Navigation Links
$8.4 million grant supports health information exchange and research on Alzheimer's drugs
Date:10/11/2011

INDIANAPOLIS -- An $8.4 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is enhancing the infrastructure of the Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC), the nation's largest and most sophisticated health information exchange.

The grant simultaneously supports a groundbreaking comparative effectiveness research study using data from the INPC to compare the benefits and harms of three drugs commonly used to treat Alzheimer's disease.

Both the infrastructure expansion, already underway, and the research study, Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial of Alzheimer's Disease Drugs (COMET-AD), which officially commences enrollment this month, will serve as national models.

The INPC enhancement will provide unique insights to regional health information exchanges and a potential national network. Results of the COMET-AD study will offer critical guidance to clinicians, patients and caretakers nationwide.

The grant is one of only 10 Prospective Outcome Systems Using Patient-specific Electronic Data to Compare Tests and Therapies (PROSPECT) awards and advances the highly regarded strengths of the Regenstrief Institute in medical informatics and aging research and the clinical pharmacology expertise of the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Patients participating in the COMET-AD study, will be randomized for treatment with donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine (Exelon), or galantamine (Reminyl), all Food and Drug Administration- approved treatments for Alzheimer's disease. No patients will receive a placebo. The approximately 300 study participants will be patients at five memory care practices located within four central Indiana health care systems.

"The INPC contains more than 3.5 billion medical observations such as laboratory, radiology and other test results and 60 million text documents including operative notes and discharge summaries for more than 11 mill
'/>"/>

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-274-7722
Indiana University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. $9.55 million NCI grant targets the resistance of advanced prostate cancer
2. Case Western Reserve receives prestigious $5.4 million grant to study esophageal cancer
3. 40 million TB deaths due to smoking over next 40 years
4. UIC awarded $14 million to study tobacco pricing and media
5. Scripps Florida scientist awarded $2.2 million grant to study hepatitis C
6. UT Southwestern, Parkland partner for $6.3 million NCI grant to improve colorectal cancer screenings
7. UMass Amherst School of Public Health wins $2.5 million training grant
8. $6.3 million center at UCSF and UC Davis seeks ways to diagnose and prevent osteoarthritis
9. Childhood asthma non-profit invests millions in health centers to help children better manage asthma
10. Penn receives $12.5 million from NIH to speed discovery to patient care
11. Campaign for Cancer Prevention connects 6 million+ members on Facebook Causes to research at BWH
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/26/2014)... “Today, we introduce our new items of prom ... All these models are offered at discounted prices, and ... says the CEO of the company. DressesOnlineShops.co.uk is one ... outfits. , Ladies have to find a dress solution ... the best choices for many ladies worldwide to buy ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... “Healthy teeth are important, and having your teeth cleaned regularly ... Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC) in their article, “ ... integration of medical and dental care is the best way ... encourage regular cleanings and checkups not only with a family ... adults will find knowledgeable and friendly staff that ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Another DePuy Pinnacle ... Orthopedics, Inc., has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC. ... on behalf of an Erie County, Ohio man who ... left hip and groin since receiving his Pinnacle Hip implant ... man will be forced to undergo a complex and risky ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... July 26, 2014 As the ... the true vision of Xoçai is ... its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such ... of cacao, açaí berries and blueberries, an ingredient ... high-antioxidant blend is utilized in all of Xoçai ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Deep Research Report on Global ... is a professional and in-depth research report on ... The report provides basic Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope ... definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as ... market analysis, including China’s domestic market as well ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Famous Supplier DressesOnlineShops.co.uk Announces Its New Selection of Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Common Dental Care Questions Answered by Community Health Center of Snohomish County in Recent Article 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 4Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 5Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 2Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 3Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 4Health News:Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Market: 2014 Global, China Manufacturing Bases Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Market: 2014 Global, China Manufacturing Bases Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Market: 2014 Global, China Manufacturing Bases Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 4
... HB Litigation Conferences LLC, formerly Mealey,s Conferences, is ... Pharmaceutical Litigation 2009" on Feb. 23 at 2 ... following products: Byetta, Trasvaginal Surgical Mesh Patch, ... Product backgrounds; product liability overviews; updates on ...
... lead to better treatment for those living near sea level ... call higher altitudes home may live longer than patients residing ... Harvard researchers publishing in the Feb. 4 issue of the ... dialysis living at elevations upwards of 4,000 feet have a ...
... Commitment to Safety Net Partnerships and Quality Health ... Kaiser Permanente announced today that it ... approximately $43 million in the fourth quarter of ... Benefit grants in the fourth quarter focused on ...
... ESRX ), one of the largest pharmacy benefit management ... fourth quarter earnings,on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 after the market ... quarter results on Thursday,February 26, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern ... This call is being webcast and can be accessed at ...
... early-stage lung cancer who take part in regular physical ... a study in the February issue of the journal ... now. Patients who are more physically active report ... study shows. , "The take-home message is that ...
... 3 BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: ... Meeting of Shareholders today, its shareholders approved a management ... the Board that will result in each director being ... declassify the Board at BD,s 2008 Annual Meeting of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Pharmaceutical Litigation Teleconference Feb. 23 2Health News:Dialysis Patients Do Better at Higher Altitudes 2Health News:Dialysis Patients Do Better at Higher Altitudes 3Health News:Kaiser Permanente Approves $43 Million in Community Benefit Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008 2Health News:Kaiser Permanente Approves $43 Million in Community Benefit Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008 3Health News:Kaiser Permanente Approves $43 Million in Community Benefit Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008 4Health News:Express Scripts Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call 2Health News:Regular physical activity linked to better quality of life in early-stage lung cancer survivors 2Health News:BD Announces Results of Shareholder Votes at Annual Meeting 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR ... JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ... ABBV ) today announced financial results for the ... was another very strong quarter for AbbVie, as we delivered ... announced plans to merge with Shire, a strategic action that ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014   AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  (Nasdaq: ... development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment ... date for Zalviso remains July 27, 2014.  ... stating the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved ... no notification to the company from the FDA regarding ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Wis. , July 24, 2014  Restore ... specialty and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is ... information unique to each individual based upon their ... possible by understanding the interaction between a patient,s ... "We,re very excited to provide this new ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 22AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 23AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 24AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 25AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 26AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 27AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 28AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 29AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 30AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 31AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 32AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 33AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 34AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 35AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 36
... sleep apnea diagnostics devices market has witnessed a gradual ... improved awareness. The market is currently in the development ... on the degree of awareness of sleep apnea and ... Sullivan ( http://www.patientmonitoring.frost.com ), Strategic Analysis of Sleep ...
... 2012   Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA ... specialty veterinary products, today announced it is to present at ... Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach ... California.  The presentation is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Heightened Awareness, Coupled with Expanding Patient Pool, Stimulates Sleep Apnea Diagnostics and Sleep Services Market, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Heightened Awareness, Coupled with Expanding Patient Pool, Stimulates Sleep Apnea Diagnostics and Sleep Services Market, Says Frost & Sullivan 3
... For Your Tracheostomy Care Needs, ,Each ... the latest components for efficient and convenient ... Designed by clinicians, these latex-free trays provide ... and caregiver. All of our trays also ...
... Medline Has the Right Solution For Your ... clean and care tray features the latest ... this important infection control task. Designed by ... individual needs of each patient and caregiver. ...
... provides hospitals and alternate care facilities ... care trays which offer the finest ... Designed with the guidance of experienced ... provide exactly what is required for ...
... and alternate care facilities with a ... which offer the finest in nursing ... the guidance of experienced nursing personnel, ... what is required for efficient and ...
Medicine Products: