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Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Dec;88(6):876-9. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2010.200. Epub 2010 Oct 20.

Maximizing the clinical utility of comparative effectiveness research.

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  • Center for Evidence-Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. craig.umscheid@uphs.upenn.edu

Abstract

Providers, consumers, payers, and policy makers are awash in choices when it comes to medical decision making and need better evidence to inform their decisions. Large federal investments in comparative effectiveness research (CER) aim to fill this need. But how do we ensure the clinical utility of CER? Here, I define comparative effectiveness and clinical utility, outline metrics to evaluate clinical utility, and suggest methods for maximizing the clinical utility of CER for the various stakeholders.

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