Vivian H. Coates, MBA
Vice President, Information Services and Health Technology Assessment
Vivian H. Coates developed and leads ECRI Institute’s evidence-based medicine and health technology assessment program and works to enhance the program’s contribution to the healthcare community.
Coates is project director for ECRI Institute’s contract with the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to develop, implement, and maintain the National Guideline Clearinghouse™, an Internet-accessible database of summaries of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents, and also the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™, a database of evidence-based healthcare quality measures and supporting documentation.
Other topics Coates speaks on include:
- genetic testing
- health technology assessment
- personalized medicine
Elise Berliner, PhD
Director, Technology Assessment, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Julie Polisena, PhD
Manager, Clinical Research, CADTH
Annette M. Totten, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pacific Northwest Evidence-Based Practice Center, OHSU