The Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science

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gehr-teamOur mission is to help collaborating health systems deliver better, more efficient care, and to learn about the science of health care delivery in the process. We are grateful for the opportunity to conduct this important work thanks to the generosity of Mr. Norbert Gehr, a successful businessman who supported us to start the Center.

Here is a link to our mission and vision statement as well as our 2017-18 annual report. If you are interested in learning more and collaborating with us, please contact us!

Michael Hochman, MD, MPH
Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science

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Join our Gehr Center team for this year’s American Heart Association 5K Walk at the Rose Bowl on Saturday September 29!

• Gehr faculty Michael Cousineau and Michael Hochman give commencement addresses for the USC Dental and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention programs.

• Gehr Center affiliate members Monica Perez Jolles and Brian Mittman, along with Gehr Center director Michael Hochman, speak at a symposium at the USC School of Social Work focused on innovations in Implementation Science.

Gehr Affiliate Lello Tesema, MD, was featured on NPR about innovations in jail health services in Los Angeles County. Dr. Tesema, along with other Gehr faculty, recently received a grant to study a protocol for managing patients admitted to jail who are intoxicated.

• An editorial in the Journal of General Internal Medicine by Gehr Center director Michael Hochman explores how electronic health records are faltering.

• A new research article co-authored by Gehr faculty member Welmoed Van Deen describes a consensus list of patient-reported outcomes for inflammatory bowel disease.

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