PCORI Supports Study of Innovative COVID-19 Management at Home

Kit Delgado

The Penn Medicine COVID Watch team has received a $2.5 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a study led by M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, to assess the program’s impact, particularly among Black and Latinx patients whose communities have endured significant disparities during the pandemic.

“The overall goal of this work is to rigorously assess the outcomes of an innovative and scalable intervention to manage large populations of patients with COVID-19 at home, and quickly escalate care for patients who progress to worsening disease,” said Dr. Delgado. “By extending automated, 24/7 care to all patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, this model has the potential to yield significant benefits to communities across the country.” Read more

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