Project Summary

This project is ongoing and does not have results.

PCORI is commissioning two rapid reviews to assess evidence on the effectiveness of audio-only care for:

  1. the management of chronic conditions, and
  2. mental health.

Because telehealth, including audio-only care, has experienced a swift and widespread adoption in the United States, PCORI seeks to understand the evidence base on a compressed timeline in order to inform our future research investments. In addition to PCORI’s programmatic needs, PCORI aims to support the decisions of healthcare professionals, policy makers, and healthcare organizations with timely and high-quality evidence about audio-only care.

The goal of the rapid reviews is to assess the clinical effectiveness and potential harms of audio-only care for the management of chronic conditions and mental health treatment in the context of usual care and its potential impact on health disparities.

More on This Rapid Review

Final Review Protocols
Rapid Review Report

Release date to be determined.

PCORI Rapid Reviews

Learn more about the other PCORI-commissioned rapid reviews here.

Project Information

Sheila Patel, PhD

Key Dates

May 2023


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Last updated: October 18, 2022