VPO Press Release - PCORI Board Adopts Process for Peer Review and Public Release of Research Findings
"The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today adopted PCORI's process for peer review and public release of the results of the comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies it funds. This process details how PCORI will meet its legislative mandate to ensure the scientific integrity of the primary research it supports and make study findings widely available and useful to patients, clinicians, and the general public within a specific timeframe. It is part of PCORI's broader efforts to disseminate and implement research findings. The process document adopted by the Board reflects revisions made in response to comments provided by more than 60 individuals and organizations during a 54-day public comment period that followed PCORI's release of a draft process document last September ..."