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Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported by Delivery Science Grants Program (DSGP)


A randomized, double-blind noninferiority trial of adductor canal catheters for postoperative pain management among patients undergoing elective unilateral total knee arthroplasty.
Adrian Hinman, Andy Avins. Surgery Orthopedic. DSRP. Ongoing.

Assessment of fracture prevention quality measures.
Kendal Hamann, Joan Lo. AFM. DSRP. Ongoing.

Colorectal cancer screening in African-American patients.
TR Levin. AFM. DSRP. Ongoing.

Electronic inbasket strategies.
Jeff East, Mark Moeller, Tracy Lieu. AFM. DSRP. Ongoing.

Evaluating outcomes and efficiency of consolidated multidisciplinary care for head and neck cancer.
Charles Meltzer, Lori Sakoda. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Evaluation of the Achieving Depression and Anxiety Patient Centered Treatment (ADAPT PLUS) Program as a model for immediate care delivery to outpatients with depression and anxiety.
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout, Connie Weisner. Mental Health. DSRP. Ongoing.

Genetic testing of women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
Bethan Powell, Larry Kushi. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Improving Outcomes and Care Experience among Dual Eligible Members: The Role of Health System Factors.
Somalee Banerjee, Alyce Adams. AFM. DSRP. Ongoing.

Improving risk stratification of E.D. patients with acute heart failure: external validation of the STRATIFY tool.
Dana Sax, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. DSRP. Ongoing.

KP-specific cardiac history and risk summaries: standardizing Emergency Work-ups Around Risk Data (STEWARD) Chest Pain Project - Phase 3.
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. DSRP. Ongoing.

Mobile health mindfulness in cancer palliative care.
Tatjana Kolevska, Yan Li, Ai Kubo. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI).
Andrea Rubinstein, Cynthia Campbell. AFM. DSRP. Ongoing.

Outcomes of door-to-needle times in stroke patients.
Alex Flint, Jeff Klingman, Mai Nguyen-Huynh. Neurology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Patient reported outcomes in pancreatic cancer.
Piyush Srivastava, Stephen Van Den Eeden. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

PRognostic Information SysteM (PRISM): refinement and testing in actual practice.
David Baer,Tracy Lieu. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Reducing Variation in Hospitalization and Processes of Care in Emergency Department Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial.
David Vinson, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. DSRP. Ongoing.

Regionalization of testicular cancer.
Andrea Harzstark, Lisa Herrinton. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Screening for adverse childhood experiences in pediatric primary care.
Paul Espinas, Stacy Sterling. Pediatrics. DSRP. Ongoing.

Tele-dermatology to diagnose rash.
Sangeeta Marwaha, Lisa Herrinton. Dermatology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement – Personalizing risk for quality of life, developing complications, total mortality, and utilization (TAVR - PREDICT) Study.
Ed McNulty, Alan Go. Cardiology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Use and outcomes of CT angiography.
Jamal Rana, Alan Go. Cardiology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Assessing practice patterns and potential quality gaps in primary nodule evaluation.
Archan Shah, Dinesh Kotek, Lori Sakoda. Oncology. DSRP. Completed.

Complex chronic patients.
Julie Sandoval, Richard Grant. AFM. DSRP. Completed.

Delivery Science Rapid Analysis Program (RAP).
Rick Dlott, Julie Schmittdiel. Multispecialty. DSRP. Completed.

Development and testing of a mobile-health (m-health) intervention tool to help obese women achieve appropriate gestational weight gain.
Tracy Flanagan, Sarah Mandel, Monique Hedderson. Ob/Gyn. DSRP. Completed.

Effectiveness and safety of interferon-free treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
David Witt, Michael Allerton, Michael Silverberg. Infectious Disease. DSRP. Completed.

Effects of prenatal screening biochemical analyte levels on pregnancy outcomes.
Leslie Manace Brenmann, Erica Gunderson. Ob/Gyn. DSRP. Completed.

Evaluating ASD interventions in KPNC.
Meghan Davignon, Lisa Croen. Pediatrics. DSRP. Completed.

Evaluation of a novel equity-focused intervention to optimize thiazide dosing & improve blood pressure control among African Americans.
Joe Young, Alyce Adams. AFM. DSRP. Completed.

Glyburide vs insulin for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes.
Yvonee Crites, Anne Regenstein, Monique Hedderson. Ob/Gyn. DSRP. Completed.

Heart failure readmission intervention.
Keane Lee, Alan Go. Cardiology. DSRP. Completed.

Improving ARDS care.
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu. Hospital Medicine. DSRP. Completed.

Patient experiences with video visits.
Irwin Barr, Craig Wargon, Rahul Parikh, Mary Reed. Multispecialty. DSRP. Completed.

Population management reports.
Quality & Operations Support, Lisa Herrinton. Multispecialty. DSRP. Completed.

Real-time decision support algorithms for pulmonary embolism in the ED.
CREST Network, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. DSRP. Completed.

Robotic hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease - Phase 1 feasibility.
Fred Ramos, Tina Raine-Bennett, Lisa Herrinton. Ob/Gyn. DSRP. Completed.

The relationship of robotic approach and surgical volume with outcomes of hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease (Phase 2).
Fred Ramos, Tracy Flanagan, Lisa Herrinton. Ob/Gyn. DSRP. Completed.

VentViz: mechanical ventilation and ARDS care through data visualization.
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu. Hospital Medicine. DSRP. Completed.