Final Research Report

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Peer-Review Summary

Peer review of PCORI-funded research helps make sure the report presents complete, balanced, and useful information about the research. It also assesses how the project addressed PCORI’s Methodology Standards. During peer review, experts read a draft report of the research and provide comments about the report. These experts may include a scientist focused on the research topic, a specialist in research methods, a patient or caregiver, and a healthcare professional. These reviewers cannot have conflicts of interest with the study.

The peer reviewers point out where the draft report may need revision. For example, they may suggest ways to improve descriptions of the conduct of the study or to clarify the connection between results and conclusions. Sometimes, awardees revise their draft reports twice or more to address all of the reviewers’ comments.

The reviewers found this Methods-focused report to generally be very strong, but said they would like illustrations of the methods developed as part of the study. These recommendations were also intended to make the report more understandable to general scientist audiences. The investigators added examples of the methods in the report, and also acknowledged that their new software package, beanz, applies to only some forms of patient-centered outcomes research. There were no scientific concerns.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Project Information

Ravi Varadhan, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
$605,144
10.25302/7.2018.ME.13035896
Filling Two Major Gaps in the Analysis of Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Key Dates

September 2013
July 2017
2013
2018

Study Registration Information

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Last updated: March 4, 2022