Table 1

List of stakeholders present at the inaugural obesity-Coordinated Registry Network meeting

US federal agencies
  • United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  • National Institutes of Health

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Academic institutions
  • Harvard

  • Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)

Professional societies
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Clinical research companies
  • EPIC Electronic Health Record Software Company

Medical device manufacturers
  • Apollo

  • Aspire Bariatrics

  • Ethicon EndoSurgery

  • Boston Scientific

  • Reshape Medical

  • Endochoice

Independent non-profit,
non-governmental organizations
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Patient organizations
  • Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)

  • 501(c)(3) National Non-profit Organization Dedicated to Advocacy for

Persons with obesity