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Does Staff Training and Support for Using Infection Control Practices Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes?

Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
Project Status:
In progress; Data collected
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Ways to Promote Quitting Smoking for People Referred for Lung Cancer Screenings

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Scott Halpern, MD, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In PCORI Peer-Review Process
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Three Ways to Help Patients Manage Multiple Chronic Conditions

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care
| Pennsylvania
Dan Swayze
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Two Ways to Decrease Medicine Use for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

University of Pittsburgh^
| Pennsylvania
Natalie E. Leland, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Assessing the Effects of Intensive Behavioral Therapy on Weight Loss among Patients with or at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results
Project Status:
In progress; Enrollment complete
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Ways to Reduce Bone Fractures and Injuries among Older Adults Who Have Fallen -- The WISE Study

Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Christopher Sciamanna, MD, MPH
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results

Comparing Treatments for Improving Physical Function in Patients Who Had Knee Replacement Surgery

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Sara R. Piva, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Anti-TNF Drugs versus Long-Term Steroid Use for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
James Lewis, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping Men with Prostate Cancer Determine Their Preferences for Treatment

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does Decision Support by Phone Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Hispanic Patients?

Thomas Jefferson University
| Pennsylvania
Ronald E. Myers, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Types of Group Exercise Classes to Help Older Adults Improve Walking Ability

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer S. Brach, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using Statistical Models to Predict Worsening Health among Older People with Disabilities

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Hillary Bogner, MD^
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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