PCORI

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PCORIPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (Washington, DC)
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"The problem for PCORI is getting people actually to believe the scientific findings you actually come up with," he said.
The ADAPTABLE study is one of several real-world comparative effectiveness research projects HealthCore is working on as part of a funding award received last year from PCORI. We hope that what we learn from ADAPTABLE will improve the care and outcomes for patients with heart disease, said Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, ADAPTABLE Co-Principal Investigator.
Humana Pharmacy Solutions said on Tuesday that its health economics and outcomes research subsidiary, Comprehensive Health Insights, has been selected for a USD3.6m funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which funds research that will provide evidence-based healthcare information.
So far, PCORI has awarded more than $500 million to 300 projects for patient-centered research, and it plans to distribute another $3.5 billion by 2019, she said.
In partnership with AHRQ, PCORI will commit up to $20 million to develop a geographically diverse registry of women who have been treated for uterine fibroids and fund studies of the comparative effectiveness of medical and surgical therapies using data from this registry.
PCORI is viewed as leading on establishing research priorities (73%), closely followed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (67% and 65%, respectively).
In its mission statement, PCORI says it "helps people make informed health care decisions - and improves health care delivery and outcomes - by producing and promoting high-integrity, evidence-based information that comes from research guided by patients, caregivers, and the broader health care community."
PCORI has sought to improve the rigor of research methods application in general by developing methodology standards, which are publicly available here (Committee 2017).
The PCORI board approved the research awards pending completion of a business and programmatic review by PCORI staff and issuance of a formal award contract.
Section 6301 of the 2010 health law establishes the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent, nonprofit organization charged with funding research into the comparative health outcomes and clinical effectiveness of medical treatments, as well as studies into whether those treatments are appropriate in certain patient populations.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Insti tute (PCORI) (2016) reports that be cause asthma disproportionately affects minori ties, especially Black non-Hispanic children, it has launched an Addressing Disparities program to tackle this multi-dimensional problem.