How do we get people to do things differently?] o Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center
Testing 47 models believed to offer the most promise for enhancing healthcare quality Different methods of accountability, payment, primary care, helping low-income patients, overseeing healthcare systems, and dissemination o [Conduct research studies to directly test competing hypotheses; whichever system/model is found to work best will be broadly implemented] Ample opportunities for researchers (e.g. social psychologists) interested in crafting interventions o Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) [PCORI was established by the PPACA] Draws upon: Stakeholder perspectives Decades of priority statements from our most trusted healthcare organizations Places “He althcare Decision Making ” at THE forefront of research aimed at improving healthcare quality Need to produce good knowledge of : o Which health interventions work, and (E.g. prevention, treatment) o For whom they work [Which people interventions are most effective for] Need to figure out how to help patients, families, clinicians, and systems to make good decisions based on this knowledge Funding has already begun – is highly competitive [Have a number of national research grants – super competitive] o [Currently funding only about 1% of grants] [Almost all Mike’s colleagues still applying for these grants because: this is the direction things are going] Five Research Priorities of PCORI (1) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: o Figuring out: What works For whom Facilitating evidence-based decisions o [This is where research is going – funding only 1% of most compelling grant applications] o [Here – personalizing interventions are important] [Good for personality researchers] (2) Communication/Dissemination Research (3) Health Disparities [How to improve the healthcare system] o [Good for those with expertise in multiculturalism] (4) Healthcare Systems
(5) Research Methods o [How to come up with better research methods so we can get the outcomes we want] [1/5 of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) budget goes to this] o [Good for those with expertise in methodology] o [In the future – there will a pressing need for those with a background in methodology] [In these areas in near future, expect an increase in: Opportunities available Income] Five Research Priorities of PCORI – Healthcare Decision Science [4/22 Handout] - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) established PCORI o PCORI is focused on: funding research designed to advance science of healthcare decision-making/ healthcare decision science PCORI has five funding priorities – each with different funding allocation o Psychology training programs can focus training in three domains o [Three key domains of psychology research training] Personality o Knowledge of – individual differences in patterns of cognition, affect, behavior
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- Experimental Psychology, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, insurance companies, e.g.