Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Archives
Mar. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is part of a select group of health systems nationwide brought together to accelerate the implementation of medical research results that will improve patient outcomes.
Feb. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt is set to establish an Engagement Coordinating Center for PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.
Apr. 15, 2021—Up to 25% of patients with acute heart failure (AHF) face mortality or hospital readmission within one month after being treated in the emergency department (ED).
Sep. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are participating in a national study to compare the health benefits and safety of three main methods of bariatric, or weight-loss surgery.
May. 7, 2015—A research team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been approved for a $2.7 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study idiopathic subglottic stenosis (iSGS), a rare condition that inexplicably causes middle-aged women to struggle to breathe.
Feb. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received an 18-month, $6.9 million award to set up a Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN) that can reach millions of patients and speed the translation of research findings into clinical practice.
May. 23, 2013—David Penson, M.D., MPH, professor of Urologic Surgery, has received a $2 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study localized prostate cancer, the second leading cause of death among American men.
May. 22, 2012—Patients and their families will have a more active role and voice in research designed to improve the quality and safety of patient care, thanks to a federal grant received by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.