evidence-based health care


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evidence-based health care

The concept that the practice of medicine should be based on firm data rather than anecdote, tradition, intuition, or belief.
Synonym: evidence-based medicine; evidence-based practice
See also: care
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Postal address: Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Room 5014, Teaching Block, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
The National Working Group on Evidence-Based Health Care (the Working Group) is a collaboration of patient/consumer organizations, professional societies, providers, researchers, and other interested stakeholders that want to stay abreast of the developments and initiatives in evidence-based healthcare.
But too many employers do not fully understand the value of evidence-based health care.
Among the 230 physician groups participating in California's pay-for-performance program, these are the leaders in the use of evidence-based health care processes and health information technology that result in better care for patients," said Don Rebhun, M.
Sage HMS), a privately-held, evidence-based health care technology company and developers of the patented tool, RadWise([R]).
Andrews' leadership in evidence-based health care and his clinical care experience provides a tremendous asset to VerusMed's Editorial Team and subsequently will benefit our readers," said June Manning, Editor-in-Chief at VerusMed, which delivers clinical briefs and medical news to physicians and health care professionals.
DETROIT, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) today announced an agreement that will enable the MHA Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality to engage hospitals across the state in new activities to improve quality and safety through the application of best practice, evidence-based health care.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- AAHP-HIAA today announced that it has completed its transition to a merged organization whose mission remains promoting access to high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, and that it will place special emphasis on legal reform, long-term care, tax matters, combating insurance fraud, and offering solutions designed to promote evidence-based health care.
Metfessel worked as Senior Scientist, Evidence-Based Health Care at the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement where he was responsible for the development of Technology Assessments and the application of medical evidence grading strategies to clinical guidelines.

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