Chronic diseases are
the leading cause of death in the United States.
Chronic conditions such as kidney disease, cardiovascular
disease, diabetes, anemia, and dementia result in
long-term and permanent disability for millions
of Americans, with serious quality-of-life consequences
for them and their families.
CDRG is an interdisciplinary
biomedical research group committed to the investigation
illnesses to improve public health. We seek
to heighten awareness of issues and treatment concerns,
affect decisions about patient care, and improve
clinical outcomes worldwide. As a nonprofit organization,
our strength rests on the integrity of our research
practices, our commitment to the health and well-being
of the patient population, and our search for new
We evaluate healthcare and healthcare systems and identify trends. In cooperation with corporate, university, and government sponsors, our team of clinicians, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and information specialists conducts research into disease incidence and prevalence, patient characteristics, clinical practices, and treatment outcomes. Our work is relevant and applicable to clinical and economic health policy and practice. Research projects focus on quality of care for specific chronic conditions.
We produce project-specific, customized data
reports interpreting and summarizing our findings
for our research sponsors. We regularly publish
in peer-reviewed journals,
and we present at national and international
We welcome inquiries from researchers and sponsors
interested in working