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outcomes research

evaluative research aimed at determining the optimal therapeutic method for a condition, usually conducted by comparative evaluation of the results of two or more alternative therapeutic regimens..

outcomes research

A term of art for clinical research that asks broader questions—i.e., research that is not limited to safety and efficacy considerations of an intervention or therapy. Outcomes research weighs benefits, costs, impact on the healthcare system, risks and quality of life against length of survival, etc.

outcomes research

An analysis of the value of provided health care services.
See: outcome criteria
See also: research
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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Contact: Christine Stencel, Associate Director of Media Relations (202-570-9275 or cstencel@pcori.
Participate in free continuing medical education/continuing education modules (CME/CE) from AHRQ based on patient-centered outcomes research studies by visiting www.
It also provides SUCHE with the resource capability to execute additional projects and catapults Swansea University's reputation and capabilities into direct competition with established and recognised health economics and outcomes research institutions.
Section two is devoted to five chapters covering bodies of knowledge that impact the performance of, or appreciation for, outcomes research.
PPS is a flawed system," concludes Polaris Outcomes Research Vice-President Reg Warren, PhD - a conclusion, he says, that has only been reinforced by more recent data covering an expanded number of PPS patients, all of whom had been carefully age-, diagnosis- and FIM-score-matched with a cohort of pre-PPS patients.
In the final analysis, outcomes research is no different from any other research except that the dependent variables are always specified as some outcome of care.
For more information about health economics and outcomes research or market access, contact Cassie Demeter, 919-403-6583.
PCORI is developing PCORnet to enhance the nation's capacity to conduct patient-centered health outcomes research more quickly, less expensively, and with greater potential impact than is now possible.
The Journal provides a scientific forum for communicating clinical, economic, and patient-reported outcomes research methods and findings, furthering ISPOR's mission that 'society allocates scarce health care resources wisely, fairly, and efficiently.
The concept for this volume grew out of a graduate seminar on outcomes research that was led by Kane (public health, U.
National Health Information LLC (NHI; Atlanta, GA), a publisher of print and online newsletters and reports for health care executives, has acquired two newsletters, including Report on Medical Guidelines and Outcomes Research and Internet Medicine, from Medical Care Management Corp.