Annual Impact Report
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2019 CHSOR IMPACT REPORT
- In 2019, CHSOR core faculty had 60 funded research grant and contract awards (projects) active at any time in 2019.
- Direct costs for all projects led or co-led by CHSOR core faculty for the entire period of the projects totaled $86,000,000.
- The bulk of that, $76,225,000, came from Federal sources (32 projects), in particular, NIH (17) and AHRQ (9). Other major sources are PCORI (3 projects), foundations (6), other private sources (13) and JHU internal program funds (6).
- In 2019, CHSOR core faculty started 16 new projects.
In 2019, 10 projects or activities, involving 7 core CHSOR faculty, were focused on the local Baltimore community, among those:
- Reverse Innovation and Community Engagement to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes (CONNECT) or Baltimore CONNECT, a network of 20+ East Baltimore community-based organizations
- Partnership between Johns Hopkins University and Dunbar High School in Baltimore City that encourages and prepares students for careers in health care
- Series of collaborations with the Baltimore City Health Department
- The Healthy Community Partnership at Johns Hopkins Bayview that works together with faith-based and other community organizations
- Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) initiative on involving the local community perspective in the development and review of research protocols
- CHSOR core faculty advised 66 doctoral students, including those in the Department’s Health Services Research and Policy (HSR&P) concentration that prepares PhD health services researchers in patient safety, quality of care, financing and organization of health services, and reducing health disparities.
- 87 masters and other students advised, including students from:
- Certificate program in Quality, Patient Safety and Outcomes Research (QPSOR) that provides a hands-on, supervised experience in research or practice.
- Master of Health Science (MHS) in Health Economics and Outcomes Research program that offers a foundation in evaluation methods necessary to promote the efficient and equitable allocation of resources.
- Master of Applied Science (MAS) in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality program that educates students in the transformative mechanisms and evidence-based protocols that reduce preventable patient harm and improve clinical outcomes.
- and 32 capstone projects advised
- Core faculty taught 47 courses, both in person and online, nationally and globally, in the schools of Public Health and Medicine, Berman Institute of Bioethics, and Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.
- 5 of our core faculty have been recognized by students for their teaching excellence in teaching, including 2 Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Awards.
- CHSOR held 36 weekly scholarly seminars featuring research-in progress, complex established outcomes-oriented projects, and translation and implementation of health services research into policy. In 2019, among the speakers were Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management Emeritus at University of California, Berkeley; Philip Moons, Professor of Healthcare and Nursing Science at KU Leuven & University of Leuven, Belgium; and Adam Elshaug, Professor of Health Policy at the University of Sydney, Australia.
- We encourage our research staff to pursue educational opportunities while supporting the Center’s research programs. In 2019, 6 attended or graduated from doctoral programs, 7 master’s programs, and 2 undergraduate programs.
- 209 publications authored by CHSOR core faculty appeared in 2019 and throughout that year there were over 25,620 citations of previously published material.
- The most influential journals where our faculty published in 2019 were: American Journal of Epidemiology, Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM), Value in Health, Health Affairs, Health Economics, Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Medical Care, Cancer, Quality of Life Research, Health Services Research, and Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
- On average, a CHSOR faculty member has over 12,200 all-time citations, an h-index of 40 and an i10-index of 95.
- In 2019, our faculty individually authored up to 23 publications and were cited up to 9,450 times; the highest individual h-index was 115 and the highest i10-index was 383.
- In 2019, core faculty gave 109 major presentations including 84 peer-reviewed or invited talks.
- Our faculty engaged the scientific community at major conferences held in 2019 by: AcademyHealth, American Heart Association (AHA), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), American Society of Health Economics, International Health Economics Association (IHEA), International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
- There were 50 featured interviews with mass media, including The Associated Press, The Baltimore Sun, Forbes, Reuters, The Washington Post, and U.S. News & World Report.
- Our faculty received 14 honors and awards in 2019. Among them, Albert Wu, MD, received the Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) Career Achievement Prize from the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and the John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
- CHSOR is integrated into the global web – our website attracted over 15,400 page views throughout the year, it presented over 60 web-featured research projects and over 100 events on the online Calendar.
- In 2019, the Center disseminated weekly updates and announcements via 51 weekly Newsletters to 740 subscribers.
- Its Facebook page's 196 posts had reach of 3,480, and CHSOR's Twitter had 350 followers.