Incorporating Mobile Solutions to Improve Adult Literacy: Evaluation of the XPRIZE Communities Competition

Incorporating Mobile Solutions to Improve Adult Literacy: Evaluation of the XPRIZE Communities Competition

Project Overview In 2015 the Barbara Bush Foundation, XPRIZE Foundation, and Dollar General Literacy Foundation joined forces to tackle the largest obstacles to achieving basic literacy—access, retention, and scale. The organizations collaborated to launch the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition. This competition challenged teams to develop mobile applications for smartphones (e.g.,[...]

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Refining Program Implementation Through Continuous Improvement Cycles

Project Overview A college degree is considered an investment that pays dividends through higher earnings and better employment stability, but graduation alone does not ensure equity in these outcomes. College graduates from low socioeconomic backgrounds and students of color, particularly African Americans, experience higher rates of unemployment and underemployment and lower earnings compared with other[...]

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Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Review and Analysis

Project Overview The Eugene Washington Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Award program seeks to help patients and other stakeholder communities become more involved in all aspects of the research process, from topic selection to dissemination of findings. These Engagement Awards enhance PCORI’s research portfolio by building a community of patients and stakeholders that can[...]

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Disease Management or Case Management Portfolio Analysis

Project Overview The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) supports high-quality, patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research to help patients, clinicians, purchaser, payers, policymakers, and other stakeholders make better informed health and healthcare decisions. PCORI’s portfolio is wide-ranging, covering topics from comparative effectiveness of treatments for children with asthma to options for patients with cardiovascular diseases[...]

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Care Coordination Programs Portfolio Analysis

Project Overview The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) supports high-quality, patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research to help patients, clinicians, purchaser, payers, policymakers, and other stakeholders make better informed health and healthcare decisions. PCORI’s portfolio is wide-ranging, covering topics from comparative effectiveness of treatments for children with asthma to options for patients with cardiovascular diseases[...]

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Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Evaluation

Project Overview The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) supports high-quality, patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research to help patients, clinicians, purchaser, payers, policymakers, and other stakeholders make better informed health and healthcare decisions. PCORI believes stakeholders other than traditional scientists can influence research to be more useful and patient centered. In support of that philosophy,[...]

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Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Portfolio Data Abstraction: Taxonomy Update

Project Overview The Eugene Washington Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Award program seeks to help patients and other stakeholder communities become more involved in all aspects of the research process, from topic selection to dissemination of findings. These Engagement Awards enhance PCORI’s research portfolio by building a community of patients and stakeholders that can[...]

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Kidney Transplant Education Needs of Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease

Project Overview Insight partnered with nephrology researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Kaiser Permanente to identify the transplant education needs of patients with early chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared to patients with late-stage CKD (or end-stage renal disease, known as ESRD). Currently, there are no metrics on transplant education for dialysis[...]

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