Posted in Education, Evidence-based Medicine, outcomes measurement, Patient Safety, Policy Issues, Quality, Uncategorized, Unsettled Science

Irreproducible ‘Scientific’ Results

The reliability of evidence-based medical care depends on validation of original research. Let’s start encouraging and incentivizing investigators to verify (or refute) heretofore non-reproduced studies; while simultaneously discouraging primacy signalling with impact factors such as prestige of the institution.

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/893097

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A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

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