Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center

Welcome to the Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center. We coordinate many study groups at the University of Washington, whose information can be found below. To learn more about us, visit the about us page.

Areas of Investigation

BOLD and BOLDER
Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data.
PI: Jeffrey Jarvik, MD, MPH
Study Information
LESS and LESSER
Lumbar Epidural Steroid injections for Spinal Stenosis Trial.
PI: Janna Friedly, MD - Rehabilitation Medicine
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LIRE
The Lumbar Imaging with Reporting of Epidemiology (LIRE) Trial
PI: Jeffrey Jarvik, MD, MPH
USound:
Improve pregnancy outcomes in low income country settings: A cluster randomized trial. Economic Evaluation
PI: Brian Bresnahan, PhD
Study Information
1. Outcomes Associated with Preoperative Medical Consultation in Medicare Patients
2. Surgical Specialty and Preoperative Consultation Based on Commercial Health Insurance Claims
3. Preoperative Medical Consultations Are Associated with Increased Preoperative Testing
PI: Stephan Thilen, MD, MS
SMARTER
Comparing Engagement Techniques for Incorporating Patient Input in Research Prioritization.
PI: Danielle Lavallee, PharmD, Phd
Study Information

Completed Research

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
PI: Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, MPH
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Cohort Study of Treatment For Discogenic Back Pain (DISCO)
PI: Sohail K. Mirza, MD
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Epidemiology of Spinal Surgery
PI: Richard A. Deyo, MD, MPH
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Injury Severity, Insurance and the Risk of Personal Bankruptcy
PI: William Hollingworth, PhD - Radiology and Pharmacy
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Investigational Vertebroplasty Efficacy and Safety Trial (INVEST)
PI: David Kallmes, MD
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INVEST Data Coordinating Center, University of Washington
PI: Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, MPH
CT/MR Synthesis
PI: David Haynor, MD, PhD
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Trends in the Treatment in Low Back Pain
PI: Janna Friedly, MD - Rehabilitation Medicine
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Medically-related Personal Bankruptcy in the Medicare population
PI: Jeffrey Jarvik, MD, MPH
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