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In the News: NEHI produces issue brief on comparative effectiveness research, outcomes research, and health care innovation

Network for Excellence in Health Innovation; posted May 23, 2014 The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) has produced an issue brief titled “An Evolving Landscape: Comparative Effectiveness Research, Outcomes Research, and Health Care Innovation.” The full NEHI issue brief can be read online.

Grand Rounds Poll – Creating a Culture of Research (Cynthia George, MSN, CRNP)

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 – Creating a Culture of Research (Cynthia George, MSN, CRNP)

In the News: New Health Research Institute to Improve Patient Outcomes with Big Data

Government Executive; posted May 20, 2014 Between now and 2025, the amount of health data produced by electronic health records (EHR), physicians notes, clinical trials, and even social media, is expected to grow fifty-fold. This proliferation of health data is helping to accelerate the development of new models of health service provision in the U.S. … Continue reading In the News: New Health Research Institute to Improve Patient Outcomes with Big Data

In the News: Changing the Face of Sleep Apnea

Sleep Review; posted May 14, 2014 MyApnea.org, an ambitious new online network backed by a million dollar grant, will have 50,000 members within the next 18 months. Powered by patients, this site has the potential to change how patients, professionals, and the public understand obstructive sleep apnea. MyApnea.org [or Sleep Apnea Patient Centered Outcomes Network … Continue reading In the News: Changing the Face of Sleep Apnea

Grand Rounds: August 1 – Brendan Delaney, Vasa Curcin, & Derek Corrigan

A Shared Forum of the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory and PCORnet Speakers: Prof. Brendan Delaney, MD, FRCP, FRCGP Wolfson Chair of General Practice King’s College London NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences Vasa Curcin, PhD … Continue reading Grand Rounds: August 1 – Brendan Delaney, Vasa Curcin, & Derek Corrigan

Resource Center Office Hours: July 1 – Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD & Kristin Newby, MD, MHS

Web Conference Meeting Info: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time The following Partner and Task Force Leader will answer questions related to PCORnet activities and to discuss opportunities for collaboration: Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Founding Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics Associate Dean for Informatics and Technology … Continue reading Resource Center Office Hours: July 1 – Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD & Kristin Newby, MD, MHS

In the News: PCORnet: turning a dream into reality

Editorial: Journal of American Medical Informatics Association; Published Online First 12 May 2014 Francis S Collins, Kathy L Hudson, Josephine P Briggs, Michael S Lauer Many modern physician specialists like to think of their work as grounded in strong science. Yet 5 years ago, a group of cardiologists published their findings on the science underlying over … Continue reading In the News: PCORnet: turning a dream into reality

In the News: PCORI in the Literature (JAMIA Special Issue)

JAMIA Issue Features PCORnet: May 2014, Volume 21, Issue 3 A special collection of papers in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association explores PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network initiative. This special set of articles includes an editorial by National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, an overview of PCORnet’s … Continue reading In the News: PCORI in the Literature (JAMIA Special Issue)

In the News: Big Data Treasure Trove From Routine Medical Checkups

Wall Street Journal: By AMY DOCKSER MARCUS. Posted: May 12, 2014 7:13 p.m. ET The Rise of Electronic Health Records Helps Doctors Make a Better Diagnosis Researchers are analyzing pools of patient information collected from routine checkups to help doctors better diagnose their patients. This type of data is easier to mine thanks to the … Continue reading In the News: Big Data Treasure Trove From Routine Medical Checkups