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Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Limits of Google: How Patients Can Find Out What Works In Medical Care

Linda Bergthold | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

We are all supposed to be "engaged patients". We are supposed to research our symptoms and diagnoses. But "patient engagement" is one of the most overused and least understood terms in health care discussions today.

Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) in U. S. Health Care--Long Overdue

John Geyman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

Cost effectiveness analysis (CEA), as applied to health care, attempts to estimate the value of expenditures on procedures or treatments that is retur...

Academia, Applied Research and Your Tax Dollars

Dr. Paul Marantz | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Dr. Paul Marantz

There is no question that without public financing, scientific inquiry in the U.S. would not be so robust as it is, and we need continued and growing research funding to secure a bright future.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Should Focus on High-Impact Problems That Can Be Solved Quickly

Harold C. Sox, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Health News
Harold C. Sox, M.D.

Given that the pace of clinical research is measured in years, and clinical practice changes even more slowly, how should PCORI respond to its impending deadline?