The Role of Stakeholders in the Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC)

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The Role of Stakeholders in the Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC)

The Role of Stakeholders in the Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC)

Joe V. Selby, Director
DMCRC Coordinating Center
Kaiser Permanente Northern CA

Image: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality logo. This logo appears in the upper left corner of all subsequent slides.

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Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC)

Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC)

  • Coordinating Center
    • HMO Research Network DEcIDE Center
      • PI Joe Selby, MD
      • Co-PI Patrick O'Connor MD
  • Affiliate Center
    • Johns Hopkins University DEcIDE Center
      • PI Jodi Segal, MD
      • Co-PI Eric Bass, MD
  • AHRQ Project Officers
    • Barbara Bartman, MD MPH
    • Scott Smith, R.Ph., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

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DMCRC-1: Expanded Executive Committee

DMCRC—1
Expanded Executive Committee

  • Also includes:
    • Vanderbilt DEcIDE Center—Marie Griffin MD, PI—Comparative Effectiveness of Oral Agents in Type 2 Diabetes.
    • RTI DEcIDE Center—Suzanne West Ph.D. PI—Comparative Effectiveness of Oral Hypoglycemics on Chronic Kidney Disease and on Time to Initiation of Maintenance Insulin.

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Formation and Composition of DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

Formation and Composition of DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

  • Formation: June 2009
  • Composition:
    • Expanded DMCRC Executive Committee
    • Government Agencies—AHRQ, NIDDK, CMS, FDA, CDC, VA
    • Clinicians—ACP,AAFP, AADE
    • Patients —ADA, individual patient rep.

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Purpose of the DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

Purpose of the DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

  • To represent various constituencies and perspectives in a process of nominating and prioritizing topics for AHRQ-funded, empirical CER.
  • To review AHRQ-funded diabetes-related CER and provide input on:
    • Interpretation
    • Dissemination
    • Future Questions

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Timeline of DMCRC Stakeholders' Meetings

Timeline of DMCRC Stakeholders' Meetings

Image: Timeline of DMCRC Stakeholders' Meetings.

First Face-to-Face Meeting June 16, 2009: Initial Topic Nominations and Prioritization Focus on Treatment

First Teleconference Feb. 17, 2010: Focus on DM Prevention

Second Face-to-Face Meeting July 1, 2010: Review Ongoing CER Research Topic Re-prioritization for Both Treatment and Prevention

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Format of DMCRC Stakeholders' Meetings

Format of DMCRC Stakeholders' Meetings

  • Greetings and Update from AHRQ ~ 30 min
  • Presentation/Discussion of Research ~ 3 hrs
    • Findings from CER Work of Consortium members
    • Review of recent clinical trials findings/implications
  • Nominations for Topics ~ 2 hrs
    • All participants invited to offer nominations
    • Time for Brief Presentations
  • Voting ~ 30 min
    • Assessing preferences of Stakeholders vs. EC
  • Brief Review of Results and Next Steps ~ 30 min

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Secrets of the Sauce DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

Secrets of the Sauce: DMCRC Stakeholders' Committee

  • Meticulous planning with facilitator.
  • Clear goals and game plan.
  • Leave plenty of time for discussion.
  • Facilitator to keep group on track, pull quiet ones out, chair topic nomination segment.
  • Acknowledge relevant work of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate consequences of prior decisions and prioritization—i.e., funded projects.

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Stakeholder Prioritized List of CER Questions on Treatment

Stakeholder Prioritized List of CER Questions on Treatment

  • Compare 2nd line therapies for their long-term effects (e.g., CVD endpoints) – 19 votes.
  • Compare system approaches to coordinated care vs. usual care – 15 votes.
  • Evaluate strategies to remove barriers to self care (including cost barriers) – 15 votes.
  • Compare various providers and sites for providing behavior change support  – 12 votes.
  • Compare strategies for supporting insulin initiation – 9 votes.
  • Compare system-level strategies for supporting adherence to medications – 9 votes.

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Stakeholder Prioritized List of CER Questions on Prevention

Stakeholder Prioritized List of CER Questions on Prevention

  • Compare strengthened linkages between primary care and community resources vs. enhancing primary care to address overweight, lifestyle change – 25 votes.
  • What are effective strategies for counseling patients in the primary care setting for weight loss? (Including issues of coverage) – 21 votes.
  • Compare various approaches to GDM prevention and/or prevention of T2 DM in women with GDM.  – 10 votes.
  • Identify effective, affordable ("Chevrolet") programs to support individual behavior change  – 10 votes.

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Keeping Stakeholders Engaged

Keeping Stakeholders Engaged

  • Emphasizing the funding by AHRQ of projects that address previously prioritized topics.
  • Presenting and discussing findings from studies they recommended be done.
  • Incorporating their comments and responses into ongoing analyses or taking their suggestions and designing next generation protocols.

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Challenges

Challenges

  • Addressing or managing Stakeholder priority topics not squarely in COE purview:
    • Prevention
    • Systems-level approaches
    • Engaging with community
  • Staying on top and keeping Stakeholders on top of all the research that AHRQ is funding.
  • Adding stakeholders from delivery systems, possibly from industry.

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Next Steps

Next Steps

Image of the Committee organizational chart.

First tier: Executive Committee—Includes AHRQ, Coordinating, Affiliate Center Leadership

Second Tier: Project Manager

The following committees report to the Project Manager:

  • Data Committee
  • Methods Committee
  • Clinical Committee
  • Stakeholder Committee

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Next Steps

Next Steps

Same image as Slide 13 except that there is a two-way arrow between the Clinical Committee and the Stakeholder Committee.

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Next Steps

Next Steps

Same image Slide 14 except that there is a two-way arrow between the Methods Committee and the Stakeholder Committee; and a two-way arrow between the Data Committee and the Stakeholder Committee.

Current as of December 2010
Internet Citation: The Role of Stakeholders in the Diabetes Multi-Center Research Consortium (DMCRC). December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2010/selby/index.html