Funded Projects

CHOIR supports research to address health inequalities and improve patient outcomes.  If you believe you have a project that meets these goals you can request CHOIR funding.  The following projects are funded:

Project TitlePIYearAmountDescription
Phenotyping of unhealthy behaviors from the electronic health record for social determinants of health research Majid Afshar, MD, MSCR 2018-2019 $46,000 Use healthcare AI and NLP to create better screening tools for identifying unhealthy behaviors such as alcohol and substance misuse.
Implementation of Discharge Readiness Assessment Kathleen Bobay, PhD, RN, NEW-BC 2018-2019 $16,800 Determine the costs of implementing discharge readiness assessment as a standard nursing practice for adult medical-surgical patients discharged to home and the impact on post-discharge utilization (readmission and ED visits).