Dr. Fiks’ research is aimed at improving outcomes for ambulatory pediatric patients through primary care, practice-based scholarship with a focus on improving health and healthcare decision-making through health information technology.
Dr. Bell, chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, has research expertise in areas including computerized clinical decision support to improve the quality of care; epidemiology, management and treatment of common pediatric infectious diseases; the use of primary care practice-based research networks for clinical research; and quality improvement through the use of clinical pathways.
James Massey provides operational oversight of the Pediatrics Research Consortium (PeRC), including administrative and financial planning for future research projects that use the practice-based research network.
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Any opportunity to get a research project off the ground is greatly appreciated, especially by the two Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia physicians who recently received 2014 Pilot Grant Awards from the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE).
Improving the safety, quality, and health outcomes of pediatric care through clinical research. PeRC’s mission is to provide the expertise and infrastructure needed to support research within the primary care setting.