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Meyers Health Care Institute was established in 1996, as a joint endeavor of UMass Chan Medical SchoolReliant Medical Group, and Fallon Health.

MHCI is committed to research across the lifespan, from childhood to advanced age.  We conduct population-based research to inform policy and practice, promoting evidence-based care for the benefit of our community, and beyond.

Our team is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of investigators and educators, who focus on the following topic areas:

  • Patient safety and quality improvement
  • Communication in healthcare
  • Organization and delivery of healthcare
  • Healthcare policy
  • Epidemiology of chronic diseases
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
  • Comparative effectiveness research

Meyers Health Care Institute honors the memory of Dr. John Meyers, who served as President of Fallon Clinic from 1966 to 1982, and President of Fallon Community Health Plan from 1976 to 1985.  He was an esteemed member of the faculty of UMass Chan Medical School.  Dr. Meyers was highly regarded as a physician leader, a caring clinician, a well-respected scholar, and an accomplished artist.