The Institute is built upon a rich history of health services research, exemplified in dozens of pre-existing and emerging University of Michigan centers and programs working toward the common goal of tackling today’s most pressing healthcare policy and practice challenges. IHPI provides the venue and convening resources to bring these groups together to accelerate knowledge and improvements in the quality, safety, equity and affordability of healthcare.
Acute-care utilization, quality, effectiveness, and outcomes.
Quality of cancer care across the continuum of care.
Improving individual and societal health through scholarship and service.
Measurement development, selection, and application to improve clinical health research and care.
Addressing inequities in healthcare access, quality, and outcomes in individuals with disabilities.
Advancing knowledge of health system reform.
Innovative research for patients with ophthalmologic diseases.
Health information decision-making and communication strategies.
Improving the safety and quality of healthcare delivery through multi-disciplinary, systems engineering-based approaches.
Evaluating healthcare policy and implementing innovative, large-scale quality improvement interventions.
Using a nursing lens to help transform interventions that will deliver high-quality, high-value care.
Studying chronic disease prevention and management and disseminating interventions to help change policy and practice.
Utilization of diverse data sources to reduce disease and improve health.
The Center for Value-Based Insurance Design aims to improve health outcomes and contain costs by aligning stakeholders around value.
Addressing the impacts of dementia on the health and financial well-being of individuals and the population.
Improving individual and societal cognitive impairments through research and service.
Conducting concussion research and clinical practice interventions for a positive impact on patient health.
Tackling the spectrum of challenges facing patients with urological diseases.
Disseminating findings to prevent injury through innovative research and providing support for developing injury policy.
Promoting health, improving clinical practice and patient outcomes, and informing public policy around kidney failure and transplantation.
Improving the health of people with disabilities.
Comprehensive hand and upper extremity research that includes decision analyses, large database studies, and clinical trials.
Harnessing data to develop medical prediction models that address complex clinical challenges to improve patient outcomes.
Harnessing comprehensive perioperative patient registries to improve quality of care and educate caregivers and guide healthcare administration.
Designing, evaluating, and disseminating impactful patient safety research to enhance patient care.
Optimizing the care and outcomes of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions by promoting successful practices within health systems and informing policy decisions.
Conducting diverse research to optimize women’s health practices and policies.
Developing new interventions that improve care for chronically ill patients with an emphasis on identifying services that support effective primary care and patient self-management.
Preventing healthcare-associated harm through training, collaboration, and research.
Addressing the most pressing child health issues of the day.
Understanding social and behavioral health conditions to improve marginalized populations.