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2089 Grants Found

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Project Title: Achieving a High Performing Health System: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
Principal Investigator: Deborah Bachrach, J.D.
Date Awarded: May 3, 2013
Award Amount: $50,000

New York Academy of Medicine

Project Title: The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship Program
Principal Investigator: Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.
Date Awarded: April 29, 2013
Award Amount: $25,000

The Commonwealth Fund

Project Title: Achieving a High Performing Health Care System: Shared Lessons for Canada and the United States
Principal Investigator: Robin Osborn
Date Awarded: April 29, 2013
Award Amount: $38,000

AcademyHealth

Project Title: Current State of Federal Health Services Research Architecture
Principal Investigator: Lisa Simpson, M.B., B.Ch., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.
Date Awarded: April 29, 2013
Award Amount: $50,000

The George Washington University

Project Title: Budget Deficit Reduction: A Review of Stakeholder Proposals
Principal Investigator: Katie Horton, R.N., J.D., M.P.H.
Date Awarded: April 29, 2013
Award Amount: $49,800

GfK Custom Research, LLC

Project Title: Tracking Health Insurance Reform: 2013–15
Principal Investigator: Jordon Peugh, M.A.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $490,200

Building on their previous work for The Commonwealth Fund, the researchers will annually survey, over the period 2013 to 2015, three population groups whom the law’s reforms were designed to benefit―low-income adults, young adults, and older adults.

The Commonwealth Fund

Project Title: Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice, 2014–15
Principal Investigator: Robin Osborn
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $1,662,793

Support for a 17th class of Harkness Fellows in Health Care Policy and Practice will allow The Commonwealth Fund to continue developing promising policy researchers and practitioners from Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Qualis Health

Project Title: Safety Net Medical Home Initiative: Dissemination and Behavioral Health Integration
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Sugarman, M.D., M.P.H.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $408,801

In June 2013, The Commonwealth Fund’s Safety Net Medical Home Initiative will officially conclude. For the past five years, it has assisted 65 community health centers in becoming patient-centered medical homes for their primarily low-income patients.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc.

Project Title: Using Electronic Health Records to Measure Overuse of Low-Value Health Services
Principal Investigator: Thomas Sequist, M.D., M.P.H.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $398,255

Focusing on a large Massachusetts health system (Atrius Health) that has implemented an EHR system throughout all its practices, a research team will draw upon medical claims data and information obtained from patients’ EHRs to measure the potential overuse of five common tests or procedures that are of modest or uncertain value.

American Academy of Home Care Physicians

Project Title: Independence at Home Learning Collaborative
Principal Investigator: Constance Row, M.P.A.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $118,860

This grant will support technical assistance for a collaborative of 15 primary care practices and programs chosen by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the federal Independence at Home Demonstration program.

President and Fellows of Harvard College

Project Title: Understanding Variations in Care Coordination from the Patient's Viewpoint, Phase 1
Principal Investigator: Sara Singer, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $350,000

Using a newly developed survey instrument, the research team will assess care coordination through the patient’s eyes—in this case, those of chronically ill older adults, who typically receive services from multiple providers.

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Project Title: Helping States Implement New Systems of Integration for Care of Dual Eligibles, Phase 2
Principal Investigator: Stephen Somers, Ph.D., and Alice Lind, M.P.H.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $249,977

To improve quality of care and control costs for people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, the Medicare–Medicaid Coordination Office provides opportunities for states to test new ways of delivering and financing care.

Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Project Title: Analysis and Technical Assistance in Support of Health Reform
Principal Investigator: Sherry Glied, Ph.D.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $198,684

Over the next year, Columbia University’s Sherry Glied and colleagues will examine federal data sets to gauge the potential effects of the reform law in areas of keen interest to policymakers.

Urban Institute

Project Title: Enhancing the International Program's Communications and Publications Capacity, Year 5
Principal Investigator: Bradford H. Gray, Ph.D.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $100,000

To strengthen the impact of The Commonwealth Fund’s international program and spark creative health policy thinking in the United States, this grant will support an external contractor to work with Fund staff to produce a series of issue briefs and case studies highlighting innovations in health policy and practice from abroad that might be transferable to the U.S.

London School of Economics and Political Science

Project Title: Learning from the International Experience, Year 6
Principal Investigator: Sarah Thomson, Ph.D., and Elias A. Mossialos, M.D., Ph.D.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2013
Award Amount: $199,650

The sixth in a series of grants to the London School of Economics and Political Science will support the work of a team of country health policy experts to compare best practices from around the world in caring for patients with a high burden of chronic disease and then assess the potential applicability of these practices to the United States.