organizational case studies

Summary

Summary: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Health service integration: a case study in change management
    Connie Allen
    Planning and Development Unit, Queensland Health
    Aust Health Rev 31:267-75. 2007
  2. ncbi Organizational capacity building: addressing a research and practice gap
    Joanne Sobeck
    School of Social Work, Wayne State University, 4756 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:237-46. 2007
  3. ncbi High-performing and low-performing nursing homes: a view from complexity science
    Sarah Forbes-Thompson
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:341-51. 2007
  4. ncbi Sustainability of partnership projects: a conceptual framework and checklist
    Janine C Edwards
    Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:37-47. 2007
  5. pmc Alternative models of hospital-physician affiliation as the United States moves away from tight managed care
    Lawrence Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Milbank Q 81:331-51, 173-4. 2003
  6. ncbi Unpacking capacity to utilize research: A tale of the Burkina Faso public health association
    Nadia Hamel
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    Soc Sci Med 72:31-8. 2011
  7. ncbi Extending health insurance to the rural population: an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme
    Adam Wagstaff
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Health Econ 28:1-19. 2009
  8. ncbi Raising the profile of participatory action research at the 2010 Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
    Rene Loewenson
    Training and Research Support Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe
    MEDICC Rev 13:35-8. 2011
  9. pmc Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia
    Morten Aaserud
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005
  10. ncbi Getting evidence into policy: The need for deliberative strategies?
    Kathy Flitcroft
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building, A27 Fisher Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 72:1039-46. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Sustained Safe Behavior in High-Risk Women
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Capacity to Appoint a Proxy for Research Consent
    Scott Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma Risk
    Michael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Longitudinal Study of the RAP Peer Intervention for HIV
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICS
    Paul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000
  6. Contemporary Issues in Dental Curriculum
    Allan Formicola; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOS
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking Policies
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003
  10. Conference--Medical Image Perception
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications242 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Health service integration: a case study in change management
    Connie Allen
    Planning and Development Unit, Queensland Health
    Aust Health Rev 31:267-75. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi Organizational capacity building: addressing a research and practice gap
    Joanne Sobeck
    School of Social Work, Wayne State University, 4756 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:237-46. 2007
    ..These small organizations fill many unmet needs and more capacity building evaluation studies are needed to understand the mechanisms that support their efforts and the impact on their sustainability...
  3. ncbi High-performing and low-performing nursing homes: a view from complexity science
    Sarah Forbes-Thompson
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:341-51. 2007
    ..Some scientists have turned their attention to viewing nursing homes as complex adaptive systems to inform our understanding of organizational performance...
  4. ncbi Sustainability of partnership projects: a conceptual framework and checklist
    Janine C Edwards
    Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:37-47. 2007
    ..Sustainability of the Partnerships for Quality (PFQ) projects and other patient safety and quality improvement projects that provide evidence of effectiveness is essential if progress is to be made...
  5. pmc Alternative models of hospital-physician affiliation as the United States moves away from tight managed care
    Lawrence Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Milbank Q 81:331-51, 173-4. 2003
    ..Hospitals probably will continue to seek tighter affiliations with physicians to increase coordination, enhance negotiating leverage with health plans, and gain admissions...
  6. ncbi Unpacking capacity to utilize research: A tale of the Burkina Faso public health association
    Nadia Hamel
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    Soc Sci Med 72:31-8. 2011
    ..Increased knowledge translation potential may leverage research resources and promote knowledge-sharing...
  7. ncbi Extending health insurance to the rural population: an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme
    Adam Wagstaff
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Health Econ 28:1-19. 2009
    ..We find heterogeneity across income groups and implementing counties. The program has increased ownership of expensive equipment among central township health centers but has had no impact on cost per case...
  8. ncbi Raising the profile of participatory action research at the 2010 Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
    Rene Loewenson
    Training and Research Support Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe
    MEDICC Rev 13:35-8. 2011
    ..The paper also reflects on challenges faced by participatory action research, and outlines recommendations from the two sessions, including creation of a learning network for participatory action research...
  9. pmc Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia
    Morten Aaserud
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that might affect the translation of randomised controlled trial (RCT) findings into policies and practice in developing countries...
  10. ncbi Getting evidence into policy: The need for deliberative strategies?
    Kathy Flitcroft
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building, A27 Fisher Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 72:1039-46. 2011
    ..Such deliberative models could help overcome the limitations on the use of evidence by embedding public review of evidence as the first step in the institutional decision-making processes...
