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Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research (CHSOR)

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 populations.

Established in 1969, CHSOR is one of the oldest and most productive health services research centers in the US. Here, you can explore our faculty members' research interest areas and research projects, access a calendar of upcoming events, check select data resources and tools at our disposal.

Featured Project

Point-of-Care Palliative Care Quality Measures

Developed survey identifies barriers and facilitators of implementation of palliative care quality measurement to change practice and improve outcomes.

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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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Featured Resource

Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management

Journal considers patient safety and risk at all levels from patients to practitioners, managers, organizations, and policy makers.
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