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Vanderbilt Medical Center chosen as Evidence-based Practice Center
Date:10/10/2007

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The designation as an EPC is testament to our strong public health and health care efforts at VUMC, said Jeffrey Balser, M.D., Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for Research. Sharing with the larger community our strengths in putting evidence-based medicine into practice and evaluating the resulting health outcomes is a major goal of Vanderbilt Medical Center. This will truly help us to impact the health of the public both locally and nationally, Balser said.

An additional major benefit of EPC reports is showing where more research is needed, McPheeters added.

Its great to know what to do when the answer is clear and well-researched, but knowing what you dont know is also really important and critical for guiding our future clinical and biomedical research, she said.


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