On March 28, 2023, PCORI announced the approval of funding totaling $123 million for 15 new research studies and $4 million for two new implementation projects. View all the approved funding awards below.

Research Studies

Broad Pragmatic Studies (Addressing Disparities)
An Online Platform to Promote Evidence-Based Care for Underserved Patients with Neurofibromatosis 1 Scott Plotkin, MD, PhD
Vanessa Merker, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Broad Pragmatic Studies (Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options)
Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation in PAD: A Randomized Exercise Intervention Trial (PREPARE-IT) Jonathan Myers, PhD Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research
Pure-Tone Audiometry Versus Otoacoustic Emissions for Preschool Hearing Screening Dylan Chan, MD, PhD University of California, San Francisco
Broad Pragmatic Studies (Improving Healthcare Systems)
DIsAPEAR: Interventions to De-Implement Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescribing for Ear Infections Holly Frost, MD Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Improving Shared Decision Making and Access to Non-Dialytic Treatment for People with Kidney Disease Dale Lupu, MPH, PhD The George Washington University
Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Employing Computational Linguistics In Patient-Provider Secure Exchanges for Comparative Effectiveness Research (ECLIPPSE-CER) Dean Schillinger, MD
Mary Reed, PhD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Identification of Temporal Data Patterns Predictive of Adverse Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Alexander Turchin, MD, MS Brigham and Women's Hospital
Toward Improved Design and Analysis of Stepped Wedge Trials: An Estimand-Aligned and Efficiency-Focused Framework Fan Li, PhD Yale University
Learning to Predict Disease Trajectories Mei-Sing Ong, PhD Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.
Health System Strategies to Address Disparities in Hypertension Management & Control
Comparing Hypertension Remote Monitoring Evaluation Redesign (CHARMED) Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH
Courtney Lyles, PhD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
PRESSURE POINTS: A Multilevel Team, Pragmatic Trial to Address Blood Pressure Control and Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Erica Spatz, MD, MHS
Rafael Perez-Escamilla, PhD, MS
Yale University
Improving Postpartum Maternal Outcomes for Populations Experiencing Disparities
Improving Maternal Postpartum Access to Care Through Telemedicine Elaine Duryea, MD
David B. Nelson, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Improving Postpartum Care for Black Pregnant and Postpartum People Constance Guille, MD Medical University of South Carolina
Comparative Evaluation of Telehealth Multi-Component Optimal Model (MOM) of Postpartum Care Among Rural, Low-Income, and Diverse Women Jennifer Callaghan-Koru, PhD, MBA
Pearl A. McElfish, PhD, MBA
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Implementing Doula Care in Medicaid to Advance Racial Equity in Severe Maternal Morbidity Susan Kennedy, MSW, MPP AcademyHealth

Implementation Projects

Limited Competition PCORI Funding Announcement: Implementation Awards
Implementation of Patient Activated Reliever-Triggered Inhaled Corticosteroids in Adults with Moderate to Severe Asthma Elliot Israel, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital
Implementation of Effective Shared Decision Making Approaches in Practice Settings
Large-Scale Implementation of a Decision Aid about Colorectal Cancer Screening Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD
Teresa Damush, PhD
Trustees of Indiana University

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