Diana I. Brixner,
Gary M. Oderda,
Joseph E. Biskupiak,
The Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center (PORC) was established in 2002 at the University of Utah's College of Pharmacy in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our vision is to be recognized internationally
for outstanding contribution to improved patient care via outcomes research and assessment.
Our mission is to facilitate the interaction of academia and patient care systems in the conduct of outcomes research, the presentation and publication of results, training of healthcare professionals and facilitating the utilization of outcomes research information to improve patient care. We contract with the pharmaceutical industry, foundations, managed care organizations and government to conduct the following types of projects:
The Center is also available for customized training programs in Outcomes Research for healthcare professionals in industry and in practice. Various patient data sources are utilized for these study types including:
The Center's personnel have expertise in health economics, modeling, various clinical subspecialties, drug information, statistical analysis and programming, psychometrics, and database management.