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NIH Funds MedStar Program “Diabetes to Go” to Educate from the Bedside
MedStar Health investigators have been awarded an NIH grant to study the feasibility of having nurses integrate the “Diabetes to Go Inpatient” education program into the workflow of hospital nursing units to improve self-care and outcomes.
MedStar to Collaborate with Clinical Research Software Company Forte Research Systems, Inc
MedStar Health is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Forte Research Systems, a leading provider of clinical research software solutions. Through this collaboration, MedStar and its academic partner, Georgetown University, will implement Forte’s clinical trial management system (CTMS) software solution, OnCore.®
MedStar’s CANDOR Project Released Nationally as an AHRQ Online Toolkit
Kelly Smith, PhD, research director, Quality and Safety, led 14 hospitals from three healthcare systems nationwide in the implementation of CANDOR. Short for “Communication and Optimal Resolution,” the CANDOR program of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) gives hospitals and health systems the tools to respond immediately when a patient is harmed and to promote candid, empathetic communication and timely resolution for patients and caregivers