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Innovative Care Inspired by COVID-19

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About this Blog Series On March 10, 2020, the Department of Public Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Philadelphia. Eleven days later, COVID Watch, a patient outreach program…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on COVID-19

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on Chronic Kidney Disease

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on Hypertension

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on Diabetes

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Annual Meeting Just Days Away

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The 2021 PCORI Virtual Annual Meeting, taking place November 17-19, is just days away. There is still time to register for this informative and inspiring free event if you haven’t…

PCORI approves $254 million to fund 28 new research studies addressing urgent health problems

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $254 million in funding for 28 new research studies aimed at eliminating disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality, preventing suicide among young people, and improving behavioral health, maternal and infant outcomes, cancer care, surgical care and outcomes for people with chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

PCORI seeks patient-centered research proposals through funding opportunities offering up to $304 million in total

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Emphasizing interest in improving postpartum outcomes for women experiencing disparities in health care, nonsurgical options for women with urinary incontinence, and interventions targeting mental health conditions in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today began accepting proposals for research designed to help patients and those who care for them to make better-informed health care decisions.

Research to Improve Minority Mental Health

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One in six US adults lives with a mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Compared with non-Hispanic whites…

Improving the Health of African Americans

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February is African-American History Month. The richness and importance of this observance have been brought home to all of us in a most beautiful way in the past six months…

Engaging Clinicians in Patient-Centered Research

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Doing patient-centered research involves more people than simply patients and researchers. Many studies include clinical staff: physicians, nurses, physician assistants, administrators, and others. They can make research protocols relevant to…

In the Navajo Nation, a Focus on Health Data

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Native Americans have the highest rate of diabetes of all US racial and ethnic groups. Around 16 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native adults have been diagnosed with that…

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