UNC personnel at the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) will collaborate with investigators at RTI to conduct a systematic review of available literature for evidence that testing of molecular markers of the risk of tumor recurrence,
The over-riding goal of the EVINCE (Educational Video to Improve Nursing home Care in End-stage dementia) study is to conduct a cluster RCT of an ACP intervention vs. control among 360 nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia.
Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions About Effectiveness Research Network: Developing and Evaluating Methods for Record Linkage and Reducing Bias in Patient Registries
To overcome the limitations of single databases, data from sources such as administrative claims can be linked securely and confidentially with data from patient registries. Registry linkage can facilitate exposure and control group identification, improve measurement of risk factors and outcomes, or allow researchers to monitor events without contacting participants directly.
Evidence Synthesis and Translation under Medicaid Modernization Act Section 1013: Area 5 – (1) Care delivery, including management, coordination, and prevention, (2) Behavioral interventions
The RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) will complete a range of tasks including topic developments, topic refinements, and comparative effectiveness reviews on topics assigned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Area 5 topics include care delivery, management, and coordination, prevention, and behavioral interventions. Principal Investigator: Daniel E. Jonas, MD, MPH Funding: AHRQ… Read more »
Evidence Synthesis and Translation under Medicaid Modernization Act Section 1013: Area 4 – (1) Dementia (including Alzheimer’s Disease), (2) Depression and other mental health disorders
The RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) will complete a range of tasks including topic developments, topic refinements, and comparative effectiveness reviews on topics assigned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Area 4 topics relate to dementia (including Alzheimer’s Disease), depression, and other mental health disorders. Principal Investigator: Daniel E. Jonas, MD, MPH… Read more »
Evidence-based Practice Centers conduct rigorous systematic reviews, synthesize results of systematic reviews and report the findings, advance the methodology of systematic review, collaborate with partners and perform other related EPC activities.
Consequently, the purpose of this conference is for key stakeholders in public reporting on Housing with Support Services (HSS) to advance the science of public reporting on HSS.
We hypothesize that our intervention, Tweeting to Health, can motivate and create behavioral changes that lead to healthier lifestyles and foster social support to help facilitate these changes through the novel use of Twitter, a social media platform, and FitBit technology
This phase of the study will validate the reconstruction decision quality instruments in women who have been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.
Dr. Radford will serve as the Consulting Evaluator for the NC Public Health Foundation (NCPHF) Center for Healthy North Carolina. Her major responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assist NCPHF staff in conducting a gap analysis of HNC2020 technical assistance options and developing a set of recommendations to guide the development of state, regional, and… Read more »
This is a prospective cohort study of over 1,000 patients in North Carolina who will complete surveys at baseline (pre-treatment) and then prospectively during follow-up.
The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action (CFA), a national campaign that seeks to advance comprehensive health care change by fully utilizing the expertise and experience of all nurses.
Coordinate activities and timelines with the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS) to finalize tasks for the self-assessment study
The investigators at UNC will help to refine the decision support tool during the study and train investigators with regard to presentation and explanation of the instrument.
Development and Application of Contextual Frameworks for Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Process Redesign, and Care Transitions
EPC team will apply and refine the CFIR to identify Conceptual factors and implementation processes that should be examined in research on how, why, and where the selected interventions succeeded in or failed to achieve desired outcomes.