Last week, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Board of Governors held a meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss the importance of patient centered comparative effectiveness research (CER) – also called outcomes research. Several PIPC members were in attendance, including PIPC Chairman Tony Coelho.
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute met in Washington D.C., last week where several PIPC members spoke during the board’s public commenting period, including Dr. Vera R. Jackson of the Washington Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and Kathleen Teixeira of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
WASHINGTON D.C. – In opening remarks at the Partnership to Improve Patient Care’s (PIPC) 2nd annual forum in Washington, D.C., Chairman Tony Coelho praised the steps made over the past year in achieving patient-centered comparative effectiveness research, and called for continued progress. Commenting on the creation and initial work of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) over the past year, Coelho said: “We appreciate the progress that’s been made, and we are looking for the progress to continue.”