Comparisons and Costs

Wechsler, Jill
December 2010
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p30
The article reports on the plan of the federal government to invest 500 million dollars annually in comparative research (CER) studies in the U.S. CER or health technology assessment seeks to determine more effective medical products and practices. It points out that Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's (PCORI) adoption of CER methods and standards affects design of effectiveness and outcomes research.


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