  11. ncbi Partnership lessons from the Global Programme for Health Promotion Effectiveness: a case study
    J Hope Corbin
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Health Promot Int 23:365-71. 2008
    ..The Model is constructed to have wide applicability, and further research now underway tests its utility in the study of local and national collaborations...
  12. ncbi A theoretical framework and competency-based approach to improving handoffs
    V M Arora
    V M Arora, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, AMB W216, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:11-4. 2008
    ..Yet, few trainees learn the potential risks of these transitions and the strategies to improve patient care during handoffs. Little is known regarding the mechanisms by which handoffs affect patient care...
  13. ncbi How complexity science can inform a reflective process for improvement in primary care practices
    Christine K Stroebel
    ORBIS International, New York, NY, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:438-46. 2005
    ..However, most organizations are not accurately described using this framework. Complexity science provides a better fit for understanding small primary care practices...
  14. pmc Network formation, governance, and evolution in public health: the North American Quitline Consortium case
    Keith G Provan
    Eller College of Management and School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:315-26. 2011
    ..The NAQC is a network of U.S. and Canadian organizations that provide telephone-based counseling and related services to people trying to quit smoking...
  15. pmc Low enrollment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance schemes: underlying causes and policy implications
    Robert Basaza
    Ministry of Health Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:105. 2007
    ..Moreover, most of these schemes were created some 10 years ago but since then, only one or two new schemes have been launched. The dynamic of CHI has apparently come to a halt...
  16. ncbi Disciplinary action by medical boards and prior behavior in medical school
    Maxine A Papadakis
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2673-82. 2005
    ..We also examined the specific types of behavior that are most predictive of disciplinary action against practicing physicians with unprofessional behavior in medical school...
  17. ncbi Improved preventive care in family practices with outreach facilitation: understanding success and failure
    William Hogg
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, 43 Bruyere Street 375 Etage 3JB, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5C8, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:195-201. 2002
    ..To understand why some family practices with a facilitator improved preventive performance more than others. Sustainability of practice improvements one year after the intervention was also explored...
  18. ncbi Hospital performance: competing or shared values?
    Etienne Minvielle
    Centre for Medical Research, Medicine, Health and Society, 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre Cedex, France
    Health Policy 87:8-19. 2008
    ..To find out which are the emerging views on hospital performance and to analyze how these views vary among hospital stakeholders...
  19. ncbi Network resilience in the face of health system reform
    Rod Sheaff
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:779-86. 2010
    ..The most powerful way of using network macroculture to manage the formation and operation of health networks therefore appears to be by focusing managerial activity on the ways in which networks produce their core artefacts...
  20. ncbi Patients or partners? Case studies of user involvement in the planning and delivery of adult mental health services in London
    Deborah Rutter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Imperial College London, 20 South Wharf Road, Paddington, London W2 1PD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1973-84. 2004
    ..Suggestions are made about the direction of future strategies to improve UI...
  21. ncbi Building capacity for health promotion--a case study from China
    Kwok Cho Tang
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Promot Int 20:285-95. 2005
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  22. ncbi Sustainable network advantages: a game theoretic approach to community-based health care coalitions
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:159-69. 2004
    ..The application of network analysis plus a game theoretic paradigm has significant implications for improving both the design and the coordination of such coalitions...
  23. ncbi Information system needs in health promotion: a case study of the Safe Community programme using requirements engineering methods
    Toomas Timpka
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences Linköping University S 581 85 Linköping, Sweden
    Health Informatics J 14:183-93. 2008
    ..Areas where information systems can be used to make health promotion practice more efficient were identified, and patterns of computers usage were described...
  24. ncbi "Casing" the research case study
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Cary C Boshamer Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:153-9. 2011
    ..Case studies may be useful in enhancing programs of research in instrument and intervention development. ..
  25. ncbi Implementing clinical information systems: a multiple-case study within a US hospital
    Guy Paré
    Service de l enseignement des technologies de l information, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, 3000, Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 2A7
    Health Serv Manage Res 15:71-92. 2002
    ..Findings add a number of new perspectives and empirical insights to the existing body of knowledge in the fields of IT implementation and medical informatics...
  26. pmc How do you modernize a health service? A realist evaluation of whole-scale transformation in london
    Trisha Greenhalgh
    University College, London, UK
    Milbank Q 87:391-416. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Douglas K Martin
    Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003
    ..The process we utilized here, describing using case study methods and evaluating using 'accountability for reasonableness', is a generalizable process for improving the fairness of priority setting in hospital drug formularies...
