GRANTS

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
PI: Elaine Hylek MD, Boston Medical Center
IHM Subcontract PI: Anita Karcz MD
Effectiveness and Safety of Antithrombotic Strategies After Joint Replacement
Institute for Health Metrics (IHM) provided a limited data set, merging with other data sets and de-identification for the study population. In addition to working with the Boston Medical Center team and IHMs technical staff, Dr. Karcz provided clinical input and evaluation. 

Center for Disease Control
PI: Michael Klompas MD, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
IHM Subcontract PI: Anita Karcz MD
National Sepsis Burden Surveillance Project
Institute for Health Metrics (IHM) provided a limited data set and de-identification for the study population. In addition to working with the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Team and IHMs technical staff, Dr. Karcz provided clinical input and evaluation. 

National Cancer Institute
PI: Caprice Greenberg MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute/University of Wisconsin
IHM Subcontract PI: Anita Karcz MD
Comparative Effectiveness Study of Breast Cancer Surgery Regimens
Institute for Health Metrics (IHM) provided a limited data set for the study population. In addition to working with the Dana Farber/University of Wisconsin team and IHMs technical staff, Dr. Karcz provided clinical input and evaluation. 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
PI: Denni McColm, CIO, Citizens Memorial Healthcare
IHM Subcontract PI: Anita Karcz MD
Standardization and Automatic Extraction of Quality Measures in an Ambulatory EMR
Dr. Karcz was the IHM team leader as research subcontractor to Citizens Memorial Healthcare (CMH) for this AHRQ grant. Institute for Health Metrics (IHM) was CMH’s expert quality data extraction partner. IHM’s responsibilities included the development, mapping, linking, extraction, normalization, analysis, reports and export for the ambulatory quality measures data directly from the CMH electronic record system.

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