Health Services Research
The Center receives external funding to support its health services and policy related research and quality improvement initiatives. Center researchers continued work on a major series of projects being performed in collaboration with the Parma Local Health Authority and Reggio Emilia Local Health Authority, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and collaborated with SKMC and Jefferson College of Population Health.
Center researchers worked on in collaboration with the Regional Health Care System of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
Center researchers collaborate with other individuals within the Jefferson system and other locations.
The Disease Staging instrument was developed to measure the problem solving skills of medical students, but was later used to document the quality and cost od care in California.