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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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  • Multidisciplinary & multi-organizational workgroup
  • Systematic process for reviewing evidence, regulatory requirements and existing practices
  • Development of algorithm and annotations (citing graded evidence)
    • Consensus process to support standardization


ICSI guideline process aims to:
Provide evidence-based health care guidelines for health care system design and point of care reference.
Narrow the gap between the care clinicians provide and the care that scientific evidence indicates should be provided.
Address the failure to rapidly translate research findings into clinical practice more quickly.
Provide implementation recommendations for care delivery system design that support clinicians in delivering evidence-based care.

In addition, ICSI provides:
Loose papers: Executive Summary
Summary of Changes
Response Report
Tools to use in your consensus process

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