PCORI Critics Emerge As Institute Formally Releases Draft Methods Report
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
As the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute opens the public comment period for its draft methodology report, criticisms on the institute's direction are beginning to surface, including accusations that it is becoming just another AHRQ or NIH.
You may also be interested in...
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute identifies themes from early analysis of comments received on its Methodology Committee report, but it is not clear whether these themes address concerns raised by the pharmaceutical industry.
NIH Director Collins, a member of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute board of governors, offered his vision of a data infrastructure that would enable PCORI to maximize its research capabilities while minimizing costs of conducting research. At the same PCORI-sponsored workshop, Institute Executive Director Joe Selby described the main characteristics a national data infrastructure should offer.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute announced the awardees of pilot project research funds, with many winners emphasizing research that advances the methodology of conducting patient-centered outcomes research.