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PCORI Board Approves $142.5 Million to Fund Expansion Phase of PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $142.5 million to support the ongoing development and expansion of an ambitious new resource for health research known as PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.
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PCORnet focuses on improving capacity to conduct CER through research network

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Biosample Buzz; June 2015 As part of PCORnet, task forces were established to support and disseminate best practices. The goal of the Biorepository Task Force is to develop and foster systematic approaches that support a regulatory-compliant, comprehensive, and sustainable Network-wide approach to biorepositories to serve PCORnet research endeavors. The task force includes over 40 members, … Continue reading PCORnet focuses on improving capacity to conduct CER through research network

PCORI Awards $14 Million to Determine Best Aspirin Dose to Protect Patients with Heart Disease

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved a three-year, $14 million clinical trial designed to determine the best dose of aspirin to use to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with heart disease.

The study, called ADAPTABLE (Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-term Effectiveness), will compare the benefits and harms of a low- and regular-strength daily dose of aspirin in patients diagnosed with heart disease.
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Everyone Benefits From Research, But What Are Your Responsibilities?

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In his first blog post for US News and World Report, Seth Ginsberg, PI for the AR-PoWER PPRN, describes PCORnet as an emergent opportunity for patients to work more closely than ever before with researchers, leading to a much better understand of health conditions and outcomes.
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Genetic Alliance to Coordinate PCORI’s Patient Powered Research Networks

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Genetic Alliance has been awarded the contract to lead the PCORnet Coordinating Center effort to leverage the value of the Patient Powered Research Networks (PPRNs). The PPRNs are a unique aspect of PCORnet—an initiative funded by PCORI to harness the power of health information to conduct research faster, at lower cost, and with greater power and focus on patient needs and concerns.

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Patient-focused drug development moves into the mainstream

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Posted March 16, 2015, Applied Clinical Trials Building on the experience gained from FDA meetings soliciting patient perspectives, sponsors are now querying patient groups to help define the key goals of clinical studies, while the FDA is bringing in patients to consult with review divisions and to join FDA-sponsor meetings to help shape research studies … Continue reading Patient-focused drug development moves into the mainstream

IOM Discussion Paper: Integrating Research into Health Care Systems: Executives’ Views

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Summary of the results of a survey of attendees of the April 2014 Institute of Medicine workshop, sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI): Heath System Leaders Working Toward High Value Care through Integration of Care and Research.
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In the News: NIH promotes use of single IRB to speed clinical research

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In a move to speed the initiation of clinical research in multi-site clinical studies by ensuring use of single institutional review boards (IRBs), the National Institutes of Health issued a draft policy. http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2014/od-03.htm
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Video Series Available: The Future of Patient Centricity in Clinical Research

A three-part educational video series exploring patient involvement in clinical research is available from PHT Corporation. The videos were recorded live at the PHT PRO & eCOA Congress.
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In the News: Summary of HHS/NIH proposals to enhance transparency of Clinical trial results

The Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are releasing for public comment two proposals to increase the transparency of clinical trials via information submitted to ClinicalTrials.gov, a publicly accessible database operated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the NIH.
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