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UK Models a Research Registry After a College of Medicine Research Network

(August 27, 2013) A quality improvement and research network housed at the University of Vermont serves as a model for the UK registry, and is geared toward helping participating doctors provide higher quality treatment for IBD patients. Richard Colletti, MD..., ImproveCareNow network director and academic division chief of pediatric gastroenterology, professor of pediatrics, and vice-chair for clinical and research affairs in the department of pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington states, "When we started, half of patients were in remission. Now it’s three-fourths in remission.”  Read the full article.