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The Partnership's Principles define a framework for CER policy that is centered on improving patient care. Learn more about PIPC's principles.
For journalists and other media professionals
Comparative effectiveness research can be valuable in helping us learn what works by studying the outcomes of different health care interventions. Used inappropriately, comparative research can unintentionally restrict or delay patient access to optimal care, undermine physician-patient decision-making, and discourage continued medical progress.