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Center for Health Improvement and Prevention Studies
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Mission

 

Mission

We are committed to increasing understanding of the barriers to optimal health and to improving quality in the rapidly changing health care environment.

Specifically, our goals are to:

  • Identify behavioral risks and patient, provider, and systemic barriers to optimal health care delivery
  • Design and test innovative interventions to support and simplify the providers’ role in prevention
  • Develop new methods of providing health risk assessment and prevention counseling, such as multimedia computer programs
  • Disseminate our research findings to influence health care policy and practice

 

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Page last updated September 18, 2009

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