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Dynamic-ETL: a hybrid approach for health data extraction, transformation and loading

Toan C. Ong, Michael G. Kahn, Bethany M. Kwan, Traci Yamashita, Elias Brandt, Patrick Hosokawa, Chris Uhrich, Lisa M. Schilling
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017: 17(135).
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Study: Scalable Architecture For Federated Therapeutic Inquiries Network (SAFTINet)

Extracting Deep Phenotypes for Chronic Kidney Disease using Electronic Health Records

Duc Thanh Anh Luong, Dinh Tran, Wilson D. Pace, Miriam Dickinson, Joseph Vassalotti, Jennifer Carroll, Matthew Withiam-Leitch, Min Yang, Nikhil Satchidanand, Elizabeth Staton, Linda S. Kahn, Varun Chandola, Chester H. Fox.
eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes) 2017: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 9.
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Study: Improving Evidence-Based Primary Care for Chronic Kidney Disease

Diagnosis and Medication Treatment of Pediatric Hypertension: A Retrospective Cohort Study

David C. Kaelber, Weiwei Liu, Michelle Ross, A. Russell Localio, Janeen B. Leon, Wilson D. Pace, Richard C. Wasserman, Alexander G. Fiks, for the Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting (CER2) Consortium
Pediatrics. 2016; 138(6):e20162195
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Commentary:  Hill KD and Li JS. Childhood Hypertension: An Underappreciated Epidemic?. Pediatrics. 2016; 138(6): e20162857.

Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Implementation in Primary Care: A Qualitative Report from the TRANSLATE CKD Study

Bonnie M. Vest, Trevor R. M. York, Jessica Sand, Chester H. Fox, Linda S. Kahn.
J Am Board Fam Med 2015 Sep-Oct;28(5):624-31. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.05.150070.
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Study: Improving Evidence-Based Primary Care for Chronic Kidney Disease

Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trials Using Covariate Constrained Randomization: A Method for Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs)

Miriam Dickinson, Brenda Beaty, Chet Fox, Wilson Pace, W. Perry Dickinson, Caroline Emsermann, Allison Kempe.
J Am Board Fam Med 2015 Sep-Oct;28(5):663-72. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.05.150001
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Study: Improving Evidence-Based Primary Care for Chronic Kidney Disease

Comparative Effectiveness Research Through a Collaborative Electronic Reporting Consortium.

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW, Steffes J, Adams WG, Kaelber DC, Pace WD, Wasserman RC; Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting (CER2) Consortium.
Pediatrics. 2015 Jul;136(1):e215-24. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0673. Epub 2015 Jun 22.
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Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Monitoring suicidal patients in primary care using electronic health records

Anderson HD, Pace WD, Brandt E, Nielsen RD, Allen RR, Libby AM, West DR, Valuck RJ
J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jan-Feb;28(1):65-71. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.01.140181.
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Study: Effect Rx: Integrating Patient-reported Outcomes and EHR Data to Improve Clinical Decision Support for Depression Treatment 

Changing patterns of alpha agonist medication use in children and adolescents 2009-2011.

Fiks AG, Mayne SL, Song L, Steffes J, Liu W, McCarn B, Margolis B, Grimes A, Gotlieb E, Localio R, Ross ME, Grundmeier RW, Wasserman R, Leslie LK.
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 May;25(4):362-7. doi: 10.1089/cap.2014.0122. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
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Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Imputing Missing Race/Ethnicity in Pediatric Electronic Health Records: Reducing Bias with Use of U.S. Census Location and Surname Data.

Grundmeier RW, Song L, Ramos MJ, Fiks AG, Elliott MN, Fremont A, Pace W, Wasserman RC, Localio R.
Health Serv Res. 2015 Aug;50(4):946-60. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12295. Epub 2015 Mar 11.
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Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Increasing pediatrician participation in EHR incentive programs.

Miller D, Noonan K, Fiks AG, Lehmann CU.
Pediatrics. 2015 Jan;135(1):e1-4. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2438.
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Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Elucidating challenges and opportunities in the transition to ICD-10-CM.

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW.
Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):169-70. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0726. Epub 2014 Jun 2.
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Study: CER2 (Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting)

Effects of changing guidelines on prescribing aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events

Hissett J, Folks B, Coombs L, Leblanc W, Pace WD
J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):78-86. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2014.01.130030
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The DARTNet Institute: Seeking a Sustainable Support Mechanism for Electronic Data Enabled Research Networks

Pace WD, Fox CH, White T, Graham D, Schilling LM, West DR
eGEMS (Wash DC) 2014; 2:1063
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Do professional development programs for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) affect quality of patient care?

