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PCORI Initiatives May Support More Drug Comparisons

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is launching new programs that are expected to encourage more analysis of the effectiveness of specific drugs and medical products, while also building infrastructure that could support clinical research on biopharmaceutical products. Since it was established by the 2010 health reform legislation, PCORI has  devoted much of its resources […]
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Budgeting for Patient Outcomes Research

By Marylyn Donahue. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a two-year commitment to spend more than $1 billion in funding for comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects. Critics had been clamoring for its research agenda to be more strategic, so it could address research questions that comparative effectiveness research would answer quickly and decisively. So […]
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Why the Slow Take-up of Comparative Effectiveness Research? It's Time and Money, Says a New PCORI Survey

Earlier this week, the federal government’s Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) unveiled a new survey, revealing that both patients and clinicians want in health research to focus on one thing: improving outcomes. A panel of healthcare providers discussed how findings will impact the structure and content of comparative effectiveness research (CER), advocating patient-centric dissemination […]
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Beating the Comparative Effectiveness Drum: Keeping Time with the National Pharmaceutical Council

Celebrating its 60th year, the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) has played a key role in defining and enacting solutions to some of pharma’s most pressing issues. NPC is not a formal trade association, nor is it an academic think tank, its mandate lies somewhere in between. Now, it is committed to a specific focus on […]
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PCORI Launches Clinical Research Network to Support Trials, Outcomes Research

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 […]
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