Table 1:

Examples of patient-centered questions addressed in PCORI researcha

“Given my personal characteristics, conditions and preferences, what should I expect will happen to me?”
“What are my options and what are the potential benefits and harms of those options?”
“What can I do to improve the outcomes that are most important to me?”
“How can clinicians and the care delivery systems they work in help me make the best decisions about my health and health care?”
  • a Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).23