: Challenges and Solutions,” Proc. Annu. Symp. Comput. Appl. Med. Care, 1993; “Community Surveillance of Falls Among the Elderly Using Computerized EMS Transport Data,” Am J. Emergency Medicine, July 1994; and “Use of technology to Improve Service to Older Adults: A Computerized Community Care Coordination Network,” Proceedings of the RESNA 1994 Annual Conference, 1994. Dr. Moran is also credited with compiling educational materials in the field of geriatrics. He is credited as well with writing several commentaries, one of which is titled Computer-generated Reminders and Patient Drug Compliance, ACP J Club, March-April 2, 1993.
Dr. Moran, in recent years, has received grants in many realms of the medical field which he has utilized to further his goal of higher quality care for patients. These grants include, but are not limited to: “Computerized Patient Tracking to Facilitate Inter-Agency Communication,” Kate B. Reynolds Poor and Needy Trust, Co-Principal Investigator, 1992-1995; “Community Care Coordination Network,” The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, under the program “Building Health Systems for People with Chronic Illnesses,” Co-Investigator, 1993-1996; and the “Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faith in Action Program: The Community Volunteer Program,” Principal Investigator, 1995-1997.
Dr. Moran also has several grants which are either current or pending. These grants include the following: “Community Care Coordination Network: Generalist Perspective,” the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars program, Principal Investigator, 1994-1998; “Program Evaluation: Winston-Salem State University Nurse Managed Care Center,” the Kate B. Reynolds Foundation (subcontract), 1997-1999; and “Community Care Coordination Network on the World Wide Web,” Technology Development Grant, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1997 (Pending).