Author Archives: Isaac Nicholas

Dr. David Kaelber elected Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics

By | October 25, 2016

Dr. David Kaelber is one of 23 fellows elected to the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI). Fellowship in ACMI is by election of other fellows and only eligible for informaticians who have been in the field for at least 10 years and make significant contribution to the field of informatics. Dr. Kaelber is the Director of Health Care Informatics for the Center for Health Care Research and Policy…

Newly Accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship and Clinical Informatics Fellows

By | October 25, 2016

MetroHealth’s Center for Clinical Informatics Research and Education is excited to announce the ACGME accreditation of our 2-year Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program. Our inaugural fellows started in July of this year: Dr. Andre Cassell (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) (could include picture) Dr. Ryan Novince (Internal Medicine) (could include picture) MetroHealth is one of less then Read More

Research Linking Neighborhood Deprivation to Increased Cardiovascular Risk Earns International Recognition

By | October 22, 2016

“Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Major Atherosclerotic Event Rates: An Analysis of Geocoded Electronic Health Data” identifies substantial geographic variation in various socioeconomic measures related to risk for and prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Researchers including Jarrod Dalton, Adam Perzynski, and Neal Dawson, in collaboration with experts in health policy, internal medicine, and social work presented their work at a “Top-Rated Abstracts” session of the Society for Medical Decision Making Meeting in Vancouver, Canada…

Our Mission

By | October 11, 2016

The mission of the Center for Health Care Research and Policy is to: improve the health of the public by conducting research that examines access to health care, increases the quality of health care services, and informs health policy and practice; and lead educational programs that promote these goals.

New Study Shows Prepared Safety Net Improves Care, Saves Money In Medicaid Expansion Population

By | July 7, 2015

A new study published July 7 in Health Affairs found that poor, uninsured patients who enrolled in a Medicaid-like insurance plan had better care and health outcomes than those who remained uninsured — all achieved with total costs of enrollees` care that were 28.7 percent below the spending cap allowed by the federal government. The Read More

Thomas Love Giving Six Traveling Courses on Propensity Methods This Summer & Fall

By | May 28, 2015

In the summer and fall of 2015, Thomas E. Love, Ph.D., is giving a set of six one-day traveling courses for the American Statistical Association, entitled “Using Propensity Scores to Effectively Design and Analyze Observational Studies.” The first workshop was May 29, 2015 for the Northeastern Illinois chapter, in the Chicago area. Subsequent workshops will Read More