The Limits of Google: How Patients Can Find Out What Works In Medical Care

As medical professionals, you already know the hazards of patients self-diagnosing using what they learned on Google or TV shows. It's important to have informed patients and healthcare teams, but that only works if everyone uses credible data as support.

Today we're sharing an article from the Huffington Post which covers the necessity of seeking evidence-based data to support decisions and highlights several credible resources that you can recommend to your clientele.

“Fortunately for patients, there are two places where their voices will be heard and where they can find good, evidence-based information. One is a non-governmental nonprofit program called PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute); the other is a nonprofit called ICER (Institute for Clinical and Economic Review).”