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2014-10-14 12:29:11

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Fratantoni, MD, MPH, leads the Children's National Health System research team that has received a $2 million, three-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how parent navigators can help families and children with fragile medical conditions successfully manage the transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the home. Dr. Fratantoni will assess the impact of...

2014-09-30 20:23:07

National database designed to help researchers determine best treatments for patients CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine® will be one of ten investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of the most prevalent health issues impacting women, are treated. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has...

2014-09-30 16:28:09

Team led by Duke University researcher to build patient registry, study therapies' effectiveness WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has selected the research team that will conduct a five-year, $20 million project funded by PCORI to evaluate the effectiveness of different treatment strategies for women with uterine fibroids....

2014-09-30 16:28:07

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to fund a wide range of patient-centered clinical comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects. The new awards include support for studies focused on two high-impact topics --...

2014-09-23 16:24:31

PCORI Awards $150,000 in Prizes to Developers of Top Three Apps WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the selection of "PatientPowered.us," an open-source, mobile-friendly, online app, as the first place winner of the PCORI Matchmaking App Challenge and awarded its developer the $100,000 top prize. Sponsored by PCORI and hosted by Health 2.0, the challenge provided an opportunity for...

2014-07-22 12:30:23

Funding Opportunity to Facilitate Events that Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a new funding opportunity through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program to support research meetings and events that will expand patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). Eligible organizations...

2014-06-04 16:25:39

Collaboration among Experts in Geriatric Research and Care, Older Adults and Caregivers Aims to Stem Debilitating Problem Affecting One in Three Older People WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced a five-year, $30 million national study of the effectiveness of a multi-pronged strategy that includes deploying nurses...

2014-04-07 23:01:47

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association applauds the appointment of Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute's new Advisory Panel on Rare Disease. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Chicago Medical Center has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as one of the first 13...

2014-03-25 16:25:46

Panel Will Provide Expertise on Trial Selection, Design and Implementation WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today appointed 10 people as members of PCORI's new Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials. It is one of two new advisory panels whose members the Board approved at its meeting today; the other focuses on rare disease. Members of the Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials will support...

2014-02-19 12:29:18

HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DuchenneConnect, a program of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), is thrilled to announce receiving a funding award of $970,000 by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to take part in developing a health data network. DuchenneConnect will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. The DuchenneConnect network is one of 29 networks that were approved for PCORnet. The...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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