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Date Title Series Presenters
12/16/2015 CPRS Alert Notifications and Primary Care Workflow: Results of a Preliminary Evaluation Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Gieck, Joe
Kazemi, Mehdi
Plott, Joe
12/15/2015 Evaluating Implementation of the Veterans Choice Act: Findings from Geospatial and Qualitative Analyses Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Bollinger, Mary
Carey, Evan
Finley, Erin
Ho, Michael
12/14/2015 Safety Planning Intervention: Current Evidence Base and Innovations Suicide Prevention
Brenner, Lisa
Brown, Gregory
Stanley, Barbara
12/10/2015 How Exclusion of Women and African-Americans Undermines the Value of Treatment Research Spotlight on Women's Health
Humphreys, Keith
12/09/2015 Mapping the Evidence: Sex and Gender Differences in Treatments for Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain. Spotlight on Women's Health
Duan-Porter, Wei Denise
Goldstein, Karen
Williams, Jr., John
12/09/2015 Hyperbaric Oxygen for TBI and PTSD: What's the Deal? Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Cifu, David
12/09/2015 Mapping the Evidence: Sex and Gender Differences in Treatments for Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain. Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Duan-Porter, Wei Denise
Goldstein, Karen
Williams, Jr., John
12/08/2015 A Tobacco Risk Communication Intervention for Veterans Receiving Cancer Care: Preliminary Findings HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Krebs, Paul
12/07/2015 Chasing Data: Adapting to Changing Sources and Resources for Measuring Inpatient and Outpatient VA Healthcare Use VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Copeland, Laurel
12/03/2015 VHA’s Moral Obligation to Quality Improvement: Ethics and the Common Rule within a Learning Health Care System QUERI Implementation Network
Bottrell, Melissa
Puglisi, Tom
Smith, Nina
12/03/2015 What Happens After Your DART (Data Access Request Tracker Application) is Approved VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Saoudian, Hamid
11/19/2015 Moral Injury and Killing in Combat Veterans: Research and Clinical Implications Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Maguen, Shira
11/19/2015 Focus on Equity and Action—Office of Health Equity Hepatitis C Virus-Advanced Liver Disease Disparities Dashboard Timely Topics of Interest
Jones, Kenneth
Uchendu, Uchenna
11/17/2015 Impact of Sleep on Treatment and Recovery in Veterans with TBI and PTSD Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Bogdanova, Yelena
Gilbert, Karina
11/17/2015 Am I Doing What’s Right? (Navigating Ethical and Regulatory Issues with VA Patient and Operational Data) Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Kok, Linda
Puglisi, Tom
Smith, Nina
White, Sam
11/16/2015 Understanding the Intervention and Implementation Factors Associated with Benefits and Harms of Pay-for-Performance Programs in Healthcare Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Atkins, David
Damberg, Cheryl
Francis, Joe
Kansagara, Devan
Kondo, Karli
Mendelson, Aaron
11/10/2015 What does the Science say about Passion, Harmony, and Satisfaction at work? An Empirical Approach to Work-life Balance for Physicians, Academics and other Clinical Researchers HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Hager, Mark
Weitlauf, Julie
11/10/2015 What does the Science say about Passion, Harmony, and Satisfaction at Work? An Empirical Approach to Work-life Balance HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Weitlauf, Julie
11/05/2015 Expert Recommendations for Tailoring Strategies to Context QUERI Implementation Network
Damschroder, Laura
Powell, Byron
Waltz, Thomas
11/03/2015 Improving Pain using Peer-Supported Self-Management Strategies (IMPPRESS): A Pilot Study Spotlight on Pain Management
Matthias, Marianne
11/02/2015 Requesting Access to VA Data for Research and Quality Improvement VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Kok, Linda
10/26/2015 The Future of Health Care is Now Timely Topics of Interest
Jesse, Robert
10/21/2015 A System for Comparing Outpatient Use between VA and Medicare HERC Health Economics Seminar
Hebert, Paul
10/21/2015 How Much Burnout among Primary Care Teams Associated with Staffing and Workload? Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Helfrich, Christian
10/20/2015 Improving Diagnosis in Health Care: A Grand Challenge & Opportunity for Informatics VIReC Clinical Informatics Seminar
Singh, Hardeep
