American Heart Association

Crowdsourcing to be the future for medical research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Crowdsourcing isn’t just a quick way to get things done on the Internet. When used right, it can accelerate medical research and improve global cardiovascular health, according to a new best-practices “playbook” released by the American Heart Association and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

“The benefits […]

Organizations crowdsource patients and researchers to ease treatment dilemmas

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Existing research doesn’t always reveal a clear choice for cardiovascular disease and stroke patients and their caregivers, especially for understudied groups of people.

To help, the American Heart Association and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute issued a crowdsourcing challenge in May to learn more from patients. […]

Those touched by CVD can help focus future research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Few know better the challenges faced when making healthcare decision than those directly affected. That’s why, as part of new crowdsourcing research, the American Heart Association and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute are asking heart, vascular and stroke disease survivors and their caregivers for their […]

New initiative to use crowdsourcing, innovative research methods to study cardiovascular disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

ORLANDO, Florida — A new initiative between the American Heart Association and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will fund innovative research methods and crowdsourcing to identify important research needs in cardiovascular disease.

AHA Chief Executive Officer Nancy Brown announced the initiative on Sunday at the 2015 AHA Scientific […]

Heart failure study awarded $2 million

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A three-year, $2 million research study on heart failure care in the emergency department has been awarded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to a joint research team from Vanderbilt University and the American Heart Association.

The study goal is to improve outcomes for heart failure […]