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Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions.

Tinetti, Mary E and Studenski, Stephanie A (2011) Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. The New England journal of medicine. ISSN 1533-4406

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The aim of comparative effectiveness research (CER) is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care and to help patients, health care professionals, and purchasers make informed decisions. CER is moving forward, with recently defined priorities and a newly funded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, which we hope will survive congressional cost cutting. To achieve its goals, CER must address the population that consumes the most health care: patients with multiple chronic conditions, especially those with combinations of behavioral and physical conditions such as dementia, mental illness, end-stage renal disease, and heart failure. Such patients account for more than . . .

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Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: comparative effectiveness research (CER), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, health care
Subjects: Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases
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Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2011 08:35
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2011 08:35
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2648

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