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AHRQ funds new projects

The following research grants, small project grants, and conference grants were funded recently by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Readers are reminded that research findings usually are not available until a project is finished or nearing completion.

Research Projects

Benefits of regionalizing surgery for Medicare patients
Project director: John D. Birkmeyer, M.D.
Organization: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10141
Project period: 4/1/00 to 3/31/03
First year funding: $284,709

Managed care, financial incentives, and physician practice
Project director: Carol Simon, Ph.D.
Organization: Boston University, Boston, MA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10596
Project period: 3/1/00 to 2/28/03
Funding: $751,529

SES differences in HMO utilization by older Americans
Project director: Jose J. Escarce, M.D., Ph.D.
Organization: RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS09630
Project period: 4/1/99 to 3/31/02
First year funding: $123,581

Small Grants

Barriers to antiinflammatory use in childhood asthma
Project director: Hannelore Yoos, Ph.D.
Organization: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10689
Project period: 3/1/00 to 2/28/01
Funding: $79,566

Cognitive retraining in sudden cardiac arrest survivors
Project director: Mary J. Sauve, R.N.
Organization: University of California, Davis, CA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10701
Project period: 2/1/00 to 1/31/01
Funding: $72,868

High-risk periods for child injury among siblings
Project director: David C. Grossman, M.D.
Organization: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10724
Project period: 3/1/00 to 2/28/01
Funding: $75,450

Inpatient practices of hospitalists vs. traditional PCPs
Project director: Melissa K. Rowe, Ph.D.
Organization: RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10696
Project period: 4/1/00 to 3/31/01
Funding: $77,300

Longitudinal study of rural physician retention
Project director: Donald E. Pathman, M.D., Ph.D.
Organization: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10654
Project period: 3/1/00 to 5/31/01
Funding: $71,460

Stability of psychiatric symptoms in primary care patients
Project director: David Katerndahl, M.D.
Organization: University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10676
Project period: 4/1/00 to 3/31/01
Funding: $59,697

Conference Grants

CALNOC millennium invitational conference
Project director: Jo Anne Powell
Organization: American Nurses Association, San Francisco, CA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10089
Project period: 1/15/00 to 7/15/00
Funding: $24,275

Changing physician behavior workshop
Project director: Jan Z. Temple, Ph.D.
Organization: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10088
Project period: 1/24/00 to 1/23/01
Funding: $20,130

Deploying idealized design of clinical office practices
Project director: Charles M. Kilo, M.D.
Organization: Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, MA
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10093
Project period: 2/18/00 to 2/17/01
Funding: $44,534

Income inequality, socioeconomic status, and health
Project director: James A. Auerbach, M.A.
Organization: National Policy Association, Washington, DC
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10083
Project period: 2/1/00 to 1/31/01
Funding: $20,000

Managed care quality monitoring conference
Project director: Lynn A. Blewett, M.A.
Organization: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10091
Project period: 3/1/00 to 2/28/01
Funding: $49,990

Purchasers and medical specialists discuss quality improvement
Project director: Mark W. Legnini, Ph.D.
Organization: Economic and Social Research Institute, Washington, DC
Project number: AHRQ grant HS10090
Project period: 1/18/00 to 1/17/01
Funding: $18,729

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