Project Types

The Survey Research Center works with a wide spectrum of survey topics, including medical outcomes and follow-up; continuous quality improvement; and administrative issues, such as patient satisfaction with service and employee satisfaction.

In any year, the center is involved in more than 150 survey research projects. These range in size — some require just a few personal interviews in a limited population, while others are general population surveys of thousands of individuals or employee surveys of tens of thousands of people.

Examples of projects on which the center works include:

  • Assessing risk factors
  • Assessing quality of life
  • Obtaining outcomes after diagnosis or treatment
  • Recruiting for clinical trials
  • Assessing attitudes and behaviors related to health screenings
  • Determining family trees for genetic studies
  • Assessing treatment satisfaction
  • Developing psychological scales
  • Assessing expert opinion on care delivery and intervention
  • Assessing adherence with clinical practice guidelines