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Who Can Apply?

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Research We Fund

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Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

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Letter of Intent

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Using the PCORI Online System

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What to Include in the Application

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Role of the Administrative Official

Merit Review Process

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Post-Award Process

Rare Disease Research

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Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Implementation of Findings from PCORI’s Major Research Investments PFA

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Implementation: Limited Competition PCORI Funding Announcement

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Treatment Options for Age-Related Hearing Loss PFA

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Implementation of Effective Shared Decision Making Approaches in Practice Settings PFA

Partnerships to Conduct Research within PCORnet (PaCR) - Cycle 1 2019

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Delivery for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) PFA

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Psychosocial Interventions with Office-Based Opioid Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder PFA

Symptom Management for Patients with Advanced Illness PFA

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Pragmatic Clinical Studies to Evaluate Patient Centered Outcomes

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Patient-Powered Research Network (PPRN) Research Demonstration Project

Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis PFA - Cycle 3 2015

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Clinical Strategies for Managing and Reducing Long-Term Opioid Use for Chronic Pain

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Management Strategies for Treatment-Resistant Depression - Cycle 3 2015

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New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) in the Extended Treatment of Venous Thromboembolic Disease - Cycle 3 2015

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Partnerships to Conduct Research (PaCR) within PCORnet PFA - Cycle 2 2017

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Optimized Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain – Cycle 1 2017 PFA

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Strategies to Prevent Unsafe Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care among Patients with Acute or Chronic Noncancer Pain – Cycle 2 2017

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Multidisciplinary Treatments Low Back Pain PFA - Cycle 1 2017

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Comparison of Surgical and Nonsurgical Options for Management of Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain - Cycle 1 2017

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