American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Bayer Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals Award Presented to QualityMetric Employee at Annual
LINCOLN, R.I., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of clinical research to improve the understanding of Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMS/PMDD), Min Yang, MD, PhD, a Senior Scientist with QualityMetric(TM) Health Outcomes Solutions, was presented the 2008-2009 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)/Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Research Award. The award was presented at ACOG's 56th Annual Clinical Meeting held recently in New Orleans as part of their Fellowships and Awards Program promoting research in critical areas of women's health.
The award was presented to Dr. Yang in recognition of proposed research titled, "A Feasibility Study of Establishing a Web-based Women's Health Portal and Information System." The purpose of the Feasibility Study is to define features and functionality of a Women's Health Portal, conceived by QualityMetric to be an interactive and educational healthcare experience serving consumers, clinicians, and other stakeholders who seek relevant information on women's health, including PMS/PMDD. The Women's Health Portal will incorporate patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures developed by QualityMetric, including disease/condition screening tools and surveys that assess and monitor overall health status, also referred to as health-related quality of life (HRQOL), of women over time, individually and in aggregate.
"We are extremely proud of Dr. Yang's research accomplishments and
excited about the opportunity a Women's Health Portal will present to
healthcare," commented James E. Dewey, PhD, QualityMetric's Chief
Innovation and Research Officer. "We appreciate the recognition of ACOG and
Bayer, and look forward to an ongoing collaboration on Portal development
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