DIHI Awards in DGIM

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) has announced that it will 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. This is the fourth year that the institute has funded projects through a call for innovation applications (RFA) across Duke Health.

Among the recipients were 3 projects that included members from Duke GIM (bolded):

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

The Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) catalyzes innovation in health and healthcare at Duke University and Duke Health through its collaboration platform for sourcing and curating real-world health care problems and incubating innovative solutions to create real impact for patients and healthcare systems. DIHI focuses on driving a culture and ecosystem for innovation through implementation and health delivery science, health technology innovation, workforce and leadership development, and applied health policy. For more information, please visit www.dihi.org.