  28. ncbi The challenge of integrating community pharmacists into the primary health care team: a case study of local pharmaceutical services (LPS) pilots and interprofessional collaboration
    Fay Bradley
    Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Interprof Care 22:387-98. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that establishing interprofessional collaboration between GPs and pharmacists is a piecemeal process, with a reliance on goodwill and trust-based relationships...
  29. ncbi The SAZA study: implementing health financing reform in South Africa and Zambia
    Lucy Gilson
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 18:31-46. 2003
    ..While such an approach allows only a cautious drawing of general conclusions, it suggests a number of ways in which to strengthen the implementation of financing policies in each country...
  30. ncbi International NGOs and the role of network centrality in humanitarian aid operations: a case study of coordination during the 2000 Mozambique floods
    Spencer Moore
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, G230 Health Sciences Bldg, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Disasters 27:305-18. 2003
    ..05). This report addresses the significance of these findings in the context of the Mozambican 2000 floods and the type of data required to evaluate system-wide coordination...
  31. ncbi Hospital priority setting with an appeals process: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Shannon Madden
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Health Policy 73:10-20. 2005
    ..To describe and evaluate priority setting in the context of hospital priority setting and more specifically to evaluate the use of an appeals process...
  32. ncbi Critical processes for creating health-promoting sporting environments in Australia
    Beth R Crisp
    Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia 3086
    Health Promot Int 18:145-52. 2003
    ..We conclude that such changes are difficult to achieve, especially in the absence of a programmatic approach to health promotion...
  33. pmc Community-based research partnerships: challenges and opportunities
    Meredith Minkler
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 9420 7360, USA
    J Urban Health 82:ii3-12. 2005
    ..s guidelines for appraising CBPR projects, are highlighted as useful tools for urban health researchers seeking to apply this collaborative approach and to deal effectively with the difficult ethical challenges it can present...
  34. ncbi Explaining diffusion patterns for complex health care innovations
    Jean Louis Denis
    Département d administration de la Santé, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 27:60-73. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi Spanning boundaries in pursuit of effective knowledge sharing within networks in the NHS
    Graeme Currie
    Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 21:406-17. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine power asymmetries in the delivery of genetics healthcare that inhibit knowledge sharing across sector, organisational and professional boundaries...
  36. pmc Exploring the effects of telehealth on medical human resources supply: a qualitative case study in remote regions
    Marie Pierre Gagnon
    Evaluative Research Unit, Quebec University Hospital Centre, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore physicians' and managers' perceptions regarding the potential of telehealth to support recruitment and retention of physicians in remote and rural regions...
  37. ncbi Dynamic role boundaries in intermediate care services
    Susan Nancarrow
    School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, UK
    J Interprof Care 18:141-51. 2004
    ..Role overlap has the potential to optimise limited staff resources in an interprofessional working environment. Interprofessional working can be enhanced in the workplace through joint visits and shared working practices...
  38. ncbi Information technology and public health management of disasters--a model for South Asian countries
    Dolly Mathew
    School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:54-60. 2005
    ..It is hoped that this exercise will result in a viable and practical model for use in public health management of disasters by South Asian countries...
  39. ncbi Improving quality through effective implementation of information technology in healthcare
    John Øvretveit
    Medical Management Centre, The Karolinska Institute, Floor 5, Berzelius väg 3, Stockholm SE 17177, Sweden
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:259-66. 2007
    ..To draw on previous research, empirical data from this study is used to develop IT implementation theory...
  40. pmc How much is not enough? Human resources requirements for primary health care: a case study from South Africa
    Emmanuelle Daviaud
    Health System Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Western Cape, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:46-51. 2008
    ..To quantify staff requirements in primary health care facilities in South Africa through an adaptation of the WHO workload indicator of staff needs tool...
  41. ncbi Creating "communicative spaces": a case of NGO community organizing for HIV/AIDS prevention
    Rebecca de Souza
    Department of Communication, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    Health Commun 24:692-702. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi Implementation of electronic medical records in hospitals: two case studies
    John Ovretveit
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Health Policy 84:181-90. 2007
    ..The paper provides implementers with research-informed guidance about effective implementation, contributes to developing implementation theory and notes policy implications for current national strategies for IT in health...
