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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 […]

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Early Antibiotic Exposure and Weight Outcomes in Young Children

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Congratulations to all PIs working on the Antibiotic and Weight study on the publication of “Early Life Antibiotic Use and Weight Outcomes in Children Ages 48 to <72 Months of Age” in Pediatrics. Via the press release: A pioneering study conducted within a nationwide network, the National Patient Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet), finds that […]

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New Paper Published as a Result of the Weight Cohort Study

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Congratulations to Dr. William Heerman and the PIs and staff that worked on the Weight Cohort Study.  On March 1 BMC Obesity published their paper, “Willingness to Participate in Weight-Related Research as Reported by Patients in PCORnet Clinical Data Research Networks.”  The article in its entirety can be found here.

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Face to Face Meeting Hosted by Duke

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On October 4, Duke hosted a face to face meeting for the Mid South Clinical Data Research Network. Topics discussed included Marketing and Outreach, Stakeholder Engagement, Informatics, Sustainability, and the forthcoming PCRF. All the attendees enjoyed hearing remarks and presentations from Drs. Iain Sanderson, Russell Rothman, Jacquie Halladay, Rob Califf, Crystal Cene, Arlene Chung, and […]

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ADAPTABLE and the Patient Experience

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Recently, Linda Brown from Columbia, TN shared her story with the ADAPTABLE Team.  Here’s what she had to say: “Fortunately for me, my heart disease has been relatively minor. A single event and new medication has made my life relatively unchanged. However, my family history has a different story. All male members on the paternal […]

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Mid-South CDRN a part of 11 Announced Collaborative Research Groups by PCORnet

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Mid-South CDRN Co-PI Tim Carey speaks on the importance of Collaborative Research Groups for patients and clinicians. The Mid-South CDRN will co-lead 3 of the 11 announced PCORnet Collaborative Research Groups (CRGs).  The CRGs bring together experts from multiple networks to generate high-priority research questions that will focus on providing patient-centered outcomes.  The CRGs will […]

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Mid-South participates in the ADAPTABLE Kick-off Meeting

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The Mid-South CDRN participated in the ADAPTABLE study kick-off meeting in Washington, DC on October 28th.  The meeting was attended by patients, clinicians, and research staff, which allowed for a very interactive and collaborative kick-off meeting.  The meeting included a panel discussion with the patient partners, as well as a panel discussion with the Principal […]