2013-07-26 - PARVAC Applying Capabilities to Healthcare Systems
PARVAC and the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) has received a four-year, 1.8 million dollar R01 award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), US Health and Human Services, for "Modeling and Analysis of Clinical Care for Health Information Technology Improvement." HCDE/PARVAC Principal Research Scientist Keith Butler is PI for the award, with HCDE/PARVAC Director Professor Mark Haselkorn as co-PI.
Working with Butler and Haselkorn are Dr. Mark Oberle (School of Public Health), Brian Theodore (UW Pain Clinic), Konrad Schroder, Dr. Jodie Haselkorn (Rehabilitation Medicine), and Dr. W. Paul Nichol (Medicine and Health Services, UW School of Medicine). The consortium of units working on this research also includes: VA's MS Clinic, Duke University Cardiology, Baylor Hospital Admissions, and University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences, with Medico Systems and BJV Consulting as consultants.
For more information, see http://www.hcde.washington.edu/news/butler-and-haselkorn-receive-grant-for-health-information-technology-improvement