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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Announces New Funding

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Patient Care Program is pleased to announce an exciting funding opportunity for the field of patient and family engagement. On October 1st, the foundation will be issuing a call for letters of intent for their Patient and Family Engagement Early Career Investigator awards.

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SMDM Signs onto letter from the Coalition for Health Funding

Our health is inextricably linked to our mission readiness on the battlefield, our productivity on the job, our educational attainment in the classroom, and our competitiveness around the world. Federal agencies and programs have a unique role in enhancing Americans’ health and well-being. Investment in these areas has and will continue to show returns on taxpayer dollars.

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SMDM Signs onto letter from Friends of AHRQ opposing termination of funding for AHRQ

AHRQ’s mission is to generate the evidence necessary to build a high-quality, high-value health care system. AHRQ funded research is being used in hospitals, private practices, health departments, and communities across the nation to fuel innovation and improve quality, identify waste, and enhance efficiency of the health care system. It is being used by patients, their loved ones and their health care professionals to make the right health care decisions for themselves and their families. Put plainly, this research helps Americans get their money’s worth when it comes health care. We need more of it, not less.

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SMDM Board letter to the House Labor-HHS Committee regarding FY2013 bill

AHRQ funds important research and programs at local universities, hospitals, and health departments that improve health care quality, enhance consumer choice, advance patient safety, improve efficiency, reduce medical errors, and broaden access to essential services.

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SMDM joins nearly 3,000 organizations to make voice of nondefense discretionary programs heard

We strongly urge a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not include further cuts to NDD programs, which have already done their part to reduce the deficit.
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Heather Taffet Gold, PhD
Heather Taffet Gold, PhD

"While my research is more methodological, I fully appreciate the exposure to clinical applications I get at SMDM."

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