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Project Status:
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Research

Comparing Two Therapies for Improving Social and Thinking Skills in Patients with Schizophrenia

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
| Massachusetts
Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD, and Russell K. Schutt, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Standard and Family Diabetes Self-Management Education for Improving Diabetes Outcomes

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
| Arkansas
Pearl A. McElfish, PhD, MBA
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Three Ways to Treat Insomnia in Adults Living in Rural Areas

Sutter Bay Hospitals
| California
Katie Stone, PhD, MA
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Two Ways to Help Patients with Sickle Cell Disease Manage Pain -- CaRISMA

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Project Status:
In progress; Enrollment complete
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does Treating Genital Herpes during Pregnancy Improve Birth Outcomes?

Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
| California
De-Kun Li, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing the Effectiveness of Home, Clinic, and Kiosk Blood Pressure Checks for Diagnosing High Blood Pressure -- The BP-CHECK Study

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute^
| Washington
Beverly B. Green, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Yoga for Helping Older Adults Address High Levels of Worry

Wake Forest University Health Sciences
| North Carolina
Gretchen A. Brenes, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruitment not applicable
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Chemotherapy Recovery at Home versus in the Hospital for Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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

Implementing and Evaluating a Program to Support Positive Parenting Behaviors

Georgia State University
| Georgia
Daniel Whitaker, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Testing a Way to Keep Staph Infections from Recurring

Clinical Directors Network, Inc.
| New York
Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Monitoring Oxygen Levels of Premature Babies at Home and in the Clinic -- The RHO Trial

University of Massachusetts Medical School^
| Massachusetts
Lawrence Rhein, MD, MPH
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
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using an Online Program to Increase Patients' Confidence in Managing Scleroderma

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
| New Mexico
Janet L. Poole, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Treatments for Improving Physical Function in Patients Who Had Knee Replacement Surgery

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Sara R. Piva, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Testing a Peer Support Program That Helps Older Adults Age in Their Own Homes

University of Wisconsin–Madison
| Wisconsin
Elizabeth A. Jacobs, MD, MPP
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Preventing Serious Falls among Older Adults -- The STRIDE Study

Harvard Medical School; Yale Medical School; UCLA Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital; National Institute on Aging of the NIH
| Massachusetts
Shalender Bhasin, MD, MB, BS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Is Breast MRI Better at Finding Second Breast Cancers than Mammograms Alone for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute^
| Washington
Karen Joanne Wernli, PhD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Can an Online Program Help Women with a History of Preeclampsia Reduce Their Risk of Heart Disease?

Brigham and Women's Hospital
| Massachusetts
Janet Rich-Edwards, MPH, ScD, and Ellen W. Seely, 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

How Do Preferences for Treatment Change after Patients with Lung Cancer Start Chemotherapy?

University of Nebraska Medical Center
| Nebraska
KM Islam, MBBS, PhD
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

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