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Latest Evidence-based practice Stories

2014-04-10 16:24:01

Interactive workshop will provide a better understanding of methodologies used by payers and providers for evaluating medical devices, drugs, processes, and procedures PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Which approaches are best for assessing new and emerging technologies that do not have established track records? What about technologies that are already widespread? ECRI Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to researching the best approaches to improving patient...

2014-03-18 12:31:26

New Position Fosters Integration of Engagement and Communication Science WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced today the appointment of Jean Slutsky, PA, MSPH, as Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer, a new position in which she will lead PCORI's Engagement Program and growing dissemination and implementation planning efforts. She will also continue to serve as Director of PCORI's Communication...

2014-02-27 16:27:39

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Select Media's Cuidate! is featured in a report by the Bridgespan Group highlighting top-tier, evidence-based programs being implemented under the federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program. Released in November 2013, the Bridgespan Group report, "What does it take to implement evidence-based practices?" features Cuidate! and other Select Media interventions as "high-impact programs that have been tested in rigorous trials and...

2014-02-11 23:31:31

Narconon Arrowhead drug and alcohol rehabilitation program develops a new tracking system to monitor treatment outcomes. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 In 2004, Narconon International partnered with Psychometric Technologies Inc. and developed what turned out to be a cost effective method of monitoring and managing drug and alcohol treatment outcomes. This system which came to be known as The Routine Outcome Management system or ROM was first used in an in-house outcome review...

2014-01-27 08:28:05

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the state's Drug Court system rapidly expanding, the backlog of mental health and substance abuse assessments has reached epic proportions. Evidence has shown that timely intervention is a strong predictor of success for non-violent drug offenders; seeing this need, Two Rivers Evaluation Services (http://trevaluation.com/) has unveiled a first-of-its-kind technological solution to streamline the work of New Jersey's court-ordered...

2013-11-14 23:26:48

Evidence In Motion releases Called To Care, a course that focuses on the non-clinical factors that impact patient outcomes. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Evidence In Motion (EIM) is pleased to announce the release of Called to Care, a program designed to shift healthcare away from deeply impersonal care towards an enhanced commitment among caretakers to high quality patient connections with an emphasis on compassion and empathy. Called to Care is based on recent research conducted by EIM...

2013-11-12 23:02:18

New paper sheds light on federal program that expands use of evidence-based interventions and supports their implementation with fidelity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The federally funded Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program, which has awarded $75 million in competitive five-year grants to nonprofit and public agencies across the country, is showing promise as a model for how to support the growth of evidence-based programs (EBPs), according to a recent report by The...

2013-11-07 12:27:46

ProofPilot(TM) is now seeking online submissions for new studies NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyclogram, an academic and clinical research consulting firm, announces the launch of their new online research tool called ProofPilot(TM). ProofPilot is a platform for conducting and participating in randomized trials and other longitudinal research studies. With ProofPilot, researchers can dramatically reduce costs, increase efficiency, and minimize management demands for...

2013-11-01 23:19:59

Evidence in Motion Co-Founder to Speak at Virtual Physical Therapy Conference About Improving Patient Outcomes Through Clinical Behavior Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Dr. Laurence Benz, DPT, OCS, MBA and Co-Founder of Evidence in Motion (EIM) is set to speak at 2013’s Healthy, Wealthy & Smart, a virtual conference hosted by Karen Litzy, MS, PT, on November 4-8, 2013. As one of twenty experts speaking at the conference, Dr. Benz will present “Left Out and...

2013-09-30 23:37:24

North American Seminars presents a new physical and occupational therapy continuing education course, North American Seminars received Physical Therapy Course approval for continuing education for Advanced Examination and Treatment for Selected Shoulder Conditions. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 This advanced level physical therapy continuing education course is designed for the experienced clinician and will enhance the clinician’s differential diagnosis and treatment skills...