Collaboration

AREAS OF RESEARCH

 
CLINICAL RESEARCH
Includes research with active data collection from humans such as clinical trials with a patient level intervention.

OUTCOMES AND EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH
Uses EMR or claims data generally without an active intervention to evaluate patient care, patient outcomes and potential disparities.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH
Uses a variety of data sources to improve value to our patients or to understand the organization, financing and delivery of care.

MISSION

To foster and promote synergistic research between Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Research represents a particular synergistic opportunity with potential for broad impact inside and outside both organizations.

The work of the RCC will concentrate on fostering research that will benefit both organizations and present the opportunity for much broader impact—changing the way medicine is practiced and associated healthcare policies.