This research study is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services committed to the safety, quality, accessibility, equity and affordability of healthcare.
The funding for this project is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ), whose mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ also works within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
This project is administered through the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). SMPH has a long tradition of rapidly translating discovery into application, and we believe there are important synergies in our tripartite missions of patient care, education and research.
The mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine.
The Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis (CHSRA) was formed in 1973 as a collaborative effort between the departments of Industrial Engineering and Preventive Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At CHSRA, researchers seek to improve long-term care and health systems by creating performance measures and developing information and decision support systems.