The Doctor’s Advocate | Fourth Quarter 2022
Foundation News

Foundation Announces 2022 Grant Recipients

The Doctors Company Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to four new projects:

  • Reinventing Fall Risk Assessment Tools and Clinical Decision Making Through Data—to develop a tool that is automated, standardized, individualized, dynamic, and can be integrated into nursing and physician workflows: Johns Hopkins University.
  • Reducing Infections in post-Surgical Events (RISE)—to support the creation of a tool that will increase the efficiency of infection preventionists who are working to detect surgical site infection events: UMass Memorial Health Care.
  • OR Crisis Checklists, Second Generation—to support the improved capacity of clinicians to rescue patients from complications and to minimize the resultant harm: Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
  • Immersive Medical and Nursing Education and Simulation for Trainees: Using a HoloPatient to Teach Bedside Procedures—to support the development of a procedural training platform that will drive hands-on skill development: University of Michigan.

We will provide study outcomes and publications as they become available. Learn more about the Foundation’s work.

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