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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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The Promise of EBM

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  • Properly developed and applied, evidence-based medicine can:
    • Stimulate the development of high quality information about treatments and devices
    • Enhance consistent and informed healthcare decision-making by physicians, patients, caregivers and payers
    • Support patient access to appropriate technologies
    • Help establish the value of medicines, medical devices, diagnostics and other health services
    • Provide the basis for optimal use of health care resources
    • Promote a more quality-focused and cost-effective healthcare system that delivers superior patient outcomes

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