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PCORI Annual Meeting Sheds Light on PCORnet’s Role in Furthering Patient-Centered Research

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

Determining the Path Forward for ADAPTABLE and Pragmatic 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

Guest Blogs Generate Buzz in Advance of PCORI Annual Meeting

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting on November 17-19, 2016 is approaching quickly, and two of its scheduled speakers are building momentum for the event with the publication of guest blogs detailing their clinical research experience. Although both blogs offer a unique perspective, both describe their authors’ personal passion to further PCORI’s mission … Continue reading Guest Blogs Generate Buzz in Advance of PCORI Annual Meeting

PCORnet to Take Center Stage at PCORI Annual Meeting

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting is planned for November 17-19, 2016, and enthusiasm is high for this prime opportunity to showcase the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, PCORnet, as one of PCORI’s most innovative, data-driven initiatives to transform clinical research. Held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, … Continue reading PCORnet to Take Center Stage at PCORI Annual Meeting

PCORnet Offers a First Glimpse of the Nation’s Largest Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

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The National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, PCORnet, today released early data on its patient demographics and conditions of interest, offering the public a first glimpse of the much-anticipated research network. Founded in 2014 as an innovative initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), PCORnet aims to speed the pace and quality of clinical research … Continue reading PCORnet Offers a First Glimpse of the Nation’s Largest Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

PCORnet Partner Networks Share in Mission to Stamp Out Breast Cancer

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available. Although symbolic loops of pink ribbon put a spotlight on the disease every October, stamping out breast cancer is a year-round effort for the National Patient-Centered Clinical … Continue reading PCORnet Partner Networks Share in Mission to Stamp Out Breast Cancer

PCORI Marks Milestones & Highlights PCORnet’s Progress

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On PCORI’s sixth anniversary, Executive Director Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH, reflects on its record of achievement and growing influence in a PCORI Guest Blog. PCORI has now approved more than $1.5 billion to fund 551 comparative clinical effectiveness research and related projects. The past year has seen PCORI continue its stakeholder-guided shift to funding … Continue reading PCORI Marks Milestones & Highlights PCORnet’s Progress

Two PCORnet Colleagues Named Finalists in Health 2.0 Global Retrospective Awards

The premier organization for showcasing and catalyzing health technology, Health 2.0, has reinforced PCORnet’s position at the forefront of health innovation by selecting two of our colleagues as finalists for its Global Retrospective Awards. Sharon Terry, co-principal investigator, PCORnet Coordinating Center and principal investigator, Community-Engaged Network for All (CENA) Patient Powered Research Network (PPRN) and … Continue reading Two PCORnet Colleagues Named Finalists in Health 2.0 Global Retrospective Awards

Research for the Rest of Us: Building Trustworthiness in PCORnet Public Webinar Sheds Light on Research Needs of Underserved Communities

People-centricity was front and center during the recent Building Trustworthiness in PCORnet public webinar, which took place on September 16, 2016. Similar to PCORnet’s Building Trustworthiness inaugural event in March 2016, the webinar was an opportunity to foster broad and rich discussions by listening deeply to community experts as they provide actionable insights on how … Continue reading Research for the Rest of Us: Building Trustworthiness in PCORnet Public Webinar Sheds Light on Research Needs of Underserved Communities

PCORI Spotlights PCORnet’s Obesity Focus for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

In observance of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has authored a blog that highlights PEDSnet, a partner network of the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, PCORnet, that has access to data from 5.1 million children. PEDSnet aims to find ways to provide the best medical care and best outcomes for children, and … Continue reading PCORI Spotlights PCORnet’s Obesity Focus for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month