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Published: 01 July 2013

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199968565

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Comparative Effectiveness Research

Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

  • Based on authors' interviews with policy makers and political thinkers involved in comparative effectiveness research's development, vetting, and implementation between 2003 and 2010
  • Serves as a case study for how health policy is made in the US and how various stakeholders interact to protect their interests
  • Examines federal policies on comparative effectiveness research in the context of what evidence means in medicine today
  • First book to examine the science underlying a major component of the Affordable Care Act of 2010

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