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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.

Background: 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: Cultural Tailoring & Stroke

New Video Posted Using Cultural Tailoring to Improve Access and Community Resource Utilization for Racial/Ethnic Minority Stroke Patients

By Webmaster    10/14/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on September 9, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture Gina Evans-Hudnall, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Health Services Research Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

"Using Cultural Tailoring to Improve Access and Community Resource Utilization for Racial/Ethnic Minority Stroke Patients" [video]

Presented by Gina Evans-Hudnall, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Health Services Research Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

 

 

Lecture Video: Research Done Differently

New Video Posted Research Done Differently: A Patient-Centered Approach to Successful Community Transition

By Webmaster    09/09/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on September 9, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture Michael L. Jones, PhD, Vice President of Research and Technology, Shepherd Center Director, Virginia C. Crawford Research Institute Atlanta, GA

"Research Done Differently: A Patient-Centered Approach to Successful Community Transition" [video]

Presented by Michael L. Jones, PhD, Vice President of Research and Technology, Shepherd Center Director, Virginia C. Crawford Research Institute Atlanta, GA

 

 

Lecture Video: Stakeholder Involvement

New Video Posted Stakeholder Involvement ... "On the Move" Group Exercise Program

By Webmaster    08/12/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on August 12, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture  Jennifer S. Brach, PhD, PT, Associate Professor Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh­­

Stakeholder Involvement in the Design of a Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Trial of the "On the Move" Group Exercise Program in Community-Dwelling Older Adults" [video]

Presented by Jennifer S. Brach, PhD, PT, Associate Professor Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh­­

 

 

Dr. Pappadis Presents Disability Research in S. Korea

Dr. Pappadis Presents Disability Research in S. Korea

By Webmaster    07/06/16   

Dr. Monique Pappadis

Dr. Monique Pappadis, Assistant Professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences and Project Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Project 1, represented UTMB at the 2016 Joint Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) in Seoul, South Korea from June 27 – 30, 2016.

Dr. Monique Pappadis with disability researchers representing Malaysia, Thailand, and the USA/Vietnam.

At the conference, Dr. Pappadis participated as a speaker in a disability forum with three other international disability researchers, representing Malaysia, Thailand, USA/Vietnam. She also presented her research titled, “Psychosocial Adjustment to Disability among Middle-Aged Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.”

Lecture Video: Pharmacoepidemiology Studies in Patients with COPD

New Video Posted Pharmacoepidemiology Studies in Patients with COPD

By Webmaster    06/10/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on June 10, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH, Sealy & Smith Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine; Professor & Director, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Associate Chief Medical Officer, The University of Texas Medical Branch

"Comparing Comorbidity Indices for Predicting Patient Centered Outcomes" [video]

Presented by Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH, Sealy & Smith Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine; Professor & Director, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Associate Chief Medical Officer, The University of Texas Medical Branch

 

 

Lecture Video: Comparing Comorbidity Indices

New Video Posted Comparing Comorbidity Indices for Predicting Patient Centered Outcomes

By Webmaster    04/27/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on April 27, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture Amit Kumar, PT, MPH, PhD, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

"Comparing Comorbidity Indices for Predicting Patient Centered Outcomes" [slides] [video]

Presented by Amit Kumar, PT, MPH, PhD, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch

 

 

Pilot Projects Presented at Ops Meeting

Pilot Projects Presented at PCOR Operations Meeting

By Webmaster    04/20/16   

Suresh K. Bhavnani, PhD Project Directors Drs. Crowder, Pappadis and Reistetter gave reports on the progress of each of the PCOR research projects over Ethics Dialogues, Mammography and Stroke.

The following UTMB PCOR pilot project recipients gave reports on the progress of their projects at the recent PCOR Operations Committee Meeting on April 20, 2016:

  • "Improving Healthcare for Elders during Disasters" - James Graham, PhD
  • "How Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Hip Fracture Patients: From Bipartite Networks to Post-Discharge Planning" - Suresh K. Bhavnani, PhD
  • "Patient-Centered Care to Decrease Mortality in Diabetic Wound Treatment" - Daniel Jupiter, PhD

Elder Disaster Preparedness Workshop

Workshop Offered to Clinicians and Professionals PCOR Pilot Project on Elder Disaster Preparedness, PI James Graham, PhD

By Webmaster    04/13/16   

A workshop titled, "A Guide for Community‐Based Planning: A Continuum of Care Model for Caring for Elders During Disaster" was offered on April 13, 2016 to area healthcare workers and other professionals involved in the care of elders and disaster preparedness:

PCOR Workshop 4/13/2016

Sponsored by the Galveston County Health District
Workshop Slides | PDF Announcement | Event Photos

Workshop Facilitators:

Ray Runo, MPA, Senior Program Manager, Disasters, Strategies, & Ideas, Tallahassee, Fl

James Graham, PhD, PCOR Pilot Project PI and Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB

 

 

Lecture Video: Self-Advocacy for SCI

New Video Posted Self-Advocacy for SCI

By Webmaster    04/13/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on March 23, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR Lecture Veronica I. Umeasiegbu, PhD, CRC, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

"Association Between Received Rehabilitation Services, Self-advocacy, Psychosocial Adaptation, and Employment in Persons with SCI " [slides] [video]

Presented by Veronica I. Umeasiegbu, PhD, CRC, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

 

 

Community Dialog Webinar Video

New Video Posted Research Project 3: Community Dialog to Identify Ethical Issues in PCOR

By Webmaster    03/16/16   

A video has been posted online of the CER/PCOR Lecture held on March 10, 2016 at UTMB:

PCOR webinar attendees

"Ethical Issues in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and Comparative Effectiveness Research: Conducting Community Dialogs in Galveston, Texas" [slides] [video]

Presented by Jerome Crowder, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute for Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch

 

 

Bioethics Dialog Reports Posted

Community Bioethics Dialog Reports Posted Research Project 3: Community Dialog to Identify Ethical Issues in PCOR

By Webmaster    01/26/16   

Two new Bioethics Dialog Reports have been posted to Research Project 3: Community Dialog to Identify Ethical Issues in PCOR: REPORT: Galveston Island Community Research Advisory Committee (GICRAC) | REPORT: League of United Latin-American Citizens (LULAC)

LULAC ParticipantsGICRAC Participant

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHARE Workshop at UTMB

Share Approach Workshop

By Webmaster    01/04/16   

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) sponsored a train-the-trainer workshop on shared decision making on January 27, 2016 in Galveston, TX.

SHARE Approach Workshop January 27, 2016 at UTMBStaff support for the SHARE Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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