Podcast 6: Continuing the discussion on COVID-19 in Nursing Homes: Pragmatic Research Responses

Executive Director for the IMPACT Collaboratory Jill Harrison speaks with David C. Grabowski, PhD, Susan Mitchell, MD, MPH, and Vince Mor, PhD about their recent IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds presentation on COVID-19 in Nursing Homes.

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Podcast 5: Continuing the conversation on health equity as foundational to the design of pragmatic trials

IMPACT Collaboratory PI Susan Mitchell speaks with Ana Quiñones, PhD, MS and Jonathan Jackson, PhD about their recent IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds presentation on Health equity as foundational to the design of pragmatic trials.

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Podcast 4: Continuing the conversation on Modifications and Waivers of Informed Consent in Pragmatic Clinical Trials

IMPACT Collaboratory PI Vince Mor speaks with Jason Karlawish, MD about his recent IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds presentation on Modifications and Waivers of Informed Consent in Pragmatic Clinical Trials. Karlawish, Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Neurology, and Co-Director of the Penn Memory Center at University of Pennsylvania, focuses his research on issues at the intersections of bioethics, aging and the neurosciences.

 

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Podcast 3: Continuing the Conversation on Using a Pilot to Test and Refine Your Measurement Strategy

IMPACT Collaboratory PI Susan Mitchell, MD, MPH, and Ellen McCreedy, PhD, discuss McCreedy’s recent IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds “Using a Pilot to Test and Refine Your Measurement Strategy.” McCreedy, an assistant professor at the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research at Brown University, focuses her research efforts on improving the quality of remaining life for people living with dementia.

 

 


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Grand Rounds 3: Using a Pilot to Test and Refine Your Measurement Strategy

Grand Rounds GraphicThis Grand Rounds webinar uses a case example to describe how a pilot can be used to test the adequacy of existing data for evaluating an ePCT outcome. Dr. McCreedy also describes a potentially efficient ePCT design that accommodates under-detection in existing data while maintaining large-scale implementation and evaluation.

Speaker

Ellen McCreedy, PhD, MPH

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Keywords

Administrative data, dementia-related behaviors, measurement, piloting

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how a pilot study can be used to test the adequacy of existing data sources for the purposes of evaluating your ePCT.
  2. Give three reasons why existing administrative data may suffer from under-detection of behaviors in persons with dementia.
  3. Discuss an alternative ePCT design that addresses potential under-detection in existing administrative data sources.

Related Articles and Resources

McCreedy EM, Yang X, Baier RR, Rudolph JL, Thomas KS, Mor V. Measuring effects of nondrug interventions on behaviors: music & memory pilot study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2019 Oct;67(10):2134-8.

Podcast 2: Continuing the conversation on stepped wedge cluster trials: what, how and when?

IMPACT Collaboratory PI Vince Mor, PhD sits down with Monica Taljaard, PhD to dive deeper into her recent IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds presentation of stepped wedge cluster randomized trials. Taljaard, Senior Scientist at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is a biostatistician specializing in the design, analysis and ethics of pragmatic cluster randomized and stepped wedge trial.

 

 


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