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AHCPR funds new projects

The following research projects and cooperative agreements were funded recently by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. Readers are reminded that findings usually are not available until a project has ended or is nearing completion.

Research Projects/Cooperative Agreements

Assessing the performance of alternative risk adjusters
Project director: Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D.
Organization: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Project number: AHCPR grant HS10152
Project period: 9/30/99 to 9/29/02
First year funding: $630,400

Asthma care quality in varying managed Medicaid plans
Project director: Tracy Lieu, M.D.
Organization: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA
Project number: AHCPR grant HS09935
Project period: 9/1/99 to 3/31/01
First year funding: $273,961

Asthma school initiative: Evaluating three models of care
Project director: Mayris P. Webber, Ph.D.
Organization: Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY
Project number: AHCPR grant HS10136
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/02
First year funding: $308,465

Conditional length of stay: A pediatrics outcome measure
Project director: Jeffrey H. Silber, M.D., Ph.D.
Organization: Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Project number: AHCPR grant HS09983
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/02
First year funding: $399,971

Oral health intervention trial in older adults
Project director: Mark E. Moss, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Organization: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Project number: AHCPR grant HS10120
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/02
First year funding: $320,727

Organizational characteristics and chronic disease care
Project director: Patrick J. O'Connor, M.D.
Organization: Health Partners Research, Foundation Minneapolis, MN
Project number: AHCPR grant HS09946
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/02
First year funding: $488,307

Socioeconomic disparities and managed care utilization
Project director: Peter Franks, M.D.
Organization: Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
Project number: AHCPR grant HS09963
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/01
First year funding: $197,548

Small Grants

Effects of differential cost-sharing in the elderly
Project director: Stephen B. Soumerai, Sc.D.
Organization: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Project number: AHCPR grant HS09855
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/00
Funding: $85,329

Evaluation of a three-tier co-pay
Project director: Brenda R. Motheral, Ph.D.
Organization: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Project number: AHCPR grant HS10066
Project period: 9/1/99 to 8/31/00
Funding: $73,614

Conference Grants

What do we know about employer risk adjusting?
Project director: Thomas McGuire, Ph.D.
Organization: Boston University, Boston, MA
Project number: AHCPR grant HS10077
Project period: 9/15/99 to 4/15/00
Funding: $41,177

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