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CAPriCORN (PCORI Clinical Data Network)

Chicago Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network

The Chicago Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN) is a Chicago-area clinical data research network (CDRN) consisting of academic research institutions, clinicians, patients, and patient advocates.  CAPriCORN is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and supports connectivity to the national (PCORnet) CDRN.

CAPriCORN connects expertise with the electronic health record data and clinical research to collaboratively answer critical health questions.  CAPriCORN’s local CDRN has access to data from more than 10 million records which has been curated into a standardized data model.  Participating CAPriCORN institutes include following:

  • Alliance Chicago
  • Cook County Health
  • Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
  • Loyola Medicine
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • NorthShore University Health System
  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
  • Medical Research Analytics and Informatics Alliance

Resource available to the following users:

Use of CAPriCORN is available to all Loyola University Chicago faculty.

Requests for CAPriCORN data require:

Current CAPriCORN resources:

CAPriCORN contacts:

  • CAPriCORN principal investigator (PI) is Abel Kho of Northwestern University.
  • Loyola University Chicago (LUC) principal investigator (PI) is Frances Weaver.
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