  43. ncbi Showing "what right looks like"--how to improve performance through a paradigm shift around implementation thinking
    Donna James
    Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 21:54-61. 2007
    ..Christiana Care has created the environment and process to get the greatest value for its IT-related investments and to show "what right looks like."..
  44. ncbi Tacit and encoded knowledge in the use of standardised outcome measures in multidisciplinary team decision making: a case study of in-patient neurorehabilitation
    Joanne Greenhalgh
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:183-94. 2008
    ..Tacit knowledge is essential to produce and interpret this form of encoded knowledge and to balance its significance against other information about the patient in making decisions about patient care...
  45. ncbi Improving emergency department efficiency by patient streaming to outcomes-based teams
    Anne Maree Kelly
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Private Bag, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC 3011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:16-21. 2007
    ..To describe the process and results of a process redesign based on task analysis and lean thinking approaches aimed at improving emergency department (ED) efficiency...
  46. ncbi Program sustainability: focus on organizational routines
    P Pluye
    Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University, 3647 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1X1, Canada
    Health Promot Int 19:489-500. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi Clarifying case study research: examples from practice
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 17:41-51. 2010
    ..This paper explores the two predominant theoretical approaches to case study research with examples of their use in practice and offers the novice researcher an introduction and practical overview of this approach...
  48. ncbi Lean thinking across a hospital: redesigning care at the Flinders Medical Centre
    David I Ben-Tovim
    Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:10-5. 2007
    ..Concepts that emerged in the manufacturing sector have been readily translatable into health care. Lean thinking may play an important role in the reform of health care in Australia and elsewhere...
  49. ncbi Building capacity to secure healthier and safer working conditions for healthcare workers: A South African-Canadian collaboration
    Annalee Yassi
    Global Health Research Program, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:360-9. 2009
    ..Multi-stakeholder international collaboration aimed at building HSC capacity is well-received...
  50. pmc Improving data quality control in quality improvement projects
    Dale M Needham
    Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:145-50. 2009
    ..Our objective was to provide a primer on basic data quality control methods appropriate for QI efforts...
  51. ncbi Leadership, organization and health at work: a case study of a Swedish industrial company
    Andrea Eriksson
    Nordic School of Public Health, P O Box 12133, SE 402 42 Goteborg, Sweden
    Health Promot Int 23:127-33. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Is the metaphor of 'barriers to change' useful in understanding implementation? Evidence from general medical practice
    Kath Checkland
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:95-100. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi Implementation of an obstetrics EMR module: overcoming user dissatisfaction
    Deborah Dagroso
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 21:87-94. 2007
    ..These efforts culminated with clinicians formally voting to accept the application for mandatory use. Understanding the lessons learned from this implementation may help other organizations that are rolling out new information systems...
  54. pmc Transforming medical care: case study of an exemplary, small medical group
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55440 1524, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:109-16. 2006
    ..We studied one such group to determine the organizational and cultural attributes that seem related to its achievements in care quality...
  55. ncbi Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case study
    Douglas Martin
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Management and Evaluation, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:197-201. 2003
    ..To describe and evaluate the priority-setting element of a hospital's strategic planning process...
  56. ncbi Learning about interagency collaboration: trialling collaborative projects between hospitals and community health services
    Helen van Eyk
    Department of Public Health, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 10:262-9. 2002
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  57. ncbi Donor agencies' involvement in reproductive health: saying one thing and doing another?
    Susannah H Mayhew
    Center for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Int J Health Serv 35:579-601. 2005
    ....
  58. pmc SARS and hospital priority setting: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Jennifer A H Bell
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:36. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe and evaluate priority setting in a hospital in response to SARS using the ethical framework 'accountability for reasonableness'...
  59. ncbi A conceptual model of community capacity development for health promotion in the Alberta Heart Health Project
    Rudolph H Dressendorfer
    Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Promot Pract 6:31-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to derive a conceptual model of community capacity development for health promotion based on the 5-year demonstration phase of the Alberta Heart Health Project...
  60. ncbi Priority setting in a hospital critical care unit: qualitative case study
    Jens Mielke
    University of Zimbabwe Medical School, Zimbabwe
    Crit Care Med 31:2764-8. 2003
    ..To describe priority setting for admissions in a hospital critical care unit and to evaluate it using the ethical framework of "accountability for reasonableness...
  61. ncbi Promoting environmental justice through community-based participatory research: the role of community and partnership capacity
    Meredith Minkler
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:119-37. 2008
    ..Case study contexts and characteristics, policy-related outcomes, and findings related to community and partnership capacity are presented, with implications drawn for other CBPR partnerships with a policy focus...
