August 3, 2011
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking public feedback on eight initial topics for a series of “Tier 1” pilot projects that willassist PCORI in establishing national priorities for research, support the development of novel methods or the collection of preliminary data that can be used to advance the field of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR), and inform the development of a future PCORI research agenda.
In late September, PCORI will issue a request for applications (RFA) for pilot project grants , which will focus on methods and approaches appropriate to PCOR, including observational methodologies, systematic reviews, mixed methods and qualitative methodologies, simulations, small pragmatic pilot trials and survey methods.
PCORI is holding a 30-day input period on the eight topics that begins today and concludes on Aug. 31. To provide feedback, please visit PCORI’s website, pcori.org. Also, for more information on how to provide input for the initial “Tier 1” pilot projects, please go to the following site: http://www.pcori.org/provideinput.html.