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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported​ by DARE and Community Health Grants


Cardiology

​Completed

Accuracy of Prenatal Detection of Clinically Significant Congenital Heart Disease Among Still- and Live-Births at Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Kavin Desai, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Assessing Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Thresholds for Development of Cardiovascular Disease by Racial-Ethnic Groups
Seema Pursani | CH | Completed

CABG vs PCI in Older Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients: Impact of revascularization strategy on outcomes
Ahmed Shah | CH | Completed

Clinical Characteristics, Periprocedural Complications, and Outcomes of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Elective versus Urgent/Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Mishell, Jacob MD | CH | Completed

Clopidogrel Duration after Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Comparison of high risk elective percutaneous coronary intervention in CV surgery back-up sites versus non-CV surgical back-up sites
Shah, Ahmed MD | CH | Completed

Contemporary Risk Stratification in Adults with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction
Adatya, Sirtaz, MD | CH | Completed

Development of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after acute pulmonary embolism
Choon Goh | CH | Completed

Duration of thienopyridine therapy and outcomes after PCI for chronic total occlusions
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Effect of lipid (LDL) monitoring on patients’ statin adherence and physician practice behaviors after an ASCVD event.
Rana, Jamal MD PhD | CH | Completed

Epidemiology and Outcomes for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Acute Aortic Dissections
Matt Solomon | CH | Completed

Heart failure readmission intervention
Keane Lee, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed

Identification and management of familial hypercholesterolemia in an integrated health care delivery system.
Richard Birnbaum | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Impact of wildfire air pollution on rates of cardiovascular events and mortality
Stacey Alexeeff | CH | Completed

Implementation of Familial Hypercholesterolemia and template transition protocol
Richard Birnbaum, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Interaction Between Choice of Anticoagulation, Antiplatelet Therapy and Access Site on Mortality and Bleeding after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights from the California National Cardiovascular Data Registry ( NCDR) and KP PCI Registry
Femi Philip | CH | Completed

Management and outcomes of patients with valvular heart disease
Matt Solomon, Alan Go | PRP | Completed | View Summary

No Differences in ED Visits, Hospitalizations, or Mortality Among Heart Failure Patients with Remote Telemonitoring
Amir Axelrod, Andrew Ambrosy, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Predicting Adverse Outcomes and Poorer Quality of Life After TAVR is Challenging in Real World Populations
Ed McNulty, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed

Rate versus Rhythm Control in Young Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The KP YOUNG-AF Study
Matthew Solomon | CH | Completed

Severe Hypoglycemia and Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) in Patients with Diabetes
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

Status and impact of Ideal Cardiovascular Health, as defined by American Heart Association, among KPNC population
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

The Use of Natural Language Processing to Characterize Episodes of Outpatient Worsening Heart Failure within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Ambrosy, Andrew, MD | CH | Completed

Ticagrelor vs. Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Real-World, Community-Based Comparison of Ischemic and Bleeding Outcomes
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Use and outcomes of CT angiography
Jamal Rana, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

​Ongoing

[2022 Continued Funding] Objective cardiac testing following emergency department evaluations for chest pain: associations between referral for non-invasive cardiac testing and 2-year adverse outcomes.
Dustin Mark | CH | Ongoing

Characterizing the development of cardiovascular disease in women after adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Victoria Woo | CH | Ongoing

Improved Outcomes with Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation-Experience from a Large Integrated Heathcare System
Uma Vadlakonda, Mary Reed, Bradley Frueh | RAU | Ongoing

Improving Care by Defining the Role of ElectroNic HealTh Record-Based Alerts In a Fully Integrated Health Care Delivery SYstem for Worsening Heart Failure (IDENTIFY-WHF)
Drew Ambrosy | DSGP | Ongoing

Improving quality by TARGETing LDL using a systems-based approach to evaluate our current performance (TARGET-LDL)
Adam Rogers, Carlos Iribarren | DSGP | Ongoing

Optimizing Management of Valvular Heart Disease
Matthew Solomon, MD, PhD | PRP | Ongoing

Pregnancy outcomes in women with cardiovascular disease: a retrospective cohort study from Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Seema Pursnani | CH | Ongoing

Validation of a Novel Algorithm for Emergency Department Patients with Possible Acute Coronary Syndromes Following the Transition to a High-Sensitivity Troponin Assay
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | DSGP | Ongoing