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Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Can At-home sleep studies change the rural area diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea

At home sleep tests or personal monitors (PM) have been shown to effectively provide an adequate diagnosis of OSA with the proper pre-screening tests and evaluation. These methods can be adopted by hospitals and if used effectively can save money to the patients and healthcare facility. With the Affordable Healthcare Act the focus is on providing quality care for less money, but many hospitals are slow to adapt. Sleep... more »

Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? Compelling Question (CQ)

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Setting up a protocol for rural hospitals, or all healthcare facilities in developing and taking care of patients with sleep disorder breathing.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea Jeremy Plambeck

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Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

What Training Outcomes are Significant?

What trainee outcomes will best fulfill the mission of NHLBI, and what programs best promote these outcomes?

Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? Compelling Question (CQ)

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A significant number of trainees do not become independent researchers but enter other career paths whose impact on the mission of NHLBI is unclear. A better understanding of the importance of these outcomes and the role of NHLBI-supported training in relation to our mission will inform the implementation and design of training strategies in the future.

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OER is rapidly implementing automated approaches to replace the manual tracking of trainees and their subsequent career paths. This effort should facilitate our ability to look specifically at NHLBI-supported programs.
 

Challenge: Obtaining and integrating outcome data that is not included in NIH databases or eRA Commons

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea NHLBI Staff

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