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Institution: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Project Description: The practice-based research and organizational assessment products developed in this project will produce information that:
Career Goals: Dr. Orzano is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine in the Research Division at UMDNJ in New Jersey. He received his MD from Georgetown University and did his residency in Family Practice at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ. He went on to receive his MPH at UMDNJ. His career goal is to conduct health services research focusing on enhancing the organizational capacity of community practices to provide safe, evidenced-based care to their patients.
Progress to Date: Qualitative analyses from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Parent Trial continue. Further, a preliminary Knowledge Management (KM) model was developed through a retrospective qualitative analysis of comparative case studies of primary care organization and prevention delivery.
Future Plans: Additional analyses will be completed from the Parent Trial. A refined KM model is being developed. Dr. Orzano will submit a grant application incorporating aspects of the KM model and refined organizational instrument and continue information dissemination efforts.
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