CHiP Projects

We have a long history of developing solutions to difficult data questions. The results of our research offer insights that can help patients and their doctors make more informed decisions.


    ADAPTABLE (Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-Term Effectiveness) is a study comparing the effectiveness of two daily doses of aspirin widely used to prevent heart attacks and strokes…

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    Chicago Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN) is the Chicago Area Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN) focused on patient-centered outcomes research and designed to model characteristics required for development of…

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    The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) is a collaboration between Northwestern University the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and more than 40 local and national partners…

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    The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network is a National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)-funded consortium tasked with developing methods and best practices for utilization of the electronic medical…

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    Healthcare is changing. The Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN) can help providers prepare. (GLPTN) is part of a national effort to help health care professionals – from doctors and…

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    The HealthLNK Data Repository (HDR) and The HealthLNK Registry Portal (HRP) provide healthcare data services to support research initiatives. The HealthLNK Data Repository (HDR) is HealthLNK’s flagship initiative that brings…

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    H3 is a federally funded research program working with small practice clinics in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana to implement and evaluate quality improvement strategies for cardiovascular care. H3 seeks to…

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    The Hepatitis C Community Alliance to Test and Treat (HepCATT) in Chicago targets vulnerable populations with the goal of increasing identification, treatment and cure of hepatitis C (HCV) infection.  Application…

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  • High-throughput Phenotyping on EHRs Using Multi-Tensor Factorization

    Various efforts have been undertaken to transform diverse and voluminous electronic health record (EHR) data into concise and meaningful concepts, or phenotypes. To date, these efforts have been ad hoc…

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    The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) has contracted with the Chicago Health IT Regional Extension Center (CHITREC), which is part of CHIP, and the Illinois Health IT…

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  • Measurement Science Program Colonoscopy Quality Improvement Sub-Project

    As part of the Veteran’s Affairs (VA)s Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI), the project aims to improve veteran health by facilitating the rapid implementation of quality colonoscopy practices into routine…

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  • NEXT-D

    The Natural Experiments for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study examines how the Affordable Care Act expansion of Medicaid will affect diabetes diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes among the newly enrolled. We…

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  • PheMA

    Phenotype Modeling and Execution Architecture

    A new era of individualized medicine is evolving where novel biomedical discoveries are leading to more effective prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of disease. Although altered phenotypes are one of the…

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  • Precision Medicine Initiative

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded $55 million to build the foundational partnerships and infrastructure needed to launch the Cohort Program of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The…

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    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a contract to Altarum Institute to help small practices in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Minnesota prepare for and…

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