Lisa Cooper—director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity and a professor a medicine—says that community health workers brought unique perspectives and experiences in their roles as participants in her PCORI-funded project that sought to help patients from disadvantaged populations better control high blood pressure.
PCORI Funds Registry, COVID-19 Study in Healthcare Workers
April 1, 2020 — PCORI's Board of Governors approved up to $50 million to fund a registry and randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in preventing COVID-19 infections in US healthcare workers (HCWs). The trial will evaluate the use of HCQ in addition to usual practice to both prevent COVID-19 infection in exposed HCWs and limit the spread of the virus from infected HCWs who do not exhibit symptoms.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020; 9:00 a.m. ET
With the rapid expansion of digital communication tools, there is a growing sense that telehealth can help people manage their health and improve their access to care, especially in areas where health professionals and facilities are sparse, or when circumstances make it difficult for them to travel to their healthcare providers.
The first step in incorporating PCORI-funded research results into clinical practice is spreading word about them. Data from publications show PCORI is on the right track.
PCORI awardees, through a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award, have built a national, prioritized research and care agenda for women with Parkinson’s disease.
We are accepting nominations and applications for new members under the 2020 selection cycle. The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, April 10 by 5:00 p.m. ET.
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