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Apr 26, 2016, 14:34 ET New PCORI Policy Supports Public Access to Published Research Findings

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced a new policy that will facilitate free and ready public access to the...


Apr 26, 2016, 14:17 ET PCORI Board Approves $44.4 Million for 21 New Patient-Centered Research Projects

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $44.4 million in funding for 21 new...


Apr 05, 2016, 09:42 ET Patients' Use of Evidence Takes Spotlight in PCORI-Supported Theme Issue of Health Affairs

Evidence-based medicine holds significant potential to enhance the quality of health care and improve patients' outcomes. But how do the ultimate...


Mar 22, 2016, 16:05 ET PCORI Board Authorizes $22 Million to Compare Treatment Options for Chronic Low Back Pain

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today authorized providing up to $22 million to study ways to improve...


Mar 18, 2016, 11:43 ET PCORI Welcomes New AHRQ Acting Director Sharon Arnold to Board of Governors

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today welcomed Sharon Arnold, PhD, newly named Acting Director of the Agency for...


Jan 26, 2016, 15:14 ET PCORI Board Approves $70 Million for New Patient-Centered Research Studies

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $70 million for nine new patient-centered research...


Sep 28, 2015, 16:20 ET PCORI Board Approves $83 Million for Hepatitis C Studies, Rare Disease Research and Other Patient-Centered Studies

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $83 million to fund 26 patient-centered,...


Sep 28, 2015, 11:00 ET New Studies Awarded $23.5 Million to Tackle Health Disparities Related to Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

Efforts to reduce health disparities related to uncontrolled high blood pressure among African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and low-income...


Sep 21, 2015, 12:36 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Evelyn P. Whitlock, MD, MPH, as Chief Science Officer

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today named Evelyn Whitlock, MD, MPH, a nationally recognized expert in evidence-based...


Aug 18, 2015, 16:16 ET PCORI Board Approves $65.7 Million in Research Awards, Authorizes Up To $60 Million to Fund New Studies on Key Patient-Centered Topics

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $56.7 million for four large patient-centered...


Aug 18, 2015, 13:00 ET PCORI Awards $9 Million for Research on Weight Loss Surgery and Childhood Obesity

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $9 million to fund two research studies focused on the...


Jul 21, 2015, 14:00 ET PCORI Board Approves $142.5 Million to Fund Expansion Phase of PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $142.5 million to support the ongoing...


May 04, 2015, 15:07 ET PCORI Awards $14 Million to Determine Best Aspirin Dose to Protect Patients with Heart Disease

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved a three-year, $14 million clinical trial designed to...


Apr 22, 2015, 11:07 ET PCORI Names 21 Inaugural Members of New Advisory Panel on Communication and Dissemination Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors has approved 21 people to serve as the first members of PCORI's new...


Apr 21, 2015, 13:50 ET PCORI Board Approves $120 Million for New Patient-Centered Research Projects

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved more than $120 million to fund 34 patient-centered...


Feb 24, 2015, 14:45 ET PCORI Board Adopts Process for Peer Review and Public Release of Research Findings

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today adopted PCORI's process for peer review and public release of the...


Feb 24, 2015, 13:45 ET PCORI Awards $64.1 Million to Support Five Pragmatic Clinical Studies

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved awards totaling more than $64 million to fund five...


Feb 04, 2015, 10:30 ET PCORI Offers Up to $138 Million in Research Support through Latest Funding Announcements

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued six new funding announcements offering up to $138 million in support for...


Jan 27, 2015, 17:17 ET PCORI Board Approves New Advisory Panel and New PCORnet Demonstration Project

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved the charter for a new Advisory Panel on Communication...


Dec 22, 2014, 14:48 ET PCORI Offers Up to $150.7 Million to Support Second Phase of Development of PCORnet, its National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Initiative

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued two funding announcements offering a total of up to $150.7 million to support...


Dec 09, 2014, 10:30 ET PCORI and NIH Partner on Request for Applications to Study How to Improve Blood Pressure Control in High-Risk Individuals

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part of a research partnership with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), today...


Dec 08, 2014, 18:51 ET PCORI Board Approves Providing Up to $50 Million for CER on Hepatitis C

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved the development of a PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA)...


Sep 30, 2014, 14:00 ET PCORI, AHRQ Announce Research Team Selected to Compare Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has...


Sep 30, 2014, 14:00 ET PCORI Board Approves $102 Million in Support for 46 New Research Projects

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to...


Sep 23, 2014, 13:50 ET PCORI Announces Winners of Patient-Researcher "Matchmaking App" Challenge

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the selection of  "PatientPowered.us," an open-source,...