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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Assessing Treatment Delay and Resource Use to Improve Value of Pre-Surgical Care
Principal Investigator:

Erika D Sears

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $317,325
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Episode-based (“bundled”) approaches have been promoted for performance measurement to encourage shared accountability for the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery among all of the providers involved in a patient's care. Most episode-based pilot programs use relatively narrow episode definitions, with the typical episode trigger starting at the time of a hospitalization or surgery. However, little attention has been paid to measuring quality and value of pre-surgical care. Although inpa...

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