Patients and stakeholders are heard, inspired, and empowered to co-develop patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
The PATIENTS Program partners with patients and care providers to answer questions about the best treatment options to improve health and quality of life. We engage people from all communities, especially those from underserved and minority populations, in every step of the patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) process. Through our collective efforts, we create an effective learning health care community.
- We listen to our patients’ voices so that we ask relevant and meaningful questions.
- We align research priorities with the values of patients and communities.
- We transform research to make it more relevant and patient-centered.
- We train patients, stakeholders, and researchers to become co-developers of PCOR.
How The PATIENTS Program is Revolutionizing Research
The PATIENTS Program LISTENS and gives people the opportunity to voice their opinions and see the research they care about conducted. As a BRIDGE between research and the community, The PATIENTS Program has been a visible partner in the community. The PATIENTS Program works with the community to make sure research results are shared with the West Baltimore community, the rest of Maryland, and beyond. The PATIENTS Program DELIVERS results that matter.
Watch this short video to learn about how the leadership of The PATIENTS Program work with the program's team members to achieve its mission of partnering with patients and care providers to answer questions about the best treatment options to improve health and quality of life.
The PATIENTS Program received $5 million in initial funding from a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Infrastructure Development (R24) grant awarded to C. Daniel Mullins, PhD, (Program Executive Director) by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [PA-12-114]. The PATIENTS Program used those infrastructure funds to develop a program nationally recognized for expertise in patient-centered outcomes research.