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REDCap projects often have multiple stakeholders, each with a different area of interest or focus for the project. The REDCap proficiencies of these stakeholders can also vary, which poses challenges when you are trying to provide a high-level overview of how you are constructing the...

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today the launch of Data QUEST, an electronic health record data-sharing network designed to offer researchers access to research datasets. Data QUEST spans community-based primary care practices in the states of Washington and Idaho, which allows researchers to...

Health-related scientific discoveries are often relegated to bookshelves after publication rather than being applied in clinical settings. The Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), in collaboration with the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, is seeking to bridge this gap between discovery and actual clinical practice with...

A unique fellowship experience training in nephrology and endocrinology got Dr. Ian de Boer, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, interested in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its wide range of metabolic abnormalities. These dual interests in have converged in his latest...

As an Emergency Radiologist at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Dr. Ken Linnau sees a number of high-energy trauma cases each year that include a broken pelvis. These patients are at risk for severe internal bleeding if the break disrupted nearby arteries, so the recommended...

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today that its TL1 Multidisciplinary Pre-doctoral Clinical Research Training Program is now accepting applications from students in all six University of Washington Health Science schools for its summer-long cohort. The first part of the application is due March...

An estimated 15 million older adults in the United States suffer from cognitive impairment, a number that is expected to climb in coming years as the population continues to age. Efforts to improve healthcare for this population received a recent boost with new National Institutes...

Have you ever wished REDCap could automatically send a confirmation email whenever a respondent completes your survey? The use of a confirmation email is a great way you to thank the respondent. It is also a useful way to send respondents a copy of any pertinent...

Two papers from the Institute of Translational Health Sciences were accepted for publication and presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association 2015 Joint Summits on Translational Science, which will take place March 23 to 27, 2015, in San Francisco. The ITHS papers examine the secondary...

As you know, REDCap allows the ability to send automated survey invitations to participants. Users can also customize the message of the invitations with any message they want. But did you realize that you can also include pictures in these invitations? The trick to adding pictures...

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