What does patient-centered research look like in the field? These short features provide a glimpse into the workings of the studies and projects we support. Hear from researchers what it’s like to partner with patients and other stakeholders, and from patients about being part of a research team.
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'You Have to Meet People Where They Are to Help Them': Patient Advisors Guide Successful Diabetes Self-Management Study
Comparing individually tailored text messages with other approaches to encourage people with diabetes to take care of themselves.
Can Telehealth Improve Care?
Telehealth has the potential to provide access to care for a wide variety of populations that are now underserved. Two PCORI-funded studies are using telehealth in different ways to test its potential.
Does a Personalized Approach Help Young People Manage Type 1 Diabetes?
Staying on top of blood sugar levels is of utmost importance for people with type 1 diabetes. For children and teens, can group-based self-management resources tailored to their needs help?
Picking the Easier Way to Fight Serious Infections in Children
When children leave the hospital after treatment for a serious infection, doctors sometimes prescribe antibiotics delivered intravenously. But new research suggests oral antibiotics can be as effective, with fewer complications.
Choosing the Right Antibiotic for a Child's Respiratory Infection
A PCORI-funded study compares the outcomes of treatment with targeted versus broader-spectrum bacteria-killing medications.
For Healthier Nights and Longer Lives
Experienced patients help those newly diagnosed with sleep apnea learn to use a challenging but effective treatment. Technology plays a supporting role.
In Care Transitions, a Chance to Make or Break Patients' Recovery
Poorly executed transitions between healthcare settings—for example, from hospital to home or a nursing facility—can harm patients and lead to additional hospital visits. PCORI is funding projects to improve transitional care.
Long-Term Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smokers with Lung Disease
A cold-turkey approach to smoking cessation often doesn’t succeed, but a more gradual tactic might be successful for some high-risk smokers.