What We Do

The Meyers Primary Care Institute is committed to research across the lifespan, from childhood to advanced age. We conduct population-based research to inform policy and practice, promoting evidence-based care 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

Epstein MM, et al. Statin use and risk of multiple myeloma: An analysis from the cancer research network. Int J Cancer. 2017 Aug 1;141(3):480-487.

Kapoor A, et al. Show Back: Developing and testing of a simulation-based assessment method for identifying problems in self-management of medications in older adults. J Patient Saf. 2017 Apr 26.  [Epub ahead of print]

Mazor KM, et al. Stakeholders' views on data sharing in multicenter studies. J Comp Eff Res. 2017 Sep;6(6):537-547.

Tisminetzky M, et al. Research priorities to advance the health and health care of older adults with multiple chronic conditions. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jul;65(7):1549-1553.