  62. ncbi Can health care teams improve primary care practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 291:1246-51. 2004
    ..A number of barriers to team formation exist, chiefly related to the challenges of human relationships and personalities. Taking small steps toward team development may improve the work environment in primary care practices...
  63. ncbi Achieving organizational change: findings from case studies of 20 California healthy cities and communities coalitions
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Promot Int 23:109-18. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest the healthy cities and communities model has the potential to strengthen the organizational infrastructure of communities to promote health...
  64. pmc Case study research: the view from complexity science
    Ruth A Anderson
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:669-85. 2005
    ..They offer complexity theory, partnered with case study method, as a place to begin the daunting task of studying a system as an integrated whole...
  65. pmc Linking science and policy through community-based participatory research to study and address health disparities
    Meredith Minkler
    Health and Social Behavior Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S81-7. 2010
    ....
  66. pmc An FQHC Research Network in Oral Health: enhancing the workforce and reducing disparities
    Christine A Riedy
    Northwest Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:592-601. 2007
    ..It argues that strengthening FQHCs through involvement of their dental staff in clinical research may enhance their jobs, draw staff closer to the community, and strengthen their ability to reduce health disparities...
  67. ncbi Evaluating health promotion in schools: a case study of design, implementation and results from the Hong Kong Healthy Schools Award Scheme
    Albert Lee
    Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
    Promot Educ 12:123-30. 2005
    ..The evaluation framework described in this paper and data collected to assess how schools perform in the HKHSA scheme, provides insight into how HPSs could lead to better outcomes for both education and health...
  68. ncbi Health systems and the implementation of disease programmes: case studies from South Africa
    H Schneider
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Public Health 1:49-64. 2006
    ..These insights may have relevance for the current global wave of treatment programmes for HIV and other infectious diseases...
  69. ncbi Developing internet-based eHealth promotion programs: the Spiral Technology Action Research (STAR) model
    Harvey A Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto in Ontario
    Health Promot Pract 7:406-17. 2006
    ..The model is illustrated by a case study describing the development of the Smoking Zine (www.SmokingZine.org), a youth smoking prevention and cessation Web site...
  70. ncbi Quality improvements in end of life care: insights from two collaboratives
    J Lynn
    Center to Improve Care of the Dying, RAND, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:254-67. 2000
    ..However, two quality improvement (QI) collaboratives sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Center to Improve Care of the Dying set about making substantial improvements...
  71. ncbi "Computers can land people on Mars, why can't they get them to work in a hospital?" Implementation of an Electronic Patient Record System in a UK Hospital
    M R Jones
    Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG, UK
    Methods Inf Med 42:410-5. 2003
    ..This paper aims to describe and interpret the implementation of a hospital information system in a large UK hospital...
  72. pmc Start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A38. 2008
    ..Case study results for the start-up period, the time between initial funding and screening initiation, provide details about the program models and start-up process and reveal important lessons learned...
  73. ncbi Use of lean in the emergency department: a case series of 4 hospitals
    Eric W Dickson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and UMass Memorial Medical Group, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:504-10. 2009
    ..We describe the effects of Lean, a process improvement strategy pioneered by Toyota, on quality of care in 4 emergency departments (EDs)...
  74. ncbi Emergency department overcrowding: the Emergency Department Cardiac Analogy Model (EDCAM)
    Sandra K Richardson
    Emergency Department, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Accid Emerg Nurs 13:18-23. 2005
    ..This model highlights the need to intervene at each of three key points, in order to address the issue of overcrowding and its associated problems...
  75. pmc Influences on clinical practice: the case of glue ear
    S Dopson
    Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK
    Qual Health Care 8:108-18. 1999
    ..The challenge inherent in the case is to go beyond describing the complexity and differences that were found, and look for patterns in the accounts of practice and tease out why such patterns may occur...
  76. ncbi Moving from information transfer to information exchange in health and health care
    Renée Gravois Lee
    Department of Marketing and Advertising, School of Business, Quinnipiac University, 06518, Hamden, CT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:449-64. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi Health technology assessment in its local contexts: studies of telehealthcare
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Care Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:697-710. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi Mental Health Link: the development and formative evaluation of a complex intervention to improve shared care for patients with long-term mental illness
    Richard Byng
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:27-36. 2004
    ..This study aims to develop an intervention and related conceptual framework for developing shared care for patients with long-term mental illness, and to provide a case study of the development of a complex intervention in primary care...
