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Center for Healthcare Policy and Research

Center for Healthcare Policy and Research

Current Funded Research

Active Projects

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Quality, Safety and Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program (T32)
Funding Agency: AHRQ
Funding Amount: $2,001,732
Co-PIs: Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH and Patrick S. Romano, MD, MPH

Sacramento Taking Action Against Nicotine Dependence on Community College Campuses
Funding Agency: UCOP
Funding Amount: $239,860
PI: Elisa Tong, MD, MA

Development of Ambulatory Care Outcome Measures
Funding Agency: CMS (Subcontract with Yale University)
Funding Amount: $18.920
PI: Patrick S. Romano, MD, MPH

Innovation Evaluation Center
Funding Agency: UCOP
Funding Amount: $92,940
PI: Patrick S. Romano, MD, MPH

N-of-1 Trials Using mHealth in Chronic Pain
Funding Agency: NIH
Funding Amount: $3,905,813
PI: Richard L. Kravitz, MD, MSPH

Use of administrative data to develop and validate a set of nurse sensitive measures in patients with stroke
Funding Agency: Neuroscience Nursing Foundation
Funding Amount: $10,000
PI: Patricia Zrelak, Ph.D., C.N.R.N., C.N.A.A., B.C.

Acting to Reduce Variations in Utilization: Advance Care Planning for Heart Failure
Funding Agency: CHF/UCLA
Funding Amount: $42,181
PI: Patrick S. Romano, MD, MPH

Provider Training to Support Patient Self-efficacy for Depression Care
Funding Agency: NIH
Funding Amount: $698,602
PI: Anthony F. Jerant, MD

Promoting Patient-centered Counseling to Reduce Inappropriate Diagnostic Tests
Funding Agency: PCORI
Funding Amount: $687,729
PI: Joshua Fenton, MD, MPH

Exploring Disparities: Urinary incontinence Treatment Seeking in Mid-life Women
Funding Agency: NIH
Funding Amount: $418,168
PI: Elaine Waetjen, MD

Symptoms and Care-Seeking Behavior During Acute Stroke, A Descriptive Study 
PI: Patricia Zrelak, PhD, CNRN, NEA-BC. 
Source of Support: Genentech  

Better Effectiveness After Transitions for Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) 
PI: Patrick Romano, M.D., M.P.H. 
Source of Support: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Values and Options in Cancer Care (VOICE)
PI: Richard L. Kravitz, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Source of Support: National Cancer Institute (NCI)

AHRQ Quality Indicators Emergency Preparedness Measures
Principal Investigator: Patrick Romano, MD, MPH.
Source of Support: Batelle Memorial Institute
Approved/Proposed Dates: 1/1/08- (contract extensions and modifications ongoing)
Total Costs: $980,672