USA Today op-ed: Will comparative effectiveness research help patients?

My latest USA Today op-ed was published this morning: Unbiased research for doctors is good medicine.

I talk about comparative effectiveness research, which was recently allocated $1.1 billion in the recently passed federal stimulus package.

How will it help patients? What are some of the obstacles that may impede the initiative? And, should it be modeled after the US Preventive Services Task Force?

Read to find out the answers to these questions, and more.

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