MRISP Related Links and Resources
MRISP Affiliated Projects and Programs
The Drew Center for AIDS Research, Education, and Services provides services and conducts research to address the full spectrum of needs for people affected by HIV/AIDS.
Drew Biomedical Research Center
The purpose of the Drew BRC is to eliminate health disparities by creating a critical mass of well-trained research scientists engaged in biomedical and bio-behavioral research at the University, and to increase the quality and quantity of funded health disparities research projects conducted at Drew.
The Drew/UCLA/RAND Project EXPORT mission is to establish the knowledge base necessary to reduce diabetes, depression and related health disparities among low-income African Americans and Latinos.
Agency for Health Care Research and QualityCost-Effectiveness Analysis Registry
– provides public electronic access to a comprehensive database of cost-effectiveness ratios in the published literature.http://www.tufts-nemc.org/cearegistry/oldsite/overview.html
Center for Studying Health System Change
– survey data from the Community Tracking Study are made available to the public through the Health and Medical Care Archive at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.http://www.hschange.org/index.cgi?data=11
Office of Minority Health
– works with various Federal departments to improve collection and analysis of data on the health of racial and ethnic minority populations. It monitors efforts to achieve Healthy People 2010 goals for minority health.http://www.omhrc.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlID=2
Society for Medical Decision Making
– works to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and assist health policy formation by developing and promoting the use of systematic, empirical methods to deal with the uncertainties of health care decisions. http://www.smdm.org METRIC Instrument Reviews
– enable informed decisions about choosing measures for research and evaluation. Instruments covered by METRIC include the Trust in Physician Scale, Organizational Readiness for Evidence-based Health Care Interventions, and the Medication Appropriateness Index.