Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Center for Cardiovascular Health Services Research
For over 25 years, the ICRHPS Center for Cardiovascular Health Services Research (CCHSR) has focused on the development of treatment strategies, decision aids, methods, and systems aimed at improving medical care, especially emergency and cardiac care. CHHRS researchers have conducted multiple large national clinical effectiveness trials to demonstrate cardiac predictive instruments. Read more about CCHSR’s specific research programs below.
This and related work has included conduct of multiple large national clinical effectiveness trials, including demonstrating better treatment and clinical outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndromes and acute myocardial infarction.
Efficacy to Effectiveness Clinical Trial Design
Generating Evidence for Optimal Use of New Treatments
Listen to the webinar
Tufts MC and Columbia collaboration
Tufts MC and Columbia researchers demonstrate evidence for infarct size as surrogate endpoint in cardiology trials.
Read the article on their research
Dr. Harry Selker speaks about medications and heart attacks
Could a cheap, simple medication stop heart attacks in their tracks?
Read Dr. Harry Selker's NPR interview