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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®
Project Status:
Terminated
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Assessing the Effects of Intensive Behavioral Therapy on Weight Loss among Patients with or at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts 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
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
Has Results

A Training Program on Pain Coping Skills for African Americans with Hip or Knee Arthritis

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Kelli Allen, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report 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 Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Changes in Health for Patients Who Complete Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus -- The PROP up TARGET Study

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Donna Evon, PhD
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

Testing a Program for Increasing Healthy Behaviors among Black Men

Gramercy Research Group, LLC.
| North Carolina
Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, PhD
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

Use of Healthcare Services among Children with Disabilities Enrolled in an Accountable Care Organization

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Paula H. Song, 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
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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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
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Different Medicines for People Who Have Had a Stroke -- The PROSPER Study

Duke University
| North Carolina
Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, MHS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Physical Therapy, Internet-Based Exercise Training, and No Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill^
| North Carolina
Kelli D. Allen, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Treatments for Aortic Valve Disease

Duke University
| North Carolina
J. Matthew Brennan, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping Latino Parents Learn Skills to Manage Their Children's Mental Health Care

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Kathleen Thomas, MPH, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Recovery Options for Stroke Patients

Duke University
| North Carolina
Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD
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
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Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
Has Results

Using Wellness Coaches and Extra Support to Improve the Health and Wellness of Adults with Serious Mental Illness

UPMC Center For High-Value Health Care
| Pennsylvania
James M. Schuster, MD, MBA
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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