MedStar Research Supports Collaborative Call for EHR Improvements
In a joint effort, experts from MedStar Health and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org, highlighting patient safety and health information technology concerns with electronic health records (EHRs). 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the federal act which encouraged the adoption of EHRs. This collaboration builds on prior MedStar Health research that identified concerns with EHRs usability and errors.
MedStar Health Research Institute Awarded Research Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund
Three investigators from the MedStar Health Research Institute have been awarded grant funding for their research initiatives through the Charles and Mary Latham Fund. The research projects are focused on patient outcomes resulting in readmissions, neonatal care, and racial factors in patient safety.
Abstract submissions for the annual MedStar Health—Georgetown University Research Symposium are now open! The Symposium offers the opportunity to connect with researchers, residents, and executive leaders to further advance the health of our community. All MedStar physicians, nurses, researchers, staff and residents/fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts. Submissions close at 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 28.
Program Director of the MedStar Diabetes Institute Joins ADA National Board of Directors
Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE, President, Health Care & Education became a member of the American Diabetes Association Principal Officers and National Board of Directors for 2019. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization on a mission to prevent and cure diabetes, as well as improve the lives of all people affected by the disease.