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Reducing the risk of Nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh

Nipah virus commonly infects large fruit bats in South and Southeast Asia.
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Automated performance metrics for quality improvement in complex chronic disease

As the population of older adults in the US increases, there is a growing need for performance measurement systems that take multiple comorbid conditions into account.
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Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

September 2017

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
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The Cost Impact of Changing Antihypertensive Medication Prescribing for the Elderly

September 2017

The aim of this seed is to identify the relative impact of various cost drivers on the increasing cost of hypertension treatment among US elderly.
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Readmissions and Chronic Disease in the Elderly

This study aimed to expand knowledge regarding chronic disease and readmissions in the elderly The  researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of California Office of Statewide Health Planning...
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Chronic Disease, Disability, and Medical Costs among Older Adults in India

The researchers conducted a series of studies using nationally-representative data from the recent WHO Study on Global Aging and Adult Health (SAGE) to identify the relationship between NCD-related...
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Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change

As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.
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Transforming Short-term Exercise Commitments into Long-term Habits

Regular exercise promotes sustained weight loss, cardiovascular fitness, and better health outcomes, especially for individuals moving from middle to older ages.
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Emergency Preparedness Measures Project

BackgroundOur research team at Stanford University, Battelle Memorial Institute, and the University of California at Davis (UC-Davis), under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and...
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Systematic Review: The Health Benefits and Harms of Gardening Among the Elderly

This meta-analysis evaluated the extent to which gardening among elderly adults is associated with specific health outcomes, including exercise capacity, body weight, serum lipids, fasting serum...
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Causes and Consequences of Indoor Air Pollution: An Experimental Investigation in Bangladesh

Project background:The leading killer of children worldwide in 2004 was acute respiratory infections, accounting for 22 percent of all communicable child deaths.
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Pediatric Quality Indicators

Hospitalized children represent an important segment of the medical patient population. In 2000, children accounted for 18 percent or 6.3 million of the hospitalizations in the United States.
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Racial Differences in the Treatment of Heart Disease

The goal of this project is to examine the causes of racial and gender differences in the treatment of elderly patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure.
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Understanding Medical Necessity Decision-Making

The term "medical necessity" is used in insurance contracts to refer to medical services that are generally recognized as appropriate for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease and...
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Global Analysis of Technological Change in Health Care (TECH)

The TECH project is an international collaboration aimed at understanding patterns of technology adoption and diffusion of medical care and the effects of these patterns on patient outcomes.
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People

Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Julie Parsonnet Professor, Medicine, Professor, Health Research and Policy
Glenn M. Chertow Professor, Medicine
Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Kevin Erickson CHP/PCOR Associate Instructor, Medicine
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Sara Cody Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Neesha Joseph Program Manager, CDEHA