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Volume 2: Attachments

Evaluation of AHRQ's Pharmaceutical Outcomes Portfolio


This volume shows sociograms for the networks of individuals Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) as well as the CERTS Coordinating Center. Abt used Social Network Analysis (SNA) techniques. A detailed description of the network relationships for each CERT is found in Chapter 3, and an overview of the social network analysis (SNA) measures is provided in Exhibit 5. Each sociogram has central points (the CERT and the CERT Coordinating Center) with lines radiating out from the central point to every organization they are partnered with and the CERT network as a whole. A key to the abbreviation for each organization listed as a network point is shown below the sociogram.


Contents

Attachment 1. HMO Network Sociogram
Attachment 2. Duke Sociogram
Attachment 3. UNC Sociogram
Attachment 4. Vanderbilt Sociogram
Attachment 5. Arizona Sociogram
Attachment 6. Penn Sociogram
Attachment 7. Alabama Sociogram
Attachment 8. Coordinating Center (Now) Sociogram
Attachment 9. Coordinating Center (Now) Sociogram
Attachment 10. Preferred Partners Sociogram
Attachment 11. Final Collaboration Network Sociogram
Attachment 12. Appreciative Inquiry Workshop And Stakeholder Discussion Guides

Attachment 1: HMO Network

This figure is a sociogram of the HMO Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The HMO Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other point. The list of organizations that work with the HMO Network CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.2 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT AlabamaCERTA
CERT University of North CarolinaCERTUNC
Brigham and Women'sBW
Centers for Disease ControlCDC
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesCMS
Channing LaboratoryCL
Drug IndustryDIND
Duke UniversityDUKE
FallonFALLON
Fallon Community Health PlanFCHP
Fallon Healthcare/UmassFHUM
Fallon/UmassFUM
UMASSUMASS
Group Health CooperativeGHC
Group Health Cooperative of Puget SoundGHCPS
Harvard HMOHHMO
Harvard Medical SchoolHMS
Harvard Pilgrim Research FoundationHPRF
Harvard School of Public HealthHSPH
Harvard VanguardHVAN
HealthPartners Research FoundationHPRF
Henry Ford Health Sciences CenterHFHSC
Henry Ford Health SystemHFHS
HMO Research NetworkHMORN
HPHCHPHC
Hugh H. Tilson, MD, DrPH, Steering Committee ChairCERTSCChair
Kaiser Foundation ColoradoKFC
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ColoradoKFHPC
Kaiser Foundation Research InstituteKFRI
Kaiser PermanenteKP
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Region?KPHR
Kaiser Permanente North CarolinaKPNC
Kaiser Permanente Northern CaliforniaKPNCAL
Kaiser Permanente of ColoradoKPC
Kaiser Permanente of GeorgiaKPG
Kaiser Permanente of NorthwestKPNW
Kaiser Permanente Southern CaliforniaKPSC
Lovelace Clinic FoundationLCF
Lovelace Health SystemsLHS
Marshfield Clinic Research FoundationMCRF
Meyers Primary Care, Fallon, UmassMPCFUM
Meyers Primary Care/UmassMPCUM
Scott and White Health SystemSWHS
St. Vincent's, UmassSTVUM
US Department of Health and Human ServicesHHS
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
CERT PENNCERTP
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
Coordinating CenterCERTCC
CERT VanderbiltCERTV
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
Outside ExpertsOUTEXP
PhysiciansMDS
Media/JournalsMEDIA
GranteesGRANT

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Attachment 2: Duke

This figure is a sociogram of the Duke Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The Duke Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the Duke CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.3 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
Duke Clinical Research InstituteDCRI
Duke University System CommunityDUKEUS
American College of CardiologistsACC
American Heart AssociationAHA
Coalition for Affordable Healthcare QualityCAHQ
American Academy of Healthcare PhysiciansAAHP
National Committee for Quality AssuranceNCQA
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesCMS
CERT Coordinating CenterCERTCC
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
CERT HarvardCERTH
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institutes of HealthNIH
CERT University of North CarolinaCERTUNC
CERT AlabamaCERTA
Healthcare StakeholdersHS
CERT Cornell UniversityCERTCU
CERT IowaCERTIU
Kaiser Permanente Northern CaliforniaKaiserCA
Media/JournalsMEDIA
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP

