Dr. Concannon recognized for his research on comparative effectiveness

BOSTON – April 24, 2012: The American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, recently released a review of the most important papers on health costs, cost-effectiveness, and resource utilization. The list featured one of Dr. Thomas Concannon’s papers, and cited two of them. The paper featured on the list, “Comparative effectiveness of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction regionalization strategies,” compared several scenarios for increasing access to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Dr. Concannon and colleagues […]

A New Taxonomy for Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

BOSTON – April 18, 2012: Thomas W. Concannon, Ph.D. has developed a framework for assisting investigators in translating their research into medical practice and health policy. His new primer on stakeholder engagement was published this week in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. “A New Taxonomy for Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research” is a practical how-to for identifying which stakeholders should be involved in the full spectrum of research, and for implementing strategies for their engagement. The paper addresses […]