The PCORI blog is intended to serve as a platform for discussion by a broad range of audiences of issues in patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and ways to more help patients, caregivers and clinicians make better-informed health and healthcare decisions. The views expressed in blog postings, including comments, are those of the authors and not necessarily those of PCORI, its Board of Governors or committees, unless otherwise indicated.
The blog's editor is Bill Silberg, PCORI’s Director of Communications. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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