Requirements for Research Funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a nonprofit corporation intended to advance comparative effectiveness research. The act stipulates that research funded by PCORI, including systematic reviews, adhere to the following reporting and publication requirements:
SOURCE: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, 111th Cong., Subtitle D, § 6301 (March 23, 2010).
Over the past decade, several international, multidisciplinary groups have collaborated to develop guidelines for reporting the methods and results of clinical research (reporting guidelines). Reporting guidelines exist for many types of health research (Ioannidis et al., 2004; Liberati et al., 2009; Moher et al., 1999, 2001a,b,