EHC Program Updates: Final Reports, Technology Assessment Draft Report, and ROPR Webinar

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Final Reports

The following final reports have been posted to the Effective Health Care Program Web site:

Technology Assessment Program Draft Technology Assessment

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Technology Assessment Program will be posting a draft technology assessment for review on December 15, 2014. This draft is entitled "Systematic Review for Effectiveness of Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Severe Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) of the Knee." If you are interested in reviewing this document, please visit: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/ta/tareview.htm. The document will be available for review from 9:00 am ET on December 15 to 5 pm ET on January 12, 2015 (extended due to the holidays). If you have any questions, please contact ahrqtap@ahrq.hhs.gov.

Register for December 11th Webinar, “Listing Your Registry on the RoPR"

The Registry of Patient Registries (RoPR), a web-based system integrated with ClinicalTrials.gov and available online at https://patientregistry.ahrq.gov, contains information about patient registries intended to promote collaboration, reduce redundancy, and improve transparency in registry-based research. The RoPR, which is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is now accepting registrations for patient registries.

We will hold an informational webinar on ‘Listing Your Registry on the RoPR’ on Thursday, December 11th from 1-1:30 pm ET. This short webinar will use a live demonstration to show how to list a registry in the RoPR. Frequently asked questions about the registration process will also be covered.

To register for the webinar, please go to https://quintiles.webex.com/quintiles/j.php?ED=347828717&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D and click ‘Register.’

You can also find information on how to list your registry at: https://patientregistry.ahrq.gov/holderinfo/. To learn more about the rationale for the RoPR and the design process, visit: http://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayproduct&productid=690 .

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