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Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care. Learning What Works: Infrastructure Required for Comparative Effectiveness Research: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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Abbreviations and Acronyms

AAAS

American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

AASHTO

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ACA

Affordable Care Act (2010)

ACC

American College of Cardiology

ACOG

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADNI

Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

AF

atrial fibrillation

AHA

American Heart Association or American Hospital Association

AHC

academic health center

AHIP

America's Health Insurance Plans

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AMA

American Medical Association

AMCP

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

AMD

age-related macular degeneration

AMI

acute myocardial infarction

AQA

Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance

ARRA

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

ASC

active surveillance culturing

BC

Biomarkers Consortium

BMI

biomedical informatics

BMS

bare-metal stent

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CADTH

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

CARE ICDJ

Querying Author about Definition

CATIE

Clinical Antipsychotic Trials in Intervention Effectiveness

CCN

Cardiac Care Network (Ontario)

CCR

Center for Cancer Research

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDMS

chronic disease management system

CDR

Common Drug Review (Canada)

CDRH

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

CDSR

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

CE

comparative effectiveness

CEAP

Committee for Assessment of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures (France)

CED

coverage with evidence development

CENTRAL

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

CEPP

Committee for Assessment of Devices and Health Technologies (France)

CER

comparative effectiveness research

CEVG

Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

CHD

coronary heart disease

CI

confidence interval

CIHR

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

CIS

clinical information system

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMTP

Center for Medical Technology Policy

CNS

central nervous system

COE

Center for Outcomes and Evidence

COMPUS

Canadian Optimal Medication Prescribing and Utilization Service

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPR

Council of Public Representatives

COX

cyclo oxygenase

CPI

Critical Path Initiative

CPOE

computerized physician order entry

CPR

computer-based patient record

CPSC

Consumer Product Safety Commission

CRG

Cochrane HIV/AIDS review group

CRN

Cancer Research Network

CS

computer science

CT

computed tomography

CTSA

Clinical and Translational Science Awards

CTSC

Clinical and Translational Science Center

DAG

directed acyclic graph

DBS

deep brain stimulation

DCRI

Duke Clinical Research Institute

DEcIDE

Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness

DERP

Drug Effectiveness Review Project

DES

drug-eluting stent

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DSM

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

EBM

evidence-based medicine

EC

executive committee

ECG

electrocardiogram

EHR

electronic health record

EMEA

European Medicines Agency

EMR

electronic medical record

EPC

evidence-based practice center

EUnetHTA

European Network for Health Technology Assessment

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FDAAA

FDA Amendments Act of 2007

FFRDC

federally funded research and development center

FNIH

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

FOMC

Federal Open Market Committee

FTC

Federal Trade Commission

FTE

full-time equivalent

FY

fiscal year

G-BA

Federal Joint Committee (Germany)

GBS

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

GCGH

Grand Challenges in Global Health

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

GIN

Guidelines International Network

GKS

gamma knife surgery

GPRD

General Practices Research Data (United Kingdom)

GRADE

Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation Working Group

HAI

hospital acquired infection

HAS

Haute Autorité de Santé (France)

HCDS

health care delivery system

HECS

highly effective clinical services

HEI

Health Effects Institute

HER2

human epidermal growth factor receptor 2

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HIMSS

Health Information Management Systems Society

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIT

health information technology

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HMO

health maintenance organization

HMORN

HMO Research Network

HQA

Hospital Quality Alliance

HR

hazard ratio

HRT

hormone-replacement therapy

HSI

Homeland Security Institute

HSR

health services research

HSRProj

Health Services Research Projects in Progress

HTA

health technology assessment

HVI

Heart and Vascular Institute

IC

institute and center

ICD

implantable cardiac defibrillator

ICER

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

ICES

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

IDA

Institute for Defense Analyses

IH

international health

ILI

influenza-like-illness

INHATA

International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IQWiG

Institute for Quality and Efficiency (Germany)

IRB

institutional review board

ISO

independent scientific organization

IT

information technology

JHU

Johns Hopkins University

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

LVEF

left ventricular ejection fraction

MAS

Medical Advisory Secretariat

MCV

meningococcal conjugate vaccine

MEDCAC

Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee

MedPAC

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

MI

myocardial infarction

MIS

management information systems

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MMA

Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act

MOHLTC

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario)

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

MSAC

Medical Services Advisory Committee (Australia)

NAE

National Academy of Engineering

NANSAID

non-aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NC2D

National Consortium of Clinical Databases

NCCN

National Cancer Care Network

NCHRP

National Cooperative Highway Research Program

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NDAI

National Data Aggregation Initiative

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NHLBI

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NHS

National Health Service (United Kingdom)

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (United Kingdom)

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NMCES

National Medical Care Expenditure Survey

NNSA

National Nuclear Security Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NRT

nicotine replacement therapy

NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

NSF

National Science Foundation

NYHA

New York Heart Association

NYU

New York University

OAI

Osteoarthritis Initiative

ODE-I

Office of Drug Evaluation I

OFPP

Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OHSU

Oregon Health and Science University

OHTAC

Ontario Health Technology Assessment Committee

OS

Office of the Secretary

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense

OSTP

Office of Science and Technology Policy

OTA

Office of Technology Assessment

OTC

over-the-counter

PACS

Picture Archiving and Communication System

PATH

Program for the Assessment of Technology in Health

PBAC

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (Australia)

PCI

percutaneous coronary intervention

PCORI

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PDUFA

Prescription Drug Use Fee Act

PET

positron emission tomography

POC

point of care

PPP

public–private partnership

PSA

prostate-specific antigen

PSAC

Priority Setting Advisory Committee

PTSD

post-traumatic stress disorder

QI

quality improvement

QIO

quality improvement organization

R&D

research and development

RCT

randomized controlled trial or randomized clinical trial

RNI

radionuclide imaging

RWJF

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

S&T

science and technology

SBU

Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care

SEER

Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results

SES

socioeconomic status

SHRPII

Strategic Highway Research Programs II

SNOMED

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine

SPARQL

SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language

SSNDI

Social Security National Death Index

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

STEMI

ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

STPI

Science and Technology Policy Institute

STS

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

SUNY

State University of New York

TAB

Technology Assessment Board

TAPP

transabdominal pre-peritoneal

TCA

tricyclic antidepressant

TEC

Technology Evaluation Center

TEP

totally extraperitoneal

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration (Australia)

THETA

Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaboration

tPA

tissue plasminogen activator

TRB

Transportation Research Board

UAB

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UC

University of California

UMLS

unified medical language system

UNC

University of North Carolina

URI

upper respiratory infection

USPSTF

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

USQA

U.S. Quality Algorithms

USRDS

U.S. Renal Data System

VA

Department of Veterans Affairs

VATAP

VA Technology Assessment Program

VBID

value-based insurance design

VHA

Veterans Health Administration

VSD

Vaccine Safety Datalink

WHO

World Health Organization

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
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