Model for a patient-centered comparative effectiveness research center

Monica R. Costlow, Douglas P. Landsittel, A. Everette James, Jeremy M. Kahn, Sally C. Morton

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This special report describes the systematic approach the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) undertook in creating an infrastructure for comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research resources. We specifically highlight the administrative structure, communication and training opportunities, stakeholder engagement resources, and support services offered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-159
Number of pages5
JournalClinical and translational science
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • CER center model
  • Comparative effectiveness
  • PC-CER center model
  • PCOR center model
  • Patient-centered outcomes research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Neuroscience


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