Concern raised over control of cost-benefit research in United States

Webster, Paul Christopher
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE127
Academic Journal
The article reports on the effect of the health reform congressional debate on health care comparative effectiveness research in the U.S. According to Harry Selker, executive director of the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, the issue of health reform was not on funds but the main concern is the control. Moreover, both the House and Senate versions of health reform legislation suggest the expansion of comparative effectiveness research.


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