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Sharing aggregated EHR data to improve Minnesota’s response to COVID-19

To better inform Minnesota’s response to COVID-19, the majority of the state’s healthcare providers have created the Minnesota EHR COVID Consortium to pool together key statistics about the pandemic. 
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Innovating for COVID-19 clinical care and recovery efforts

Shortly after healthcare system M Health Fairview converted Bethesda into a COVID-19 hospital, they teamed up with CTSI. Together, the partners built a robust infrastructure for COVID-19 research, pursuing innovative ways to engage…
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Creating customized approaches for communities in the fight against COVID-19

To mitigate risk of COVID-19, two University of Minnesota (UMN) researchers are analyzing factors such as race, economic stability, living environment, education, and more to get a more comprehensive, holistic picture of health. This will…
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U-wide team adds clarity to the ancillary review process

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) co-facilitated a collaborative project aimed at accelerating the research process.
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Study Budget Tool streamlines research study setup

CTSI’s Study Budget Tool is now available for use. The tool allows investigators and study teams working in Fairview and M Physicians facilities to propose various study scenarios in order to estimate their potential cost. 
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Clinical Research Support Center opening marks beginning of exciting journey

More than 100 visitors attended the Clinical Research Support Center Open House to help celebrate the new center’s grand opening Sept. 4 despite the rain.  Attendees networked with colleagues, enjoyed refreshments, and learned more about…
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Sept. 4 marks opening of new center designed to facilitate a more collaborative U of M clinical research process

The Clinical Research Support Center, a partnership among the University of Minnesota’s primary clinical research service groups, is slated to officially open its doors Sept. 4 to help U of M investigators and study teams more efficiently…
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CTSI connects U of M clinical researchers into national cohort discovery data sharing network

University of Minnesota clinical researchers and study teams can now query nearly 40 million patient records through the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network for discovery, exploration, and validation of patient cohorts for…
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CTSI biostatisticians and HCMC build a partnership that's garnering grant funding and advancing health research

When a Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) research team received their grant critique, it became clear they’d need to strengthen their project’s statistical approach in order to receive funding.  They pulled in biostatisticians from…

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