In April 2014, six IHQI-sponsored seed grants were awarded. Applications for the 2015-2016 seed grants will be available in late 2014.

Projects funded in 2014-2015:

Discharge Time at North Carolina Children's Hospital

North Carolina Children’s Hospital - Lead: Kathleen Bradford, MD

Enhanced Recovery after Major Gastrointestinal Surgery

UNC Medical Center Perioperative Services - Leads: Rob Isaak, DO, Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD and H.J. Kim, MD

Lung Protective Ventilation and Standardized Spontaneous Breathing Trials

Medicine, Surgical and Neuroscience ICUs - Lead: Thomas Bice, MD

Stepped Approach to Preventive Services Outreach in Primary Care

UNC Primary Care Improvement Collaborative - Lead: Shana Ratner, MD

Survivorship Care Plans

North Carolina Cancer Hospital - Lead: Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN

Unplanned Inpatient Hospital Admissions for Cancer Patients

North Carolina Cancer Hospital - Lead: Bhisham Chera, MD