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PCORI Awards $93.5 Million to Develop National Network to Support More Efficient Patient-Centered Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will invest $93 million in a new project aimed at developing a collaborative network of health systems, payers, and patient groups working together to conduct more efficient health research.

Use of a Text Message Program to Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk Awareness and Promote Health Behavior Change (Part I): Assessment of Participant Reach and Adoption

A study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research designed to measure the participation and adoption rates of a text-based type 2 diabetes program finds that only 39 percent of enrolled participants completed the 14 week program, leading researchers to conclude that text-based programs may not be appropriate for everyone.

HIMSS Career Services to Focus on Veterans

HIMSS will launch a program aimed at introducing military veterans to " future careers in the health IT industry." The program, which was government funded, will be located on the exhibit floor at HIMSS14. Any military veterans that might be interested in the health IT industry need only get themselves down to the HIMSS conference, pay $575 for a single day conference pass, and then proceed to the “A Hero’s Welcome to Health IT” booth. Once there, they’ll meet other veterans that are working in health IT that will be able to answer questions for them, and they’ll learn about HIMSS entry-level certification exams.  

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