Implementation Science studies
A Non-Inferiority Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Home-Based Palliative Care in Older Adults (HomePal)
The aim of this pragmatic trial is to compare the effects of a standard home-based palliative care (HBPC) model to a more efficient tech-supported model that includes remote physician supervision/consultation on patient symptom burden and days spent at home in the last 6 months of life and family caregiving preparedness.
Breast cancer screening decisions in younger women: a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study
The major goals of the project are to evaluate the effectiveness of a web-based decision aid on improving knowledge about breast cancer screening in women age 40 to 49 and reducing decisional conflict about breast cancer screening, and to explore the acceptability and feasibility of large-scale implementation.
Developing tailored de-implementation strategies to reduce use of low-value cancer care services
The goal of this mixed methods study is to develop and test interventions to reduce use of surveillance biomarkers for early stage breast cancer patients.
Implementing systematic distress screening in breast cancer
This project focuses on implementation and effectiveness of an evidence-based guideline recommendation for systematic distress screening for breast cancer patients.
Translation of a Lung Cancer Palliative Care Intervention for Clinical Practice
The purpose of this study is to test the dissemination of a Palliative Care Intervention (PCI) for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and their primary family caregivers (FCG)