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Comparative Effectiveness Research Resources

General Resources

Inventories of Funded CER Studies
Funding Opportunities
Training Opportunities

General Resources

Web Pages

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care Program
http://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/what-is-comparative-effectiveness-research1/

ECRI Institute's Comparative Effectiveness Resource Center
https://www.ecri.org/comparativeeffectiveness/Pages/default.aspx

New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC)
http://cepac.icer-review.org/

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
http://accelerate.ucsf.edu/research/cer

U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/cer.html

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparative_effectiveness_research

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Print and Media Resources

AcademyHealth 2012 Annual Research Meeting: Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research on Health Services Research (AcademyHealth, June 2012)
http://www.academyhealth.org/Training/ResourceDetail.cfm?ItemNumber=9364&navItemNumber=529&zbrandid=4337&zidType=CH&zid=12324509&zsubscriberId=1028730688&zbdom=http://npc.informz.net

Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision Making: A 2012 Survey of Health Care Stakeholders (National Pharmaceutical Council, 2012)
http://www.npcnow.org/system/files/research/download/npc_cer_enviro_surveyslides2012_final_0.pdf (PDF, 187 KB)

Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research (Institute of Medicine, 2009)
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12648

Integrating Comparative Effectiveness Research Into Everyday Practice (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, October 2010)
http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/cer-in-everyday-practice-web-conference/

Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2012)
http://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/60/318/MethodsGuide_Prepublication-Draft_20120523.pdf (PDF, 1.6 MB)

2011 Fall IDN Summit: Comparative Effectiveness Research and Healthcare Value (Healthcare Business Media, August 2011)
http://idnsummit.com/fall2011/Research/P2P_Comparative_Effectiveness.pdf (PDF, 257 KB)

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Inventories of Funded CER Studies

National Patient Advocate Foundation CER Database
http://www.npaf.org/files/NPAFCERDatabase.pdf (PDF, 485 KB)

Partnership to Improve Patient Care CER Inventory
http://cerdatatracker.org/?q=content/search

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Funding Opportunities

New Funding Opportunities: How PCORI Hopes To Help Address Challenges in Bringing the Patient's Voice to Comparative Effectiveness Research (AcademyHealth, June 2012)
http://academyhealth.org/Training/ResourceDetail.cfm?itemnumber=9112

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
http://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities/

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Training Opportunities

Establishing an AHRQ Learning Collaborative: A White Paper. Appendix B. Federal Training Programs in Comparative Effectiveness Research (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2012)
http://www.ahrq.gov/legacy/fund/training/learningcollab/learningapb.htm

Fact Sheet: AHRQ's Career Development and Postdoctoral Training Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2010)
http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/other/education/grants/active/cdpostcer10/cdpostcer10.pdf (PDF, 267 KB)

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Oregon Institute for Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/evidence-based-practice-center/oregon-institute-for-patient-centered-comparative-effectiveness/

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