10/14/2015 What can the HSR&D Resource Centers do for You? HSR&D Administration Seminar
Elwy, Rani
Scehnet, Jeffrey
Souden, Maria
Wagner, Todd
10/13/2015 Preliminary Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Smartphone Application for Veterans with Suicidal Ideation Suicide Prevention
Dobscha, Steven
10/13/2015 Dancing with the Devil You Know HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Asch, Steven
10/06/2015 Rationale, Methods and Early Lessons from IMPROVE Spotlight on Pain Management
Becker, William
Heapy, Alicia
Midboe, Amanda
10/05/2015 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Livingston, Edward
Polusny, Melissa
10/05/2015 Overview of VA Data, Information Systems, National Databases and Research Uses VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Hynes, Denise
10/01/2015 The Science of Implementation: Current State and How We Can Move the Needle QUERI Implementation Network
Sales, Anne
10/01/2015 VINCI ChartReview/eHOST (Annotation tool) VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Patterson, Olga
09/29/2015 Social Dynamics of Substance Use in Online Social Networks for Smoking Cessation VIReC Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
Graham, Amanda
Zhao, Kang
09/29/2015 Impact of PTSD on Female as Compared to Male Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans’ Employment and Family Functioning Spotlight on Women's Health
Vogt, Dawne
09/24/2015 Errors of Omission: Missed Nursing Care Timely Topics of Interest
Kalisch, Beatrice
09/24/2015 Using REDCap: Data management in studies linking primary and secondary data VIReC Good Data Practices
Deppen, Stephen
09/22/2015 Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: Selecting Methods and Tools for Data Analysis VIReC Good Data Practices
Hynes, Denise
09/21/2015 ESP Report: Colonoscopy Outcomes by Duration of NPO Status Prior to Colonoscopy with Moderate or Deep Sedation Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Dominitz, Jason
Helfand, Mark
Shaukat, Aasma
Wallace, Art
09/17/2015 An Early Examination of Choice Act Care for Women Veterans Spotlight on Women's Health
Mattocks, Kristin
09/17/2015 Mind the Gap: Using administrative and claims data to answer your research question VIReC Good Data Practices
Wagner, Todd
09/16/2015 Part 1: Exploring the Effects of Membership Change Event Characteristics in PACT Teamlets & Part 2: A Path to Resilience: Enhancing Resilience in PACT Teams Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Reeves, Cody
Warde, Carole
09/16/2015 OEF/OIF Army Reservists’ Postdeployment Mental Health Screens and Linkage to the Veterans Health Administration HERC Health Economics Seminar
Sox-Harris, Alex
Vanneman, Megan
09/15/2015 Working with the CDW Health Factors Domain VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Barnett, Paul
Brown, Rebecca
09/15/2015 Planning for Data: Early, Often and Ongoing VIReC Good Data Practices
Krein, Sarah
09/14/2015 Interventions to Improve Continuity of Care and Treatment Engagement among Veterans At-risk for Suicide Suicide Prevention
Matarazzo, Bridget
Stecker, Tracy
09/14/2015 Alcohol and Drug Use among Women Veterans: What We Know and What We Don’t Know Spotlight on Women's Health
Hoggatt, Katherine
Simpson, Tracy
09/10/2015 ESP Report: Comparative Effectiveness of Proton Irradiation Treatment Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Hagan, Michael
Helfand, Mark
Kelley, Michael
Peterson, Kimberly
09/08/2015 Intimate Partner Violence among Women Veterans: Informing Patient-Centered Care in VHA HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Dichter, Melissa
Iverson, Kate
09/03/2015 DART – The Data Access Request Tracker Application VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Scehnet, Jeffrey
09/03/2015 QUERI in the Era of Learning Healthcare Systems QUERI Implementation Seminar
Kilbourne, Amy
09/02/2015 eHMP to Replace CPRS: Possibilities for Re-envisioning Healthcare Delivery and Implications for Health Services Research Timely Topics of Interest
Hellewell, James
McNamee, Shane
Ward, Merry
09/01/2015 Women Veterans’ Early Experiences and Weight Loss Outcomes with a Web-Based Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Spotlight on Women's Health
Damschroder, Laura
Moin, Tannaz
Richardson, Caroline
09/01/2015 Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain (intranet only) Spotlight on Pain Management
Groessl, Erik
07/27/2015 Building Your Dataset in CDW: Joining Tables within a Domain VIReC Corporate Data Warehouse
