Comparative Effectiveness Infrastructure Is Priority, Federal Advisors Say
Both the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research are placing a high priority on building an infrastructure around comparative effectiveness to facilitate the research as well as the dissemination of findings
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