ADVANCE BLOG

Infectious Disease Research: An Update from OCHIN & ADVANCE

By Jonathan Todd, PhD, MSPH - Senior Research AssociateHappy March, everyone! My name is Jonathan Todd, and I’m an infectious disease epidemiologist at OCHIN. I’m excited to share an update about ongoing infectious disease research projects at OCHIN, and give a sneak...

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EVERYWOMAN Study Update

Written by The EVERYWOMAN Study Team: Jee Oakley Anna Templeton, Erika Cottrell, Brigit Hatch, and Megan Hoopes  EVERYWOMAN (Reproductive Care in the Safety-Net: Women’s Health Care after Affordable Care Act Implementation) is a reproductive health study currently...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: December 2018

Happy December, everyone! I, for one, am enjoying the winter holiday season and am looking forward to ringing in the New Year. Here are a few updates from ADVANCE: Earlier this month, University of Washington’s School of Public Health graciously hosted Drs. Rebecca...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: November 2018

Happy November, everyone! I hope you are staying cozy as the weather gets a bit cooler. We have had a busy and exciting fall thus far. Here are a few updates for you all: October brought us great news as we have entered Phase 3 of ADVANCE! We are excited to continue...

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2018 PCORI Annual Meeting Recap

This year, over 1,000 people, including ADVANCE Project Director, Rebecca Block, PhD, MSW, and OCHIN Research Associate, Michelle Hendricks, PhD, met in Washington D.C. for The 2018 PCORI Annual Meeting. The event surely delivered providing a star-studded agenda and...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: October 2018

Happy October, everyone! After such a hot summer, I for one, am grateful for the cooler days of Autumn here in Portland and the busy fall season ahead. Here are a few updates for you all: September brought us great news as we learned Dr. John Heintzman’s “Prevention...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: September 2018

Welcome to September, everyone! August was another busy month, and we greatly appreciate your continued support for the ADVANCE Collaborative. As you know, last month we held our third annual ADVANCE Retreat in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Thank you to everyone...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: August 2018

Happy August, everyone! We hope that you are enjoying these last few weeks of summer. It’s been a busy season and we’re eager to share another month of updates. ADVANCE is very excited to be part of the next phase of PCORnet: the launching of PCORnet 2.0 under the...

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Community Health Roundup: Jul 29 – Aug 3

Hello and welcome to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information. It's been quite a while since I've posted and I apologize for the delay, but now I'm back and with three very interesting articles in hand. This week I've found...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: July 2018

Welcome to July, everyone! June was another busy month for ADVANCE, especially for our engagement team. OCHIN Research Associate, Nate Warren, Research Coordinator, Nikki Stover, and Patient Investigator, Deirdre Baker presented at the Institute for Patient and...

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Community Health Roundup: June 17 – 22

Hello and welcome back to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in healthcare news and information. It's been quite a while since I've posted and I apologize for the delay, but I think the articles I found this week will make up for my absence. This...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: June 2018

Welcome to June, everyone! It’s almost summer here in the Rose City, and we’re right in the midst of the annual Portland Rose Festival. That means it’s now cool and rainy, but we’re looking forward to warmer weather once the Rose Festival is over and summer...

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Community Health Roundup: May 13 – 18

Hello and welcome back (or welcome for the first time) to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information. There has been a lot of interesting news this week and I am really excited to share what I have found with you!  We have...

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Community Health Roundup: May 6 – 11

Hello and welcome back to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information! This week we are going to pack our bags and travel to North Carolina to check in on an ACO that is addressing social determinants of health, next we will...

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Community Health Roundup: Apr 29 – May 4

Hello and welcome back to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information. This week we have a short but informative CHR where we look at two articles concerning the ACA and a third about opioid prescribing rates in the US. Let's...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: May 2018

Happy May, everyone, and thank you for your continued involvement and support of ADVANCE. April was another busy month and we are excited to share a few updates. Notably, Version 4.0 of the PCORnet CDM was released on 1/2/2018, the official implementation date set by...

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Your Health in Numbers

Written by Patient Investigator, Deirdre Baker. This article originally appeared on Community Research Laboratory and is being reprinted with the authors’ permission. Okay, cards on the table here; I am not a statistician. I was jolly chuffed to receive top marks in...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: April 2018

Welcome to April, everyone. Spring is officially in full bloom here in Portland and we are excited for what’s ahead for ADVANCE. In March, the PEP participated in a focus group to help guide the work of our Health Disparities Collaborative Research Group (CRG). CRG...

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Community Health Roundup: Apr 1 – 6

Hello and welcome back to Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information. Each week I, William Jacob Amadeus Pinnock, scour the internet for the most interesting health news and report it back to you, the reading audience, in the...

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Community Health Roundup: Mar 25 – 30

Hello and welcome back to the not yet Pulitzer nominated (it'll happen) Community Health Roundup: your source for the latest in health news and information. This week I only have three articles, but they are so chockfull of information you will think I posted five....

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Community Health Round Up: Mar 3 – 23

Hello and welcome to this long overdue (20 days to be exact, but who's counting) edition of the Community Health Round Up! I apologize for the delay, I became a busy bee and some how 20 days (again, but who's counting) just passed me by. But! I am back and I come...

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ADVANCE Monthly Update: March 2018

Happy February, everyone! It was an interesting month weather-wise here in Portland. After unseasonably warm weather for much of the winter and the first half of the month, we suddenly had a cold snap and got several inches of snow on February 20th. But it only lasted...

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Community Health Roundup: Feb 18 – 23

Hello fellow followers of health news! Welcome back to Community Health Roundup: your source for the most interesting health stories from around the internet. This week I am living up to that tagline I just created because the stories I found I would definitely...

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