  79. ncbi Handoff strategies in settings with high consequences for failure: lessons for health care operations
    Emily S Patterson
    Veteran s Administration Getting at Patient Safety GAPS Center, Cincinnati, OH 43210, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:125-32. 2004
    ..To describe strategies employed during handoffs in four settings with high consequences for failure...
  80. ncbi Improving government health services through contract management: a case from Cambodia
    Robert Soeters
    HealthNet International, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 18:74-83. 2003
    ..Also, the participation of the central level of the Ministry of Health was positive in the contracting process, but the role and participation of the provincial level of the Ministry was more tentative...
  81. pmc A realist evaluation of the management of a well-performing regional hospital in Ghana
    Bruno Marchal
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:24. 2010
    ..We report on a realist case study of a well performing hospital in Ghana and show how such a realist evaluation design can help to overcome the limited external validity of a traditional case study...
  82. ncbi Costs and health outcomes of intermediate care: results from five UK case study sites
    Billingsley Kaambwa
    Formerly Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2RT, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 16:573-81. 2008
    ....
  83. ncbi Building research administration applications for the academic health center: a case study
    J Roger Guard
    Academic Information Technology and Libraries, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 231 Albert Sabin Way, P O Box 670574, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0574, USA
    Acad Med 80:1032-8. 2005
    ..Included are sections on the evolution to full integration, the impact of the work at UCMC to date, lessons learned during this research and development process, and future plans and needs...
  84. pmc Doing community-driven research: a description of Seattle Partners for Healthy Communities
    A Eisinger
    Public Health--Seattle and King County, 999 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Urban Health 78:519-34. 2001
    ..Decision making, project selection, and board composition have all been challenges to work through. Learning how to do and sustain the work are lessons being learned as Seattle Partners matures...
  85. pmc Priority setting for new technologies in medicine: qualitative case study
    P A Singer
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1L4
    BMJ 321:1316-8. 2000
    ..To describe priority setting for new technologies in medicine...
  86. pmc Defining and improving data quality in medical registries: a literature review, case study, and generic framework
    Danielle G T Arts
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:600-11. 2002
    ..The framework can be used to set up a new registry or to identify procedures in existing registries that need adjustment to improve data quality...
  87. ncbi Public health and business: a partnership that makes cents
    Paul A Simon
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1029-39. 2006
    ..Examples of past and current partnerships exemplify how public health efforts benefit business and suggest opportunities for future collaboration to improve the public's health...
  88. pmc Case history of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies in New York City
    N Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 78:508-18. 2001
    ..Finally, the report illustrates that CBPR is a process that evolves in response to specific situational factors...
  89. ncbi How do we facilitate carers' involvement in decision making?
    E Walker
    Department of Health and Nursing, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:329-37. 2001
    ..Research studies have recommended changes to current health care practice to facilitate this involvement. However, carers' organizations continue to highlight a gap between policy and practice in relation to involvement...
  90. ncbi Employing clinical decision support to attain our strategic goal: the safe care of the surgical patient
    Steven K Magid
    Hospital for Special Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 21:18-25. 2007
    ....
  91. pmc A statewide public health approach to improving organ donation: the Massachusetts Organ Donation Initiative
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:30-6. 2007
    ..Lessons from this initiative have contributed to growing national efforts for increasing organ supply and have provided insights for addressing this continuing public health challenge...
  92. pmc Business and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Georgia: a case study
    James W Buehler
    Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:285. 2006
    ..Lessons learned from this collaboration should be useful to other public health and business leaders interested in developing similar partnerships...
  93. ncbi A practical, robust implementation and sustainability model (PRISM) for integrating research findings into practice
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Northwest Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:228-43. 2008
    ..A conceptual framework for improving practice is needed to integrate the key features for successful program design, predictors of implementation and diffusion, and appropriate outcome measures...
  94. ncbi Creating an integrated clinical enterprise at the University of Kentucky: the emergence of UK HealthCare
    Michael Karpf
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    Acad Med 82:1163-71. 2007
    ..It was this corporate structure and senior management team which has proven to be an effective agent of change and a key to the successful development of a truly integrated clinical enterprise...
