September 2013

September 13, 2013

Richard Katz, M.D., Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology, director of the Division of Cardiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, has been awarded $1.9 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a three-year project to study the combined use of mobile phones and community health workers to enhance patient management of chronic disease. This research is part of a portfolio of projects that will advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.