Gonsoulin, Margaret
07/21/2015 CHIEF: A Natural Language Processing Tool for Extracting Ejection Fraction (intranet only) VIReC Clinical Informatics Seminar
Garvin, Jennifer
Meystre, Stephane
07/20/2015 Implementation Science 101 Spotlight on Women's Health
Hamilton, Alison
07/16/2015 Data for Nursing Research in VA: Finding it, Using It, Improving It Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Sales, Anne
07/15/2015 PACT in Academic Medical Center Primary Care Clinics: A Focus on Access and Continuity Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Forman, Jane
Robinson, Claire
07/14/2015 VHA Database Medication Studies: Addressing Confounding and Interpreting Findings in Studies of Lithium and Suicide and Non-Suicide Mortality HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Smith, Eric
07/13/2015 The Role of Peer Support in Suicide Prevention Suicide Prevention
Pfeiffer, Paul
07/13/2015 Delivering Health Coaching Interventions to the Home: Computational Models and Inference of Patient State VIReC Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
Jimison, Holly
07/02/2015 Dissemination and Implementation Models in Health Research and Practice: an Online Interactive Tool QUERI Implementation Seminar
Rabin, Borsika
06/24/2015 Communication Disorders in Veterans with TBI: Diagnosis and Rehabilitation Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Eapen, Blessen
Norman, Rocío
06/24/2015 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in PTSD Treatment: Findings from a National Cohort Study Timely Topics of Interest
Spoont, Michele
06/23/2015 Research-Operations Partnership to Define and Improve VHA TBI Care Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Sayer, Nina
Scholten, Joel
06/17/2015 Reconciliation of Different Estimates of the Impact of Nurse Staffing on Patient Outcomes: The Effect of Data Aggregation and Estimation Methods HERC Health Economics Seminar
Phibbs, Ciaran
06/17/2015 Changes in Primary Care Teamlet Functioning, Working to Top of Competency and Burnout from 2012-2014 Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Astrove, Stacy
Helfrich, Christian
Stewart, Gregory
06/16/2015 Mixed Method Findings and Implications for Future Informatics Research from the Consortium for Health Informatics: PTSD Project VIReC Clinical Informatics Seminar
Reeves, Ruth
Tuepker, Anais
06/10/2015 Activating Mobile Health: From Smart Phone Apps and Small Data Streams to Behavioral Biomarkers VIReC Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
Estrin, Deborah
06/09/2015 Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation and Promotion for Yourself and Others HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Gordon, Adam
Matukaitis Broyles, Lauren
06/04/2015 Population Health Research Collaborations between Federal and Private Health Care Systems: VA and HMORN QUERI Implementation Seminar
Copeland, Laurel
Zeber, John
06/04/2015 The VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure (VINCI) VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Trautman, Tim
06/03/2015 Cost as the Dependent Variable (Part II) HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Barnett, Paul
06/03/2015 Working with Veterans Service Organizations to Improve your Research Timely Topics of Interest
Ertl, Kristyn
Kurtz, David
Whittle, Jeffrey
06/02/2015 Effect of Mental Health Disorders on Pain and Pain Treatments in VHA Community Living Centers Spotlight on Pain Management
Brennan, Penny
06/02/2015 HSR&D Award Recipient: Best Research Paper of the Year Award Lecture on Measuring the patient centered medical home at VHA; development of the PACT Implementation Progress Index (PI2) HSR&D Awardee Recipient
Nelson, Karin
06/01/2015 Applying Comorbidity Measures Using VA and Medicare Data VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Burgess, James
05/27/2015 Cost as the Dependent Variable (Part I) HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Barnett, Paul
05/26/2015 An Introduction to Quantile Regression and Applications to Expenditure Data Analysis (intranet only) VA Statisticians' Association
Wang, Lan
05/26/2015 Advances in Predictive Analytics for Prognosis and Monitoring Using Electronic Health Data VIReC Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
Saria, Suchi
05/21/2015 Patient-Centered Mental Health Care for Women Veterans: Results of the First VA Women’s Health Practice-Based Research Network Study Spotlight on Women's Health
Frayne, Susan
Kimerling, Rachel