Galliher JM, Manning BK, Petterson SM, Dickinson LM, Brandt EC, Staton EW, Phillips RL, Pace WD
J Am Board Fam Med January-February 2014 27:19-25; doi:10.3122/jabfm.2014.01.130109
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Study: ABFM Maintenance of Certification and Quality of Patient Care 

Risk-adjusted comparison of blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) noncontrol in primary care offices

Hammermeister K, Bronsert M, Henderson WG, Coombs L, Hosokawa P, Brandt E, Bryan C, Valuck R, West D, Liaw W, Ho M, Pace W.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):658-68. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2013.06.130017.
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Study: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Learning Community (CRRLC)

Comparative effectiveness of antihypertensive therapeutic classes and treatment strategies in the initiation of therapy in primary care patients: a Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet) study

Bronsert MR, Henderson WG, Valuck R, Hosokawa P, Hammermeister K.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;26(5):529-38. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2013.05.130048.
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Study: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Learning Community (CRRLC)

Effects of Clinical Pathways for Common Outpatient Infections on Antibiotic Prescribing

Jenkins TC, Irwin A, Coombs L, Dealleaume L, Ross SE, Rozwadowski J, Webster B, Dickinson LM, Sabel AL, Mackenzie TD, West DR, Price CS.
The American Journal of Medicine 2013;126(4):327-35.e12.
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Study: Reducing Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing by Primary Care Clinicians

Improving evidence-based primary care for chronic kidney disease: Study protocol for a cluster randomized control trial for translating evidence into practice (TRANSLATE CKD)

Fox, H. Chester; Vest, M. Bonnie; Kahn, Linda; Dickinson, L. Miriam; Fang, Hai; Pace, Wilson; Kimminau, Kim; Vassalotti, Joseph; Loskutova, Natalia, Peterson, Kevin
Implementation Science. 2013; 8(88). DOI: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-88
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Study: Improving Evidence-Based Primary Care for Chronic Kidney Disease

Scalable Architecture for Federated Translational Inquiries Network (SAFTINet) Technology Infrastructure for a Distributed Data Network

Schilling, Lisa M.; Kwan, Bethany M.; Drolshagen, Charles T.; Hosokawa, Patrick W.; Brandt, Elias; Pace, Wilson D.; Uhrich, Christopher; Kamerick, Michael; Bunting, Aidan; Payne, Philip R.O.; Stephens, William E.; George, Joseph M.; Vance, Mark; Giacomini, Kelli; Braddy, Jason; Green, Mika K.; and Kahn, Michael G.
eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes). 2013; 1(1), Article 11. DOI: 10.13063/2327-9214.1027
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Data Model Considerations for Clinical Effectiveness Researchers.

Kahn MG, Batson D, Shillling LM.
Medical Care. 2012; 50(7): S60-S67. PMID: 22692260
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Clinical Decision Support: Using Technology to Identify Patients Unmet Needs.

McLeod W, Eidus R, Stewart EE.
Fam Pract Manag. 2012; 19(2): 22-28. PMID: 22534440
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Rates of 5 Common Antidepressant Side Effects Among New Adult and Adolescent Case of Depression: A Retrospective US Claims Study

Anderson HD, Pace, WD, Libby AM, West DR, Valuck RJ.
Clinical Therapeutics. 2012; 34(1): 113-123.
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Study: Comparative Effectiveness Study on Major Depression

Enhancing Electronic Health Record Measurement of Depression Severity and Suicide Ideation: A Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet) Study

Valuck RJ, Anderson HO, Libby AM, Brandt E, Bryan C, Allen RR, Staton EW, West DR, Pace WD.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Sep;25(5):582-93.
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Study: Physician Decision Making in Antidepressant Prescribing

An assessment of the Hawthorne Effect in practice-based research

Fernald DH, Coombs L, DeAlleaume L, West D, Parnes B.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Jan-Feb;25(1):83-6.
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Study: Community-acquired MRSA

A toolkit to improve the treatment of CA-MRSA

Stewart EE, Fernald D Staton EW.
Family Practice Management Sept/Oct 2012: 21-22.
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Study: Community-acquired MRSA

Improving the management of skin and soft tissue infections in primary care: a report from State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP-USA) and the Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet)

Parnes B, Fernald D, Coombs L, Dealleaume L, Brandt E, Webster B, Dickinson LM, Pace W, West D.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;24(5):534-42.
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Study: Community-acquired MRSA

Comparative effectiveness research in DARTNet primary care practices: point of care data collection on hypoglycemia and over-the-counter and herbal use among patients diagnosed with diabetes

Libby AM, Pace W, Bryan C, Anderson HO, Ellis SL, Allen RR, Brandt E, Huebschmann AG, West D, Valuck RJ.
Med Care. 2010 Jun;48(6 Suppl):S39-44.
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Study: Use, comparative effectiveness, and safety of oral diabetes medications for type 2 diabetes

An electronic practice-based network for observational comparative effectiveness research

Wilson D. Pace; Maribel Cifuentes; Robert J. Valuck; Elizabeth W. Staton; Elias C. Brandt; and David R. West.
 Annals of Internal Medicine. September 1, 2009. 151(5): 338-340.
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