Grantee Profile: Leora Horwitz, M.D.
AHRQ latest featured grantee Leora Horwitz, M.D., uses a systems-based approach to evaluate clinical processes and information flow with an eye toward making them safer.
Dr. Horowitz, associate professor of population health and medicine, and Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science, New York University, Langone Health, leads a transdisciplinary team studying ways to improve radiology services. She improves clinical care and patient experience that incorporates principles from engineering, behavioral science, informatics, and implementation science.
She has analyzed data from more than 6 million hospital admissions of Medicare beneficiaries to identify common hospital characteristics such as facility size and type, as well as other factors that contribute to avoidable readmissions.
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