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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR)What is PCOR?

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) incorporates the realities that treatment outcomes may be different in different individuals and that patients' priorities and goals of treatment also vary. PCOR relies on input from patients and families as well as healthcare professionals.

UTMB was awarded a $4.97 million dollar grant (R24HS022134) in 2013 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to conduct patient-centered outcomes research. AHRQ's mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. Dispersed over a five-year period, this federal grant is being used to establish the infrastructure for a center on Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in the Elderly at UTMB. Read more about the mission of our center.

UTMB PCOR News

Lecture Video: The Power of Patient-Centered Research- Dr. Guise

The Power of Patient-Centered Research

By Webmaster    05/12/17  

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on May 12, 2017 at UTMB:

slide: The Power of Patient-Centered Research

"The Power of Patient-Centered Research"

Presented by: Jeanne-Marie Guise, MD, MPH, Professor, Vice Provost-Academic Career Development and Mentoring, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

 

Lecture Video: PCOR Lecture & Health Policy Dialogue - Dr. Leland

Prioritizing Fall Prevention Best Practices for Post-Acute Care: A Patient-Centered Approach

By Webmaster    04/25/17  

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on April 14, 2017 at UTMB:

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"Prioritizing Fall Prevention Best Practices for Post-Acute Care: A Patient-Centered Approach"

Presented by: Natalie E. Leland, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, Assistant Professor Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry & Davis School of Gerontology Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association Designation University of Southern California

 

Pilot Project Recipient Awarded PCORI Grant for Data Visualization

Pilot Project Recipient Awarded PCORI Grant for Data Visualization

By UTMB Newsroom    03/13/17  

Suresh K. Bhavnani, PhD

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute awarded Suresh Bhavnani, PhD and his multidisciplinary team of data scientists and clinicians $525,000 to develop a new visual analytical method which will automatically identify patient subgroups in large datasets such as Medicare data, and test whether those subgroups can help to improve the prediction of hospital readmission in the elderly. Read more at the UTMB Newsroom.

Previously, Dr. Bhavnani was awarded a pilot project from PCOR at UTMB, "How Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Hip Fracture Patients: From Bipartite Networks to Post-Discharge Planning."

PCOR Lecture & Health Policy Dialogue - Dr. Gozalo

Health Care Reform and Post-Acute Care: New Quality Measures, Inclusion in ACOs and Universal Function Measures

By Webmaster    03/10/17  

flyer image with medical still life in library for UTMB Health Policy Dialogues, March Discussion

The March 2017 PCOR lecture is presented in association with the Office of the President and the Office of Health Policy & Legislative Affairs in the UTMB Health Policy Dialogues lecture series:

"Health Care Reform and Post-Acute Care: New Quality Measures, Inclusion in ACOs and Universal Function Measures"

Presented by: Pedro Gozalo, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Community Health, Brown University

 

Video: PCOR Lecture & Health Policy Dialogue - Dr. Gimm

Mixed Methods Evaluation of the CareFirst Patient-Centered Medical Home Model

By Webmaster    02/09/17  

flyer image with medical still life in library for UTMB Health Policy Dialogues, Feb Discussion

The Feb 2017 PCOR lecture is presented in association with the Office of the President and the Office of Health Policy & Legislative Affairs in the UTMB Health Policy Dialogues lecture series:

"Mixed Methods Evaluation of the CareFirst Patient-Centered Medical Home Model"

Presented by: Gilbert Gimm, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Administration & Policy George Mason University

 


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