Date Added: November 22, 2010
August 29, 2007 presentation by Alan Garber for the Stanford School of Medicine Medcast lecture series.
Alan Garber, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and the director of the Center for Health Policy and of the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research at Stanford University, discusses the importance of distinguishing between a treatment's effectiveness and its value, and in turn what role evidence-based medicine should play in today's coverage decisions.
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