Special Report: Comparative Effectiveness Research

October 2009
Clinical Trials Administrator;Oct2009, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p112
This article reports on the possibility that clinical trial sites and research institutions in the U.S. will benefit from an increase in funding for studies involving comparative effectiveness research (CER). A 1.1 billion U.S. dollar investment on CER was approved by President Barack Obama and the Congress. It is expected that this investment will include some clinical trials, observational studies and synthesis research.


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