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Research Directions in Complementary, Integrative & Alternative Medicine: Patient Outcomes/CER

Information on clinical evidence models and new approaches for conducting CAM research.

Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) is ...

CER "...is concerned with the comparative assessment of interventions in routine practice settings."

Clarifies distinctions between evidence-based medicine, health technology assessment, and comparative effectiveness research; calls for more specific terminology and concepts. (2010)

Transcript of a National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) webinar (pt. 2) defining comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research, within the broader context of health technology assessment and personalized medicine.

Developing Patient-Centered Outcomes....

Poster presentation by University of Pittsburgh researchers: “The goal of this project is to develop a battery of self-report item banks to measure contextual factors of healing that are generalizable across a broad array of population and treatment modalities, including Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).”

Articles: Patient-Centered Outcomes

Websites for Patient-Centered Outcomes

Articles: Pragmatic RCTs

 

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