Tag Archives: comparative effectiveness research

Metal-on-Metal Hips: A Tale of Harm, Weak
Medical Device-Approval, and Lax Postmarket Scrutiny

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Tweet Nearly 1 million metal-on- metal hips have been implanted in patients in the United States, making the US the world’s largest consumer of the implants. According to a BMJ/BBC Newsnight Investigation released today, the “risks associated with these devices … Continue reading

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Join Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Dialogue on National Research Priorities Today

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Tweet Are you interested in participating in efforts to shape patient-centered outcomes research priorities. Then, don’t miss today’s meeting, webcast starting 9:30 am, or via telephone to 800 number line posted below. Got comments for the PCORI people: see submission … Continue reading

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

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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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Reminder: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Seeks Public Comment on What Matters to Patients

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Tweet Designing healthcare research with what matters to patients is a relatively new concept in healthcare research. If the healthcare reformers who envisaged what is called “patient-centered outcomes research” truly want to hear from patients and the public, then tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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

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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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