PCORI to Consider Proposed Research Projects in Board Teleconference and Webinar
Contact: Erica Fischer, GolinHarris (252-585-2608 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 13, 2012) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will hold a public teleconference and webinar on Tuesday, December 18, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET. The Board will consider for funding approval PCORI’s initial slate of primary research projects, as well as the institute’s 2013 budget. The slate of projects that the Board will review results from the PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) issued on May 22. These PFAs sought proposals for comparative clinical effectiveness research that will provide patients and those who care for them with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed health care decisions. These will be the first projects supported through a recurring funding cycle designed to build a portfolio of patient-centered outcomes research based on PCORI’s National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda.
- 12:00 p.m. Welcome and Call to Order
- 12:05 p.m. Presentation on PFA Award Recommendations
- 12:20 p.m. Board Discussion and Consideration of PFA Award Recommendations
- 12:40 p.m. Presentation on the 2013 Budget
- 12:45 p.m. Board Discussion and Consideration of 2013 Budget
- 12:55 p.m. Nominating Committee (Methodology Committee Expert)
- 1:00 p.m. Adjournment
To register for the event, fill out PCORI’s online registration form. An email will be sent to you with instructions for joining the session. More information, including an agenda and supporting materials, will be made available on the PCORI web site.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.