PCORI Stories

What does patient-centered research look like in the field? These short features provide a glimpse into the workings of the 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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Preventing Postpartum Depression Closer to Home

A PCORI-funded study compares the effectiveness of prevention programs led by lay home visitors and mental health professionals that teach mothers-to-be the skills to improve their moods and bond with their babies.

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.

Helping Patients with Chest Pain Make Decisions in the ER

Emergency physicians often recommend—or urge—monitoring and further testing when they see patients with chest pain, even if they haven’t had a heart attack. A study shows benefits of patients’ and doctors’ using a decision aid to guide next steps.

To Stay at Home, Older Adults Should Plan Ahead

Many Americans fail to plan for the health events that commonly occur when they reach their 80s, 90s, or 100s. Researchers are working with older adults to develop a tool that helps them have a voice in what happens as their health needs grow.

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