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Research to practice: Evidence and tools to improve colon cancer screening in OCHIN Epic

Screen to Prevent Colon Cancer, or STOP-CRC, was a five-year research collaboration between Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Group Health Research Institute, and OCHIN. Funded by the National Cancer Institute, the study was completed in December 2018. Resources developed through this project are now available to the OCHIN (Epic) collaborative.

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Research at OCHIN -- not just for geeks

Getting involved with research can seem overwhelming at first, especially when people start talking about “PBRNs”, “RNIs”, “Chi-Squares”, and a myriad of other research acronyms and statistical models that can make one’s head spin. Fortunately, OCHIN PBRN Member Dr. John Muench is here to help explain what a PBRN is and how it can help you get involved with OCHIN Research.

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Building Meaningful Patient Engagement in Research

Strategies for engaging with patients in order to improve and enhance research and clinical care are increasingly being implemented in the United States, yet little is known about best practices for, or the impacts of, meaningful patient engagement. Learn about a recently published study on how the Accelerating Data Value Across a National Community Health Center Network (ADVANCE) clinical data research network (CDRN) worked with patients, caretakers, clinicians and other stakeholders to codevelop the ADVANCE engagement framework.

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