CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Winter 2008 Issue


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Quarterly Update, Vol. 8, page(s): 16

January 15, 2008

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This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Fall 2007 quarter and includes articles about:

  • the 2007 Eisenberg Legacy Lecture event, featuring CHP/PCOR core faculty member Victor R. Fuchs;
  • annual meeting and conference coverage, including the Society for Medical Decision Meeting's Annual Meeting, and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies conference;
  • two Research in Brief selections -- one highlights differences in gender use care in the VA system, and the second examines health risk assessment tools;
  • how the Geriatrics Research team at the VA is using informatics to improve quality of health care;
  • international health features from the field and from a research perspective;
  • a Q & A with senior scholar Dena M. Bravata, who led a popular pedometer that received lots of media attention in past months.

The newsletter also contains various other news items that may be of interest to our readers.

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