Comparative Effectiveness and Provider Induced Demand Collaboration (EPIC)
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The Comparative Effectiveness and Provider Induced Demand Collaboration (EPIC), is a partnership between CSPH and the Uniformed Services University for Health Sciences (USUHS). The collaboration focuses on studying some of the most pressing healthcare challenges faced by military and civilian populations using TRICARE, the military’s health insurance repository. Research within the collaboration falls under 5 cores and 5 themes:
Study clinical outcomes in a universally insured, young American population, with cost and outcomes data to improve medical practice and health policy.
- Adil Haider, MD, MPH, FACS
- Tracy Koehlmoos, PhD, MHA
- Peter Learn, MD
Trauma and orthopedic surgery – Dr. Andrew Schoenfeld, MD
General Surgery – Dr. Louis Nguyen, MD, MBA, MPH
Obstetrics and Gynecology – Dr. Julian Robinson, MD
Policy – Dr. Joel Weissman, PhD
Wounded Warrior – Dr. Tracey Koelhmoos, PhD, MHA
Fellows and Staff
- Ali Chaudhary, MD
- Ritam Chowdhury, MBBS, MPH, PhD, SM
- Wei Jiang, MS
- Anna Krasnova, MHS
- Anju Ranjit, MD, MPH
- Rebecca Scully, MD
- Meesha Sharma, MPH
- Racial Disparities in Emergency General Surgery: Do Differences in Outcomes Persist Among Universally Insured Military Patients?
- Universal Health Insurance Reduces Disparities Following Surgical Intervention in African-Americans
- Provider Induced Demand in the Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis
- Geographic Variation in Spending and Utilization: A Comparison of Medicare and the Military Health Care Systems
Meetings are held bi-weekly.
Large group call: Tuesdays 2-3 p.m.
Core group meetings
- Trauma/Orthopedic surgery core + Wounded Warrior core – Fridays 10-11am
- Surgery core – Mondays 4.30-5.30pm
- Obs/Gyn core – Tuesdays 10-11am
- Policy core – Mondays 1-2pm
This page was last modified on 12/27/2016