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Research on Care Community

The Research on Care Community (ROCC) is an AAMC-member organization whose members share an interest in integrating research into care delivery. They include a range of leaders from academic medicine, such as CEOs, deans, chief medical officers, vice presidents, chairs, and other faculty.

New! Webinar on Clinical Decision Support

Using Clinical Decision Support to Move Evidence into Practice: A Discussion with AHRQ
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February 27, 2019: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) oversees initiatives to improve the quality of care through clinical decision support (CDS). In this webinar, Dr. Edwin Lomotan, Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics for the Health IT Division in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at AHRQ described how the CDS Connect Repository is advancing evidence-based care into practice, presented findings from the project’s first use cases, identified CDS-related funding opportunities available through AHRQ, and highlighted ways stakeholders can contribute to CDS Connect.

About the Research on Care Community

The Research on Care Community (ROCC) fosters collaboration between researchers and clinical providers who are engaged in clinical and translational research to improve quality, safety, health equity and outcomes of their own patient populations.

Through capacity building and enhancing peer-to-peer learning, ROCC supports members focused on identifying and leading approaches that advance:

  • health system and research integration
  • alignment of research and quality improvement
  • institutional commitment to clinical effectiveness and implementation research scholarship

ROCC currently has 925 members who are affiliated with 177 leading medical schools, teaching hospitals, and healthcare organizations.  Representing a full spectrum of talent, the ROCC membership base includes deans, chairs, professors and leaders in a CMO/President role.

Contact the ROCC Team

Alexander Ommaya, D.Sc.
Senior Director, Clinical Effectiveness and Implementation Research

Anne Berry, MPP
Lead Specialist, Implementation Research and Policy

Alexandra Payne
Program Specialist, Scientific Affairs

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