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Resource Center Office Hours: January 13

Web Conference Meeting Info: Monday, January 13, 2014 Time: 9:00 am, Eastern Standard Time Meeting Number:732 468 220 Meeting Password: 1234 ——————————————————- To join the online meeting ——————————————————- Go to https://dukemed.webex.com/dukemed/j.php?ED=278759487&UID=0&PW=NYTVmMzgyMjc5&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D ——————————————————- Audio conference information ——————————————————- Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3207 Global call-in numbers: https://dukemed.webex.com/dukemed/globalcallin.php?serviceType=MC&ED=278758747&tollFree=1

Grand Rounds: January 10

A Collaboration of the NIH HCS Collaboratory and PCORnet Rethinking Clinical Research Facilitator: Eric Larson, MD, MPH Group Health Research Institute Multi-Perspective Panelists: Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD of Duke University; Jeffrey Brown, PhD of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute; Gwendolyn O’Keefe, MD of Group Health Cooperative Topic:  Incorporating Research Driven Changes into Health Care System’s … Continue reading Grand Rounds: January 10

Resource Center Office Hours: January 10

Web Conference Meeting Info: Friday, January 10, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Meeting Number: 739 102 420 Meeting Password: 1234 ——————————————————- To join the online meeting ——————————————————- Go to https://dukemed.webex.com/dukemed/j.php?ED=278759147&UID=0&PW=NMjMzMTIwNGU4&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D ——————————————————- Audio conference information ——————————————————- Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-855-244-8681 Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3207 Global call-in numbers: https://dukemed.webex.com/dukemed/globalcallin.php?serviceType=MC&ED=278758747&tollFree=1

Creating a learning healthcare system; defining a new approach to clinical research

The future of clinical research and healthcare innovation, according to Rob Califf, MD, co-PI for the PCORnet initiative, lies in innovating the way medical data is collected, stored, manipulated, and disseminated. In a presentation at a recent Research Conference for the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Califf, Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Research at Duke … Continue reading Creating a learning healthcare system; defining a new approach to clinical research

Grand Rounds: January 3, 2014

A Collaboration of the NIH HCS Collaboratory and PCORnet Rethinking Clinical Research ​Speakers: Richard Platt, MD,  Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and Rachael Fleurence, PhD, PCORI Topic: Launching PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network Date: Friday, January 3, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Meeting Info:  To check whether you have the appropriate players installed for UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media … Continue reading Grand Rounds: January 3, 2014

In the News: A New Approach to PCORI Research Funding-Pragmatic Clinical Trials

December 19, 2013 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute | 1828 L Street, NW | Suite 900 | Washington | DC | 20036 PCORI is entering a new period of major investments in patient-centered comparative effectiveness research. As part of that effort, we plan a new funding approach, one that combines aspects of both our investigator-initiated broad … Continue reading In the News: A New Approach to PCORI Research Funding-Pragmatic Clinical Trials

In the News: PCORI Awards $93.5 Million to Develop National Network to Support More Efficient Patient-Centered Research

29 awardees will refine, integrate individual networks to create overarching national network WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 17, 2013) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today approved $93.5 million to support 29 clinical research data networks that together will form an ambitious new resource known as PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. Read more >> For … Continue reading In the News: PCORI Awards $93.5 Million to Develop National Network to Support More Efficient Patient-Centered Research

In the News: PCORnet: Meeting Clinical Trials’ Need for Speed

Posted on December 17, 2013 by Dr. Francis Collins Comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies aim to determine what works (and what doesn’t) in the real world of clinical medicine. Such studies are essential to identify the safest, most effective ways of detecting, treating, and preventing disease. Yet, both patients and researchers are often frustrated by … Continue reading In the News: PCORnet: Meeting Clinical Trials’ Need for Speed

In the News: Can Big Data Make Healthcare Better, Cheaper?

December 12 radio broadcast To the Point: Medical records are being digitized on a massive scale to bring down the costs of healthcare and, maybe, to produce better outcomes. It also means a loss of patient privacy. We weigh the risks and the benefits of Big Data in the field of medicine. Host: Warren Olney … Continue reading In the News: Can Big Data Make Healthcare Better, Cheaper?

In the News: Panel will review medical outcomes to find what works

[Washington Post: December 7, 2014] Panel will review medical outcomes to find what works One little-heralded part of President Obama’s health-care reform law proposes to change that, possibly transforming medical practice for the better — but also probably inciting renewed political warfare over health-care “rationing.” In July, the government began collecting a small tax on … Continue reading In the News: Panel will review medical outcomes to find what works