5 teams from Medicine receive DIHI Innovation grants

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Duke Institute for Health Innovation has announced the recipients of its 2017 Innovation grants. The grants support high-potential care delivery innovation projects in the areas of population health and analytics, novel patient interactions, new and team-based models of care, and optimization of patient flow. 

The following projects were funded from the Department of Medicine:

Dashboard for aggressive treatment among oncology patients at the end of life 
Nrupen Bhavsar, PhD, David Casarett, MD, Yousef Zafar, MD, and Ben Goldstein, PhD

Optimization of perioperative care through machine learning
Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, PhD, Mitch Heflin, MD, Erich Huang, MD, PhD, Katherine Heller, PhD, Madhav Swaminathan, MD, Annemarie Thompson, MD, Zhifei Sun, MD, Katherine Stanley, MBA

Improving inpatient goals of care conversations
Kathryn Pollak, PhD, David Casarett, MD, Brian Griffith, MD

Rational coronary care unit triage for stable patients with NSTEMI
Alexander Fanaroff, MD, Tracy Wang, MD, MHS, MS, Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, Manesh Patel, MD

A population health approach to advance care planning in primary care
Azalea Kim, MD, MBA, MPA, Lawrence Greenblatt, MD, FACP, Lynn Bowlby, MD, Jared Lowe, MD