An article in the August 6 edition of Scientific American, Your Medical Records May Unlock Disease Secrets for All, describes efforts to use electronic health data to help identify and recruit participants to large clinical trials. ADAPTABLE is cited as the first nationwide test of such an approach.
Patient representative Bray Patrick-Lake, MFS, talks about how patients and other healthcare stakeholders will play a key role in ADAPTABLE, the first clinical trial to be conducted using PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Research Network being developed by PCORI to conduct research more efficiently by harnessing the power of health data.
First PCORnet Demonstration Study Could Help Guide Treatment Options for Millions
WASHINGTON, DC – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved a three-year, $14 million clinical trial designed to determine the best dose of aspirin to use to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with heart disease.