11. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Director's Update

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.
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  • Created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:
    • Institute must include research that takes into account the potential for differences in the effectiveness of treatments, services, etc., within various subpopulations:
      • Racial and ethnic minorities
      • Gender, age
      • Individuals with chronic conditions
      • Genetic and molecular sub-types
      • Quality of life preferences
    • These subpopulations must be included as research subjects.
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Current as of August 2011
Internet Citation: 11. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Director's Update. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/clancy/slide11.html