Purpose of Study: The CORRONA Organization has launched a data collection program in order to gather information about patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The CORRONA Organization is a for-profit, national organization founded by rheumatologists. The CORRONA Organization is building a comprehensive database of information concerning rheumatology patients as part of its mission to facilitate research. CORRONA will gather information on about 60,000 people in this study. This study is also being run at about 250 other sites around the United States. About 1200 participants are expected to take part at Johns Hopkins. The Arthritis Center started participating with CORRONA in 2009.
- Age > 18
- Provide minimum PHI (Full Name and Date of Birth or Social Security Number)
- Meets 1987 ARA or 2010 ACR/EULAR RA classification (not JIA)
- Currently receiving or starting an FDA approved medication for RA or Diagnosed within the last year
Michelle K. Jones, B.S.
Clifton O. Bingham, III, MD
Professor of Medicine
Dr. Bingham’s current research is focused in the area of patient centered outcomes research, including patient reported outcome development, validation, and integration in clinical care. He serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Committee for the international Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) methodology group.