TTU Doctor Receives Money to Help Address Communication-Related Medical Errors

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has announced one of its doctors has received a grant to help with medical errors.

Dr. Tetyana L. Vasylyeva was awarded $438,756 for her 5-year project titled “Comparing Three Approaches to Communication with Hospitalized Children and Families with Limited English Proficiency”.

The research will be implemented at the TTUHSC campus in Amarillo in partnership with Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems.

Dr. Vasylyeva hopes to use her research to show how different approaches to communication might reduce the likelihood of medical errors.

For more information on the award or what the research will hope to accomplish, visit their website.