Hospital Research studies
“Project ACHIEVE" (Achieving Patient-Centered Care and Optimized Health In Care Transitions by Evaluating the Value of Evidence)
The overall aims of this project are to identify which transitional care services and outcomes matter most to patients and caregivers, evaluate the comparative effectiveness of ongoing multi-component efforts at improving care transitions, and develop recommendations on best practices for the design, implementation and large-scale national spread of highly effective, patient-centered care transition programs.
Principal Investigator:Huong Q. Nguyen, PhD, RN
Funding Source:Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Funding Years:2015 - 2019
Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Novavax Collaboration on RSV Epidemiology
The purpose of this study is to provide critical information about the predictors of severe RSV disease, describe epidemiology and burden of hospitalized RSV disease in older adults, and assess healthcare utilization associated with hospitalized RSV disease in older adults in a community setting. A population of hospitalized older adults testing positive for influenza will also be identified for comparison purposes.
Principal Investigator:Hung Fu Tseng, PhD, MPH
Funding Source:Novavax, Inc.
Funding Years:2016 - 2018
Post-licensure observational safety surveillance study of quadrivalent meningococcal ACWY conjugate vaccine
This study is an observational post-marketing safety study required by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The primary objective of this study is to describe medical events that require emergency room visit or hospitalization in 6 months following MenACWY-CRM vaccination in children 2-23 months of age in a health maintenance organization (HMO) in the United States.