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.
An engagement awardee develops an agenda for research about the procedure’s impact on patients and caregivers.
A nonsurgical method to replace the aortic valve turned out as safe as surgery and allowed more patients to go home from the hospital, rather than to a nursing home or rehabilitation facility.
A coalition-based approach to care, bringing together clinicians and community members, helped people from low-income minority groups.
Research team aims to understand the effects of choosing double mastectomy on women’s cancer distress and body image.
A PCORI Engagement Award enables a cancer awareness and prevention program to expand its reach within rural, largely African-American communities facing high cancer rates.
Tailored coaching and educational text messages for families, as well as clinical decision support tools for pediatric providers, seemed to help children with obesity and those who are overweight lower their body mass indexes.
Telehealth has the potential to provide access to care for a wide variety of populations that are now underserved. Two PCORI-funded studies are using telehealth in different ways to test its potential.
Problems are more likely three years after surgery than after radiation or surveillance, a study finds.
PCORI-funded conferences about a genetic condition were the springboard to statewide observances and launch of a clinic.
A study finds success in educating hospitalized patients about the importance of preventive treatment.