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Sep 16, 2020, 11:05 ET COVID-19, Racism in Health Care and Engaging Patients in Health Research Highlight PCORI Annual Meeting

The sixth PCORI Annual Meeting — one of the most inclusive and diverse annual gatherings of representatives from the entire spectrum of health care...


Dec 13, 2016, 01:30 ET PCORI Board Approves $42 Million for 19 New Patient-Centered Research Projects

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $42 million to fund 19 new studies comparing which...


Apr 26, 2016, 02:34 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, 02:17 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 patient-centered...


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, 04:05 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...


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, 05:17 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 and...


Dec 08, 2014, 06:51 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)...


Aug 18, 2014, 10:13 ET PCORI Offers Up to $90 Million in Funding in Third Call for Large Pragmatic Studies Proposals

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued the third funding announcement under its Pragmatic Clinical Studies initiative, ...


Dec 23, 2013, 05:31 ET PCORI Selects 30 Individuals, Small Groups for First "Pipeline to Proposal" Awards

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 30 projects under the pilot phase of its new "Pipeline to Proposal" awards...


Dec 17, 2013, 03:30 ET PCORI Approves $191 Million to Support Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a total of $97.3 million in new funding for 53 comparative effectiveness...


Dec 17, 2013, 03:30 ET PCORI Awards $93.5 Million to Develop National Network to Support More Efficient Patient-Centered Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today approved $93.5 million to support 29 clinical research data networks that together...


Nov 19, 2013, 01:30 ET PCORI Issues Report on Methodological Best Practices in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued its revised PCORI Methodology Report, which offers minimal requirements for...


Oct 23, 2013, 03:00 ET PCORI and AHRQ Partner on Request for Applications to Study Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have partnered on the release of a ...


Sep 19, 2013, 12:40 ET PCORI Welcomes Grayson Norquist as New Chair of Board of Governors

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) today announced the appointment of Grayson Norquist, MD, MSPH, as chair of the Patient-Centered...


Sep 11, 2013, 10:30 ET PCORI Awards $9 Million Contract to Harvard Group to Coordinate National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today selected a consortium led by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care...


Sep 10, 2013, 02:00 ET PCORI Board Approves $114 Million for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 71 awards, totaling more than $114 million over three...


Jun 18, 2013, 02:30 ET PCORI to Invest $17 Million to Answer Long-Standing Questions About Disparities in Asthma Burden and Care

Recognizing the persistent disparities in controlling asthma among African-American and Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States, the...


Jun 17, 2013, 05:30 ET PCORI Launches "Engagement Awards" Program to Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a funding initiative designed to grow a national community of patients,...


Jun 14, 2013, 10:30 ET PCORI, NIA Agree to Partner on Developing Study of Prevention of Falls Injuries in Older Adults

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced an agreement with the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the...


Jun 03, 2013, 11:30 ET PCORI Names Winners of Patient-Researcher "Matching" Challenge

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the winners of the PCORI Challenge, a competition to find innovative ways to ...


May 15, 2013, 11:47 ET PCORI Opens Second Year of Research Funding with $81 Million in New Round of Announcements

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today opened its second year of funding of patient-centered comparative clinical...


May 07, 2013, 09:16 ET PCORI Awards $88.6 Million in Funding for Comparative Effectiveness Research Projects

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 51 new awards, totaling $88.6 million over three years, to fund...


Apr 29, 2013, 02:32 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Regina Yan Chief Operating Officer

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the appointment of Regina L. Yan as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Yan will...