Posted by: Crystal Williams on: July 26, 2017
We recognize the importance of engaging people who live, work and serve in the Greater Baltimore-Washington DC area. We welcome community members to join our Community Research Advisory Council, participate in Community Outreach, become a research volunteer or attend one of our community events.
Posted by: Crystal Williams on: June 29, 2017
Through Epic, we now have the ability to invite patients to studies using MyChart. Inviting patients to participate in research studies through MyChart is a new recruitment approach. In an effort to reduce unnecessary communication, the messages are targeted to patients who may be interested and eligible for studies. The use of MyChart for recruitment requires IRB approval, and extensive care is taken to protect patient privacy. To safeguard patient privacy, PIs and research teams will not be able to see PHI. Patients can always opt out of receiving future invitations through MyChart. A patient may either email us at … Continue reading
MyChart Recruitment Messages
Posted by: Crystal Williams on: January 12, 2017
Johns Hopkins Medicine is committed to supporting the discovery of new ways to improve the care and outcomes for patients. Patients throughout the Johns Hopkins Health System have access to a network of clinical research studies for many different conditions. In November 2016, the Johns Hopkins Research Participant Recruitment and Retention Program piloted a program to inform patients of research studies through automated MyChart Recruitment Messages. Our goal is to empower patients by connecting them with clinical research studies that may be of interest to them. In a recent survey, we assessed what patients think about MyChart research invitations; 90 … Continue reading