WHO WE ARE
PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK – PRACnet ®
Practice Research Network (PRACnet) is a multi-organizational healthcare research initiative that was formed to support research and infrastructure goals of Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). PRACnet’s core group consists of Medical Outcomes Management Inc. serving as a Co-ordinating Center and Humana Healthcare Research Inc as as the key administrative claims data partner.
PRACnet maintains an administrative, programmatic and data infrastructure that is ever growing and currently maintained in raw and Common Data Model (CDM) formats. These CDMs are utilized for private and public national level research initiatives focussed on patient centric health outcomes research and pharmacovigilance. In addition, PRACnet though its affiliated organizations maintains access to a variety of research databases, privacy preserving data linkage solutions and helps with clinical and pragmatic trial study recruitment and management.
Operating in a dynamic healthcare environment, PRACnet offers opportunities for organizations to participate in and benefit from collaborative research utilizing HIPAA compliant data systems across a defined group of individuals that can include key demographic factors such as age, gender, diagnosis, or ethnic origin. Research results are published in peer-reviewed medical journals and presented at national and international forums for dissemination.