The HCSRN is committed to sharing lessons learned in the conduct of embedded multisite research.   

The HCSRN Scientific Data Resources Forum is our venue for showcasing a range of work happening in informatics, analytics, data development, and scientific collaboration. We feature both HCSRN and non-HCSRN presenters, and archive the presentations.  Links to past sessions are found below (password hcsrnSDRF1).

November 10: HCSRN New Member Overview SLU/SSM Health


Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) is excited to announce our newest member: Saint Louis University/SSM Health! We welcome everyone to join our new member on November 10th for a Scientific Data Resources Forum at 3pm CT. At this hour-long forum, we will hear from many members of Saint Louis University (SLU), their medical practice, and their partner health system. There will be presentations covering SLU’s extraordinary research and innovation that cover numerous disciplines of health. HCSRN wants to see you there! Please see information below.    



Join these webinars using the information below.

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+1 213-533-9530   United States, Los Angeles (Toll)

Conference ID: 371 300 077#



2020 Archived Sessions 

Suma Vupputuri, PhD & Aruna Kamineni, PhD: Advancing Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in the HCSRN (August 2020)

Dan Ng & Heather Tavel: Putting the "Virtual" in the VDW: Developing New Encounter Types for Virtual Care (July 2020)

Sarah Greene, MPH: State of the HCSRN / Farewell Address (April 2020) 


2019 Archived Sessions

Adam Wilcox, PhD & Liz Zampino, MS: Center on Data 2 Health (CD2H) Initiative (December 2019)

Carla Rodriguez, PhD: New opportunity to advance the safety & effectiveness of regulated products: IMEDS (November 2019) 

Liz Amos, MLIS:  FHIR Tools for Research (September 2019) 

Rob Penfold, PhD: Designing & Implementing Clinical Trials Using EHRs (August 2019)

Roy Pardee, JD, MA: DIY Analytics - How You Can and Why You Should (July 2019) 

Darren Toh, ScD: Analytic & data sharing options in multi-database or multicenter studies: Is there a one-size-fits-all approach? (June 2019)

Daniel Vreeman, PT, DPT, MS, FACMI: LOINC - A Vital Tool for Clinical Data Exchange (May 2019)

Joseph Ross, MD, MHS: Sharing Data via the Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project - Early Experiences & Lessons Learned (March 2019)

Sarah Greene, MPH: A Closer Look at the HCSRN's Resources & Capabilities (February 2019)

Alan Bauck & Reesa Laws: Updates from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness and Safety Research (January 2019)


Resources are also available to help with every phase of the research process - from grant writing through dissemination.  Check out the tools and offerings on the Resources page.