Navigation Links
Four Medical Centers Awarded Funds to Improve Outcomes Research for Heart Disease and Stroke
Date:11/5/2008

DALLAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and its Pharmaceutical Roundtable have awarded grants totaling $14.5 million for the Outcomes Research Centers initiative. The project will provide a network for cardiovascular and stroke research focusing on the end results, or outcomes, of healthcare for people with or at risk for heart disease and stroke.

The initiative is supported in part by a generous gift from American Heart Association national board member David Spina and his wife, Stevie Spina, of Wayland, Mass.

The award recipients are:

-- Duke University, Durham, N.C. - Center Director: Eric Peterson, M.D.,

M.P.H.

-- Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Mo. - Center

Director: John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H.

-- Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. - Center

Director: Mark Hlatky, M.D.

-- University of California, Los Angeles, Calif. - Center Director: Barbara

Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H.

It's expected that the interaction among the centers will provide in-depth knowledge and support breakthroughs in outcomes research, while uncovering challenges and successful mechanisms for active collaboration among research centers.

Over the next four years, these four centers will conduct research to determine what interventions, environments, patient factors and other issue most influence improvements in healthcare outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients. Center investigators will meet regularly and share information with each other, as well as provide training for research fellows.

The Outcomes Centers research will explore those interventions and activities that work best and provide the most value in improving healthcare outcomes. The results of the collaborative will ultimately contribute to informed practice and policy decisions by patients, providers, payers and legislators.

These award
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Heart Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Dynamics Research Corporation Awarded $11.4 Million Medical Healthcare Program Management Contract
2. ATS Medical to Participate at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference
3. New Vaccines for Adults: Which do you Need? From Harvard Medical School
4. International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief in Democratic Republic of Congo as Potential for Renewed Fighting Threatens to Deepen Crisis
5. Misonix Subsidiary, Sonora Medical Systems, Announces a Major Ultrasound Probe Study
6. Parker Acquires Medical Gas Delivery Product Line, Expanding Its Dental Equipment Offering
7. Inverness Medical Innovations, PrognostiX Sign Distribution Agreement for CardioMPO(TM) Test
8. Response Biomedical to Present at Rodman and Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference
9. ATS Medical Announces Third Quarter Results
10. Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Hager, CEO of Balan Biomedical, Inc., to Air Nationally on Sky Radio
11. DRE Medical Equipment Repeats as a Fast 50 Company
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014 With a redesign of ... Steven Meier has enhanced the user experience and ... prospective patients an online destination for orthopedic and sports ... present the new and improved version of the website. ... easier than ever for current and prospective patients to ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc., a leading ... the 2014 Lync Pioneer Award by ... a great honor to ISI, who continues to ... ISI offers an integrated collaboration reporting and recording ... voice, video, Lync IM, and conferencing. , ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... For those with a New Year’s resolution to get in ... at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center ... 45- 60 minute classes have just started and are included ... memberships. , LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ exercise classes strengthen, condition and ... fast results , By focusing on low weight loads ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk ... was linked with a number of factors associated with ... according to the researchers. Early puberty was also linked ... peers, and having friends who were prone to getting ... found an association between early puberty and these factors, ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay ... and Drug Administration will have many restaurant chains posting calorie ... movie theater popcorn and ice cream parlor fare. "Americans ... often consuming less nutritious food and underestimating the calories they ... afternoon news conference. Although listing calorie counts on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Steven Meier Announces Relaunch Of Practice Website 2Health News:ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. has been Awarded the 2014 Microsoft Lync Pioneer Award 2Health News:LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ classes come to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center 2Health News:Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens 2Health News:Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says 2Health News:Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says 3
... , MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers ... likely to start using marijuana by the time they,re 17, ... birth cohort study that began in 1994 found that by ... and 12 percent of boys had used marijuana or other ...
... San Diego School of Medicine claim that the availability of ... that surgery should become an important part of the primary ... C. Chang, PhD, MPH, MBA, director of Outcomes Research in ... out that surgery in the United States continues to be ...
... ANN ARBOR, Mich. Most women face only a small ... treatment. Yet a new study from the University of Michigan ... speak little English expressed a great deal of worry about ... for some women, these worries can be so strong that ...
... recognizes and neutralizes or destroys toxins and foreign pathogens ... result when the system attacks the body,s own tissues ... sclerosis (MS). MS is a serious condition in which ... spinal cord are destroyed as a result of misdirected ...
... , SUNDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- Baseball ... finds a new study. Researchers analyzed data from more ... and found that pitchers whose teammates were hit by a ... the temperature reached 90 degrees F than on cooler days. ...
... study published today provides a new perspective on the Great ... there were remarkable improvements in life expectancy of over five ... was actually associated with an increase in suicides but reduction ... the current recession in Europe and the U.S. The study, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Surgeon availability tied to survival rate in vehicle crashes 2Health News:Some women worry too much about breast cancer returning, U-M study finds 2Health News:A possible new target for treatment of multiple sclerosis 2Health News:A possible new target for treatment of multiple sclerosis 3Health News:Great Depression did not significantly improve life expectancy in the US 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 Investor-Edge has initiated ... VVUS ), Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: HZNP ), ... (NYSE: JNJ ), and Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ: ... be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register . On Tuesday, ... 0.07%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.02% lower, to ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014  CARsgen, a leader in ... immunotherapy to treat a variety of cancers, today announced ... BVCF, a China -based healthcare private ... company focused on the development of new therapeutics for ... Shanghai Cancer Institute and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- At the American Dental Association,s Annual Meeting in ... Group was honored to be part of the 2014 ... see and test the Best of Class winners and ... the latest developments in dental technology. This year, featured ... Caries Detection Device and Kerr Demi ™  Ultra ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 2Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 3Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 4Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 5CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 3
... Aug. 4 Tolerx, Inc. , a ... and cancer by modulating T cell activity, today announced ... Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. de Fougerolles’ appointment ... research and early-stage product development programs involving novel therapies ...
... Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRMH ) will host a conference ... , to discuss the company,s financial results for Q2, 2010. Management will review ... , , , ... be webcast on the investor relations section of Graymark,s website at http://www.graymarkhealthcare.com ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Tolerx Appoints Antonin de Fougerolles, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer 2Tolerx Appoints Antonin de Fougerolles, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer 3Tolerx Appoints Antonin de Fougerolles, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer 4Graymark Healthcare, Inc. to Host Conference Call to Discuss Q2 Financial Results 2
... Single Use reloadable linear stapler with ... PI™ disposable stapler is designed for use ... healthy internal tissues. The instrument places a ... when using the 30 VASCULAR cartridges) of ...
... Single Use Loading Units With ... ILA™ 75 (Single Use Reloadable ... ,INDICATIONS The ILA™ 75 single-use ... for use in the resection, ...
... 75 single-use stapler, anastomotic type, is ... transection, and/or the anastomosis of normal, ... ILA™ 75 single-use stapler, anastomotic type, ... resection, transection, and/or the anastomosis of ...
... The PROXIMATE HCS Procedure for Prolapse and ... of titanium staples in 33mm diameter size. ... canal for transection and resection of internal ... surgical treatment of hemorrhoidal disease. The PPH01 ...
Medicine Products: