Tag Archives: PCORI

Moving the Goal Posts to Catch the Ball and Other Hazards of A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment Trial

Tweet When it comes to offering patients high-quality care for a poorly understood disease, solid, well-funded research, medical education, and respect go a long way. In a masterful report today in┬áSTAT, Julie Rehmeyer sets the record straight on chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Appendicitis in America: Time for Practice Change?

Tweet Chances are good that most readers have had personal experience with appendicitis. Appendectomy is the top inpatient surgery for kids and it far outpaces all other pediatric surgeries. Also, appendicitis is the most frequent reason adults make it to … Continue reading

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Join Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Dialogue on National Research Priorities Today

Tweet Are you interested in participating in efforts to shape patient-centered outcomes research priorities. Then, don’t miss today’s meeting, webcast starting 9:30 am, or via telephone to 800 number line posted below. Got comments for the PCORI people: see submission … Continue reading

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Clarification: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Meeting Set for Two Days, One Evening

Tweet My earlier post neglected to mention that this meeting will take place on Monday, May 16th and May 17th. Unfortunately, the Discussion Forum was on a separate announcement. It will still take place, but you may want to attend … Continue reading

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