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Table: Partnerships for Quality Projects

Principal Investigator Project Title Location 1st Year Funding
Nancy E. Donaldson, D.N.Sc.,
Association of California Nurse Leaders
"CalNOC Partners to Reduce Patient Falls Project" Sacramento, CA $99,027
David S. Hopkins, Ph.D.,
Pacific Business Group on Health
"Consumer-Driven Model for Improving Health Care Quality" San Francisco, CA $100,000
Louise Dembry, M.D.,
State of Connecticut Dept. of Public Health
"Training for Improved Provider Response to Bioterrorism" Hartford, CT $100,000
Suzanne F. Delbanco, Ph.D.,
Leapfrog Group
"Using Incentives to Drive Leaps in Patient Safety" Washington, DC $99,975
Karen S. Kmetik, Ph.D.,
American Medical Association
"Effecting Change in Chronic Care: The Tipping Point" Chicago, IL $99,506
Jerod M. Loeb, Ph.D.,
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
"Measurement & Bioterrorism Preparedness: An Impact Study" Oakbrook Terrace, IL $199,977
Paul J. Sharek, M.D.,
Child Health Corporation of America
"Implementing Pediatric Patient Safety Practices" Shawnee Mission, KS $81,250
Michael D. Hagen, M.D.,
American Board of Family Practice
"Comparison of Healthcare and Recertification Measures" Lexington, KY $100,000
David F. Polakoff, M.D.,
American Medical Directors Association
"Long-term Care Quality Improvement Partnership" Columbia, MD $100,000
Carole M. Lannon, M.D.,
National Initiative/Children's Healthcare Quality
"Partnership to Improve Children's Healthcare Quality" Boston, MA $99,551
George J. Miller, Ph.D.,
The Altarum Institute
"Improving Healthcare Responses to Bioterrorist Events" Ann Arbor, MI $99,977
Michael D. Callahan, M.S.,
Healthfront
"A National Center for Value Purchasing Methods" Bloomington, MN $100,000
Suzanne M. Broderick, Ph.D.,
New York State Dept. of Health
"Different Approaches to Informational Dissemination" Albany, NY $99,564
Penny H. Feldman, Ph.D.,
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
"Partnership for Achieving Quality Homecare" New York, NY $99,986
Lucy A. Savitz, Ph.D.,
Research Triangle Institute
"Partnership for Advancing Quality Together" Research Triangle, NC $199,086
Donald E. Casey, M.D.,
Catholic Health Partners
"Guidelines Applied in Practice-GAP: Heart Failure Care" Cincinnati, OH $97,970
Vincenza T. Snow, M.D.,
American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
"Closing the Gap: Partnerships for Change" Philadelphia, PA $99,454
John R. Combes, M.D.,
Institute for Healthy Communities
"Improving Care for the Dying: Transforming Patient's Wishes" Harrisburg, PA $83,995
Mark J. Young, M.D.,
Lehigh Valley Hospital
"Partnering for Improved Primary Care Diabetes Management" Allentown, PA $100,000
Susan D. Horn, Ph.D.,
International Severity Information Systems, Inc.
"Real-Time Optimal Care Plans for Nursing Home QI" Salt Lake City, UT $99,643
Josie R. Williams, M.D.,
Texas A&M University
"Striving Together, Improving Healthcare" College Station, TX $100,000
Steven M. Ornstein, M.D.,
Physician Micro Systems, Inc.
"Accelerating TRIP in a Practice-Based Research Network" Seattle, WA $98,676

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