Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The draft report outlines 60 standards for the conduct of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and was produced by PCORI’s 17-member Methodology Committee consisting of a panel of top research methodology experts appointed by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. It aims to establish universally accepted standards to ensure that health professionals adopt the best and most appropriate methods for conducting PCOR.
The draft report is available at: http://pcori.org/assets/MethodologyReport-Comment.pdf
Please visit http://www.pcori.org/survey/methodology-report/ to add your feedback to the online comment and survey tool. The deadline for submitting feeback on the draft report is 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, September 14. PCORI are requesting that all comments be sent through the PCORI website in keeping with their requirements for transparency and state that they regret that they cannot accept comments through other channels.
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...