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PCORnet® Gives Reason To Celebrate Connection And Community This Clinical Trials Day

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, keeping many across the world at home and disconnected from their communities, PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is rallying to build coalitions and deliver hope. May 20 is Clinical Trials Day, a time to remember that clinical research has always been about bringing together people to build a healthier world—and in the era of COVID-19, patient engagement in research is more important than ever.

In the News

October 31, 2018

Small association between early antibiotic exposure and weight gain in young children

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute announces the publishing of results from its Obesity Observational Study, the largest study to date examining whether antibiotics at a young age have the potential to affect weight.

Read more at EurekAlert.org

October 29, 2018

Gastric bypass surgery is best for weight loss for severe obesity

Kaiser Permanente comments on the publication of the PCORnet Bariatric Study in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Read more at KaiserPermanente.org

September 18, 2017

INVESTED Trial Tests High-Dose Flu Vaccine for Veterans With Cardiovascular Disease

US Medicine covers the INVESTED Study’s efforts to assess whether the high-dose, trivalent influenza vaccine reduces the risk of infection and complications compared to the standard dose influence vaccine.

Read more at USmedicine.com

August 24, 2017

Real-World Evidence: Lessons Learned From The ADAPTABLE Trial

Matthew Roe from the Duke Clinical Research Institute spotlights how real-world evidence fueled the ADAPTABLE study

Read more at Clinical Leader

Stories and Announcements

May 20, 2020

PCORnet® Gives Reason To Celebrate Connection And Community This Clinical Trials Day

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, keeping many across the world at home and disconnected from their communities, PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is rallying to build coalitions and deliver hope. May 20 is Clinical Trials Day, a time to remember that clinical research has always been about bringing together people to build a healthier world—and in the era of COVID-19, patient engagement in research is more important than ever.

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May 15, 2020

PCORnet® COVID-19 Common Data Model Launched, Enabling Rapid Capture Of Insights On Patients Infected With The Novel Coronavirus

COVID-19 has upended life globally, and the need for patient-centered insights and answers has never been more pronounced. Leadership of PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is responding with bold action by creating a COVID-19-specific Common Data Model (CDM). The new CDM will allow researchers to use information gathered from patients across PCORnet’s vast network to better define and understand who is getting infected with SARS-CoV-2 and how the virus affects them.

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April 13, 2020

PCORnet®-Enabled HERO Registry Launched, Unites Frontline Healthcare Workers To Fight COVID-19

The Healthcare Worker Exposure Response & Outcomes (HERO) Registry launched today, marking the first major milestone in a rapid-response effort to answer important questions about protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19. The HERO program is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) coordinated by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and enabled by PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.

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April 1, 2020

PCORnet® Tapped to Deliver Fast Answers in New Research Evaluating the Health and Outcomes of Healthcare Workers on the Front Lines of COVID-19

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic intensifies across the United States, the need for fast, reliable answers to support national health and safety has never been more important. This is exactly the type of environment PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, was developed to navigate. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced up to $50 million in  funding for the Healthcare Worker Exposure Response & Outcomes (HERO) research program, which will use PCORnet resources to explore important questions about preventing healthcare workers from contracting COVID-19.

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