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Dr. Jennifer Weiss Receives Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Funding Award

Jennifer WeissHIP Investigator, Dr. Jennifer Weiss recently received funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for her research project, “Measuring Modality-specific Interval Colorectal Cancer Rates Across Healthcare Systems.” The goal of the project is to expand the existing definitions of interval colorectal cancers (cancers identified after a negative screening or surveillance exam and before the date of the next recommended exam). The project team will develop a measurement implementation strategy with standards for reporting that can be easily adopted and compared across healthcare systems.

The funding for this research is part of the Foundation’s Diagnostic Excellence Initiative which aims to reduce harm from erroneous or delayed diagnoses through the development of clinical quality measures for diagnosis.

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