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Attachment 3: UNC

This figure is a sociogram of the UNC Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The UNC Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the UNC CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.4 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT University of North CarolinaCERTUNC
UNC Chapel HillUNCCH
Research Triangle InstituteRTI
American Board of Pediatric MedicineABPM
North Carolina WICNCWIC
American Academy of PediatricsAAP
Institute of Health MedicineIHM
UNC Children's HospitalUNCCH
US PharmacopoeiaUSP
National Institute for Children's Healthcare QualityNICHQ
Medtronic CompanyMedtronic
Beckinson, Dickinson, & Co.BD
Texas A&MA&M
KB Reynolds FoundationKBRF
North Carolina MedicaidNCMA
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT DukeCERTDUK
CERT PennCERTP
Glaxo Smith KlineGLAXO
Community Care Network of North CarolinaCCNNC
National Institute of Child Health& Human DevelopmentNICHD
North Carolina Access CareNCAC
Duke HospitalDH
Piedmont Health ClinicPHC
Cincinnati Children's HospitalCCH
CERT VanderbiltCERTV
CERT ArizonianCERTAZ
CERT AlabamaCERTA
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
Kaiser Permanente Northern CaliforniaKAISERNC
CERT Coordinating CenterCERTCC
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institutes of HealthNIH
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Media/JournalsMEDIA
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
Healthcare StakeholdersHS

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Attachment 4: Vanderbilt

This figure is a sociogram of the Vanderbilt Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The Vanderbilt Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the Vanderbilt CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.5 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT VanderbiltCERTV
Vanderbilt University Medical CenterVUMC
TENNCARE ProgramTENNCARE
Veterans AdministrationVA
State of Tennessee Health DepartmentTENNHD
Geriatric Research Education Center and Clinical Care CenterGRECC
Institute of Health MedicineIHM
CERT HarvardCERTH
University of WashingtonUW
Harvard School of Public HealthHSPH
DECIDE NetworkDECIDE
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
CERT Coordinating CenterCERTCC
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institutes of HealthNIH
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Media/JournalsMEDIA
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
Healthcare StakeholdersHS

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Attachment 5: Arizona

This figure is a sociogram of the Arizona Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The Arizona Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the Arizona CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.6 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
University of ArizonaUAZ
Advanced PCSAPCS
National Institutes of HealthNIH
NIH Center Of Excellence in Women's HealthcareNIHCEWH
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
WalgreensWALLGREENS
General Clinical Research CenterGCRC
United Mine WorkersUMWA
CERT Penn StateCERTP
WellpointWELLPOINT
Medtronic CompanyMC
Express ScriptES
University of Arizona Health SciencesUAZHS
AcuscanAS
LaFrontiera HealthCenterLHC
Critical Path InstituteCPI
Integrate Pain CenterIPC
Hope CenterHC
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
CDCCDC
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
CERT Coordinating CenterCERTCC
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
Media/JournalsMEDIA
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
Healthcare StakeholdersHS

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Attachment 6: Penn

This figure is a sociogram of the Penn Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The Penn Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the Penn CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.7 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
CERT AlabamaCERTA
CERT PennCERTP
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
Department of Veterans AffairsDVA
National Institutes of HealthNIH
FDAFDA
DHHSDHHS
CongressCONGRESS
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and BiostatisticsCCEB
The Leonard Davis Institute of Health EconomicsLDIHE
Healthcare StakeholdersHS
The Center for Experimental TherapeuticsCET
General Clinical Research CenterGCRC
The University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUPHS
The University of PennsylvaniaUPENN
Media/JournalsMEDIA
Outside ExpertsOUTEXP
Pennsylvania State Department of HealthPSDH
Penn CERTS Public-Private PartnershipsPCPPP
Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.AGOURON
AmgenAMGEN
AventisAVENTIS
BayerBAYER
BerlexBERLEX
Centocor, Inc.CENTO
Dupont Pharmaceuticals CompanyDUPONT
GenetechGENET
GlaxoSmithKlineGLAXO
Institute on MedicineIOM
Johnson & JohnsonJJ
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Int'lJDRF
Knoll Pharmaceutical CompanyKPC
McNeilMCNEIL
NanogenNANO
Infectious Disease Society of AmericaIDSA
Pfizer Inc.PFIZER
Pharmacia & Upjohn CompanyPUC
Provantage Health SystemsPHS
Robert Wood Johnson FoundationRWJF
SmithKline BeechamSB
U of PA Health SystemUPHS
VAMCVAMC
Whitehall-Robins HealthcareWRH
Wistar InstituteWISTAR
Wyeth-Ayerst ResearchWAR
Prescription Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the ElderlyPACE
Government of BotswanaBOTSWANA
University of British ColumbiaUBC
Centers for Disease ControlCDC
State Health DeptSHD
Academy of Thoracic SurgeonsATS

