Barriers to Use of Evidence in Policy: A New Systematic Review

The relationship between policy and science leaves much to be desired. Policy decisions don't always reflect the best scientific evidence available for a variety of reasons. An updated systematic review was published that explored these barriers in an effort to understand the greatest obstacles in integrating science and policy. According to the systematic review that … Continue reading Barriers to Use of Evidence in Policy: A New Systematic Review

Patient-Centered Care + Cost Containment

With the imminent arrival of the Affordable Care Act's provisions, a recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine offers a prescription for how to achieve both patient-centered care and cost efficiency. Written by the four leaders heading the Bipartisan Policy Center Health Care Cost Containment Initiative, you can read how "strong health care system, a … Continue reading Patient-Centered Care + Cost Containment