PCORI-funded researcher Erik Hess, MD, MSc, a professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, shares some of the challenges he encountered and addressed when conducting clinical trials on shared decision making in the emergency department.
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With the rapid expansion of digital communication tools, there is a growing sense that telehealth can help, especially when circumstances make it difficult for people to travel to their healthcare providers.
PCORI's Response to COVID-19
Find out about the latest developments, including nine newly funded research awards that
address the COVID-19 public health crisis, and access related reports and FAQs.
When people contribute to healthcare research, it’s important they hear about the results. We’re heightening our support for researchers’ efforts to return overall study results to participants and fulfill this important ethical responsibility.
The latest brief — the 10th in this series that highlights the evolving landscape of potentially impactful applications for COVID-19 — focuses on testing programs to prevent the spread on college and university campuses, and testing programs for employees as part of efforts to reopen businesses.
To truly understand how to engage effectively, we must be able to make comparisons between different approaches to understand what engagement works best for whom and in what circumstances. A project by PCORI and the RAND Corporation is underway to do just that.
Women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer face a difficult choice when it comes to treatment. This PCORI-funded research team was focused on better understanding the effects of choosing double mastectomy on women’s cancer distress and body image.
Do you want to learn about and get involved in patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR)? Read about Research Fundamentals, our free on-demand training that uses evidence-based approaches and plain language to describe and explain PCOR.
PCORI has a critical role to play in identifying solutions to the dual public health crises of violence and the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that are disproportionately claiming the lives of people of color. We stand united with the people of this country to find and implement those solutions.
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