Successfully Applying Evidence-Based Medicine

Venue: Hyatt Dulles

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2005 End Date/Time: Sep 29, 2005
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Make the most of tools and systems already available to realize the advantages of an evidence-based practice.

Unprecedented costs in new healthcare and drug treatments, as well as high profile failures such as the case of Vioxx, have created demand for change. Find out how progressive health plans and payers are reducing costs of effective treatments, and how physician and hospitals are improving patient outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction through effective use of evidence-based practice.

Topics in this program include:
The challenges in each step of implementation
Ensuring provider and physician buy-in
Practical case studies of evidence-based practice in action

Plus! Attend the pre-conference workshop!
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