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Our Mission

The Meyers Primary Care Institute conducts innovative educational activities and population-based research to generate and disseminate new knowledge, and promote evidence-based healthcare across the lifespan, for the benefit of our community and beyond.

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Our Focus

Our research is focused on the following areas:

  • Patient safety and quality improvement
  • Communication in healthcare
  • Organization and delivery of healthcare
  • Healthcare policy
  • Epidemiology of chronic diseases
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
  • Comparative effectiveness research

Recent Publications

Fouayzi H, Ash AS. High-frequency hospital users: The tail that wags the readmissions dog [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jun 1]. Health Serv Res. 2021;10.1111/1475-6773.13677. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.13677

Bloomstone S, Anzuoni A, Cocoros N, Gurwitz JH, Haynes K, Nair VP, Platt R, Rochon PA, Singh S, Mazor KM. Prescribing cascades in persons with Alzheimer's disease: engaging patients, caregivers, and providers in a qualitative evaluation of print educational materials. Ther Adv Drug Saf, 2020, Vol 11:1-13.

Fisher KA, Bloomstone SJ, Walder J, Crawford S, Fouayzi H, Mazor KM. Attitudes toward a potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccine: a survey of US adults. Annals of internal medicine, 2020 Sep 4.

You can view additional publications by our faculty here.