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Enhancing health care delivery and quality through rigorous scientific research.

NORC’s Health Sciences team strives to improve health care delivery and quality by conducting rigorous research in diverse, real-world settings. We work with clients to develop and test field-based interventions designed to improve care delivery, disseminate and implement successful evidence-based programs, and engage stakeholders to enhance quality, efficiency, and patient outcomes.

We bring expertise in health informatics, patient-centered outcomes research and implementation science. We couple this with innovative survey and data collection methods to produce rich data sets from representative and diverse populations throughout the life course.

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Discover Our Research

Our research drives practice enhancement and improved patient outcomes in a variety of health care settings.

Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care

Implementation and evaluation of screening, intervention, and treatment for unhealthy alcohol use


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Dissemination of AHRQ’s On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program

Disseminating a safety program to nursing homes and then assessing its impact


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality