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.
On Friday, December 16, the PCORnet Council, the main governing body of PCORnet, approved the slates for the Engagement and Research Committees, welcoming one new committee member and re-electing five others. Marleah Dean Kruzel, PHD, a steering committee member for the American BRCA Outcomes and Utilization of Testing Patient-Powered Research Network (ABOUT), has joined the … Continue reading PCORnet Welcomes New Member to Research Committee
Flu season is upon us, and the The National Institute of Health (NIH)-funded INVESTED study is examining adults with heart disease who get infected with influenza, more commonly known as “the flu,” who are more likely to be at risk for heart attacks and hospitalization due to heart failure. Conducted through the National Patient-Centered Clinical … Continue reading PCORnet-Designated Flu Dosing Study Pilots SMART IRB Approach
The PCORnet Commons website is now live! This new online space was created collaboratively with insight and feedback from across the PCORnet community with the goal of providing people with the opportunities to increase collaboration, efficiency, and people-centeredness in clinical research. The PCORnet Commons is a space for you to share resources, engage in dialogue, grow together, and learn from one another. On … Continue reading PCORnet Commons Offers Collaborative Space for Conversation & Ideas