CHOIR at AcademyHealth 2017

CHOIR is looking forward to connecting with colleagues at the 2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in New Orleans June 25th – 27th. We are pleased to announce the following scheduled presentations by CHOIR team members:   Podium Presentations Sunday, June 25th 2:00-3:00pm Session: Work Climate Influences on Organizational Performance “Organizational Influences on Time Pressure, Chaos […]


Fall 2016 Message from the Directors

Over the past six months, CHOIR has made important progress on our two national collaborative research partnerships; one involving the National Centers of Excellence in Healthcare Transformation funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the other involving evaluation of the State Innovation Model (SIM) awards funded by the Centers for Disease […]

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Presentations from AcademyHealth and the NRSA Research Trainees Conference

  CHOIR graduate students and faculty presented at the recent AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting and the AHRQ National Research Services Award Research Trainees Conference in Boston. Check out the links below to view PDF versions of their presentations:     “The Role of Accountable Care Organization Affiliation and Ownership in Promoting Physician Practice Participation in […]


Spring 2016 Message from the Directors

The past six months have been a time of extraordinary growth for CHOIR. We are in the process of developing a national survey of hospitals, health systems and physician organizations as part of our AHRQ-funded National Center of Excellence award with colleagues at The Dartmouth Institute and the 17 health system High Value Healthcare Collaborative. […]


Congrats, CHOIR Research Interns!

Congratulations to Hien Do, Jose Jimenez, and Valeria Vasquez, CHOIR’s summer undergraduate research scholars! Through eight weeks with UC Berkeley’s Health Career Opportunities Program and the CHOIR team, Hien, Jose, and Valeria learned statistical analysis, research methods, and completed their own projects: Hien Do: The Adoption of Innovative STD Practices in Local Health Jurisdictions Jose Jimenez: Patient Activation and […]

AcademyHealth Education Council Congrats

Congratulations, Dr. Hector Rodriguez, for his recent appointment to the AcademyHealth Education Council. As a council member, Dr. Rodriguez will advise the Board and AcademyHealth leadership on priorities and trends in member education needs and in health services research. The appointment is a three-year term. The Education Council was established in 2013 to inform the development of […]

Paper Wins Prize at 9th International Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Conference

Congratulations, Frances Wu, for presenting a winning paper “The Role of Health Information Technology in Early Accountable Care Organizations in the United States,” at the 9th International Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Conference. The paper won the Emerald Publishing Prize, which is awarded to the best paper submitted by a new researcher or PhD student. It was […]


Meet the CHOIR Team!

  The Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research is a dynamic team! For a full list of CHOIR faculty, staff, students, and associate members, please see our people page.   Pictured left to right: (back row) Judy Li, Zosha Kandel, Maddy Phipps-Taylor, Stephen Shortell, Hattie Hanley, Hector Rodriguez, Susan Ivey, Neil Sehgal, Thomas Huber, (front […]