Annual Impact Report
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2018 CHSOR IMPACT REPORT
- In 2018, CHSOR core faculty had 70 funded research grant and contract awards (projects) active at any time in 2018.
- Direct costs for all projects led or co-led by CHSOR core faculty for the entire period of the projects totaled $67,996,000.
- The bulk of that, $58,075,000, came from Federal sources (34 projects), in particular, NIH (18) and AHRQ (8). Other major sources are PCORI (4 projects), foundations (9), other private sources (15) and JHU internal program funds (8).
- In 2018, CHSOR core faculty started 22 new projects.
In 2018, 14 projects or activities, involving 9 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
- Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens (MERIT) Health Leadership Academy
- Partnering with Patients in Decision Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins
- Randomized Trial of Multifactorial Fall Injury Prevention Strategy (STRIDE), local patient Council
- Maximizing Independence (MIND) at Home, focuses on those with dementia living in Baltimore
- 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 63 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.
- 81 masters and other students advised, including students from:
- Certificate program in Quality, Patient Safety and Outcomes Research (CQSPOR) 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.
- 31 capstone projects advised
- Core faculty taught 38 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.
- 7 of our faculty have been recognized by students for their teaching excellence in 9 School of Public Health courses.
- CHSOR held 38 weekly scholarly seminars featuring research-in progress, complex established outcomes-oriented projects, and translation and implementation of health services research into policy. In 2018, among the speakers were President & CEO of AcademyHealth, Team Lead of the Patient Care Models Group at the Innovation Center (CMMI, CMS), Associate Director for Performance Measurement, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC), and President & CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF).
- We encourage our research staff to pursue educational opportunities while supporting the Center’s research programs. In 2018, 9 attended or graduated from doctoral programs, 8 master’s programs, 1 post-doctoral programs, and 4 undergraduate program.
- 208 publications authored by CHSOR core faculty appeared in 2018 and throughout that year there were over 27,270 citations of previously published material.
- The most influential journals where our faculty published in 2018 were: Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM), Value in Health, Health Economics, Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Journal of Patient Safety, Medical Care, British Medical Journal (BMJ), Quality of Life Research, Health Services Research, and Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
- On average, a CHSOR faculty member has over 9,500 all-time citations, an h-index of 33 and an i10-index of 71.
- In 2018, our faculty individually authored up to 25 publications and were cited up to 8,070 times; the highest individual h-index was 109 and the highest i10-index was 357.
- In 2018, core faculty gave 115 major presentations including 83 peer-reviewed or invited talks.
- Our faculty engaged the scientific community at major conferences held in 2018 by: AcademyHealth, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), American Society of Health Economists, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health Affairs Workforce Summit, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), the Lown Institute, Patient Safety Global Ministerial Summit, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Society of General Internal Medicine, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
- There were 38 featured interviews with mass media, including Forbes, The Baltimore Sun, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times, and U.S. News & World Report.
- Our faculty received 8 honors and awards in 2018. Among them, Eric Bass, M.D. was selected as a Hopkins Hero for his personification of the mission to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence and Emily Boss, M.D. who received the Committee Excellence Award for co-chairing Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.
- CHSOR is integrated into the global web – our website attracted over 14,800 page views throughout the year, it presented 63 web-featured research projects and 159 events in online Calendar.
- In 2018, the Center disseminated weekly updates and announcements via 51 weekly Newsletters to 425 subscribers.
- Its Facebook page posts had reach of 2,086, CHSOR's Twitter had 185 followers and 278 likes.