The Doctor’s Advocate | Fourth Quarter 2023
Foundation News

Foundation Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The Doctors Company Foundation supports patient safety research, education, and training to improve clinical outcomes. We are pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to six new projects:

  • Firearm Storage Maps as a Clinical Tool to Prevent Suicide—Protect Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Forum on Advancing Diagnostic Excellence—National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Improving Pediatric Emergency Care Access With an Integrated Telemedicine Solution—UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, San Francisco
  • Is There an Increased Incidence of Lymphedema After IV Placement? A Prospective Analysis Utilizing ICG Fluoroscopy in Patients at Risk for Arm Lymphedema—City of Hope, Duarte, California
  • Reducing Medication Ordering Errors Through Indications-Based Prescribing—Columbia University, City of New York
  • The Obvious Solution Is the Midline—University of Maryland, Baltimore

Learn more about these grants and the Foundation’s work.

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