OUTCOMES RESEARCH Consortium is a non-profit Academic Research Organization. The consortium has considerable experience managing large clinical trials, including multi-center projects. The Consortium is especially interested in evaluating simple, low-risk, and inexpensive interventions that markedly improve patient outcome. The Consortium’s director, Dr. Sessler, is certified as a clinical investigator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). Most other staff are certified by ACRP or similar organizations.