The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will be releasing the "Improving Methods for Conducting PCOR" funding announcement on January 16, 2018.
PCORI seeks to fund projects that address important methodological gaps and lead to improvements in the strength and quality of evidence generated by PCOR/CER studies.
For the Cycle 1 2018 Methods PFA, PCORI has identified the following Research Areas of Interest (RAIs) as programmatic priorities:
- Methods Related to Ethical and Human Subjects Protections (HSP) Issues in PCOR/CER
- Methods to Improve Study Design
- Methods to Support Data Research Networks
- Methods to Improve the Use of Natural Language Processing