Academics & Research

Health System Innovation & Research Program


Enhancing the efficiency, value, and quality of care

The Health System Innovation and Research (HSIR) program promotes the right care for every patient by enhancing the efficiency, value, and quality of care delivered by health care systems and clinicians. HSIR works within the University of Utah Health System to create a virtuous learning cycle that enables collaborators to develop and evaluate innovations that improve the quality of patient and population-oriented care. HSIR partners with community, clinical, and academic stakeholders to facilitate the implementation and dissemination of these unique developments in order to effect change to health systems and the delivery of care worldwide.


Gauging the Impact of Health Policy on Diabetes Care

Feb 01, 2016

More than half of the U.S. adult population has diabetes or prediabetes, a number that has continued to increase in recent years. Minorities are disproportionately impacted by these health conditions, and are more likely to incur serious complications such as cardiovascular disease, blindness, and end-stage renal disease. ... Read more

Cerebral Palsy Network: Multi-Center Multi-Discipline Collaboration

Aug 03, 2015

The Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN) is a multi-center, multi-discipline collaboration among patients, families, and clinicians to foster high quality, high impact clinical research and quality improvement for treatments in CP. CPRN was founded as a direct result of an NIH Workshop entitled "State-of-the-Science and Treatment Decisions in Cerebral Palsy" in November 2014.... Read more