Scrip is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Market Insight - Power of observation propels comparative effectiveness research into the mainstream

This article was originally published in Scrip

Executive Summary

US agencies are making inroads in the use of comparative effectiveness research to support more robust decision-making. Observational studies are an emerging force in this area and promise to overcome some of the limitations of randomised clinical trials. Such studies have enjoyed some success in fields including cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Yet some stakeholders fear the advent of the rationing of care, explain Dr Richard Gliklich and Michelle Leavy.



Related Companies




Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts