The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Annual Meeting, taking place October 31st– November 2nd, will showcase the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet) in a special workshop: “PCORnet in Action: Utilizing PCORnet for Research.” This workshop, occurring Thursday, Nov. 2nd, will focus on how to conduct research using PCORnet resources and infrastructure. It will include an introduction to PCORnet and three panel discussions. The first panel will discuss a range of research studies taking place throughout PCORnet, highlighting the value added by using this national research infrastructure. The second panel will focus on research, data, and engagement resources available through PCORnet. Resources addressed will include Collaborative Research Groups, the PCORnet Front Door, the PCORnet Common Data Model, the PCORnet Engagement Assessment Tool, and the PCORnet Commons. Finally, the last panel will present multiple use cases to describe the process of initiating projects in PCORnet.
As you make your travel plans to attend the PCORI Annual Meeting, be sure to check out the agenda and make time to attend this important PCORnet workshop. If you can’t make the event in person, follow us on Twitter for live tweets during the meeting that will keep you up-to-date on highlights and available webcasts.
PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is an innovative initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The goal of PCORnet is to improve the nation’s capacity to conduct clinical research by creating a large, highly representative network that directly involves patients in the development and execution of research. More information is available at www.pcornet.org.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continually seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work. More information is available at www.pcori.org