PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is an innovative initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). It is designed to make it faster, easier, and less costly to conduct clinical research than is now possible by harnessing the power of large amounts of health data and patient partnerships. In the process, it is transforming the culture of clinical research from one directed by researchers to one driven by the needs of patients and those who care for them.
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week ends today, making this a great time to explore PCORnet’s efforts to tackle these two widespread forms of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), both of which are incurable and invisible. Two of PCORnet’s partner networks, the ImproveCareNow Patient Powered ResearchNetwork (PPRN) and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) PPRN, … Continue reading PCORnet’s Partner Network Tackle Crohn’s, Colitis
Participant morale was high at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting, which took place November 17-19, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Over the course of three informative days, over 300 patients and patient advocates, 200 clinicians, 400 researchers and other key stakeholders from over 100 … Continue reading PCORI Annual Meeting Sheds Light on PCORnet’s Role in Furthering Patient-Centered Research
Patient leaders, study investigators, and operations and research staff gathered recently to discuss ideas and strategies for making the ADAPTABLE (Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-Term Effectiveness) study a success. Read this summary for a snapshot of the engaging discussions and lessons learned from the kick-off meeting. As a PCORI-funded PCORnet demonstration … Continue reading Determining the Path Forward for ADAPTABLE and Pragmatic Research