Cochrane US West

Cochrane US West

Cochrane US West represents a large partnership of academic institutions, major health systems and community organizations:

Editorial Review Group Activities of US West Include:

Leadership

  • Mark Helfand, MD, MS, MPH, Director | Email: helfand@ohsu.edu
  • Jeanne-Marie Guise, MD, MPH, Associate Director | Email: guisej@ohsu.edu
  • Dorie Apollonio, PhD, MPP, Associate Director | Email: dorie.apollonio@ucsf.edu

Vision

A health system where people have timely, relevant, and trustworthy evidence to make good decisions; achieve the best possible outcomes; and advance the health of the US.

Mission

To promote the use and rigor of evidence to promote the health of US people, families and communities. 

Priorities

  • Promoting the use and rigor of evidence to promote the health of US people, families and communities.
  • A health system where people have timely, relevant, and trustworthy evidence to make good decisions; achieve the best possible outcomes; and advance the health of the US.
  • Advancing integrity and transparency in health care research
  • Improving health care decisions and individual, system, and policy levels
  • Engaging patients and stakeholder in research and reviews
  • Using the full breadth of
  • Recognizing the value of strong observational study designs
  • Advancing scientific methods in reviews to make systematic reviews more useable