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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the stimulus package signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009, directs $1.1 billion to support “the development and dissemination of research assessing the comparative effectiveness of health care treatments and strategies, including through efforts that . . . conduct, support, or synthesize research that compares the clinical outcomes, effectiveness, and appropriateness of items, services, and procedures that are used to prevent, diagnose, or treat diseases, disorders, and other health conditions.”
From The New England Journal of Medicine, Volpp, K.G. & Das, A. Comparative Effectiveness — Thinking Beyond Medication A versus Medication B, Vol. 361, 331-333. Copyright © 2009 Massachusetts Medical Society. Reprinted with permission.
Volpp, K. G., & Das, A. (2009). Comparative Effectiveness — Thinking Beyond Medication A versus Medication B. The New England Journal of Medicine, 361 331-333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp0903496
Date Posted: 27 November 2017
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