MedCity News July 29, 2021
Anuja Vaidya

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded the funds to studies that span a range of healthcare issues, including maternal care, suicide prevention and clinical effectiveness research in arenas like telemedicine and diabetes.

Twenty-eight new research studies that aim to address an array of health issues, including disparities in maternal care, suicide prevention and chronic conditions, are getting a funding boost.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute approved $254 million in funding for the studies on July 27.

Four studies were approved for a total of $33 million. These will examine interventions to improve care during pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum with a specific focus on Black and Hispanic women and their infants.

The largest of the four studies will compare approaches...

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