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Patient Heterogeneity and Comparative Effectiveness Research

According to Kathleen Lohr, the most pressing issues for comparative effectiveness research (CER) include: 1) how to conduct CER for heterogeneous patient populations and 2) ways to implement longitudinal investigations to capture long-term health outcomes.  Today I will focus on measuring patient heterogeneity.  Although it makes sense to take into account differences across patients, measuring […]

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