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. Learn how the work we support, “research done differently,” can make a difference for patients, caregivers, clinicians, researchers, and others.
A world-famous puppeteer and a community activist bring their firsthand experiences with disabilities to a PCORI-funded project to provide easier access to community venues for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
New research shows tailoring diabetes education to meet cultural needs can significantly improve blood sugar levels in Marshallese patients with type 2 diabetes.
How an occupational therapist is helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities participate in their communities through a PCORI-funded project.
PCORI Engagement Award supports the creation of a national, prioritized women and Parkinson’s research and care agenda.
Study results often predict the benefit a treatment could have for the average patient. A PCORI-funded project is using personal health characteristics to move beyond averages and predict the benefit a treatment could have for individual patients.
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.
Engaging parents as active participants in pediatric hospital rounds slashed the rate of medical errors. Now, the research team is working to expand the program from seven to 21 hospitals.
In a region where cardiovascular disease risk is extremely high, a combination of self-management classes taught by trained community health workers and buy-in from community leaders led to a significant reduction in cardiovascular disease risk.
The Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards build communities to participate in patient-centered outcomes research. But three Engagement Awards teams are doing more than participating in research—they are conducting it.
PCORI awardees provide tools for easing the path to education for survivors.