PA's Patient Safety Authority Selects MHRI to Improve Patient Safety through Machine Learning
MedStar Health Research Institute has been awarded a contract from Pennsylvania's Patient Safety Authority for a multi-year project analyzing the largest patient safety database in the country. The collaborative team led by the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare will use innovative approaches to more rapidly identify actionable insights.
Collaborative Research Compares Lacrosse Injury Incidence in a National Study
Andrew Lincoln, ScD, Director of the Sports Medicine Research Center for MedStar Health Research Institute collaborated with other researchers in the first study to compare lacrosse injury incidence across 3 levels of play. “We’ve had all of these at different places, but we’ve never really looked at them together in national samples at the youth level, the high school level and the collegiate level,” Lincoln said.
MedStar Investigator Examines the
Disparity in Safety Event Reporting by Race
Angela D. Thomas, DrPH, Assistant Vice President, Healthcare Delivery Research at MedStar Health Research Institute and other researchers evaluated reasons for race differences in adverse event reporting. "Every organization that wants to keep patients safe should be asking questions and measuring whether safety events are happening disproportionately to some groups versus others," Thomas said.
Dr. Weissman Recognized with the 2019 Mentorship Award from ASE
Neil J. Weissman, MD, FASE, president of MedStar Health Research Institute and chief scientific officer for MedStar Health, was awarded the 2019 Mentorship Award from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). This award recognizes a senior physician who has demonstrated exceptional mentorship within ASE.