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Attachment 7: Alabama

This figure is a sociogram of the Alabama Network CERT that displays the network relationships between the CERT and organizations associated with it. The Alabama Network is one central point, with the CERT Coordinating Center the other central point with organizations radiating out of it. The list of organizations that work with the Alabama CERT are displayed in a table below.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.8 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
Duke University Center for AgingDUCA
Aetna U.S. HealthcareAETNA
U.S. Quality AlgorithmsUSQA
Arthritis Foundation-Maryland ChapterAFMC
American Academy of PediatricsAAP
UnitedHealth GroupUHG
Duke University Medical CenterDUMC
Medtronic CompanyMedtronic
TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.TAP
National Institutes of HealthNIH
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin DiseasesNIAMS
CERT Harvard (HMO Research Network)CERTH
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
CERT PennCERTP
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
AventisAVENTIS
Southeast Regional Osteoporosis BoardSROB
P&GP&G
North Carolina Access CareNCAC
Eli Lilly and CompanyELC
Alacare NetworkALNET
BCBS of AlabamaBCBSAB
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Lincoln TechnologiesLT
United Mine Workers of America HealthUMWA
CERT Coordinating CenterCERTCC
University of North CarolinaUNC
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
Media/JournalsMEDIA
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP

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Attachment 8: Coordinating Center Now

This figure is a sociogram of the CERT Coordinating Center network as it currently operates. There are two central points, one with the CERTs Coordinating Center and CERT Penn, and the other central point with the CERTs Steering Committee and CERT Harvard. The other CERTs are connected to these central points.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.9 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
Coordinating CenterCERTCC
CERT PENNCERTP
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT University of North CarolinaCERTUNC
CERT VanderbiltCERTV
CERT AlabamaCERTA
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institutes of HealthNIH
DHHSDHHS
MediaMEDIA
Outside ExpertsOUTEXP
Duke UniversityDUKE

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Attachment 9: Coordinating Centers Future

This figure is a sociogram with a projection of the CERT Coordinating Center in the future.

Note: For an in-depth analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.9 of Volume 1.

Key to Organization Abbreviations

Full Name of OrganizationAbbreviation in Sociogram
Coordinating CenterCERTCC
CERT PENNCERTP
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT DukeCERTDUKE
CERT HarvardCERTH
CERT University of North CarolinaCERTUNC
CERT VanderbiltCERTV
CERT AlabamaCERTA
CERT ArizonaCERTAZ
CERT Project PartnersCERTPP
CERT Steering CommitteeCERTSC
Food and Drug AdministrationFDA
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ
National Institutes of HealthNIH
DHHSDHHS
MediaMEDIA
Outside ExpertsOUTEXP
Duke UniversityDUKE

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Attachment 10: Preferred Partners

This is a graphical portrayal of the preferred partners of the CERTs centers. These preferred partners were determined to be connections garnered and maintained by the CERTs Coordinating Center. There is no key to the abbreviations in this diagram.

This is a graphical portrayal of the preferred partners of the CERTs centers. These preferred partners were determined to be connections garnered and maintained by the CERTs Coordinating Center. There is no key to the abbreviations in this diagram. For more analysis, please refer to Section 3.1.2 of Volume 9.

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Attachment 11: Final Collaboration Network

This is a graphical portrayal of the networking between CERTs and its partners. It shows a set of points with lines intersecting between them and numbers estimating the number of authors for the different partners next to the points.

Description of Sociogram: This is a graphical portrayal of the networking between CERTs and its partners. It shows a set of points with lines intersecting between them and numbers estimating the number of authors for the different partners next to the points.

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Internet Citation: Volume 2: Attachments: Evaluation of AHRQ's Pharmaceutical Outcomes Portfolio. December 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/pharmportfolio/vol2.html