Recruitment and Retention Workshop: Sept. 12

The Research Participant and Community Partnership Core of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a workshop on the use of clinical information systems to recruit patients into research.

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The cost of the workshop is $250, and faculty and staff are eligible to use the JHU Tuition Remission Plan to cover the fee. Please bring a completed and signed copy of the form with you to the workshop. This workshop qualifies as a noncredit professional development course. Students and postdocs are eligible to receive a scholarship from the ICTR to cover the workshop fee.

Who should attend? Faculty, staff, and students with an interest in patient recruitment into clinical research

Workshop goals: 1. Introduce the latest clinical information systems available to support Hopkins research
2. Present case examples that illustrate how to recruit using clinical information systems
3. Review ethical and data security issues to consider when using clinical information to recruit patients into research
4. Listen and learn how research teams view the use of clinical information to recruit patients into research

The workshop will include a review and hands-on demonstrations of the following: 1. I2B2: Program that allows access to de-identified clinical data for use in projecting enrollment and determining the feasibility of reaching target population and recruitment goals
2. Epic: Electronic medical record system used to identify, communicate with, and enroll patients into clinical research
3. MY CHART: Epic system component used to promote two-way communication between patient and research teams. Patients can use program to complete surveys and contact research teams about research participation opportunities.