Through a sole source contract we examined the organizational, network and environmental factors associated with the sustainability of a federally funded national PBRN in community-based practice settings.
Shared decision-making about goals of care is the ethical standard for serious illness, yet families report poor quality communication, decision-making and palliative care.
EPC III, Task Order #10, Demonstration of Health Literacy Precautions Toolkit – Methods Project on Bayesian Mixed Treatment Comparisons. Findings of Bayesian Mixed Treatment Comparison Meta-Analyses: Comparison and Exploration Using Real-World Data and Simulation
The main objectives of this RTI-UNC-CH Evidence-based Practice Center methods project are to contribute to the body of literature on MTC meta-analysis.
The RTI/UNC-CH Evidence-based Practice Center will develop the topic protocol and conduct a systematic review of the existing literature on otitis media.
The goal of this research project is to address this urgent need by developing a toolkit of valid and reliable measures of person-centered care and outcomes for use by AL administrators, staff, residents, their families, and others to improve care and outcomes.
This study will collect related data for a larger project that will examine the efficacy and effectiveness of an intervention to affect barriers to effective pain management in hospice.
The mentoring in community influences on CVD risk project focuses on both research and on mentoring newer researchers to enhance their research capacity.
This group of leaders will draw on the nationally recognized health workforce data, the analytic capabilities of the North Carolina Health Professions Data System (HPDS) and the expertise of health workforce researchers and policy experts from the University of North Carolina’s Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research to assess the workforce needs of patient centered medical homes
We propose to expand the ARIC study by establishing a Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Center which will bring together investigators from multiple disciplines to evaluate health services use for persons at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to provide the framework for outcomes research pertaining to CVD-related endpoints.
The RTI/UNC-CH Evidence-based Practice Center will develop the topic protocol and conduct a systematic review of the existing literature on quality improvement strategies for prescription medication adherence.
UNC-CH Sheps staff will construct a county level database for the Appalachian region using publicly available and proprietary data sources and use these data to develop indices of health care needs and capacity.
The purpose of the project is to create a data infrastructure for comparative effectiveness research by linking health care data bases relevant to the care of complex patients and conducting a small research study as proof of concept that the infrastructure created is accessible and can be used to address important questions in comparative effectiveness research.
The overall purpose of this task order is to support AHRQ’s Prevention/Care Management (PCM) Portfolio by expanding transparency efforts of AHRQ in its role as supporter and convener of the USPSTF. Specific tasks supported by UNC Chapel Hill key and other personnel: Task 1. Administration Task 2. Process Development Task 3. Reviewing and Synthesizing Public… Read more »
Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) is a national effort to improve the quality of care provide by primary care practices for patients with diabetes and asthma and then spreading to other conditions.
A University-AAA-State Partnership to Understand the Link Between Primary Care Physicians and Aging Service Providers in the Support of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD)
Engaging physicians with ADRD service providers is a challenge. Under a 2008-2010 Innovation Grant, a partnership between the university-based Carolina Alzheimer’s Network (CAN), two Area Agencies on Aging, and the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services recruited and trained 16 primary care physicians, engaged them with ADRD services providers, and generated 75 new ADRD… Read more »