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


Primary Care

​Completed

Assessment of fracture prevention quality measures
Joan Lo, Kendal Hamann | DSGP | Completed

Associations of blood donor, component and transfusion practice factors on infectious outcomes
Roubinian, Nareg MD | CH | Completed

Asthma Medication Ratio (AMR): Does Its Utility Vary by Race?
Imran Junaid, Carlos Iribarren | TAP | Completed

Colorectal cancer screening in African-American patients
TR Levin | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Comparing the Effect of High Deductible Health Insurance on Clinical Treatment Adherence and Outcome in Type 2 Diabetes
You (Meme) Wu | CH | Completed

Complex chronic patients
Julie Sandoval, Richard Grant | DSGP | Completed

Comprehensive Primary Care Clinic-based Pulmonary Embolism Management
David Vinson | CH | Completed

Differences in Advance Care Planning Among Older, Racial/Ethnic Minority Patients in an Integrated Healthcare System
Ruben Gonzalez | CH | Completed

Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Cancer
Malathi Charlu  | CH | Completed

Electronic inbasket strategies
Jeff East, Mark Moeller, Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

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

Improving Human Papilloma Virus Immunization Rates
Janet Lai, Kevin Wang, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Improving Outcomes and Care Experience among Dual Eligible Members: The Role of Health System Factors
Somalee Banerjee, Alyce Adams | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Improving Sleep Apnea Detection Using Electronic Health Records: A Priority for the Cardiovascular Prevention in the KPNC Population.
Emilie Muelly | CH | Completed

Leveraging EHR Data to Increase Uptake of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis HIV Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Michael Silverberg, Jonathan Volk | DSGP | Completed

Metformin Initiation and Early Adherence Among KPNC Members with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
Anjali Gopalan | CH | Completed

Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI)
Andrea Rubinstein, Cynthia Campbell | DSGP | Completed

Predictors of Secure Electronic Message Opening and Response among KPNC Members with Diabetes
Rick Dlott, Anjali Gopalan | TAP | Completed

Promoting Family-Integrated Care during Inpatient Rehabilitation through Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Family Caregivers
Michelle Camicia | CH | Completed

Reduce Disparities in Blood Pressure Control: Focus on Adequate Dosing of Thiazide Diuretics
Joe Young, Alyce Adams | TAP | Completed

Strategies for optimizing video care in a diverse population
Irene Chen, Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed

The association between ERAS implementation and changes in post-discharge opioid use
Derrick Lee, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

The Medical Financial Assistance Program: Process, Reach, & Opportunity.
Michael Rothman, Catherine Gutfreund, Alyce Adams | TAP | Completed | View Summary

The MEND Study: Mitigating the Effects of Natural Disaster with Telehealth Services
Rachel Friedman | CH | Completed

​Ongoing

Bodyweight, cholesterol, and glycemic control among Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento members with coronary heart disease and/or type 2 diabetes: the HALT diet and lifestyle intervention program
Rajiv Misquitta, Issac Ergas | TAP | Ongoing

Diabetes Management in Addiction Medicine
Esti Iturralde | CH | Ongoing

Healthcare transition outcomes among autistic youth at KPNC
Jennifer Ames | CH | Ongoing

Hip Fracture Risk and Outcomes in Older Black Women
Joan Lo | CH | Ongoing

Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of pharmacist-led intervention,  Patient-Centered Hyperpolypharmacy Deprescribing
Maisha Draves, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Ongoing

Remote Patient Monitoring Assessment
Mehreen Khan, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing