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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
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Helping Older Adults Assess Their Need for Future Home-Support Services

Northwestern University at Chicago
| Illinois
Lee Lindquist, MD, MPH, MBA
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Does Working with a Health Coach Help Patients with COPD Improve Their Quality of Life and Breathe Easier?

University of California, San Francisco
| California
David Hinton Thom, MD, MPH, PhD
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Improving Informed Consent for Palliative Chemotherapy

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
| Massachusetts
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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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
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Comparing Peer-Led Support Groups with Therapist-Led Support Groups for Treating Hoarding Disorder

The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
| California
Carol A. Mathews, MD*
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Does Shared Decision Making Improve Care at Community Mental Health Clinics?

Family Service Agency of San Francisco
| California
Joyce Chu, PhD^
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Helping Patients with COPD Transition from Hospital to Home -- The BREATHE Study

Johns Hopkins University
| Maryland
Hanan J. Aboumatar, MD, MPH
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Using a Palliative Approach Early in HIV Care -- The CASA Study

University of Maryland Baltimore
| Maryland
Carla S. Alexander, MD
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Evaluating a Patient-Centered Medical Home for Patients Receiving Dialysis for Kidney Disease

University of Illinois at Chicago
| Illinois
Denise Hynes, MPH, PhD, RN
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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
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Examining Home Visits from Community Health Workers to Help Patients Manage Asthma Symptoms

Seattle-King County Public Health Department
| Washington
James Stout, MD, MPH^
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Using a Home- or Clinic-Based Program to Help Older Adults Manage Their Asthma -- The SAMBA Study

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
| New York
Alex Federman, MD, MPH
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Comparing Two Treatments for Aortic Valve Disease

Duke University
| North Carolina
J. Matthew Brennan, MD, MPH
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Does Decision Support by Phone Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Hispanic Patients?

Thomas Jefferson University
| Pennsylvania
Ronald E. Myers, PhD
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
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Helping Men with Prostate Cancer Determine Their Preferences for Treatment

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Types of Group Exercise Classes to Help Older Adults Improve Walking Ability

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer S. Brach, PhD
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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