Vermont

Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country

Principal Investigator: Horbar, Jeffrey D.
Title: Center for Patient Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care
Institution: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
E-mail: horbar@vtoxford.org
Project Dates: 09/30/01-09/29/04
Project No.: P20 HS11583
Summary: The aims of this project are to: (1) create a DCERPS in Neonatal Intensive Care to reduce medical errors and enhance patient safety for high-risk newborns, and (2) determine how to learn most effectively from those medical errors and then communicate the information to families.

Principal Investigator: Horbar, Jeffrey
Title: Evidence-Based Surfactant Therapy for Preterm Infants
Institution: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
E-mail: horbar@vtoxford.org
Project Dates: 09/30/99-09/29/02
Project No.: R01 HS10528
Summary: This study uses a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a coordinated, multi-faceted intervention designed to close the gap between the evidence on effectiveness of surfactant therapy and its current use in clinical practice.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Vermont: Child Health Extramural Research by State and Country. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/child-state-country/stlist_vt.html