JointHealth™ express   October 20, 2018

ACE at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting: Want to know the latest? #AskACE

The 82nd American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting takes place October 19-24, 2018, in Chicago and will feature poster sessions and presentations on the latest arthritis research. Arthritis Consumer Experts will be at the meeting and encourages you, our members and subscribers, to send us your science questions. Follow #AskACE on Facebook at Arthritis Consumer Experts and Twitter at @ACEJointHealth to keep up with the conversation.

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Take a moment to read the latest on research involving ACE. We thank our members and subscribers who informed or participated in these important projects.

Poster 1164: Canadians’ Views about Using Big Data in Health Research from a National Online Survey: A Partnership of Patient-Consumers and Researchers
Poster session title: Epidemiology and Public Health Poster II – ARHP
Time: Monday, October 22, 2018 – 9am-11am
Researchers conclude that more public education, especially about data access and privacy controls, are required to gain Canadian public’s trust and support about using big data in health research.

Poster 1178: Patients’ and Healthcare Professionals’ Resource Preferences for a Knowledge Translation Toolkit for Hip and Knee Replacement Rehabilitation
Poster session title: Health Services Research Poster II – ACR/AHPA
Time: Monday, October 22, 2018 – 9am-11am
Survey ask patients what communications tools are needed to improve rehabilitation care for total joint replacement for hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Poster 2183: Access to Prescription Drugs in Canada: Results from an online survey
Poster session title: Health Services Research Poster III – ACR/ARHP
Time: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – 9am-11am
Study finds Canadian arthritis patients and general public share a general lack of knowledge about regulatory and reimbursement access to prescription medications.