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


The Consequences of Variation in Treatment for Acute Myocardial Infarction

Barbara J. McNeil

Harvard Medical School



Back Pain Outcome Assessment Team

Richard A. Deyo

University of Washington



Variations in Cataract Management: Patient and Economic Outcomes

Earl P. Steinberg

Johns Hopkins University



Assessing and Improving Outcomes: Total Knee Replacement

Deborah A. Freund

Indiana University



Outcome Assessment Program in Ischemic Heart Disease

David B. Pryor

Duke University



Outcome Assessment of Patients with Biliary Tract Disease

J. Sanford Schwartz

University of Pennsylvania



Analysis of Practices: Hip Fracture Repair and Osteoarthritis

James I. Hudson

University of Maryland



Variations in the Management and Outcomes of Diabetes

Sheldon Greenfield

New England Medical Center



Assessment of the Variation and Outcomes of Pneumonia

Wishwa N. Kappor

University of Pittsburgh



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