Table 2.1 PORTs Funded as of October 1990

Title of Project

Principal Investigator and Institution

Funded Amounta (year)

Assessing Therapies for Benign Prostatic Hypertropy and Localized Prostate Cancer

John E. Wennberg

Dartmouth College

$ 933,535

(1989)

The Consequences of Variation in Treatment for Acute Myocardial Infarction

Barbara J. McNeil

Harvard Medical School

900,000

(1989)

Back Pain Outcome Assessment Team

Richard A. Deyo

University of Washington

896,049

(1989)

Variations in Cataract Management: Patient and Economic Outcomes

Earl P. Steinberg

Johns Hopkins University

899,986

(1989)

Assessing and Improving Outcomes: Total Knee Replacement

Deborah A. Freund

Indiana University

999,993

(1990)

Outcome Assessment Program in Ischemic Heart Disease

David B. Pryor

Duke University

901,498

(1990)

Outcome Assessment of Patients with Biliary Tract Disease

J. Sanford Schwartz

University of Pennsylvania

1,076,980

(1990)

Analysis of Practices: Hip Fracture Repair and Osteoarthritis

James I. Hudson

University of Maryland

1,007,785

(1990)

Variations in the Management and Outcomes of Diabetes

Sheldon Greenfield

New England Medical Center

1,032,590

(1990)

Assessment of the Variation and Outcomes of Pneumonia

Wishwa N. Kappor

University of Pittsburgh

980,674

(1990)



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