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Getting the Right Evidence to Decision-Makers Faster: Insights From the NIH Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory

Date: June 20, 2023 to June 21, 2023

Virtual; Registration is required

Event Description

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory will host a virtual workshop June 20–21, 2023, to explore the critical cycle of evidence generation to decision by health system leaders to implement the findings of pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs).

The workshop, "Getting the Right Evidence to Decision-Makers Faster," will kick off on Tuesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. ET with a keynote from Andrew B. Bindman, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Kaiser Permanente. The event will include four moderated webinar discussions with panels of experts who will focus on:

  • How health systems use evidence from PCTs
  • How we generate the right evidence to support decision-makers
  • How to learn faster
  • Potential structures and incentives for learning faster

The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register today!


The full agenda is available as a flyer on the NIH Collaboratory website.

Day One, June 20, 2023
11 a.m.–3 p.m. ET

  • Keynote Presentation 
    Andrew B. Bindman
  • Panel 1: How Have Health Systems Made Decisions Based on Evidence Collected in PCTs?
    Devon Check, Vincent Mor, Lynn DeBar, Kathryn Glassberg, Douglas Zatzick, Eileen Bulger, Susan Huang, Kenneth Sands, Edward Septimus; Moderator: Gregory Simon
  • Panel 2: How Do We Generate the Right Evidence to Support Decision-Makers?
    Kenneth Sands, Eileen Bulger, Amy Kilbourne, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Patrick Heagerty; Moderator: Hayden Bosworth

Day Two, June 21, 2023
10 a.m.–2 p.m. ET

  • Panel 3: Learning Faster 
    Gloria Coronado, Natalia Morone, Corita Grudzen, Kevin Chan, Pearl O’Rourke, Cheryl Boyce, Andrea Cook; Moderator: Kevin Weinfurt
  • Panel 4: Potential Structures and Incentives for Faster Learning 
    George Sopko, David Chambers, Wynne Norton, Tisha Wiley, Kenneth Sands, Edward Septimus, Gloria Coronado, Natalia Morone, Corita Grudzen; Moderator: Richard Platt

Recordings will be archived on the NIH Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory website at