  95. pmc Measuring and improving the quality of hospital language services: insights from the Speaking Together collaborative
    Marsha Regenstein
    Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:356-9. 2007
  96. ncbi Viewpoint: developing a research ethics consultation service to foster responsive and responsible clinical research
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Acad Med 82:900-4. 2007
    ..The authors conclude by describing the process of development and implementation of such a research ethics consultation service at Weill Medical College of Cornell University...
  97. pmc Addressing health disparities and environmental justice: the National Library of Medicine's Environmental Health Information Outreach Program
    Gale A Dutcher
    Office of Outreach and Special Populations, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:330-6. 2007
    ..This paper describes the National Library of Medicine's (NLM's) oldest outreach program to a minority population, a project that has been going on for over fifteen years...
  98. pmc A partnership in teaching evidence-based medicine to interns at the University of Washington Medical Center
    Andrea Ryce
    National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:283-6. 2007
  99. ncbi Exploring SWAp's contribution to the efficient allocation and use of resources in the health sector in Zambia
    Collins Chansa
    SWAp Secretariat, Department of Planning and Development, Ministry of Health Headquarters, Ndeke House, P O Box 30205, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
    Health Policy Plan 23:244-51. 2008
    ..SWAp is not ruled out as a coordination model, but the current setup in Zambia has not proved to be fully effective...
  100. ncbi Reorienting health services with capacity building: a case study of the Core Skills in Health Promotion Project
    H R Yeatman
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Health Promot Int 17:341-50. 2002
    ..This case study provides a practical example of the usefulness of the capacity building framework in orienting health services to be supportive of health promotion...
  101. ncbi Changing the culture of patient safety: leadership's role in health care quality improvement
    Max M Cohen
    Missouri Baptist Medical Center, BJC HealthCare, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:329-35. 2003
    ..This article describes one community hospital's approach to changing its organizational culture and the critical role of leadership in that transformation...

Research Grants76

  1. Sustained Safe Behavior in High-Risk Women
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Capacity to Appoint a Proxy for Research Consent
    Scott Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma Risk
    Michael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The resulting data will be analyzed using multivariate unconditional logistic regression models. Particular attention will be paid to identification of potential gene- gene, gene-lifestyle, and gene-phenotype interactions. ..
  4. Longitudinal Study of the RAP Peer Intervention for HIV
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICS
    Paul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..These data will be supplemented with organizational case studies of how these systems are interacting with reference to homeless adults with AOD disorders that will ..
  6. Contemporary Issues in Dental Curriculum
    Allan Formicola; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The curriculum materials produced by the expert panels will provide contemporary teaching materials for dental educators on topics that will improve the quality of patient care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOS
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
  8. A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking Policies
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
  9. OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
  10. Conference--Medical Image Perception
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This grant will be used to provide financial support for about 12 graduate students and residents, as well as logistic support for publicity and program printing. ..
  11. MIPS XII Conference
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Medical Image Perception Society Confrence XI
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Microbicide Acceptance--Prevent HIV in High-Risk Women
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Optimized Compression for Telepathology Virtual Slides
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
  16. Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR Study
    Meredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. MEDICAID MGD CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEC HLTH CARE NEEDS
    JEAN MITCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online Services
    Pamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
  19. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. The Role of Daily Spirituality in the Disease Process
    George Fitchett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Responses to Public Health Campaigns
    Ruth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Improving Safety and Quality with Outpatient Order Entry
    Tejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the diversity of practices, these findings will be generalizable to other organizations and will speed the adoption of these systems. ..
  23. Capacity Building in Organizational Research
    A Orzano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & Facilitators
    Joan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
  25. Antidepressant Use and Suicide
    Susan Busch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The significance of this project lies in its potential to help clinicians and policymakers assess and manage competing risk and benefit claims. ..
  26. CBPR with Community Workers and Health Providers in the Dominican Republic
    Jennifer Foster; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. Sociocultural Processes in Latina Suicide Attempts
    Luis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Key research goals are to determine if, and how, the explanatory factors hypothesized in the literature play a role in the attempts, and to invite the emergence of factors not considered previously. ..
  28. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..
  29. Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in Tijuana
    Steffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk Assessment
    SAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Missouri Mental Health Employment Project
    ANTHONY MENDITTO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This group will advise the Guiding Coalition in development of an R34 application that addresses the next phase of science to service in MO. ..
  33. Book to Bedside: Promoting & Sustaining EBPs in Elders
    Marita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The investigation further enhances relationships between investigators with expertise in TRIP, and hospitals responsible for care delivery. ..
