Opinion: Can comparative effectiveness research save healthcare?

InformationWeek, June 27, 2013

With so much emphasis from government and private insurers on the need to lower the cost of medical care, comparative effectiveness research (CER) has come into its own. CER aims to compare two or more existing treatment regimens to determine which are most cost-effective. Since so many sophisticated software tools are now available to help facilitate such research, healthcare IT executives need to stay well-informed about the strengths and limitations of CER. In the past, I've written about Clinical Query, a searchable patient data repository being used by Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to facilitate CER.


MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2015 a division of BLR All rights reserved.