Uncategorized

The Importance of Health Equity in Research

Posted on

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1YpJkVNQZRdGj Consuelo Wilkins, MD, Vice President for Health Equity at VUMC discusses the important of Health Equity in Research. Video courtesy of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Used with permission. More information about PCORI can be found at www.pcori.org.

News/updates

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

Posted on

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 […]

News/updates

Obesity Cohort Study Paper Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine

Posted on

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 […]

News/updates

Early Antibiotic Exposure and Weight Outcomes in Young Children

Posted on

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 […]

News/updates

New Paper Published as a Result of the Weight Cohort Study

Posted on

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.

News/updates

Face to Face Meeting Hosted by Duke

Posted on

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 […]

News/updates

ADAPTABLE and the Patient Experience

Posted on

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 […]

News/updates

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

Posted on

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 […]