CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the spring 2004 quarter.

It features articles about: our new core faculty member Paul Wise, a children's health policy researcher who joins us from Boston University; a survey of patient safety culture now getting underway at hospitals nationwide; CHP/PCOR acting director Doug Owens' research findings on the cost-effectiveness of potential HIV vaccines; a wrap-up of the second annual Health Care Quality and Outcomes Research Conference, where CHP/PCOR faculty and trainees attended and presented research; and new CHP/PCOR assistant director Vandana Sundaram.