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ACTIV-6 Trial in the News

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Recently, ACTIV-6, a study many PCORnet sites are participating in has been featured in the news. From the CBS news Nashville affiliate: “The warnings are clear and coming from trusted medical agencies: If you get COVID-19, don’t take a drug traditionally used to treat parasitic infections. Researchers are finding legal and safe way to get […]

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The National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) Announces the First Round of Real-World Evidence Test-Cases

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Recent press release about the NESTcc: ARLINGTON, Va.–(from BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc), an initiative of the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), announces the first round of NESTcc test-cases that address topics of high-priority from the medical device industry using Real-World Data (RWD) and Real-World Evidence (RWE). @NESTccMedTech announces Round 1 Test-Cases, bringing […]

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Obesity Cohort Study Paper Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine

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Congratulations to all the PCORnet PIs working with the Obesity cohort and their recent publication in the Annals of Internal Medicine. http://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/2711394/comparative-effectiveness-safety-bariatric-procedures-weight-loss-pcornet-cohort-study   Via the press release: Adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery than either sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding, according to a new study […]