Antibiotics Go Head-To-Head In PCORI-Funded Observational Study
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute selected five drug-related research topics for funding, including a look at narrow- versus broad-spectrum antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections in children, though all studies are observational. PCORI approved 52 CER projects in this third funding round, including many declined in the first round.
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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.
At its November meeting, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s board of governors approves revisions to the methodological standards for patient-centered outcomes research found in the Methodology Committee report. The board also begins a dialogue on how the standards will be integrated into the funding and research process.