KPWHRI recently received word of 2 new awards.
A 1-year, $23,423 grant from the California Health Care Foundation. Major goals: To provide evaluation support to understand the impact of the Samaritan platform on care management and health outcomes. The Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute lead investigator is Melissa Trapp Petty.
A 1-year, $174,182 grant from the Kaiser Permanente Program Office. Major goals: To evaluate the ongoing implementation of the Kaiser Permanente Health, Housing, and Justice: Medical Legal Partnership Initiative, and to provide Kaiser Permanente and other stakeholders with practical insights for improving, sustaining, and scaling this work. The evaluation focuses on assessing changes in staff and system capacity, identifying promising practices in development of workflows and protocols to effectively serve patients, and identifying key learnings related to collaboration across the medical and legal sectors. (MELO stands for measurement, evaluation, and learning for outcomes.) The Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute lead investigator is Natasha Arora.
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