The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is governed by a 21-member Board of Governors. The Board members bring a broad range of perspectives and collective expertise in clinical health services research, including epidemiology, decision sciences, health economics, and statistics. The Board includes individuals representing patients and health care consumers; clinicians; private payers; manufacturers and developers of drugs, devices, and diagnostics; independent health service researchers; and leaders in federal and state health programs and agencies.
Governing Board Conflicts of Interest Information (as reported to the GAO prior to appointment Sept. 23, 2010)
A 17-member Methodology Committee works to develop and advance the science and methodologies of comparative clinical effectiveness research. Members of the Methodology Committee are experts in their fields of endeavor, including but not limited to health services research, clinical research, comparative clinical effectiveness research, biostatistics, genomics, and research methodologies.
Methodology Committee Conflicts of Interest Information (as reported to the GAO prior to appointment Jan. 21, 2011)
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Members of the Board and Methodology Committee are appointed by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). Additionally, the directors Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), or their designees are also members of the Board and Methodology Committee.
PCORI’s Board and Methodology Committee have established a number of committees to provide focus for key areas of its work.
- Communications, Outreach and Engagement
- Program Development
- Finance, Audit and Administration
- Research Prioritization
- Research Methods
- Report Assimilation
- Dissemination Work Group
- Scientific Publications
- Standing Committee on Conflicts of Interest
- Pilot Project Selection