PCORI To Fund Development Of Data Networks For Comparative Effectiveness Research
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute plans up to $68 million in grants to develop two types of national data networks: clinical data research networks and patient-powered research networks.
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