PCORI Research Applications: Fewer Than Expected, Geographically Limited
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will look for more ways to engage the research community, particularly in Midwestern states, as the number of applications for research grants has fallen short of expectations.
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A number of drug-related comparative effectiveness research projects are approved for PCORI-sponsored research in its second funding cycle. Health IT-related projects also get attention as the institute spends more than $88 million on 51 projects.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute approved its priorities and research agenda May 21, and revealed funding amounts for clinical comparative research the following day. But, as the board of governors’ discussion showed, one of PCORI’s biggest challenges remains how to bring in nontraditional researchers to help give its research a uniquely patient-centered focus.
As of March 1, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has received 101 comments on its national priorities and research agenda. Despite expectation of more comments arriving at the March 15 deadline, board members expressed concern on whether enough stakeholders were reached.