05/20/2015 The Cost-Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation for Patients with Psychiatric Illness HERC Health Economics Seminar
Barnett, Paul
05/20/2015 Burnout among VA Primary Care Employees participating in PACT Implementation: national and regional perspectives Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Rose, Danielle
Simonetti, Joe
05/19/2015 A Tale of Four Cities: Using Operations Data to Evaluate Patient-Centered Care in the VA Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Burkhart, Lisa
Jordan, Neil
05/18/2015 Electronic Health Record-based Interventions for Reducing Inappropriate Imaging in the Clinical Setting: A Systematic Review of the Evidence Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Anderson, Charles
Shekelle, Paul
Snuggs, Sherrill
05/13/2015 Limited Dependent Variables HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Phibbs, Ciaran
05/11/2015 Strategies and Interventions for Promoting Means Safety Suicide Prevention
Bossarte, Robert
Karras, Elizabeth
Thompson, Caitlin
05/07/2015 Creating a Patient Engagement Workbook for Research Teams QUERI Implementation Seminar
Madrid, Sarah
05/06/2015 Specifying the Regression Model HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Phibbs, Ciaran
05/05/2015 Changes in pain intensity over time in a national cohort of older Veterans: Exploring associations with prescription opioids Spotlight on Pain Management
Dobscha, Steven
05/04/2015 Ascertaining Veterans’ Vital Status: VA Data Sources for Mortality Ascertainment and Cause of Death VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Arnold, Noreen
Hoffmire, Claire
04/29/2015 Mixed Effects Models HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Hedlin, Haley
04/28/2015 HSR&D Award Recipient: The Daniel Deykin Outstanding Mentor Award Lecture on Tailored Mentoring HSR&D Awardee Recipient
Kunik, Mark
04/27/2015 Disparities in Healthcare Quality Indicators among Adults with Mental Illness: A systematic review Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Gierisch, Jennifer
Uchendu, Uchenna
04/22/2015 Instrumental Variables HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Chee, Christine
04/21/2015 Genomics and Informatics: Technology Solutions to Compute with Sensitive Data VIReC Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
Ohno-Machado, Lucila
04/16/2015 Using Photovoice and Photo-Elicitation Methods in VA Research: Addressing Questions around Ethics, Practice, and Measurement Timely Topics of Interest
True, Gala
04/15/2015 Engaging VA Patients in Local and Regional Care Planning and Design Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Khodyakov, Dmitry
Stockdale, Susan
04/15/2015 Randomized Controlled Evaluation of an Intensive Management Patient Aligned Care Team (ImPACT) for High-Need, High-Cost Veterans Affairs Patients HERC Health Economics Seminar
Chee, Christine
Zulman, Donna
04/14/2015 Responsibilities, challenges, and tips on reviewing a manuscript from an Editor’s perspective. HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Bastian, Lori
Bird, Chloe
04/14/2015 Responsibilities, Challenges, and Tips on Reviewing a Manuscript Spotlight on Women's Health
Bastian, Lori
Bird, Chloe
04/09/2015 Qualitative Grant Writing Spotlight on Women's Health
Hamilton, Alison
04/08/2015 Natural Experiments and Difference-in-Differences HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Chee, Christine
04/07/2015 The Integrated Pain Clinic: Facilitating Coordinated Care Within the Stepped Care Model Spotlight on Pain Management
Sellinger, John
04/06/2015 Blood pressure measurements and their application for outcomes research in the CDW VIReC Database and Methods Seminar
Kovesdy, Csaba
04/02/2015 CIFR Tools and Resources: Current and Future Plans QUERI Implementation Seminar
Damschroder, Laura
04/02/2015 VINCI Services VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Scehnet, Jeffrey
04/01/2015 Propensity Scores HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Wagner, Todd
03/25/2015 Research Design HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Chee, Christine
03/24/2015 Shared Decision Making Implementation: Challenges and Opportunities Timely Topics of Interest
Politi, Mary
03/18/2015 Choosing Wisely and Overuse: Prevalence, Variation and Reform (intranet only) HERC Health Economics Seminar
Colla, Carrie
03/17/2015 Partnered Research with the Office of Performance Measurement: An Overview of Existing Data Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Wright, Steven W.
