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The Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT)

About CHOT

The Center for Health Organization Transformation, or CHOT, is an industry-university cooperative research center (I/UCRC) funded by the National Science Foundation and health organizations to conduct research supporting major management, clinical, and information technology innovations in healthcare.

CHOT conducts research to support the implementation of evidence-based transformational strategies within healthcare organizations. Our research model relies on the knowledge and experience of healthcare leaders to guide academic research. This cooperative model ensures that the research is both meaningful and applicable to the healthcare industry and provides immediate decision support for CHOT members.

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CHOT Industry Partners

CHOT University Sites

Prospective University Sites

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CHOT Leadership Team

Bita A. Kash, PhD, MBA, FACHE
Director

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Darcy McMaughan, PhD
Site Director

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Eva K. Lee

Eva K. Lee, PhD
Site Director

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Conrad Tucker, PhD
Site Director

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Robert Weech-Maldonado, PhD
Site Director

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 Nancy M Borkowski, PhD
Co-Site Director

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Ankur Agarwal, PhD
 Site Director

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Lesley Tomaszewski

Lesley Tomaszewski, PhD
Managing Director

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Jamie Gigliotti

James V. Gigliotti
IAB Chairperson

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Norma Padrón, PhD
IAB Vice-Chairperson

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A National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center

As a National Science Foundation I/UCRC, CHOT creates a safe, mutually beneficial, cooperative environment
where innovative leading healthcare systems can collaborate.

Research Partnerships

Have a valid, neutral third-party perspective by using university research to collect and analyze data

Evidence-based Strategy

Gain a competitive advantage on evidence-based innovations in healthcare delivery specific and relevant to industry

Competitive Advantage

Pre-publication access to CHOT research findings at least two years ahead of publication

Cost-Effective Research

Access to CHOT university sites’ resources and researchers at discounted university overhead

CHOT Leadership Team

Bita Kash

Bita A. Kash, PhD, MBA, FACHE
Director

Eva K. Lee

Eva K. Lee, PhD
Site Director

James C. Benneyan

James C. Benneyan, PhD
Site Director

Conrad Tucker, PhD
Site Director

Lesley Tomaszewski

Lesley Tomaszewski, PhD
Managing Director

Jamie Gigliotti

James V. Gigliotti
IAB Chairman