Comparative-Effectiveness Research Takes Center Stage
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute attracted a larger-then-expected volume of applications for its pilot projects grants program. Meanwhile, the institute, which was created by the health law, will release its draft agenda next month.
Modern Healthcare: PCORI Sees Rush Of Grant Applicants
More than 850 applicants are vying for a chance to win grant funding for comparative-effectiveness research, according to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. By the time the Dec. 1 deadline rolled around, the organization's Pilot Projects Grants Program had attracted a larger-than-expected volume of applications, PCORI said in a news release (McKinney, 12/5).
Politico Pro: High Interest, But Questions, About PCORI
Get ready for a new round of debate about comparative effectiveness research in American medicine. The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, established by the health care reform law, plans to release its draft research agenda next month. And on Monday, PCORI announced that it had received 856 applications for two-year projects to inform its agenda-setting strategy and research methods. Forty will be funded when the institute awards the grants in late March (Norman, 12/5).