Evidence-Based Care: Better Bang
for the Buck?
NCSL Legislative Summit: Aug. 9, 2011
Running time: 01:17:21
Senator Karen Keiser, Washington
Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ/HHS), "Powerpoint" ( PDF file-12 pages)
Mark Gibson, Deputy Director, Center for Evidence-Based Policy at the Oregon Health and Science University, "Powerpoint" ( PDF file-12 pages)
Dr. Natalie Carroll, Assoicate Clinical Instructor, University of Texas Health Science Center; past president of the National Medical Association, 2002-03, "Powerpoint" ( PDF file-10 pages)
Evidence-based health care is getting a lot of attention as a way to control costs and increase quality. But what does "evidence-based" mean? And why are some questioning this approach? Listen to state and national experts discuss the use of the concept in funding options in the Affordable Care Act, current federal initiatives and state policies, and how its overuse might pose problems.