MedCity News July 29, 2021
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...