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Project Status
Project Type
Has Results

Comparing Ways to Help Primary Care Providers Prescribe Opioids Safely

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Kevin Kraemer, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Programs to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care and Substance Use Clinics

Public Health Management Corporation^
| Pennsylvania
David R. Gastfriend, MD
Project Status:
Terminated
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Three Ways to Help Patients with Acute Pain Learn about Opioid Risks -- The Life STORRIED Study

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Zachary F. Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Evaluating a Telehealth Program for Ostomy Self-Care among Cancer Survivors

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania^
| Pennsylvania
Robert S. Krouse, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Ways to Teach CPR to Families of Patients with Heart Problems

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Benjamin Abella, MD, MPhil
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Improving Communication about Care Goals for Children with ADHD

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
James Patrick Guevara, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping People with Opioid Use Disorders Avoid Relapses after Leaving Jail

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
George Woody, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Ways to Treat Low Back Pain and Prevent Chronic Pain and Disability -- The TARGET Trial

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Three Ways to Improve Quality of Life for Patients with Kidney Disease and Their Caregivers

Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Nasrollah Ghahramani, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using Graphic Novels when Choosing Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

Public Health Management Corporation^
| Pennsylvania
Adam Brooks, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using Computer Alert Systems in the Emergency Room to Screen for Child Abuse

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Rachel Berger, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

A Patient Decision Aid to Help Heavy Smokers Make Decisions about Lung Cancer Screening

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
| Texas
Robert J. Volk, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does a Decision Aid Help Patients Learn about Their Treatment Options for Advanced Heart Failure?

Baylor College of Medicine
| Texas
Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, MA, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Broad- and Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics for Children with Ear, Sinus, and Throat Infections

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Anti-TNF Drugs versus Long-Term Steroid Use for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
James Lewis, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping Patients with Mental Illness Engage in Their Transitional Care

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
| Texas
Dawn I. Velligan, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Programs to Support Patients with Substance Use Disorders after They Leave the Hospital

Public Health Management Corporation
| Pennsylvania
Adam Brooks, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using a Reproductive Life Planning Website and Action Plan to Help Women Choose and Use Birth Control

Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Cynthia Chuang, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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