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Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders Study (STRIDE)

HSS Investigator: Jerry Gurwitz
Funding Agency: Grant award from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in partnership with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), as part of the Falls Injuries Prevention Partnership of the organizations.
Status: Complete

Project Overview: The STRIDE (Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders) Study is supported by a The study’s approach differs from others in that it integrates proven falls reduction strategies into a cohesive intervention that can be adopted by many health care systems.The trial is led by Shalender Bhasin, M.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Thomas Gill, M.D., Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut; and David Reuben, M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. The team includes more than 100 researchers, stakeholders, patients and their representatives at ten clinical health system sites across the country.  Read more about this study here.

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