Category Archives: comparative effectiveness research

Want Quality Care for Wet Macular Degeneration:
Patients Know Little About MD Biases, Experience

Tweet Just about a year ago, I reported the one-year results for the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trial (CATT), which compared Lucentis, the high-cost injectable medication made by Genentech with Avastin, also made by Genentech. A lot has happened in … Continue reading

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Patient Centeredness: Definitions Fuzzy,
Testing, Lawsuits Ahead #ECRI_FDA

Tweet Panel #2 – Lawyers are going to have a field day with what is patient centeredness. Jane Hyatt Thorpe, JD, Assoc. Research Prof. ACA – Medicare – care individual/population, average. IOM – patient centeredness refers to care – needs, … Continue reading

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An Update: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Meeting in New York

Tweet After urging readers to attend the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) daytime meetings in New York on Monday and Tuesday of this week, I have to say that after attending day 1, I was disappointed. That’s because it turned … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Putting the Patient in the Center of Health Care Research

Tweet Has health care research seemed removed from you, as if it happens from the top down? That’s understandable. Health policy people and reformers often lament that they exist in a separate world, wondering what the heck matters to patients. … Continue reading

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