The Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research (PCOR) came into existence in January 2001. The Center is an interdisciplinary group of health services researchers collaborating in a diverse array of subject areas. The purposes of the Center are to conduct research on patient care services and related health outcomes, to facilitate a supportive environment for MCW investigators new to this area, to determine the need for and recruit new faculty in targeted methodologic areas, and to sponsor a health services research seminar series as a forum for the exchange of ideas.
To develop, test and implement innovative strategies for transforming healthcare that optimizes quality, value and cost.
To become a global leader in healthcare transformation through innovative research.