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Seton partners with UT Austin for research to improve healthcare services delivery

Seton partners with UT Austin for research to improve healthcare services delivery

 

Seton Healthcare Family will fund 7 research initiatives through The University of Texas at Austin to help prevent healthcare services delivery problems in Central Texas. The Center for Health and Social Policy at UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs will oversee the $300,000 funding for the cross-disciplinary research collaborations with multiple UT departments, centers, and schools, including the School of Nursing.

 

 

SON associate professor Bo Xie is one of the principal investigators (PI) for the study, "Manual and Automatic Analysis of Patients’ Values and Preferences Using Seton Hospital Consumer Assessment for Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Surveys." This study is a collaboration with faculty from  UT’s School of Information and Department of Computer Science. 

 

Dr. Susan K. Dubois, medical director with the SON Family Wellness Center, and Sharon A. Brown, the Joseph H. Blades Centennial Memorial Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing, are co-PIs for the study "Incorporating Resilience-Based Diabetes Self-Management Education into the Group Medical Appointment for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes." This study will work with professors from the Department of Kinesiology & Health Behavior and Health Education in UT’s College of Education, as well as community partner Dr. Deborah Morris-Harris, CommUnityCare’s chief medical officer. 

 

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