Posts Tagged ‘evidence-based practice’

The Cochrane Collaboration to open West Coast branch at OHSU

The Cochrane Collaboration, an international nonprofit that conducts independent systematic reviews on health care topics, announced on Aug. 21 that it plans to open a West Coast branch at Oregon Health & Science University. The Cochrane has 14 centers and 22 branches worldwide, including its primary U.S. center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. The new branch will be led by Mark Helfand, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., professor of medicine, and medical informatics and clinical epidemiology … Read More

OHSU renews contract for Evidence-based Practice Center, adds new partners

For the past 15 years, The Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center has been reviewing and composing the latest scientific literature to support evidence-based decision making by clinicians and consumers with the overall goal of improving health care in the U.S. OHSU has just been awarded its fourth consecutive federal contract to support our practice center, which is one of only 11 in the country. But with this new federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality contract … Read More

Joy A. Melnikow, MD, MPH, discusses breast cancer screening model, Aug. 2

This Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center sponsored event hosts Joy A. Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Melnikow’s presentation, “Breast Cancer Screening: Cost-effectiveness and Health Benefits Model,” will demonstrate a model developed to project costs and health benefits of breast cancer screening program policies. This event, located in BICC room 124, starts at 10 a.m. this Thursday, … Read More

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