Dr. Cyril Chang Awarded CMS Grant
For release: February 5, 2014
Dr. Cyril Chang of the Economics Department and the Methodist Le Bonheur Center for
Healthcare Economics has been awarded a CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) grant
to work with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital on an innovative care delivery model.
The project involves a cost analysis and an economic feasibility study of an ambulatory
care clinic as an alternative to the more expensive and less effective hospital ER
for high-risk asthmatic children.