Scientists Embark on Unprecedented Effort to Connect Millions of Patient Medical Records

Gene Rich quoted on research to inform real-world decisions.
Apr 15, 2014

This Washington Post article discusses the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, an initiative under the Affordable Care Act to help patients and their doctors make better-informed decisions about care. The organization’s mandate is to launch, fund and coordinate research on “comparative effectiveness” — to find out which drugs, devices and treatment options are more effective than others.