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In the News: Data-Driven Improvement in Care and Patient Outcomes

North Carolina Medical Journal, May/June 2014; Invited Commentary With ongoing advances in information technology, health care is now awash in medical data. Used wisely, this data can promote quality of care, lower costs, and enhance patient outcomes. This issue of the NCMJ provides real-world examples of how health care providers, insurers, industry, and others are … Continue reading In the News: Data-Driven Improvement in Care and Patient Outcomes

Funding Opportunity: PCORnet Infrastructure Sustainment RFI

PCORI is seeking information on the potential scope and associated costs of ensuring continuity and sustainability of projects supported by PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. While this RFI is open to all, PCORI is particularly interested in responses from individuals who have knowledge of, and experience working with, existing large regional or national … Continue reading Funding Opportunity: PCORnet Infrastructure Sustainment RFI

LAST EVENT in the Standards and Tools Webinar Series: Managing the Mass of Measures: Real People’s Real Data Made Useful – June 24

Hosted by Genetic Alliance This webinar series examines the plethora of tools and resources available to make use of health-related data. Throughout the series we will examine standards, common data elements, validated instruments, algorithms, queries and methods for small and large data. Opportunities and challenges will be identified throughout the series. Topics and dates are … Continue reading LAST EVENT in the Standards and Tools Webinar Series: Managing the Mass of Measures: Real People’s Real Data Made Useful – June 24

Resource Center Office Hours: June 26 – Jeff Brown, PhD & Lesley Curtis, PhD

Web Conference Meeting Info: Monday, June 26, 2014 Time: 9:00-10:00 am, Eastern Standard Time The following Task Force leaders will answer questions related to PCORnet activities and to discuss opportunities for collaboration: Lesley Curtis, PhD – DSSNI – Data Standards Security Network Infrastructure Task Force Associate Professor, Duke University Jeff Brown, PhD – DSSNI – … Continue reading Resource Center Office Hours: June 26 – Jeff Brown, PhD & Lesley Curtis, PhD

Grand Rounds: June 20 – Abel Kho, MD

A Shared Forum of the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory and PCORnet Speaker: Abel Kho, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Topic: Informatics infrastructure to enable the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN) Date: Friday, June 20, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Join the conversation … Continue reading Grand Rounds: June 20 – Abel Kho, MD

Grand Rounds Poll – Translational Informatics: From PCORI to NCI to BD2K (Michael Becich, MD, PhD)

During Grand Rounds, presenters have an opportunity to poll the diverse audience for feedback related to their presentation or topic of interest. The poll is featured in the Chat Pod after the Q&A portion of Grand Rounds begins. The information collected can provide insight into how other institutions are responding to challenges or how they … Continue reading Grand Rounds Poll – Translational Informatics: From PCORI to NCI to BD2K (Michael Becich, MD, PhD)

Resource Center Office Hours: June 17 – Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH & Rachel Richesson, PhD, MPH

Web Conference Meeting Info: Monday, June 17, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time The following Partners will introduce his Network and be available to answer questions related to PCORnet activities and to discuss opportunities for collaboration: Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH Professor Boston Children’s Hospital | Harvard Medical School Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology … Continue reading Resource Center Office Hours: June 17 – Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH & Rachel Richesson, PhD, MPH

Grand Rounds: June 13 – Jeffrey Brown, PhD

A Shared Forum of the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory and PCORnet Speaker: Jeffrey Brown, PhD Assistant Professor, Population Medicine Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Director of Scientific Operations, FDA Mini-Sentinel Topic: Discovery and Sharing of Data Resources Using Existing Tools and Infrastructure Date: Friday, June 13, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Join … Continue reading Grand Rounds: June 13 – Jeffrey Brown, PhD

Resource Center Office Hours: June 9 – Marc Natter

Web Conference Meeting Info: Monday, June 9, 2014 Time: 1:00-2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time The following Partners will introduce their Networks and be available to answer questions related to PCORnet activities and to discuss opportunities for collaboration: Marc Natter – PARTNERS Meeting Number: 734 385 409 Meeting Password: 1234 ——————————————————- To join the online meeting … Continue reading Resource Center Office Hours: June 9 – Marc Natter

Grand Rounds: June 6 – Thomas Campion, PhD

A Shared Forum of the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory and PCORnet Speaker: Thomas R. Campion, Jr, PhD Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research Weill Cornell Medical College Topic: Interoperable Architecture for PCORnet: New York City Clinical Data Research Network (NYC-CDRN) Date: Friday, June 6, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Join the conversation on … Continue reading Grand Rounds: June 6 – Thomas Campion, PhD