UC Irvine Health Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a multi-disciplinary research unit that conducts health services research, comparative effectiveness and quality-of-care research.
HPRI focuses on the assessment and improvement of the quality of health care, especially care for chronic diseases, with an emphasis on understanding and reducing disparities in health and healthcare for racial/ethnic minorities and vulnerable populations.
|Some diabetes patients improve significantly as a result of coaching by peers, according to a UC Irvine study.|
|UC Irvine's Dr. Sheldon Greenfield has been named to an advisory panel that will develop a quality improvement plan for the state's $46 billion-a-year Medi-Cal program.|
|New School of Medicine master's program directed by Sherrie Kaplan is launched; the program's goal is fostering biomedical and clinical research|
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