Since May 2020, the Biweekly COVID-19 Scans have served as a vehicle to inform PCORI and the public about key developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and important topics of interest identified during the ongoing scanning and topic identification process or through the ECRI stakeholder survey process.

However, we continued to gather information on potentially disruptive developments across the PCORI HCHSS's 5 other focus areas (i.e., Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, mental and behavioral health conditions, rare diseases) and high-level trends cutting across multiple focus areas. The COVID-19 pandemic also caused impacts and disruptions across the entire health care system.

Therefore, in January 2023, PCORI expanded the scope the HCHSS Biweekly COVID-19 Scans to include any emerging intervention in the HCHSS and renamed the series as the Emerging Health Care Innovation Briefs.

View all the Biweekly COVID-19 Scans, published between May 2020 and December 2022, below.

We welcome your comments on the Scans at

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