03/11/2015 Econometrics Course: Introduction and Identification HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Wagner, Todd
03/11/2015 A Methodological Approach to Traditional and Large-Scale Qualitative Research Topics in Mixed Methods Research
Zickmund, Susan
03/10/2015 Justice-Involved Veterans: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Diagnoses and Treatment Use HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Finlay, Andrea
Rosenthal, Joel
03/09/2015 Veterans' interactions with VHA care prior to suicide: Implications for VHA providers Suicide Prevention
Denneson, Lauren
Dobscha, Steven
03/09/2015 Social Media: Part 1) From Personal to Public Health & Part 2) A Press Release is not Enough (follow-up session) Timely Topics of Interest
Frakt, Austin
Perencevich, Eli
03/05/2015 Improving care quality through hybrid implementation/effectiveness studies: Best practices in design, methods, and measures QUERI Implementation Seminar
Cohen, Amy
Hamilton, Alison
Ritchie, Mona
03/05/2015 Conducting a Research Study Using VINCI VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Trautman, Tim
03/05/2015 Improving care quality through hybrid implementation/effectiveness studies: Best practices in design, methods, and measures Spotlight on Women's Health
Cohen, Amy
Hamilton, Alison
Ritchie, Mona
03/03/2015 Admitted to the hospital, and in chronic pain--what is the inpatient care team to do? Spotlight on Pain Management
Mosher, Hilary
02/19/2015 Symptom Management for PTSD: Mantram Repetition Program Randomized Clinical Trial Results Timely Topics of Interest
Bormann, Jill
02/18/2015 Patient-Centered Care for Minority Veterans: PACT Implementation and Outpatient Healthcare Experiences Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Hausmann, Leslie
Hernandez, Susan
02/18/2015 Risk Adjustment for Cost Analyses: The Development and Implementation of a New System HERC Health Economics Seminar
Wagner, Todd
02/17/2015 An Overview of VA/DoD Joint Mortality Data Repository and Data From Studies Conducted by the Epidemiology Program in VA’s Office of Public Health Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Bossarte, Robert
02/11/2015 Developing (and getting funded for) shared decision making interventions Timely Topics of Interest
Fagerlin, Angie
Hawley, Sarah
02/10/2015 Examining medical ethics through the lens of health services research HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Hall, Daniel
02/05/2015 Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials (SMART) and Adaptive Designs for Implementation Studies QUERI Implementation Seminar
Kilbourne, Amy
02/05/2015 VINCI data & data services VA Informatics and Computing Infrastructure
Saoudian, Hamid
02/03/2015 Inpatient Pain Management Spotlight on Pain Management
Pangarkar, Sanjog
01/27/2015 The Basics of Shared Decision Making Timely Topics of Interest
Fagerlin, Angie
01/26/2015 Getting the Information You Need From CDW: SQL Starter Language VIReC Corporate Data Warehouse
Gonsoulin, Margaret
01/22/2015 Evaluating implementation and combining improvement and implementation sciences QUERI Implementation Seminar
Øvretveit, John
01/22/2015 Budget Impact Analysis Methods Development for QUERI Projects HERC Health Economics Seminar
Jordan, Neil
01/21/2015 The Patient Care Assessment System (PCAS) for PACT Teams: New Tools in Release 2! Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Box, Tamara
01/20/2015 Integrating Systems Improvement with Informatics Tool Development: Evidence Based Results VIReC Clinical Informatics Seminar
Mulpuri, Midhilesh
Woodward-Hagg, Heather
01/14/2015 Service Utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Screening Positive for Traumatic Brain Injury Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Maguen, Shira
01/13/2015 Creating and maintaining successful mentorships HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Kahn, James
01/08/2015 The Minimum Quality Criteria Set (MQCS) for critical appraisal of the QI literature: Advancing the science of quality improvement QUERI Implementation Seminar
Rubenstein, Lisa
01/07/2015 The Effects of Shared Decision Making on Cancer Screening: A Systematic Review Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program
Kinsinger, Linda
Lillie, Sarah
01/06/2015 Technology-assisted interventions for chronic pain: Research and practice Spotlight on Pain Management
Heapy, Alicia

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