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Faculty Awarded Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Grant to Study Technology's Impact on Homecare

April 27, 2016

Two Drexel University faculty members were awarded an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) R01 grant in the amount of $740,305 over a three-year period to fund a study of the information requirements, decision-making needs and workflow/efficiency in the homecare admission and care planning process. An R01 grant is awarded based on significance and innovation of the proposed research.

Paulina Sockolow, DrPH, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions Department of Health Systems and Science Research is the Principal Investigator of the investigator-initiated R01. Ellen Bass, PhD, professor, who shares joint appointments in the College of Computing & Informatics and the College of Nursing & Health Professions, is a co-investigator. They received the grant as part of AHRQ’s initiative to support research to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and cost effectiveness of health care.

Read more on the College of Nursing and Health Profession's website.