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Healthcare Delivery

Our team uses large national datasets to examine research questions, looking for trends and opportunities to improve otolaryngology-related health care.

Otolaryngologists during surgery

The best treatment plan, even when supported by the highest level of evidence, can fail to provide patients with ideal outcomes if access, quality or cost prevent it from being implemented in an ideal model.

We use large national datasets to examine research questions such as geographic variability or health disparities on a national scale, looking for trends and opportunities for improvements in care related to otolaryngology as it is performed in the United States.

  • Improving the Coordination of Cancer Care from Surgery to Surveillance
  • Electronic Medical Record Documentation and Provider Satisfaction
  • Multiple projects utilizing the following databases: SEER, NIS HCUP, NCDB, and NSQIP
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Otolaryngology–
Head & Neck Surgery
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3010
Kansas City, KS 66160