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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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.

Moving Beyond Averages

Data from clinical trials tend to be reported as what works for the “average” patient, but new statistical methods can make results more meaningful for individual patients

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.

Medication Choices Based on Data, Not Fear

Researchers are investigating how patients with inflammatory bowel disease weigh treatment benefits and risks—and then are using that information to consider differences between two types of drugs.

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