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PCORnet Coordinating Center Engagement Function Request For Proposals

PCRF is seeking proposals from applicants interested in supporting and optimizing the implementation and operationalization of a PCORnet Coordinating Center for Person-Centered Engagement. This Coordinating Center will not define and design the engagement process but will draw upon current engagement practices of…

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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

April 4, 2017

Taking Shortcuts In Drug Testing Can Put Patients At Risk

NPR cites PCRF as an organization that leverages relationships with patients and health systems, as well as the digital transformation in health data, to generate robust clinical evidence faster, cheaper and better.

Read more at NPR

Announcements and Press Releases

September 10, 2019

PCORnet Coordinating Center Engagement Function Request For Proposals

PCRF is seeking proposals from applicants interested in supporting and optimizing the implementation and operationalization of a PCORnet Coordinating Center for Person-Centered Engagement. This Coordinating Center will not define and design the engagement process but will draw upon current engagement practices of…

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January 3, 2019

Request for Proposal and Quote: Development of Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage

To improve our nation’s capacity to conduct clinical research more efficiently and to answer important questions that patients and clinicians face, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) funded the creation of the National...

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December 3, 2018

Notice of intent to publish a request for proposals for privacy-preserving record linkage

The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) intends to publish a request for proposals (RFP) from software and technology vendors to provide services and/or solutions for privacy-preserving record linkage across the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet). PCRF is an independent non-profit created to…

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April 24, 2018

PCRF Names Richard Turman Chief Operating Officer

The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) announced today that Richard Turman, MPP, will be joining the organization as chief operating officer. Prior to joining the PCRF, Mr. Turman served as the founding deputy director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center…

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October 16, 2017

Michelle Culp Joins People-Centered Research Foundation as Vice President for Research

The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) welcomes Michelle Culp, who has joined the organization as Vice President for Research. Culp comes to PCRF with a wealth of experience and expertise in clinical research operations and clinical trial management. She has served as the Director…

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March 22, 2017

Dr. Robert Califf Announces Establishment of Patient-Centered Research Foundation

From the desk of Robert Califf Dear Partner in Research: I am delighted to share with you that we have established a new, non-profit organization committed to accelerating people-driven research. The new People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) has been created to sustain and…

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