IHQI provides funding, coaching and technical assistance through its seed grant program. Applications for FY18 are available here.

2016-2017 Projects

Cystic Fibrosis Care Transition

Lead: Jennifer Goralski, MD

Decreasing Risk of Falls and Fall-related Injuries

Lead: Vicki Mercer, PT, PhD

Improving Patient Sleep and Decreasing Noise

Lead: Christine Hedges, PhD, RN

Decreasing Metabolic Side-Effects of Second-Generation Anti-Psychotics

Lead: Jennifer Richards MD, MBA and Takahiro Soda MD, PHD

Optimizing Tarheel Trauma Care

Lead: Daryhl Johnson, MD, MPH, FACS

Increasing Screening and Interventions for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

Lead: Dan Jonas, MD, MPH

2015-2016 Projects

Perioperative Blood Management

Lead: Greg Balfanz, MD

Carolina Conexiones: Satisfaction & Flow for Spanish-speaking Families

Lead: Kori Flower, MD, MS, MPH

Peripartum Hemorrhage Reduction

Lead: Tom Ivester, MD, MPH

Palliative and Oncology Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer

Lead: Laura Hanson, MD

Central Line Insertion Course

Lead: Joanna Grudziak, MD

Daily Goals in the Intensive Care Unit

Lead: Casey Olm-Shipman, MD

Lung Cancer Screening

Lead: Dan Reuland, MD, MPH

Depression Treatment in Primary Care

Lead: Sarah Smithson, MD, MPH

 2014-2015 Projects

Discharge Time at North Carolina Children's Hospital

Lead: Kathleen Bradford, MD

Enhanced Recovery after Major Gastrointestinal Surgery

Leads: Rob Isaak, DO, Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD and H.J. Kim, MD

Lung Protective Ventilation

Lead: Thomas Bice, MD

Preventive Services Outreach in Primary Care

Lead: Shana Ratner, MD

Survivorship Care Plans

Lead: Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN

Unplanned Hospital Admissions for Cancer Patients

Lead: Bhisham Chera, MD