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Targeted Analysis Program


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The Targeted Analysis Program supports projects that address questions of high value to both quality leaders and researchers. Projects typically are co-led by a Division of Research scientist and a regional clinical or operational leader. To be eligible, a project must primarily use existing data and must be feasible within 6 months or less with a budget of $36,000 or less. Projects are selected based on a competitive application process. Key selection criteria are the potential to contribute to operational excellence and potential to lead to a research product. 

Examples of projects include:

  • Blood pressure control: Finding opportunities to reduce disparities
  • Pediatric obesity: Weight tracking in a high-risk population
  • Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Identification in the electronic health record via natural language processing

Ongoing Projects

Clinical, demographic, and referral pattern characteristics of 'Connect to Care' (C2C) outpatients.
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling. Mental Health. TAP. Ongoing.

Significance of borderline high and high serum calcium levels in high risk kidney stone patients in a community practice. Emphasis on high normal serum calcium levels.
Mark Gasparini, Stephen Van Den Eeden. Urology. TAP. Ongoing.

 
Submissions for Cycle 15 are due Thurs, 10/1/2020 at 5pm PST. Please complete a DARE Idea Proposal to apply. We strongly encourage you to contact Julie Schmittdiel, Targeted Analysis Program Director before you apply.