Tag Archives: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute
By Jill Wechsler | Published: April 30, 2013
The new National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) aims to provide patients and clinicians with useful information on treatment options and outcomes. By encouraging more comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER), the program also has potential to support development of new drugs and devices, explained PCORI executive director Joe [...]
By Clark Herman | Published: November 20, 2012
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, announced last week that it will be granting a total of $12 million for up to 14 contracts for studies aimed at improving upon existing research methodologies to demonstrate clinical effectiveness. The improvements seek to benefit researchers, policy-makers, clinicians, caregivers and patients in making tough healthcare decisions by offering more efficient processes and stronger validation benchmarks for research studies conducted in the public and private sector.
By William Looney | Published: February 1, 2012
William Looney looks at the three P’s of effectiveness research: PCORI, Priorities, and Politics If you ever wanted to know what health economists might do with a billion dollars, the Obama Administration’s Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute [PCORI] is about to tell all: not right down to the penny, but good enough. The congressionally funded – [...]