Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Seeks Patient, Scientist and Stakeholder Reviewers for Pilot Projects Grants Program

Review Process Will Ensure the Patient’s Voice Is Included in PCORI-Funded Research WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is looking for patients, scientists and other stakeholders to be merit reviewers for its pilot projects grants program. The purpose of the reviews is to determine the significance and quality of submitted research proposals. […]

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Just Another AHRQ?

by DrWes -Get Better Health: If you want to grow the expense of health care delivery in America very quickly, then create two government agencies to do the same job. From the 28 September 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, we read about a small paragraph in our new health care law that created the […]

PCORI Chief Vows Institute Will Not Do Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

BY CEA REGISTRY TEAM – The Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health: During a conference focusing on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the PCORI’s executive director, Dr Joe Selby, stated, “You can take it to the bank that PCORI will never do a cost-effectiveness analysis”. [1] This statement was in response to […]

PCORI Funding Announcement

PCORI: Program Overview: PCORI Pilot Projects. Following is an overview of the PCORI Pilot Projects Grant Program. Please refer to the remainder of the PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA) for full details. Purpose: The purpose of the PCORI Pilot Projects Grant Program is threefold. First, the applications themselves will assist PCORI with ongoing development and enhancement of national research priorities […]

Off to a Slow Start: PCORI Faces Challenges in Getting Established

Applied Policy: The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a new comparative effectiveness research board created by the health reform law, is said to be underspent, behind schedule and largely undefined, still searching for its niche less than one month away from ending its public comment period and opening up grant applications. Consumer advocates […] […]

New Health Agency Asks Public “Who Are We?”

By Bara Vaida – Kaiser Health News: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, one of the new entities created by the 2010 health law, asked the public last week to help them define the organization’s mission. The move follows the controversy that arose around comparative effectiveness and health care rationing during the 2009 health care debate, which led […]

Comments to PCORI on COI Policy

Association of Clinical Research Organizations: Comments before the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board on July 18, 2011 Thank you for the opportunity to comment today. I am John Lewis, vice president of public affairs with the Association of Clinical Research Organizations.  ACRO members conduct the majority of clinical trials globally. Last year, for instance, our […]

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Seeks Public Input by August 31

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute” WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 1, 2011) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking public feedback on eight initial topics for a series of “Tier 1” pilot projects that will assist PCORI in establishing national priorities for research, support the development of novel methods or the collection of preliminary data that […]

New Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Announces Application Process for Tier One Pilot Project Grants

Clinical & Translational Science At University of California, San Francisco: UCSF Proposal for Applications (PFA) for its Tier One Pilot Grants will be released in September 2011. PCORI will require Letters of Intent, due in November, with full applications due in December. PCORI anticipates that funded projects will contribute to establishing its national priorities and […]

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