TITLE

Care to Compare?

AUTHOR(S)
Aston, Geri
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2008, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on comparative effectiveness research on medical devices, drugs and treatments in the U.S. Senators Max Baucus and Kent Conrad introduced legislation that would create a private entity governed by a public-private board to prioritize and fund comparative effectiveness research and disseminate the findings. The health reform of president-elect Barack Obama calls for an independent institute to guide comparative effectiveness reviews and research. INSETS: How Other Nations Do It;Putting Research Into Practice;Putting Products to the Test.
ACCESSION #
35730140

 

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