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Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

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Learn more about: Approaches to assessment of health care quality, Interventions to improve quality and manage lapses in quality in health care settings Learn More
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Learn more about: New tools for assessing health programs and their outcomes and New applications for existing tools and analytic strategies Learn More
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Learn more about: Patient satisfaction, Health care outcomes and Patient-centered outcomes Learn More
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Learn more about: Development of new information technology tools and Uses for routinely collected health information Learn More
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Learn more about: Population-based studies of physical disability and aging, Measurement tools for use with older populations and Family involvement in elder care Learn More
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Learn more about: Assessing outcomes for health care providers, Interventions to improve outcomes in health organizations and Uses of routinely collected data for quality improvement Learn More

Welcome to the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research (CHSOR) website. Here, you will find information about the Center's faculty, research expertise projects, events and collaborators

Established in 1969, CHSOR conducts multidisciplinary research on policies and practices, with a special focus on their impact on quality of care and patient-centered outcomes. Effort is devoted to using evidence to accomplish positive changes, with priority  given to research on Federal and state policy issues and to vulnerable population groups.

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Project CONNECT: Learn about strengthening Community Based Organizations in East Baltimore to improve the health of local residents.

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Welcome to CHSOR - the nexus at Johns Hopkins for research and training in patient centered outcomes and health services research. 

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NHATS is a longitudinal, national study of Medicare beneficiaries’ health, functioning, environment, and the role of family caregivers.
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