Strategy for addressing research-site overlap in pragmatic clinical trials:

Lessons learned from the NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory (PMC)

Trials. Volume 21, Article number: 1021 (2020)
Published: 11 December 2020

Mary Geda, Steven Z. George, Diana J. Burgess, Dylan V. Scarton, William T. Roddy, Kirsha S. Gordon, Paul F. Pasquina, Cynthia A. Brandt, Robert D. Kerns & Peter Peduzzi
on behalf of the NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory

PMC is comprised of 11 national, large-scale pain trials recruiting in Military Treatment Facilities and VA Medical Centers. An early challenge was to ensure that PMC researchers did not co-enroll participants in multiple, concurrent pain trials. Learn about the strategies taken by the Collaboratory to tackle this challenge and address research-site overlap.