GAO Appoints Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors

On September 23, 2010 the Acting Comptroller General of the United States announced the appointment of 19 members to the Board of Governors for the new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 established PCORI as a non-profit organization to assist patients, clinicians, purchasers, and policy-makers in making informed health decisions by carrying out research projects that provide quality, relevant evidence on how diseases, disorders, and other health conditions can effectively and appropriately be prevented, diagnosed, treated, monitored, and managed.

Click here to view a complete list of members of the PCORI Board of Governors.


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