Larry Becker & Jean Slutsky on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
April 30, 2018
Suzanne speaks with Larry Becker, former Director of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances for Xerox Corporation, and Jean Slutsky, Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to hear about the organization’s research and what it means for employers and others in the health care industry.PCORI’s primary aim is looking at health outcomes for comparative treatments- this is fundamental information for employers and health plans to consider as they create their benefits packages with the intent of optimizing health care value.
On our quest for evidence-based approaches to improving the functioning of the health care system, CPR is intent on raising the voice of the patient and encouraging patient-centered methodologies. We are also pleased to see that employers have a seat at the table on PCORI’s Board of Governors.
Listen in to find out the latest on PCORI’s activities and how it applies to employers and other health care purchasers.