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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.

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CHSOR is developing and testing patient reported outcome-based performance measures for CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+).

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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


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