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PCORI Directs $31M in Grants Toward Innovative Telehealth Projects

mHealth Intelligence, August 22, 2018

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is putting more than $31 million into programs that will use telehealth and telemedicine to improve access to treatment.

The Washington, D.C.-based non-profit created by Congress in 2010 has approved a $13.3 million grant to West Virginia University for a project that will examine how physicians can use a connected health platform to treat patients with major depressive orders. In addition, the New York-based Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is getting a $3 million grant to study how telehealth can help improve care management for Hispanic and Latino patients living with type 2 diabetes.

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