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.
Pre-registration is now closed, but you are still welcome to join us by registering on site for the MedStar Health—Georgetown University Research Symposium on Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
MedStar Research on EHR Safety Cited in Fortune Magazine
Raj Ratwani, PhD, Center Director & Scientific Director of the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare has made tremendous development in researching EHR safety and usability. The illustrious Fortune Magazine highlighted these efforts in an article titled “Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong”. Congratulations to Dr. Ratwani and his team for being recognized!