New US centre to boost comparative health research

Vogel, Lauren
July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE457
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute which focuses on comparative effectiveness research (CER) in the U.S. to boost evidences for drug effectiveness. It states that the institute was mandated in the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Act and financed by a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund. Moreover, it says that the institute will be beneficial to pharmaceutical industry as its findings will reveal best use of products.


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