The Washington Post Explores Comparative Effectiveness ResearchThe Washington Post: 'Comparative Effectiveness Research' Tackles Medicine's Unanswered Questions
American medical care is rife with such treatments, whose usefulness is uncertain not just to the doctors who deliver them but also to the patients who receive them. These days, however, many people are pinning their hopes on "comparative effectiveness research" as way to solve the dilemma of how best to treat this and hundreds of other common problems in day-to-day medicine (Brown, 8/15). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.