Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development

Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have traditionally served as the gold standard for generating evidence about medical interventions. However, RCTs have inherent limitations and may not reflect the use of medical products in the real world. Additionally, RCTs are expensive, time consuming, and cannot answer all questions about a product or intervention. Evidence generated from real-world […]

Impact of Advances in Medical Technology on Health Care Costs

Impact of Advances in Medical Technology on Health Care Costs

Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Medicine – Public Health, grade: 98, , course: Technological Entrepreneurship, language: English, abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of advances in medical technology on health care costs in the United States. More specifically, this paper provides an overview of just some […]

Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Objective: To evaluate documentation of compliance with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program publication Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Design: A retrospective review of 114 charts coded as asthma. Fourteen chart evaluation questions were developed based on the 4 management components in the guidelines: assessment and monitoring of asthma, control of […]

Impact of Clinical Preventive Services in the Ambulatory Setting.

Impact of Clinical Preventive Services in the Ambulatory Setting.

Indicators of the performance of clinical preventive services (CPS) have been adopted in the ambulatory setting to improve quality of care. The impact of CPS was evaluated in a network of 49 primary care practices providing care to an estimated 245,000 adults in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through a sample chart review to determine delivery […]

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Blood Transfusion Practice in South Africa: Some Ethical Issues (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Blood Transfusion Practice in South Africa: Some Ethical Issues (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

Blood transfusion has become an essential component of modern medical practice. However, worldwide epidemics of viral diseases–in particular, HIV/AIDS–have made the practice of blood transfusion therapy hazardous, motivating scientists to devise techniques and strategies to ensure the supply of safe blood and blood components for clinical use. The challenges are particularly great in sub-Saharan Africa, […]