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PCORnet Community Rallies to Launch New Version of Common Data Model

PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is pleased to announce the release of the newest iteration of its Common Data Model (CDM), CDM v3.1. Initially released in three deployments between 2014 and 2015, the CDM is a way of organizing PCORnet’s broad and diverse data into a standard structure to enable a more rapid … Continue reading PCORnet Community Rallies to Launch New Version of Common Data Model

PCORnet’s Partner Networks Tackle Crohn’s, Colitis

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 Networks Tackle Crohn’s, Colitis

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

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

* Article update:  As of May 2, 2017, PCORnet released a refreshed view of its data that sheds light on more recent patient encounters than was previously available and includes an expanded list of conditions of interest. The National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, PCORnet, today released early data on its patient demographics and conditions of … 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

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

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