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Transitions, Risks, and Action in Coronary Events – Center for Outcomes Research and Education (TRACE-CORE) is a Center for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We have recruited an observational cohort study of 2,300 patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. Participants are followed for one year post-hospitalization via telephone interviews and for two years via medical record abstraction. The goal of TRACE-CORE is to illuminate the transition between hospital and home following an ACS and to identify potentially modifiable factors that influence longer-term outcomes. TRACE-CORE is also helping to develop the research careers of four early stage investigators.
For more information, please read the TRACE-CORE design and rationale paper:http://circoutcomes.ahajournals.org/content/5/5/e44.long
Principal Investigator: Catarina Kiefe, PhD, MD
Transitions Project PI: Jeroan Allison, MD, MScEpi
Action Scores Project PI: Robert Goldberg, PhD
Early Stage Investigators: Milena Anatchkova, PhD; David McManus, MD, MSCI;Jane Saczynski, PhD; Molly Waring, PhD
Senior Project Director: Richard McManus, MPP, MSW Contact Info:email@example.com, 508-856-8073
African American/Black: 16%
More than one race: 4%
Other Race: 3%
Hispanic (any race): 3%
Mean: 63.1 years
Min: 29.0 years
Max: 94.0 years
Data Currently Available for Request
Interview data are available for the following time points:
Baseline medical record review data are available for the UMass Memorial Medical Center sites only.
All investigators wishing to use TRACE-CORE data must complete a paper proposal form that will be reviewed by the TRACE-CORE Publications and Presentations committee. Following approval of a paper proposal, instructions will be provided to the investigator for how to access the data.
Link to paper proposal form
Contact: Daniel Amante