Pilot Studies

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PI(s) Pilot Study Title Type Status Funding
Lindvall Natural Language Processing to Extract Data from Medical Notes to Quantify QOL & Improve Mortality Prediction in Heart Failure Patients Cohort; retrospective Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Muffly Comparing the Effectiveness of the Stanford Letter to the Traditional Advance Directive in BMT Recipients Randomized Clinical Study; intervention Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Wagner-Johnston Perspectives on the adolescent, young adult, and adult experience as donors for their parent undergoing haploidentical BMT Qualitative Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Krishnan Refinement of a Prognostic Model for Patients with Metastatic Cancer Retrospective Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Sadak Experiences and Outcomes of Dementia Caregivers: Developing Dementia Palliative Care Approach Qualitative Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Brown Understanding the perspectives of PC & ACP in Pts with pulmonary arterial hypertension & the physicians caring for them Qualitative Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Stephenson Determining the Feasibility of the State of Spirituality Scale Qualitative Active PCRC 2016 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Harrison Advance care planning in hospice organizations: a qualitative pilot study Qualitative (multi-site) Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(Round 2) (NINR U24)
Zafar Interdisciplinary Models for Delivering High-Quality Palliative Care in the ICU Retrospective case control (single site) Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(Round 2) (NINR U24)
Kamal Testing PCforMe: A Web-Based Tool to Prepare Patients for Palliative Care Feasibility Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(Round 2) (NINR U24)
Rhodes Pilot Testing of a Culturally Sensitive End-of-Life Care Intervention for Seriously Ill African Americans and Their Caregivers RCT [Pilot] Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(Round 2) (NINR U24)
Nipp Early Palliative Care for Advanced Lung and Non-Colorectal Malignancies Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) [Secondary Analysis] Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
LeBlanc Patient-Reported Distress in Myelodysplastic Syndromes Retrospective Cohort Analysis phase PCRC 2015 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Bhavsar Statin Guidelines & Practice Patterns Survey Analysis phase PCRC 2014 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Sun Pancreatic Care Planning Intervention Analysis phase PCRC 2014 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Furuno Anticoagulation Therapy Retrospective Chart Review Analysis phase PCRC 2014 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Long Family Experiences of ICU Transfers Qualitative (Prospective Interview) Analysis phase PCRC 2014 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Lum Understanding advance care planning in patients and care partners living with Parkinson’s disease Qualitative Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Singh Post acute care outcomes of oncology patients discharged to a skilled nursing facility Retrospective Cohort Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Warren Addressing needs of family caregivers of patients with advanced brain tumors who are at risk for seizures Cross-sectional; qualitative Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Ghesquiere Understanding bereavement services delivered in hospice settings for family members with symptoms of depression, anxiety, and complicated grief Chart review Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Jones Exploring the experience of Latino adolescent young adults with advanced cancer and those who care for them Qualitative Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Schulman Green A Qualitative meta-synthesis of family caregiver practices to support self-management among adults with serious, chronic illness Qualitative meta-synthesis Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
van Cleave A Patient-Centered e-Health System for Advanced Symptoms in Head and Neck Cancer Focus groups Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Cardenas Su Voz: Advanced care planning preferences among Spanish-speaking patients and their caregivers Qualitative Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Plumb Vilardaga Telephone implementation of mindfulness-based multi-symptom CBT for advanced cancer patients Feasibility Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
Knoepke Using Novel Shared Decision Making to Help Frail & High-Risk Patients with Aortic Stenosis Make Goal-Concordant Decisions Iterative model; Decision support Active PCRC 2017 Pilot Award
(NINR U24)
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