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2014-09-16 12:31:09

Free public service leadership conference to be held November 6-7, 2014 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute's 21st Annual Conference on the Use of Evidence in Policy and Practice will take status on how America's healthcare system is changing to care for complex patients; how this care is being financed; and how and where this care takes place....

2014-08-18 12:27:06

Funding Announcement Includes Three New Topic Areas of Interest WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued the third funding announcement under its Pragmatic Clinical Studies initiative, offering up to $90 million in support for studies that address practical comparative questions faced by patients, clinicians, and other healthcare decision makers. PCORI will provide up to $10 million in direct costs for studies...

2014-08-07 23:04:04

T32 Grant Funding Trains Next Generation of Leaders in Clinical and Outcomes Research Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talented individuals for its two-year postdoctoral training program in cardiovascular outcomes research. The T32 training program currently offers a unique opportunity with an immediate opening for one fellowship position and two...

2014-08-05 11:45:19

University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester researchers urge creation of national reporting, quality measures for obstetrics care Expectant mothers anticipate a smooth delivery, yet 13 percent of all women in the U.S. experience obstetrical complications. A University of Rochester-led study, published in the August issue of Health Affairs, shows complication rates can vary as much as five-fold among hospitals, prompting researchers to call for the development of a national quality...

2014-08-01 16:24:04

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With monumental health reform coming into effect, the pharmaceutical industry is learning to speak a second language. Clinical efficacy is no longer the sole driver of industry success- new agencies established under the ACA like PCORI are directing roughly $1 billion a year towards outcomes research. With a variety of new entities and environments, the federal healthcare ecosystem is changing, and pharma is beginning to speak the new language...

2014-07-29 16:25:54

33 Studies Explore Diverse Ways to Help Patients, Other Stakeholders Make Better-Informed Care Decisions WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $54.8 million in funding to support 33 new patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects that will study health conditions and concerns that affect millions of Americans. The approved proposals include...

2014-07-22 12:30:23

Funding Opportunity to Facilitate Events that Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a new funding opportunity through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program to support research meetings and events that will expand patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). Eligible organizations...

2014-07-22 12:29:56

LEBANON, N.H., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized leader in outcomes research and quality improvement, has been named to the position of Executive Vice President for Enterprise Support Services across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. In this newly-created position, he will work with CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein and key members of the senior management team to create a sustainable health system - a regional...

2014-07-16 23:13:28

Using NIH PROMIS research, HealClick can match similar patients and track health outcomes. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 HealClick co-founder, Joey Tuan, announced today the exciting and strategic partnership between their website https://www.Healclick.com and the UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). This partnership will allow HealClick the opportunity to use PROMIS (Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) scales to match patients based...

2014-06-12 08:35:19

Research Accepted as Podium Presentation at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions BOWIE, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced a comparative safety research study to be presented at the American Diabetes Association 74(th) Scientific Sessions June 13-17 in San Francisco, California. The study was supported by...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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