  34. ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIES
    Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  35. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PHARMACOGENETIC DATABASE
    Prakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Informatics assistance will be provided to the individual nodes to assist the task of data exchange, and when necessary, to assist the design of local data collection systems. ..
  36. Study Plans of Communication and Oral Health Disparities
    Anne Koerber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  37. Health-Related Interventions for Persons Living with HIV
    Stephen Morin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Not only will we be able to evaluate the program's efficacy on primary & secondary outcomes, cost, & cost-effectiveness, we will also be able to examine predictors of change & to identify barriers to implementation. ..
  38. Malt beverage use & outcomes in a minority community
    Ricky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  39. ROBUST QUERY OF HETEROGENEOUS CLINICAL DATABASES
    Prakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In particular, research will be performed on utilization of newer database technologies, such as new indexing methods, as well as parallel database implementations. ..
  40. COMMUNITY CONTEXT, SEP OPERATIONS, & HIV RISK AMONG IDUs
    Ricky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Male Concerns & Preventions of HIV/STDs in India
    STEPHEN SCHENSUL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  42. Hispanicity, Language, and Psychiatric Diagnosis
    Luis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In Spanish-only taped interviews, the second clinician who will be monolingual (English) will also be assisted by the translator. Data analysis consists of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. ..
  43. Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and Lesbians
    Ruth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  44. Annual Health Services Research Meeting
    Patricia Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..With AHRQ's support, Academy Health will continue to offer this important forum to showcase critical health services research and help move those results from bench to bedside. ..
  45. Developing Interventions for Latino Children, Youth and Families
    Luis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS 'NEW VENTURES' E J PARTNERSHIP
    Linda Silka; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In Year 4 we will emphasize integrating the four strands of activities so that they will continue to be sustained beyond the grant period and will complete the evaluation of the partnership. ..
  47. The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient Safety
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
  48. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..
  49. TRANSPORTABILITY OF NEW TREATMENTS: MST AS A TEST CASE
    Sonja Schoenwald; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Test a mediation model of treatment effectiveness in which the impact of intra- and extra-organizational factors and individual clinician variables on outcomes is mediated by clinician adherence. ..
  50. Forging Implementation of Cancer Screening Reminder Systems (FICSRS)
    Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured Participants
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  52. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
  53. Nursing Interventions & Outcomes in 3 Older Populations
    Marita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Develop a guideline for construction and use of a nursing effectiveness research database built from electronic data repositories. ..
  54. Using Barcode Technology to Improve Medication Safety
    Tejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The applicant believes that this study will advance the national patient safety agenda and significantly impact the way medication is delivered by hospitals in the future. ..
  55. Alzheimer Screening in Primary Care: PRISM-PC Study
    Malaz Boustani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Future directions: We anticipate that participants'responses could guide the design of specific counseling and educational interventions to overcome a patients'reluctance to accept dementia screening. ..
  56. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  57. CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007
    STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Ethics of Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
    Scott Y Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  59. Mental Health & Criminal Justice Post-doctoral Training
    Nancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/Australia
    Simon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    GREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
  62. Center for Research on Quality in Managed Care
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes Prevention
    Ross Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..
  64. CARIBBEAN CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTITUTE ON MANAGING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    DOROTHY POWELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..pdf application/pdf Tracking Number: GRANT00223499 ..
  65. Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits
    Malcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Toward a clinical trial of care integration in NM
    Robert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. Integrating and Expanding Clinical Research Networks
    Robert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3. Collaborate with other clinical research networks to facilitate the communication and cooperation of RIOS Net with one or more additional networks. 4. Expand the RIOS Net information technology infrastructure and linkage capability...
  68. Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based Practice
    GREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
  69. Competence to Consent in Schizophrenia Research
    Scott Kim; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. SURVEILLANCE AND ANALYSIS OF THE UNC ALUMNI HEART STUDY
    Ilene Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Adding additional measures to the present rich data base, places the UNC Alumni Heart Study in an excellent position to help fill these gaps in the next 5 years, as these members of the early Baby Boom Cohort approach age 60. ..
  71. Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient Safety
    Joanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
  72. Clinical & Microarray Data Predict Lung Cancer Outcomes
    Mary Edgerton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., those with mechanistic explanations), than purely unsupervised approaches. Knowledge discovery will be evaluated based on domain expertise in the molecular basis of cancer. ..
  73. STRUCTURAL MECHANISMS OPERATING IN UNRESPONSIVE ASTHMA
    Robert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....