The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) today announced MedStar Health as the newest network collaborator to join its research network, partnering with the largest health provider in the D.C. region to expand its research expertise and data capabilities for medical device evaluation.
Leveraging access to electronic health records, claims, and other relevant data from 4.2 million unique patients across MedStar Health’s 10 hospitals and 300 service centers, MedStar Health Research Institute is the executive research organization for MedStar Health, headquartered in Maryland. The Research Institute provides scientific research infrastructure and administrative and regulatory support for programs conducted at MedStar Health facilities. From bench to bedside to community, MedStar Health plans and conducts studies that advance medical knowledge and translate research into improved patient care. With more than 300 active investigators, research areas of focus include cardiovascular, health care delivery, cancer, neuroscience and rehabilitation, diabetes, women and infant service and orthopedics and sports medicine.
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