A major goal of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is to bring patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders into the research process and build a community that enhances patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
1There are about 2 million older adults in the United States who are homebound; another 5.3 million are unable to leave their homes without help.
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2Disproportionately burdened by multimorbidity, functional impairment, and low social capital, these individuals are not engaged in PCOR. We recently completed a PCORI-sponsored project to engage homebound older adults and their caregivers as Stakeholder Advisors to create a patient-centered research agenda for the field. On completion of the project, we explored the potential benefits or harms from participating as a PCOR Stakeholder Advisor.
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Epidemiology of the homebound population in the United States.
JAMA Intern Med. 2015; 175: 1180-1186
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Published online: May 03, 2020
This work was supported by a Eugene Washington Engagement Award (7258-JHU) from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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