Camden, NJ - Cooper Medical School of Rowan University announced Friday it has received a $1.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Service Administration to improve primary care workforce and address the shortage of these physicians in underserved communities in New Jersey.
Washington D.C. – According to Margaret Anderson of FasterCures, “FasterCures is excited to mark the launch of our new “Science of Patient Input” program – bridging our Value & Coverage, Patient-Centered Benefit-Risk Assessment, and TRAIN (The Research Acceleration and Innovation Network) efforts. The program concentrates our work to expand opportunities for patient perspectives to shape decision-making across the discovery-development-delivery cycle. Between our latest article in Science Translational Medicine, new video on the history of patient engagement, and recent Value & Coverage workshop, we’ve kicked things off with a bang."
Hackensack, NJ - Hackensack University Medical Center announces that Yukiko Kimura, M.D., chief of Pediatric Rheumatology at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and her team have been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study treatment strategies for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The study is one of just 46 proposals that PCORI approved for funding to advance the field of comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) and provide patients, healthcare providers, and other clinical decision makers with information that will help them make better-informed choices.
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